The Daily Iowan

UI bookstore sees traffic spike after launching new comparison tool

BRENT GRIFFITHS

August 22, 2012

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Countless students have packed into the cramped aisles of the University Bookstore over the last few days, syllabi in hand, to find their textbooks at the start of the semester. This hunt for books repeats itself each semester,...

Women’s Resource and Action Center to target more males

TIERRA SIMPSON

August 22, 2012

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The University of Iowa Women's Resource and Action Center hosts its annual open house today, but this year, officials expect to see a greater interest from the opposite sex. The open house runs from 4-6 p.m. today at 130 N. Madison...

Iowa City school district tables vote on Roosevelt sale

LAUREN COFFEY

August 22, 2012

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Iowa City School District officials said they will keep Roosevelt Elementary a bit longer after tabling the discussion Tuesday. The board discussed putting Roosevelt Elementary up for bid, with only School Board member Jeff...

Iowa City school district Physical Plant director resigns

LAUREN COFFEY

August 22, 2012

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Iowa City School District Physical Plant Director Paul Schultz resigned Tuesday morning, and responses from the community and school officials are mixed. Assistant Physical Plant Director Dave McKenzie will serve as the interim...

Iowa City City Council OKs first vote on disorderly house ordinance

NATE OTJEN

August 22, 2012

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The Iowa City City Council approved the first consideration of an ordinance Tuesday night that would allow city staff to issue civil citations to all tenants of disorderly houses. The vote was unanimous to continue looking into...

Iowa City City Council approves first vote on payday lender ordinance

NATE OTJEN

August 22, 2012

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The Iowa City City Council unanimously approved the first consideration of an ordinance Tuesday night that would change zoning laws for where payday lenders can set up shop. A change in the zoning code would require there be...

UI medical school student government eyes lower tuition

ANNA THEODOSIS

August 22, 2012

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Lowering the costs of tuition is No. 1 on the priority list of the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine Student Government. Council President Shady Henien proposed the idea titled "Invest in a Student's Tuition"...

ECGPS focuses on Biggest Improvement initiative, transparency

NICK HASSETT

August 22, 2012

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The Executive Council of Graduate and Professional Students has a simple goal this year: making sure students know it exists. Luke Stauffer, the public-relations liaison for the Executive Council, which develops initiatives prima...

Iowa City City Council votes to end Youth Advisory Commission

KRISTEN EAST

August 22, 2012

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The Iowa City City Council approved a resolution Tuesday to abolish the city’s Youth Advisory Commission. The resolution was passed with approval of the City Council’s consent calendar. The commission has been around...

Woman faces third-degree burglary charge

MATT STARNS

August 22, 2012

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A Kalona woman has been accused of third-degree burglary after she allegedly broke into a concession stand in Lower City Park. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Ashley Diaz, 23, was charged July 21 after Iowa City...

Man faces multiple charges following residence search

MATT STARNS

August 22, 2012

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A Coralville man faces numerous charges after officers executed a search warrant on his residence Monday morning. According to a Coralville police complaint, Rickey Meneweather Jr. was charged after officers executed the warrant...

Hawkeye Football Position Previews: Linebackers

SAM LOUWAGIE

August 22, 2012

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James Morris talks about football like somebody who has played it for decades. When discussing the Iowa defense’s struggles last season, he doesn’t use talking points about effort or preparation. He talks in detail...