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UI financial aid official: Tuition freeze would be ‘nothing but helpful’

STACEY MURRAY

September 18, 2012

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When asked about the last time tuition had a 0 percent increase at last week’s state Board of Regents meeting, University of Northern Iowa President Ben Allen responded, “… Probably when Hell froze over.” The...

UI study to research effects of new technologies on elderly drivers

CASSIDY RILEY

September 18, 2012

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As of 2011, 13.3 percent of the U.S. population is age 65 or older, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The population of the country is getting older, and this affects several aspects, including safety on the road.  Over...

UI Study Abroad officials see little interest in Cuba program as deadline looms

RISHABH R. JAIN

September 18, 2012

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No students have registered for the University of Iowa’s Overseas writing program in Cuba 10 days before the deadline, despite program managers opening its gates to graduate and non-degree seeking students. Leslie McNelius,...

Some express concern over UI electronic ticket system

NICK HASSETT

September 18, 2012

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Paper tickets for sports events at the University of Iowa may be a thing of the past if a new electronic student ticketing system proves to be a success, yet many students have concerns regarding reselling tickets. Starting this...

UI celebrates Emancipation Proclamation anniversary

ERIC CLARK

September 18, 2012

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As the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation approaches, at least one University of Iowa official doesn’t think there’s enough diversity at the UI. “Sometimes, people think that if you have one...

Iowa launches bullying database as UI focuses on the issue

BRENT GRIFFITHS

September 18, 2012

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State and University of Iowa officials have recently launched efforts to help teachers better combat bullying that may occur among young adults. The Iowa Department of Education launched a database on Sept. 14 to better track...

Dyersville man faces assault charges

DI STAFF

September 18, 2012

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A Dyersville, Iowa, man was accused Sept. 15 of tackling a man in the 400 block of South Lucas Street. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Mitchell Ramler, 19, was charged with assault causing serious injury after officers...

UI ranked on Victor Media’s list of Military Friendly Schools

DI STAFF

September 18, 2012

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The University of Iowa was ranked among the Victor Media’s list of Military Friendly Schools for the fourth year in a row. According to a UI press release, the list is compiled of state universities, private colleges, trade...

Cedar Rapids man dies in I-380 accident

DI STAFF

September 18, 2012

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A Cedar Rapids man is dead following a single car accident that took place in the early morning Sunday on I-380 northbound. According to a release by Coralville police, vehicles from the Coralville Police and Fire Departments,...

The Box Score: Inside Iowa football stats, Week 3

BEN ROSS

September 18, 2012

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The Box Score is a weekly segment in which a Daily Iowan football reporter uses statistics to contextualize Iowa football’s performance over the course of the season. This appears to be a season of question marks for Iowa foo...

Point/Counterpoint: Is NFL’s Thursday Night Football a good idea?

DI STAFF

September 18, 2012

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YES Last week’s Bears-Packers game was the most watched “Thursday Night Football” season début on the NFL Network since the show began seven years ago. In total, 8.6 million viewers agreed that having foot...

Discouragement and injuries nearly led Iowa harrier Chaney to quit

JALYN SOUCHEK

September 18, 2012

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In his first cross-country meet of his junior year, Sam Chaney delivered. He placed eighth for the Hawkeyes in the Bradley Open on Sept. 7, while smashing his personal 8,000-kilometer record. This was almost unthinkable a year...