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Sigma Alpha Epsilon frat removed from UI campus following ‘hazing and violations’

JORDYN REILAND

September 25, 2012

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The University of Iowa will have one fewer fraternity following Monday’s decision to remove Sigma Alpha Epsilon from campus. According to a statement from the national headquarters, the Iowa Beta chapter is suspended and will be closed. All of its members have been expell...

Proposed Iowa City hotel will be the first of its kind in Iowa

NATHANIEL OTJEN

September 25, 2012

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A new 12-story hotel tower may soon come to Iowa City, and while the proposed facility has found support among city officials, many students are wary of a new addition to the downtown scene. Kinseth Hospitality Companies publicly...

New Hancher groundbreaking postponed

MATT STARNS

September 25, 2012

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Ground will not be broken as scheduled on Oct. 19 for the new Hancher, but officials say the building’s construction schedule and projected opening will not be affected. “A groundbreaking is largely symbolic,”...

Iowa Congressional leaders place pressure on Republicans for farm bill

CASSIDY RILEY

September 25, 2012

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One agricultural expert at Iowa State University says the country would take a step backward if the U.S. House of Representatives don’t pass the proposed farm bill by the end of the year — a view also held by Iowa congressmen. William...

Non-profit ReSpectacle continues to expand its reach worldwide

BRIANNA JETT

September 25, 2012

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All over the world, people go without prescription glasses simply because they cannot afford them. And all over the United States, unused glasses sit hidden in drawers or behind the bathroom mirror, replaced by a new pair. Around...

Local religious leaders discuss Muslim-Christian relations

STACEY MURRAY

September 25, 2012

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In a current worldwide state of Muslim discrimination, local religious leaders —Muslims and non-Muslims — offer a bit of advice for the world to move towards a more peaceful state: Talk. The Rev. Sam Massey, the pastor of...

Nickel and Dimed author calls for minimum wage increase at UI

NICK HASSETT

September 25, 2012

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Barbara Ehrenreich has a message for Americans: Stop kicking those who are down. The author, activist, and journalist spoke at the Englert Theater, 221 E. Washington St., Monday night, presenting her views of the labor system...

UCLA prof: Interests groups, activists are running politics

BRENT GRIFFITHS

September 25, 2012

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The smoke-filled rooms of Washington were aired out long ago, the political machines disassembled, and the former bosses jailed, but in some ways their existence is still felt, but now replaced by interest groups and activists. John...

MULTIMEDIA: Recyclable Boat Race at UI Field House

DI STAFF

September 25, 2012

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The Box Score: Inside Iowa football stats, Week 4

TORK MASON

September 25, 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. The Hawkeyes seem to be like an old car: There’s alw...

Point/Counterpoint: What’s the worst loss in the Ferentz era?

DI STAFF

September 25, 2012

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Central Michigan 32, Iowa 31 — Sept. 22 It’s safe to say that Iowa’s 32-31 loss to Central Michigan was the worst loss of the Kirk Ferentz era. Only other game even comparable with this one comes to mind: Nov. 17, 2007 v...

State of the art Iowa golf facility nears completion

TOMMY REINKING

September 25, 2012

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In only a few short months, the Iowa men’s and women’s golf teams will have a brand-new facility in which they can hone their skills rain or shine, day or night. The $1.8 million building will be usable in December...