The Daily Iowan

UI officials balk at party school rankings

MADELINE SAVOIE

August 21, 2012

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No. 4 no more. The University of Iowa moved up on the Princeton Review’s top 20 party schools list this year by two spots, despite many recent initiatives to combat the binge drinking culture at the university. “We find it ...

Iowa City City Council may end Youth Advisory Commission

NATE OTJEN

August 21, 2012

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While the Youth Advisory Commission may likely come to an end in the near future, city officials say there will still be a place for youth to be involved in city politics and the community. “The City Council values the...

IC school officials confident in safety after bomb scare

MATT STARNS

August 21, 2012

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Classes at Regina High will resume today after a bomb threat Monday morning, and school officials say they have protocols in place should such an event happen again. Lee Iben, the Regina Catholic Education Center president and...

UI alum to help usher Chinese students to campus

ANNA THEODOSIS

August 21, 2012

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Despite an already robust international student population on campus, University of Iowa officials are still looking to bridge the gap between the UI and  other countries by hiring someone to focus specifically on recruitment...

UISG touts Get Out the Vote campaign as fall initiative

NICK HASSETT

August 21, 2012

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The University of Iowa Student Government is underway with a mix of new and old initiatives this year, and the group’s leaders say the Get Out the Vote campaign is a priority this semester with the election being fewer than...

Iowa City parents eye lower costs for school groundskeeping

LAUREN COFFEY

August 21, 2012

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Community parents want to see greater opportunities arise from groundskeeping n the Iowa City School District, but they are concerned that the move might have a large price tag. A meeting was held Monday night at the Educational...

Sex offender charged with failing to register his address

DI STAFF

August 21, 2012

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A sexual offender has been charged with a Class-C felony after allegedly failing to register his most recent address with police. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Daniel McMahon, 22, a registered sex offender, was...

Suspect in Breckenridge Trailer Court shooting faces controlled substance charge

DI STAFF

August 21, 2012

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One of the men sought by police in conjunction with an Aug. 16 shooting at Breckenridge Trailer Court has been charged with a felony controlled-substance violation. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Norman Dudley,...

Hawkeye Football Position Previews: Wide receivers

TORK MASON

August 21, 2012

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The Hawkeyes lost Marvin McNutt, their all-time leading receiver, to the NFL after last season. But Keenan Davis said he thinks the team’s receivers might be better this year without him. “[Receivers coach Erik Campbell]...

Big Ten Football Previews: Illinois

BEN ROSS

August 21, 2012

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The Illinois football team has its work cut out for itself, despite coming off back-to-back bowl appearances for the first time in school history. Spencer Harris returns as the team’s leading receiver with 26 catches for 2...

Hawkeye volleyball roster grows to 17

MOLLY IRENE OMSTEAD

August 21, 2012

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Iowa volleyball’s Bethany Yeager played 122 of 123 sets at libero in 2011, while the three other defensive specialists totaled only 66 sets combined on the season. Nikki Dailey was the team’s only setter; after the...

Iowa soccer ramps up non-conference schedule

CODY GOODWIN

August 21, 2012

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The Iowa women’s soccer team had a breakout season last year. And the players believe they can do better this fall. They started fast, winning 10 of their first 12 games and tallying 30 goals as a squad. The numbers may...