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UI sending more letters to parents for students with alcohol-related ER visits

KRISTEN EAST

April 9, 2012

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On a typical weekend for Ben Miller-Todd, calls pour in from downtown Iowa City, and paramedics such as Miller-Todd at the Johnson County Ambulance station will quickly hop into the back of an ambulance on a moment's notice.   ...

UI Powwow seeks to break stereotypes, inform about forgotten cultures

DEREK KELLISON

April 9, 2012

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Spectators gathered around curiously as performers beat fiercely on drums, followed by a wave of synchronized moccasins as they swept into the University of Iowa Recreation Building for the 19th-annual UI Powwow. Those running...

I Party proves victorious in this years UISG elections

ANNA THEODOSIS

April 9, 2012

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After winning at this year's University of Iowa Student Government elections, I Party officials say they are working on polishing platform issues geared toward academics and safety.   President-elect Nic Pottebaum and Vice President-elect Jessie Tobin, along with...

UI students organize first campus-wide autism awareness event

JENNY EARL

April 9, 2012

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Local autism experts say interaction between people with autism and those without allows both to learn. At the Kickoff Festival for Autism, hosted April 7 by the student organization Young Altruistic Professionals of America,...

National labor group springboards off Occupy movement

CHASTITY DILLARD

April 9, 2012

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Current tax policies and the rising cost of tuition are one of many causes pushing local labor leaders to participate in the 99% Spring movement — an organization building on the Occupy Wall Street protests of last fall. "If...

Ledge writer learns ins and outs of comedy writing

JORDAN MONTGOMERY

April 9, 2012

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Longtime writer of The Daily Iowan's Ledge, Andrew Juhl used to receive emails criticizing his writing, some simply read "kill yourself, you're that unfunny." The 30-year-old graduate student began writing the Ledg...

North Liberty woman charged with first-degree fraudulent practices

DI STAFF

April 9, 2012

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A North Liberty woman has been charged with first-degree fraudulent practices. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Melissa Frost, 31, was charged March 30. In January, police officials met with the co-owner of C&M...

Wapello man charged with third offense public intoxication

DI STAFF

April 9, 2012

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A Wapello, Iowa, man has charged with third-offense OWI. According to a police complaint, Alexander Bradley, 29, was charged Sunday. Police officials reportedly stopped Bradley for failing to obey a stop sign and found he...

Former UI student to act as "Outspoken Generation" co-chair

DI STAFF

April 9, 2012

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Former University of Iowa student and Daily Iowan columnist Zach Wahls will serve as acting co-head for "The Outspoken Generation," the Family Equality Council's national youth advocacy initiative for young adults r...

Case between patient and UIHC psychiatrist rescheduled

DI STAFF

April 9, 2012

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The trial in a case involving a University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Associate Professor of psychiatry Sergio Paradiso has been rescheduled. According to court documents, 29-year-old Sonni Giudicessi sued the state of Iowa...

Second UI Liberal Arts and Sciences dean candidate to hold public forum

DI STAFF

April 9, 2012

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Peter Hahn, the second dean candidate for the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, will hold a public forum at 4 p.m. today in 240 Art Building West. Hahn seeks to fill the position of Dean Linda Maxson,...

Big Ten Championships: Iowa’s Shemansky named to conference’s top team

RYAN MURPHY

April 9, 2012

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Iowa junior Brody Shemansky beamed as he grasped a trophy emblazoned with the emblem of the Big Ten, standing alone as Carver-Hawkeye Arena emptied for the final time in the 2012 gymnastics season. "This feels good,"...