The Daily Iowan

Alcohol partnership seeks more bar owners

ALISON SULLIVAN

February 11, 2011

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Partnership for Alcohol Safety officials want to build more effective relationships with Iowa City’s bar owners. Members said on Thursday they hope broadening the group’s membership to include more bar owners — in addit...

UISG lobbies legislators for more funds

HAYLEY BRUCE

February 11, 2011

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Four University of Iowa Student Government officials climbed the icy stairs to the Statehouse in subzero temperatures Thursday with one thing in mind: state appropriations and fair tuition. “How much did you pay for your education?...

City, county mull gun bans

KATIE HEINE

February 11, 2011

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Johnson County officials are set to vote on a resolution that would ban guns from county property next week, and the Iowa City City Council is eyeing similar regulations. Nearly 20 Johnson County residents attended a Board of...

Porn film makes a comeback at the Bijou

KENDALL McCABE

February 11, 2011

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The Bijou is set to resurrect its campy, 3-D version of a 1977 porn film today, a year after directors canceled the show because of obscenity concerns from University of Iowa officials. The Bijou has a longstanding tradition...

U.N. official speaks about post-9/11 world

NINA EARNEST

February 11, 2011

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Richard Falk linked the heavy military counterterrorism response after the 9/11 terrorist attacks to the revolutionary fervor seizing the Middle East today during a lecture Thursday night. Falk, a retired Princeton University...

M.B.A.s host Sustainability Summit

LUKE VOELZ

February 11, 2011

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The Earth’s atmosphere is like a Porta-Potty on game day to Craig Just. “No one owns it and everyone uses for it for free, so everyone trashes it,” said the University of Iowa civil and environmental engineering associate...

Student mental-health group grows

RYAN COLE

February 11, 2011

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Brittney Peterson lost her aunt to suicide three years ago. Then she lost five friends. The University of Iowa sophomore psychology major has seen the effect of mental illness firsthand. And the lack of understanding following...

IC residents claim iPhones from Verizon

ALLIE JOHNSON

February 11, 2011

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For many locals, Thursday meant one thing: the chance to get their very own iPhone. Verizon customers are now able to purchase the new gadgets, which had previously only been available through At&T. University of Iowa freshman...

Regent universities to share courses

ARIANA WITT

February 11, 2011

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Officials at the three state Board of Regents’ universities plan to share at least nine courses among the institutions starting in the fall. Students wil be able to take classes not offered at their home universities at one...

Spotlight: UI freshman bitten by the acting bug

SAMANTHA GENTRY

February 11, 2011

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Elizabeth Hinkler, along with her twin sister Emily, was enlisted in a talent agency at the age of 3 because their parents thought the pair could be the next Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen. The plan worked, and the two landed their...

Fair presents students with their rights as tenants

MICHELLE McCONNAUGHEY

February 11, 2011

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Roughly 25,000 University of Iowa students choose to live off-campus — and many sign leases without knowing their rights or options as tenants. In attempt to educate students about the responsibilities and potential problems...

Iowa women beat Minnesota in final seconds

MATT COZZI

February 11, 2011

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Clutch. That’s all that needs to be said about Jaime Printy and Kachine Alexander in Iowa’s 64-62 win over Minnesota. While Alexander has routinely paced the Hawkeyes this season, Thursday night proved why she is one of...