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For some, college not in the cards

NORA HEATON

November 12, 2010

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It took Jessica-Leigh Arends six years to almost finish her degree. She started in 2004 in the communication-studies program, hopped to Bachelor of Liberal Studies, then landed a job without finishing her degree. She is now working...

UI meets potential School of Music architects

SAM LANE

November 12, 2010

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University of Iowa officials met Thursday with the four architects who are finalists to design the new music building. However, despite indications beforehand that the final decision might be made as early as Thursday, the meeting...

Group seeks diversity in science areas

ALLIE WRIGHT

November 12, 2010

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Minority enrollment in science majors at the University of Iowa is increasing, but some students and professors say black students are still underrepresented in the field. And a group that's trying to showcase the work and research...

Spotlight: UI senior strikes up a club

MAGGIE CUNNINGHAM

November 12, 2010

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Shaking his head back and forth, Cameron Huggins, the president of the Iowa men's bowling club, confessed he has bowled a score of 299 six times. But the University of Iowa senior has never bowled a perfect game. "The only...

Group gathers for Veterans Day

IAN SMITH

November 12, 2010

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Around 75 Iowans solemnly rang a heavy cast-iron bell in honor of those lost in Amerca's wars, while more than a dozen others held signs protesting the costs of current U.S. engagements. The group gathered in front of the Old...

Community attends event for homeless veterans

DREW DAVIS

November 12, 2010

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University of Iowa students and Iowa City residents paid $5 to win a signed football by Iowa Football head coach Kirk Ferentz. But that's not the only reason why many contributed to the Thursday night raffle. The VA Hospital...

Two UI students arrested for drugs

DI STAFF

November 12, 2010

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Police have charged two University of Iowa students with possession of marijuana after receiving a Crime Stoppers tip. Lee Henneberry, 20, 929 Iowa Ave. Apt. 15, was charged Thursday with possession of marijuana with intent to...

Hawkeyes seek redemption against pesky Wildcats

MITCH SMITH

November 12, 2010

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Shaun Prater didn't hide his feelings toward Northwestern. Surrounded by reporters outside the Hayden Fry Football Complex on Tuesday, the junior cornerback didn't need to be reminded of Iowa's lack of success against the Wildcats...

McCaffery set to write his own chapter

IAN MARTIN

November 12, 2010

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Fran McCaffery wasn't a coach for the first seven months of his tenure. He was an eraser. McCaffery toured Iowa I-clubs and talked with alumni about how they could change Iowa basketball. He re-recruited Roy Devyn Marble and...

Women’s basketball heads to Corpus Christi for two games

MATT COZZI

November 12, 2010

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Lisa Bluder knows what kind of expectations have been put upon her team this season. She emphasizes that there will be a "target on their backs" every game, especially in the nonconference portion of the schedule. She...

Emily Klinefelter set for biggest challenge yet

JON FRANK

November 12, 2010

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Emily Klinefelter patrols an empty ring in the Fit 2 Live gym three days out from the fight that will define the remainder of her boxing career. Light on the balls of her feet, she glides effortlessly. Her arms propel her fists,...

Women harriers look to qualify for NCAAs

MAGGIE CUNNINGHAM

November 12, 2010

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The opportunity for the women's cross-country team to accomplish its season goal is finally here. The Hawkeyes will vie for a spot in the NCAA meet when they compete at the NCAA Midwest Regional in Peoria, Ill., on Saturday at...