The Daily Iowan

On Iowa! aims to improve freshman experience

ASMAA ELKEURTI

August 18, 2011

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The University of Iowa incoming freshmen will receive more than just free food coupons to local eateries as they step onto campus. This year, university officials are providing ways for the new students to get more information...

UI housing, dining forced to change with record enrollment

ALEX CORDERO

August 18, 2011

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With this year's University of Iowa freshman class having the potential to surpass last year's record-breaking enrollment of 4,557 incoming students, university officials have made alterations and additions to expanded housing...

UI freshman perfects vegan cupcake

BRITTANY TREVICK

August 18, 2011

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University of Iowa incoming freshman Erica Parlee was known at her high school as "the cupcake girl." And considering the 18-year-old has sold cupcakes for almost a year, created original such flavors as Piña Colada,...

Perry dodges press at Iowa City event

ALLIE WRIGHT

August 18, 2011

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Rick Perry schmoozed with Iowan's during a campaign stop in Iowa City earlier this week, but he didn't address the crowd collectively with policy stances, or take questions from reporters. Several attempts to contact the Perry...

IowaWatch receives $100,000 grant

BRITTANY TILL

August 18, 2011

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The local nonprofit journalism site IowaWatch.org has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation for the support of long-form explanatory and investigative journalism in Iowa. This is the or...

Officials merge UI judicial policies

JANET LAWLER

August 18, 2011

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As of this week, students charged with violating the University of Iowa Code of Student Life and Sexual Misconduct will go through the same judicial procedure. UI Dean of Students David Grady said the change responds to advice...

Downtown IC Panchero’s remodel near completion

JOHN STAAK

August 18, 2011

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Panchero's Mexican Grill will soon offer a taste of history. After almost 19 years as a hot spot for students in downtown Iowa City, Panchero's, 32 S. Clinton St., is undergoing remodeling of its storefront to recapture the 1920s...

Davenport man stole UIHC patient’s cell phone

DI STAFF

August 18, 2011

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The University Iowa police arrested a man Tuesday after he allegedly stole a cell phone from a patient at the UI Hospitals and Clinics while intoxicated. Earl Surette, 51, of Davenport was charged with public intoxication. According...

Fry granted work release

DI STAFF

August 18, 2011

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Curtis Fry was granted work release following a decision from the Iowa Board of Parole Wednesday, the Iowa City Press-Citizen has reported. Fry has been held at the North Central Correctional Facility in Rockwell City, Iowa,...

Iowa football’s preseason still a work in progress

JORDAN GARRETSON

August 18, 2011

Filed under Sports

Iowa still has more than two weeks before its 2011 season-opener, which may be a disappointing reality for anxious fans. For the team, it's a blessing. Aug. 13 gave the public its latest look at the Hawkeyes, who opened the...

Kill looks to rebuild struggling Minnesota program

MATT COZZI

August 18, 2011

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Jerry Kill is no stranger to rebuilding college-football programs. Now at the helm for Minnesota, he has proven he can accumulate successful results at the Division-I level. At Southern Illinois, Kill became the first coach...

Hawkeye rowers welcome two new assistant coaches

CONRAD SWANSON

August 18, 2011

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The fall semester is about to begin, and for the time being, Beckwith Boathouse remains silent. The doors are locked, and the boats sit quietly — but not for long. The Iowa rowing team has undergone some significant changes...