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City ban on alcoholic game prizes won’t be lifted

EMILY HOERNER

March 22, 2011

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Iowa City city councilors have nixed a move that would have allowed bar patrons to receive such tangible prizes as alcoholic beverages from electronic gaming devices. During Monday night’s work session, the city councilors decided against ...

President Mason talks tuition, alcohol

DI STAFF

March 22, 2011

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The Daily Iowan sat down this week with University of Iowa President Sally Mason to discuss tuition, graduate programs, and the Alcohol Harm Reduction Plan. Daily Iowan: How long can Iowa’s public institutions afford to incr...

Locals, students speak about Japan disaster

MICHELLE MCCONNAUGHEY

March 22, 2011

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In the Japanese school where James O’Hollearn works, students are now served milk and bread for lunch every day. Power outages across the region don’t allow other food to be refrigerated. O’Hollearn graduated from the University...

Councilors request more info on red-light cameras

EMILY HOERNER

March 22, 2011

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The Iowa City city councilors gave the go-ahead for further discussion regarding red-light cameras in the city during Monday night’s special work session. A majority of councilors said they wanted more information on the cameras before...

UI students protest Libya airstrikes

SARAH BULMER

March 22, 2011

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University of Iowa freshman Joey Gallagher sat in the spring rain Monday, protesting U.S. involvement in the conflict in Libya. “Obama No ‘Change’ From Bush,” Gallagher’s sign read. Students held a rally at the intersection...

Spotlight: UI junior helps students take art to the street

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

March 22, 2011

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UI junior Erica Tuke comes from Evanston, Ill., where she often traveled through Chicago on the El, staring at the graffiti on the buildings, seeing crouched people in hoodies and dark clothes with cans of spray paint. When she...

Hawkeyes had their share of ups and downs

JON FRANK

March 22, 2011

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The Iowa women’s basketball team’s 92-86 loss to Gonzaga in the first round of the NCAA Tournament raises several questions about the season that was and what’s to come. Was the season a success? Coach Lisa Bluder thinks...

Point/Counterpoint: Will the Iowa men’s basketball team make the 2012 NCAA Tournament?

DI STAFF

March 22, 2011

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YES Call me a homer, but while the NCAA Tournament is underway, I can’t help but think to myself that despite being a long shot, the Hawkeyes could make it next year. Under first-year coach Fran McCaffery, Iowa went 11-20,...

GymHawks selected to advance to regionals

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

March 22, 2011

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The Iowa women’s gymnastics team competed at the Big Ten championships on March 19 in Minneapolis and placed sixth. The Hawkeyes had expected to finish first. But the disappointment that came with the conference meet doesn’t...

4×100-meter relay jam-packed with talent

BEN SCHUFF

March 22, 2011

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Entering the outdoor season, one of the deepest areas for the Iowa men’s track and field team will be a group that spends the least amount of time on the track: the sprinters. The group returns all four members — D’Juan...

Praska honored as All-American, but looks ahead

AMY TIFFANY

March 22, 2011

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Iowa senior Bethany Praska is a first-team All-American in the 800 meters. In the 800-meter preliminary race at the NCAA indoor women’s track and field championships on March 11, she ran a personal best of 2:05.01, taking third...

Rowers ready for spring season

RYAN MURPHY

March 22, 2011

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Nearly five months after the Head of the Iowa competition closed the fall season on Halloween, the Iowa rowing team is back in competition. After competing in three events in September and October, the Hawkeye rowing team began...