The Daily Iowan

International students experience their first Halloween

NORA HEATON

November 1, 2010

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Last year, at 19 years old, Stella Dai carved her first pumpkin. It was a beach scene, complete with serene waves and a palm tree. But at this, her second-ever Halloween, with more accrued technique and jack-o’-lantern skill,...

Kutcher, Moore part of UI recruiting violations

SAM LANE

November 1, 2010

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An official with the University of Iowa admitted the men’s basketball program violated NCAA regulations when recruits met actor and Iowa native Ashton Kutcher, actress Demi Moore, and high-profile ex-Hawkeye basketball players. The...

Clinical law programs expanding

MAX FREUND

November 1, 2010

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Low-income families will gain more representation with the help of the University of Iowa College of Law. Starting in the fall of 2011. law-clinic students will be able to apply for a new law-school program focusing on representing...

Sustainability goals set

CATHRYN SLOANE

November 1, 2010

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The University of Iowa became the first university in its Environmental Protection Agency region to sign an agreement on sustainability with the organization. UI officials unveiled seven goals for increasing sustainability on...

Student government promotes scholarship

ALISON SULLIVAN

November 1, 2010

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For 21-year old Katie Harrington, being a student is only a small fragment of her day. Harrington also works a six-hour shift at the Java House, 2111⁄2 E. Washington St., before stepping foot in a classroom. After school obligations...

Sharp increase in early voting

MARIA GIBBS

November 1, 2010

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Experts and campaign representatives differ over whether record early voting turnout will affect Tuesday’s 21-ordinance vote. The county auditor’s voting numbers reveal there were far more county voters this year than in...

Man and woman arrested for stealing tractor

DI STAFF

November 1, 2010

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The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man and woman for allegedly stealing a tractor mower. Lori Diane Bollinger, 39, 206 Blackfoot Trail, was charged Oct. 29 with second-degree theft and Todd Bailey, 37, 206...

Woman accused of trying to hit boyfriend with car

DI STAFF

November 1, 2010

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An Iowa City woman allegedly tried to hit her boyfriend with her car. DaLaina Porter, 30, 2407 Bitter Sweet Court, was charged Oct. 29 with reckless driving, going armed with intent, and domestic abuse with intent. According...

UI wins Washington Center award

DI STAFF

November 1, 2010

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The Washington Center has named the University of Iowa as Public University of the Year. The organization, which provides college students opportunities to work and take classes in Washington, D.C., chose the UI from 630 public...

Flu shots available this week

DI STAFF

November 1, 2010

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UI Student Health will begin flu vaccinations this week. The cost will be $20 for a flu shot and $25 for nasal spray. Vaccinations will be available at the following sites: • Today: 4-6 p.m. in the Campus Recreation & Wellness...

Big plays guide Iowa to win over Spartans

MITCH SMITH

November 1, 2010

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Iowa’s aggressiveness was evident from the get-go. A 17-yard reverse to Derrell Johnson-Koulianos on the second play from scrimmage set the tone for a Hawkeye offense that never stopped attacking the Spartans on Oct. 30. And...

Football commentary: Analyzing ‘What if?’

SCOTT MILLER

November 1, 2010

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What if? It’s a maddening question, especially after Iowa’s 37-6 dismantling of fifth-ranked Michigan State on Oct. 30. The Hawkeyes are now 6-2. The Rose Bowl is still attainable, albeit through an unlikely and convolut...