The Daily Iowan

UI seeks input on alcohol message following Anheuser-Busch controversy

CASSIDY RILEY

August 27, 2012

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University of Iowa officials are concerned about whether their stance on drinking is clear to students following the renewal of the school’s contract with Anheuser-Busch this summer. Every undergraduate student at the University...

UI program aims to connect international, American students

TIERRA SIMPSON

August 27, 2012

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University of Iowa freshman Yaqiong Wang came from China to Iowa City with competing feelings of nervousness and excitement. Now thousands of miles from home, she signed up for new UI program in hopes of finding her place on campus. “I...

Officials: Documentary draws connections between sexual assault in military, Iowa City

KELSEY L JOHNSON

August 27, 2012

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The Bijou was silent at the end of the première of The Invisible War on Aug. 24. Around 20 people attended the 7 p.m. showing of the documentary examining the problem of sexual harassment in the military. The film began with his...

UI College of Law enrollment down, tuition rises

ANNA THEODOSIS

August 27, 2012

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Despite a decline in enrollment, law-school tuitions have been on the rise nationally for the past few years, the National Law Journal reports, and the University of Iowa is no exception. Students and faculty at the UI Colle...

Johnson County attorney finds agent’s use of deadly force "justified"

BRENT GRIFFITHS

August 27, 2012

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Officials say Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement agent Daniel Stepleton acted with “reasonable force” when he fired his gun four times, killing Ivan Carl Hardemon and injuring Demarco Dudley during an undercover...

UI sees increase in international graduate students

STACEY MURRAY

August 27, 2012

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University of Iowa officials are expecting to see a rise in international students in the graduate programs this fall, a trend that exists at the national level. Graduate College Dean John Keller said the UI expects somewhere...

Iowa City officials plan to renew "Bicycle-Friendly" designation

MATT STARNS

August 27, 2012

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City officials are planning to renew Iowa City’s designation as a Bicycle Friendly Community this winter, but some local bicycle advocates say there’s room for improvement in the city’s existing infrastructure...

Davenport man sentenced for distributing cocaine

DI STAFF

August 27, 2012

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A Davenport man was sentenced to 219 months in prison on Aug. 23 after being convicted of conspiring to distribute in excess of 2.8 kilograms of crack cocaine. According to a U.S. Department of Justice release, Leon Darnell...

Coralville man charged with assault and third OWI

DI STAFF

August 27, 2012

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A Coralville man faces numerous charges after an Aug. 24 altercation at Tailgators Sports Bar in Coralville. According to a complaint by Coralville police, Dusten Kemp, 26, was charged after he was allegedly involved in an altercation...

Prosecutors file motion to block murder suspect’s trial delay

DI STAFF

August 27, 2012

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The prosecution has filed a motion against Justin Marshall’s request to delay his trial, according to online court documents. Marshall is accused of first-degree murder in connection with the death of Broadway apartments landlord...

Man charged with child endangerment waives right to speedy trial

DI STAFF

August 27, 2012

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A man accused of felony child endangerment has waived his right to a speedy trial, according to online court documents. Jorge Perez, 21, is accused of beating Marcus Balderas to death in April. Prosecutors dismissed an aggravated-misdemeanor...

Hawkeye Football Position Previews: Coaches

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

August 27, 2012

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Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz is now the longest-tenured football coach in the Big Ten. But the departures of longtime coordinators Norm Parker and Ken O’Keefe, have changed much of the Iowa coaching staff this season....