The Daily Iowan

2 UI students stabbed

SAM LANE

April 26, 2010

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Two University of Iowa students remain hospitalized after being stabbed in an altercation that occurred outside a downtown apartment building in the early hours of April 23. UI senior Dannel Frisco, along with another student,...

Anti-21 group mobilizes

MITCHELL SCHMIDT

April 26, 2010

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Opponents of the 21-ordinance, which is set to take effect in Iowa City bars on June 1, have begun mobilizing to campaign against the measure. A recently formed committee called Yes for Entertaining Students Safely will soon...

Medical amnesty may up emergency calls

EMILY BUSSE

April 26, 2010

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Johnson County ambulance officials say they’re prepared for a potential increase in 911 calls after the University of Iowa implements a Good Samaritan Policy later this year. Steve Spenler, the director of Johnson County Ambulance...

Executive Council votes in new leaders

ARIANA WITT

April 26, 2010

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The University of Iowa’s Executive Council of Graduate and Professional Students elected Lyndsay Harshman as its new president for the 2010-2011 academic year on Sunday night. Harshman won by a 9-3 vote, beating council Vice President ...

New center aids UI’s energy use

MITCHELL AVERY

April 26, 2010

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Three men clacked away at run-of-the-mill QWERTY keyboards, eyeing four 40-inch monitors a few feet above their heads. Laboring under bright fluorescent lights, the operators can make major changes to the UI’s energy consumption...

Grassley’s derivative vote may aid re-election

LISA BRAHM

April 26, 2010

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One local expert says Sen. Charles Grassley’s recent vote on a financial-reform bill could work in his favor in the November elections. Douglas Dion, a University of Iowa associate professor of political science, said that...

Freshman Orientation introduces new alcohol approach

ADAM B SULLIVAN

April 26, 2010

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Freshman Orientation this year will include a new presentation on alcohol in hopes it will encourage parent-student discussions on dangerous drinking, University of Iowa officials say. The program will be an interactive question-and-answer...

Spotlight Iowa City: Rigby a man of many, many hats

MICHELLE HILLENBRAND

April 26, 2010

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If you were looking for University of Iowa Student Government President John Rigby on April 20, you might have checked his usual haunts: the UISG office in the IMU, his fraternity, Phi Kappa Psi, Java House, or even Prairie Lights...

UI to merge courses, change names

DI STAFF

April 26, 2010

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A proposed termination of the Sexuality Certificate Program will merge courses offered under the program into the Department of Women’s Studies. The proposal will also result in name changes, including changing Bachelor of...

Jones’ lawyer wants more answers

DI STAFF

April 26, 2010

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The attorney for a former University of Iowa vice president for Student Services has requested that the court ask the defendants to provide more definitive answers to items in the case. Phillip Jones sued the UI, President Sally...

Emergency-communications head charged with OWI

DI STAFF

April 26, 2010

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Coralville police have arrested the executive director of the Johnson County Emergency Communication Center for allegedly driving drunk. Michael Sullivan, 52, Coralville, was charged April 22 with OWI. According to police reports,...

Drake meet ‘bittersweet’

MICHELE DANNO and MATT SCHOMMER

April 26, 2010

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Coach Clive Roberts said the Drake Relays were filled with “near misses” for the Hawkeyes, who managed a few close second-place finishes but left Des Moines without any wins. “We we’re definitely happy going there and...