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University of Iowa safer since grad student killed five, wounded one, then killed himself in 1991

MATT STARNS

November 1, 2011

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A shooting on the University of Iowa campus left six dead and the community reeling 20 years ago today. Now, campus safety experts say while it's difficult to prevent such an event, the UI is much better equipped to respond to...

Ex-wife defends Dykstra in murder case

ERIC MOORE

November 1, 2011

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Lisa DeWaard defended ex-husband Brian Dykstra, saying that he had been "distraught" following the hospitalization of their son. "Brian was a mess. He had been crying … the second I saw him he just gave me this...

UISG wants bike shelters, but cost might be too much

KRISTEN EAST

November 1, 2011

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Brett Hanson loves his bike, but he hates leaving it outside during the winter. Many University of Iowa students feel the same way, UI Student Government officials say. That's something they may soon fix.   A UISG Stud...

Sustainability expert to share lessons with UI

MELISSA DAWKINS

November 1, 2011

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Just as University of Iowa Housing and Dining looks to decrease it's own carbon footprint, the UI has invited Food Sustainability Expert Frances Moore Lappé on campus. Lappé, author of Diet for a Small Planet, will talk abo...

Fewer students buying parking passes as gas prices rise

RISHABH R. JAIN

November 1, 2011

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Though some student drivers say it's difficult to find parking on the University of Iowa campus, one official said the number of student-registered vehicles has decreased. "For decades, there were places on campus where...

2012 election: Obama may have trouble rallying youth

MARY KATE KNORR

November 1, 2011

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Obama for America leaders said Monday they intend to increase youth-voter support in the coming election. However, experts say it will be harder for the "novelty candidate" to maintain the youth turnout, let alone exceed...

IC council to discuss Occupy’s permit appeal

DI STAFF

November 1, 2011

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Iowa City City Council will hold a public hearing today regarding an appeal to the current permit sent by Occupy protesters. The appeal states the permit issued to the protesters Oct. 26 differs significantly from the proposed...

IC businesses fail alcohol compliance checks

DI STAFF

November 1, 2011

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Iowa City police conducted a second round of compliance checks Oct. 28, testing liquor sales at 42 local businesses licensed to sell alcoholic beverages. Plainclothes police officers worked with underage persons to conduct the...

Hawks look for strong November

JORDAN GARRETSON

November 1, 2011

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Tyler Nielsen offered some perspective after Iowa's 22-21 loss at Minnesota on Oct. 29. "5-3 is not the end of the world by any means," the senior linebacker said. "It's a tough loss today." Nielsen is right....

Basabe ready for year two

BEN SCHUFF

November 1, 2011

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Melsahn Basabe had never experienced that kind of failure before. For the first time in his young basketball career, the 19-year-old was told he wasn't good enough. Coming off arguably one of the most productive freshman seasons...

Hawks’ fall tennis comes to an end

RYAN MURPHY

November 1, 2011

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Jonas Dierckx's improbable run to the final day of the Big Ten indoor championships finally came to an end on Monday morning at the Hawkeye Tennis & Recreation Center. Dierckx fell to Michigan State's Aaron Pfister, the No....

High-tech machine puts runners on the fast track

BEN ROSS

November 1, 2011

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A new piece of equipment has shown up in the training room at the Iowa Recreation Building, and odds are it's something most have never experienced before. The Alter-G machine looks more like a traditional treadmill than anything,...