The Daily Iowan

UI, IC police stand by Tasers

MATT STARNS

September 15, 2011

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A cell-phone video opened on a familiar setting, Iowa City's downtown Panchero's location. Iowa City police officers arrived on scene, finding one man on top of the other, punching his head and torso. A police officer defused...

Official: apparent decrease in student ambulance calls misleading

DORA GROTE

September 15, 2011

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Officials said they're unable to find trends in alcohol-related ambulance calls because of a decision to use a new software for tracking those calls. Therefore, Johnson County Public Health Director Doug Beardsley said, what...

UIHC named to 2011 "Most Wired" list

BRITTANY TREVICK

September 15, 2011

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Douglas Van Daele compared new technologies in hospitals to the introduction of the stethoscope in 1816. "When the stethoscope was invented, doctors felt it was going to get in the way of patient interaction," said...

Increasing student loan trouble not at UI

ERIC MOORE

September 15, 2011

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University of Iowa students pay their bills. That's according to U.S. Department of Education statistics, which show increased problems with student loan payment nationally. UI students, in comparison, don't have as much trouble....

IC parks commission looks to allow alcohol

JANET LAWLER

September 15, 2011

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Alcohol consumption has a possibility of going beyond bars, restaurants, and private property in Iowa City following a Parks and Recreation meeting Wednesday. The Parks and Recreation Department discussed the possibility of speaking...

Council hopeful Mitchell runs on sustainability

ASMAA ELKEURTI

September 15, 2011

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Iowa City City Council candidate Jarrett Mitchell wants voters. But even if they don't vote for him โ€” a candidate becoming increasingly defined by his sustainability goals โ€” he just wants them to vote. "I'm determined...

UI freshman relishes creative handshakes

JORDAN MONTGOMERY

September 15, 2011

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University of Iowa freshman Stefan Juran uses a new take on an old trick to make introductions a little more interesting. It's a common occurrence. One person goes in for a normal handshake or high-five, but the other pulls her...

UI faculty and staff to receive job value info

DI STAFF

September 15, 2011

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University of Iowa faculty and staff will receive information about their estimated market zone value on Sept. 26, said Kevin Ward, the UI assistant vice president for Human Resources, at the UI Staff Council meeting Wednesday...

Mayflower resident assaulted Tuesday

DI STAFF

September 15, 2011

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A resident of Mayflower Residence Hall was assaulted Tuesday afternoon around 2 p.m. as he was leaving the northeast entrance of the building, according to a press release. The suspect wore a ski mask and reportedly punched the...

Johnson County backs Kirkwood facility at Oakdale

DI STAFF

September 15, 2011

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There may soon be a new Kirkwood Community College building on the University of Iowa Oakdale campus. Kirkwood and UI officials believe the proposed new building would forge a partnership between the two institutions, making the...

Hawkeye kicker Meyer surprising outsiders, not himself

JORDAN GARRETSON

September 15, 2011

Filed under Sports

You might describe Mike Meyer as a little awkward. The wiry sophomore placekicker stands at 6-2 and 180 pounds. On a sunny Tuesday afternoon outside the Hayden Fry Football Complex, a bashful smile greets those that approach...

Iowa soccer still undefeated after beating UNI

PATRICK MASON

September 15, 2011

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The Iowa women's soccer team stayed hot on a very cool Wednesday night, defeating Northern Iowa, 2-0, at the Iowa Soccer Complex. Forward Leah DeMoss provided all the scoring needed for the Black and Gold when she scored in the...