The Daily Iowan

Mason: Rising utility costs partly to blame for tuition hike

JORDYN REILAND

October 26, 2011

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University of Iowa officials say keeping the lights on is one cause of the continual rise in tuition Iowa students have seen. And one of the main factors contributing to the increased tuition rate lies in the costs of maintenance...

Q&A: Mason discusses increase in tuition, campus safety

DI STAFF

October 26, 2011

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The Daily Iowan: With another potential increase in tuition, UI student leaders said they will increase efforts for more state appropriations. What will UI administrators be doing in this regard? Is there an effort to lower tuitio...

Occupy Iowa City: Controversy surrounds College Green structure

DORA GROTE

October 26, 2011

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Occupiers and city officials are left confused after miscommunication has flooded the issue of building a structure on College Green Park. Though occupiers said they felt they were given permission to build the structure, city...

Iowa City school district faces increasing class sizes, fewer teachers

MEGHAN HORIHAN

October 26, 2011

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Teaching jobs may be on the chopping block again, Iowa City School Board officials said this week. Growing class sizes call for more teachers, but with continued budget cuts, officials say they need to look at other options to...

Student environmentalists petition for quicker end to UI coal

JENNY EARL

October 26, 2011

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The University of Iowa Sierra Student Coalition is gathering student signatures in hope of ending the UI's dependency on coal. And though the coalition hasn't reached its goal yet, some UI officials have expressed support for...

Expert: College political organizations help students’ careers

MELISSA DAWKINS

October 26, 2011

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A small group of focused students huddled together, brainstorming ways to reach students with information about Iowa caucus candidate Ron Paul on Tuesday evening. "We've certainly got a strong student organization already,"...

Officials: Murder suspect "calm" when emergency personnel arrived

ERIC MOORE

October 26, 2011

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Brian Dykstra calmly watched and kept his distance while medical workers tended to his 20-month-old adopted son. That's according to Iowa City Fire Capt. Eric Nurnberg, who testified Tuesday as one of the first responders at...

Jazz ensemble Dead Cat Bounce visits Blue Moose

JORDAN MONTGOMERY

October 26, 2011

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Matt Steckler began playing the saxophone in the fourth grade. He chose the sax because the man demonstrating the instrument had long hair and looked cool, he said Steckler has studied the instrument since that demonstration,...

Coralville woman charged with 3rd OWI

DI STAFF

October 26, 2011

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A Coralville woman was arrested early Tuesday morning after she allegedly got into the wrong car after coming out of the Eighth St. Hy-Vee while intoxicated. According to a complaint by Coralville police, officers were dispatched...

Marshall trial reset

DI STAFF

October 26, 2011

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The trial for a suspect charged with first-degree murder in the death of Iowa City landlord has been reset for May 22, 2012, according to court documents. Justin Alexander Marshall, who is one of three people charged with the...

Hawkeyes focused on reclaiming Floyd of Rosedale

JORDAN GARRETSON

October 26, 2011

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When Hawkeye players walk through the Hayden Fry Football Complex, there's something missing — a few things, actually. There's no bull, no pig, and no Cy-Hawk Trophy. Iowa is without any of its three rivalry trophies after...

Big Ten notebook: Gophers, Kill agree to seven-year contract

SAM LOUWAGIE

October 26, 2011

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Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill signed a seven-year contract on Tuesday, the university said. The Gophers will pay their first-year coach $1.2 million per year. The school formalized a contract for Kill, who had been working...