The Daily Iowan

Texting, social media affecting teen sleeping patterns

ERIC MOORE

August 19, 2011

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Teens might not be getting enough sleep and texting and social media might be to blame. Recent research suggests a lack of sleep may be a growing problem because of increases in digital communication among young adults. While...

IC workforce development office to remain open

JANET LAWLER

August 19, 2011

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Iowa City's Workforce Development office will remain — with a few changes — after legislators, local administrators, and businesses fought to keep it open. The development comes after the Iowa Legislature was faced with the...

For-credit internships cost more at the UI

ALLIE WRIGHT

August 19, 2011

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University of Iowa senior Nicole Lumbreras paid more than $1,000 to complete her internship at a digital marketing company near Chicago this summer. That's more than $125 more than a University of Northern Iowa student would...

Burge convenience store under construction

DORA GROTE

August 19, 2011

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Unlike the students who came before her, Hannah Philgreen will not have to walk across campus to pick up light bulbs and trash bags to restock her dorm room. Soon, Burge will have a new convenience store to accommodate the...

UI provides more resources for freshman parents

BRITTANY TILL

August 19, 2011

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Moving from California to the University of Iowa will be a big adjustment for Stephanie Cordoba's daughter, who is a part of the incoming freshman class. While Cordoba said she hopes for the best, the experience will be her...

Iowa City vets to provide glimpse of military life through performance

ERIC MOORE

August 19, 2011

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Only 1 percent of Iowa City residents have military experience, but in November, that minority will have the opportunity to share their stories in a unique stage production called Telling: Iowa City. The project is a combined...

UI amps up international student orientation

CHASTITY DILLARD

August 19, 2011

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Sitting at her Mayflower kitchen table, adorned with a Hawkeye-symbol tablecloth, Yoon Kyung Lee, laughs while chatting with new friend, Effy Lee. Both South Korean, the 20-year-olds instantly shared a bond as newly arriving...

UI freshman hung up Irish dancing shoes

SETH ROBERTS

August 19, 2011

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Taylor Best is only 18 years old, but she's already retired. Up until a few days ago, the University of Iowa freshman was one of the brightest stars in the world of Irish step dancing. She finished as high as fourth at annual...

Caucus contender files complaint against Fox News

DI STAFF

August 19, 2011

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A Republican presidential-nomination hopeful said he was discriminated against when Fox News declined to let him participate in a Republican caucus debate last week. California Republican Fred Karger — who earlier this year...

Curtis Fry to be moved to Hope House

DI STAFF

August 19, 2011

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Curtis Fry will move to the Hope House in Coralville to complete his work release, his attorney confirmed Wednesday. Peter Persaud said Fry will move into Hope House as soon as a spot opens up. Until then, Fry will remain in...

IC police search for burglary suspect

DI STAFF

August 19, 2011

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Iowa City police officers responded to a Davenport Street residence after a burglary in progress was reported at 9:15 p.m. Wednesday. When the officers arrived, the suspect had already fled the scene, according to a police press...

Hawks boast veteran football coaching staff for 2011 season

SETH ROBERTS

August 19, 2011

Filed under Sports

The Big Ten coaching landscape is dotted with new names and faces this year. Jerry Kill. Brady Hoke. Kevin Wilson. Luke Fickell. Even Bo Pelini, who has been at Nebraska since the 2008 season, is in his first year in the conference. But...