The Daily Iowan

Homeless shelter finally opens, welcomes more residents

ALICIA KRAMME

November 15, 2010

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This is Anthony Balesteri's second time in the Iowa City Shelter House. The recently homeless 53-year-old spent 11 days at the old facility on 331 N. Gilbert St. And on Nov. 13, he was among the 29 residents who packed up their...

New art museum director starts today with a vision

ALISON SULLIVAN

November 15, 2010

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DAVENPORT โ€” Sean O'Harrow wants everyone to see art. But not on a computer screen or a projector, which he said has become the norm. Bringing real, tangible art to students is crucial in a society often missing out on beauty,...

Hygienic Lab settles into its new digs

MITCHELL SCHMIDT

November 15, 2010

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After years of planning and construction, officials at the at the University of Iowa Hygienic Laboratory can finally enjoy their new state-of-the-art facility. Workers began moving in on Nov. 12 from the lab's old location in...

Students "sleep-out" to raise homelessness awareness

HAYLEY BRUCE

November 15, 2010

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Leslie Chapin and Kelly Connolly came to Hubbard Park on Sunday evening equipped with their favorite blankets and warmest coats in preparation for a long night. The University of Iowa juniors and other students traded the comfort...

Second annual TransWeek begins

ALLIE WRIGHT

November 15, 2010

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A group of 30 people sat in the living room of the University of Iowa Latino Native American Cultural Center on Sunday night. As they introduced themselves, each said their names. A little fewer than half also told the group which...

Couple receives first International Impact Award

DREW DAVIS

November 15, 2010

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Officials said University of Iowa programs and individuals are becoming more active in encouraging students to travel abroad and form a global perspective. And at a "WorldCanvass" event Nov. 12, Mary Jo and Richard...

Spotlight: Grad student seeks to increase cultural understanding

ALAN TOUSSAINT

November 15, 2010

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Eight students sat in a circle with Jung Ho Suh and his wife. Suh held a guitar, and the group sang several American songs before starting their meeting. Suh hosts these gatherings weekly โ€” a chance for students to share their...

Lyness elected director of prosecutors’ group

DI STAFF

November 15, 2010

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Johnson County Attorney Janet Lyness has been selected as the new director-at-large of the Iowa County Attorneys Association, a press release said. Lyness was elected to the position by her peers at the fall conference of the...

Iowa City man sentenced for sexual abuse

DI STAFF

November 15, 2010

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A local man found guilty of third-degree sexual abuse was sentenced Nov. 12. Andre White, 39, was sentenced to 10 years in prison and a $1,000 fine after he was found guilty of third-degree sexual abuse on Sept. 24. White will...

UI prof’s retrial delayed

DI STAFF

November 15, 2010

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The retrial for a University of Iowa assistant professor's alleged third-degree sexual-abuse charge has been delayed. Toshiki Itoh was found guilty Oct. 26 on two counts of assault with intent to cause bodily injury, stemming...

Transient reportedly breaks down door during argument

DI STAFF

November 15, 2010

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A transient man allegedly broke down a woman's door during an argument. Quincy Hannah, 26, address unknown, was charged Nov. 12 with first-degree burglary. According to Iowa City police, officers responded to 2401 Highway 6...

High school student charged with selling stolen bus passes

DI STAFF

November 15, 2010

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A high-school student has been accused of selling stolen bus passes. Douglas Littleton, 19, 2240 Taylor Drive, was charged Nov. 11 with second-degree theft. According to police, Iowa city officers responded to Tate High at 11:30...