The Daily Iowan

Occupy Iowa group follows Wall Street protests

KRISTEN EAST

October 6, 2011

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Local organizers say corporate greed doesn't only impact those living in New York โ€” it hits here in the Midwest as well. A group of about 100 locals gathered on Wednseday night in hopes of bringing Occupy Wall Street-style...

UI trying to stem greek alcohol citations

ERIC MOORE

October 6, 2011

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Fraternities and sororities may soon face consequences for alcohol-related citations and arrests. University of Iowa Vice President for Student Life Tom Rocklin said he hopes to bring the proportion of alcohol-related arrests...

UI officials decline to reveal reason for withholding records

DI STAFF

October 6, 2011

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University of Iowa officials won't say what they withheld from a recent public-records request, a move not covered by the state's open records law. The university recently filled a Daily Iowan request for more than 1,000 emails t...

Paul campaign reaches out with food

ALLIE WRIGHT

October 6, 2011

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Ron Paul likes his wife's recipe for peaches and chicken. It's an easy recipe. Simply cover chicken breasts in flour, salt, and pepper and brown them in butter and oil. Next, coat the chicken in orange juice, vinegar, brown sugar,...

UI safe from U.S. produce recalls

MELISSA DAWKINS

October 6, 2011

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The University of Iowa has not pulled any food from its dining halls, despite a number of recent produce recalls nationwide. The first Iowa case of cantaloupe-linked listeriosis โ€” a bacterial infection caused by listeria that can lead to f...

PATV hosts Iowa City film contest

RISHABH R. JAIN

October 6, 2011

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For Yale Cohn, Public Access Television is a channel dedicated to the Iowa City community but not enough use it as a local resource. Cohn hopes to change that. "PATV has a lot of opportunities for the community to learn...

UI sophomore a Youtube makeup guru

JULIA JESSEN

October 6, 2011

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Aubrey Heller has yellow lips. At least she did for a moment before she grabbed a towel off of a stack of drawers filled to the brim with makeup products to wipe off the bright color. She instead settled for a more natural lip...

Rastetter named co-chair of Governor’s Mansion funding campaign

DI STAFF

October 6, 2011

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Regent Bruce Rastetter has been named cochairman of a capital campaign to raise more than $1.6 million for renovations to Gov. Terry Branstad's residence in Des Moines. According to a press release, the Terrace Hill Foundation...

UI Pharmaceutical Technology and Education receives grant

DI STAFF

October 6, 2011

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The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Technology and Education consortium, which includes the University of Iowa and nine other institutions, has been awarded a five-year grant worth up to $35 million. The grant comes from...

Defense calls for dismissal of charges in Thompson case

DI STAFF

October 6, 2011

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The defense filed a motion Monday to dismiss all charges in the Charles William Curtis Thompson homicide trial. According to court documents, the defense is alleging the prosecution intended to provoke the mistrial, caused by...

Nardo taking the long way to stardom

JORDAN GARRETSON

October 6, 2011

Filed under Sports

Tom Nardo made a decision five years ago that confounded Kirk Ferentz. The defensive lineman's only scholarship offer came from William & Mary of the Football Championship Subdivision. He turned it down and instead traveled...

Iowa volleyball needs life leaders

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

October 6, 2011

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Despite Iowa volleyball's 0-4 Big Ten record, seniors Mallory Husz and Megan Eskew have done well. But having the seniors play well isn't enough. Iowa lost, 3-0, to Michigan on Sept. 30 and by the same score to Michigan State...