The Daily Iowan

Little oversight exists for study-abroad orgs

MATT STARNS

October 4, 2011

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Rarely in the United States does an industry that pulls in $17 billion annually go unregulated. Still, many study-abroad programs in the United States are operated by private companies, and many answer only to private accreditation...

Third person charged in Versypt slaying

DI STAFF

October 4, 2011

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Iowa City police have charged a third person with first-degree murder in the October 2009 shooting death of a Broadway landlord, according to a press-release. Courtney Lynchoyia White, 23, was taken into custody without incident...

Iowa City Animal Control researches peer cities

ASMAA ELKEURTI

October 4, 2011

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For Iowa City, a single operator of the city's animal-control services may not be enough. Research of peer communities conducted by the City Manager's Office shows nine of the 14 cities surveyed have animal-control services that...

UI atheists group provides alternatives to campus Christians

RISHABH R. JAIN

October 4, 2011

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Stationed on the Pentacrest Monday, Hannah Staley sat at a table with an "Ask an Atheist" poster taped on the side and answered questions about why she's an atheist. "People would think this is very abrasive and...

Trailer Park Boys bring comedy to IC

CARLY HURWITZ

October 4, 2011

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The members of the Trailer Park Boys never break from their ex-convict personas, even for interviews. The show includes crazy antics, including one of the boys, Julian, taking his shirt off and doing a dance routine, strippin...

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell excludes transgender students

CHASTITY DILLARD

October 4, 2011

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UI senior Veronica Hamly knew for a long time she was transgender, but fear prevented her from publicly sharing her identity. In January, she told loved ones, releasing years of stress. "For a long time, I got a weekly...

UI student charged with intent to deliver marijuana

DI STAFF

October 4, 2011

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A University of Iowa student was charged Sept. 26 with possession of marijuana with intent to deliver and with keeping a drug house. Matthew Brow, an 18-year-old resident of Mayflower Hall, was charged after UI police executed...

Illinois woman charged with domestic-abuse assault

DI STAFF

October 4, 2011

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An Illinois woman was charged Sunday with domestic-abuse assault with intent after Iowa City police received a report by a man who said he had been stabbed. According to a complaint by Iowa City police, Patricia Wilkins, 41,...

Freshman’s role in Iowa soccer’s attack changes

BEN WOLFSON

October 4, 2011

Filed under Sports

Senior Alyssa Cosnek took possession of the ball on the left side of the field during Sunday's soccer game against Michigan State and passed it ahead to freshman Cloé Lacasse. Lacasse was immediately set upon by Spartan defenders,...

Ihm solid as No. 3 golfer

BEN SCHUFF

October 4, 2011

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Steven Ihm has always been a confident golfer. The Indian Hills Community College transfer was quick to point out during the first week of practice that he wouldn't have come to Iowa City if he didn't think he would play right...

Iowa women’s golf marches to own beat

TORK MASON

October 4, 2011

Filed under Sports

Golf is a sport often called an individual's game — a sport without teamwork in the most common sense of the word. That sort of individualism is apparent in a typical day of practice for the Iowa women's golf team. "Everybody's...

Baseball is now a local-market pastime

IAN MARTIN

October 4, 2011

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"I wonder if baseball is our … generation's boxing and horse racing," ESPN personality Scott Van Pelt said recently on "The B.S. Report" podcast. "Couldn't agree more," said host of the podcast...