The Daily Iowan

Guns now banned on county property

KATIE HEINE

February 18, 2011

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Maybe it was the meeting’s 9 a.m. starting time. Maybe residents had exhausted their opinions at last week’s meeting. But whatever the reason, no one spoke Thursday about the Johnson County Board of Supervisors’ vote to...

UI students learn international etiquette

KENDALL MCCABE

February 18, 2011

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A large group of University of Iowa students clinked their lemonade-filled champagne flutes together Thursday night. “Cin cin,” the crowd said, repeating an Italian toast. The Consortium Institute of Management and Business...

Summit to focus on local foods

CAITLIN FRY

February 18, 2011

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Local food producers want their products on more tables. Today, farmers, managers, producers, and buyers will have a chance to meet and talk about the benefits of buying locally at the “Come to the Table: Local Food Summit...

UI proceedings into radiology prof may result in termination

HAYLEY BRUCE

February 18, 2011

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University of Iowa officials have launched proceedings that could end in the termination of a radiology professor who filed a discrimination complaint against numerous UI employees. According to documents obtained by The Daily...

UISG hopefuls begin to stir

ALLIE WRIGHT

February 18, 2011

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It’s that time of year again — University of Iowa students hoping to land a spot in next year’s Student Government are starting to think about their campaign plans. More than 40 UI undergraduates attended Thursday’s mandatory...

PR group holds first regional conference today

ALLIE JOHNSON

February 18, 2011

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Students need to stand out from their competition by showing employers what makes them unique, one expert said. Today, public-relations students will learn how to be different by branding themselves at the Public Relations Student...

Grad students reach out to public

LUKE VOELZ

February 18, 2011

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A handful of University of Iowa graduate students will attempt to demystify their research in the public’s eye today. The 15 students are fellows from the Obermann Graduate Institute on Engagement and the Academy, and they...

Development plan released for Southeast Side

RYAN COLE

February 18, 2011

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Residents living in the southeastern area of Iowa City can expect improved pedestrian trails, less time wasted in traffic, and a general expansion of businesses in the area. The Iowa City Planning and Zoning Commission unveiled i...

Spotlight: UI senior on the local chess scene

ARIANA WITT

February 18, 2011

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Maxim Perkhounkov sat in a corner of the Wedge on Feb. 10, a green and white chessboard on the table in front of him. The Russian-born University of Iowa senior was focused and engaged in a game of speed chess. His eyes never...

Iowa wrestlers prep for Gophers

SAM LOUWAGIE

February 18, 2011

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In a dual at Northwestern on Jan. 28, Tony Ramos was making a strong effort to focus on his own match. He was trying to concentrate on his opponent, and not the fact that his teammate, Matt McDonough, trailed 3-0 late in the match. Then...

Men’s hoops fall short in Evanston

SETH ROBERTS

February 18, 2011

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Close, but no cigar. The Iowa men’s basketball team (10-16, 3-11 Big Ten) fought Northwestern (15-10, 5-9) until the final seconds of the matchup in Evanston, Ill., but finally fell, 73-70, late Thursday evening. The Hawkeyes...

Men’s track enters meet ranked for first time since ‘98

BEN SCHUFF

February 18, 2011

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In an indoor season that has been marked by great individual success, the Iowa men’s track and field team picked up a significant team accolade this week. For the first time since 1998, the Hawkeyes rank in the top 25. The...