The Daily Iowan

Legislators express communication issues with UI following Mason contract news

NICK HASSETT

December 10, 2012

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State legislators have expressed mixed reactions to the news that University of Iowa President Sally Mason is working without a contract. According to a letter obtained by the The Daily Iowan, Mason’s contract, which wa...

UI College of Education in ‘crisis’ after controversy surrounding dean

CASSIDY RILEY

December 10, 2012

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The University of Iowa College of Education is facing what some officials call a crisis. “This is the most dramatic set of circumstances that I’ve ever been part of,” said Stewart Ehly, UI psychological and...

Murley named finalist for Omaha job; Iowa City school board members concerned

LAUREN COFFEY

December 10, 2012

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In the Iowa City School District, community members agree there is still work to be done. This could become more challenging, following an announcement on Dec. 7 that Superintendent Steve Murley is a finalist for the superintendent...

Iowa officials weigh signature verification and additions to mail-in voting

BRENT GRIFFITHS

December 10, 2012

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Voters may be used to lines at polling booths, but recent comments from Iowa officials are focused instead on mail-in ballots for the next election. Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz said he is against full mail-in voting,...

Officials, students satisfied with revised UI final-exam policy

TIERRA SIMPSON

December 10, 2012

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University of Iowa officials are confident the revised final-exam policy has been useful to students and continues to move forward with the new policy. “I certainly believe the changes have been beneficial since the changes...

UI Graduate Profile: Tannebaum ready to start out on her own

BRIANNA JETT

December 10, 2012

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With Italian coffee still humming in her veins, Taylor Tannebaum left the streets of Rome ready to take on the streets of Chicago. With a new job lined up for January, and graduation imminent, she feels confident and excited...

Student groups encourage Jewish involvement in the midst of Hanukkah

QUENTIN MISIAG

December 10, 2012

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Two University of Iowa student organizations are hoping visual awareness and semester-long events — including a menorah lighting on the Pedestrian Mall and a welcome-back barbeque — will add to diversity. The Iowa Hillel...

Finals week begins with ICON outage

JORDYN REILAND

December 10, 2012

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University of Iowa students experienced troubles accessing Iowa Courses Online for several hours Sunday. According to statements posted by Information Technology Services throughout the day, ICON was experiencing an issue where...

Man charged with theft after failing to complete a construction project

QUENTIN MISIAG

December 10, 2012

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A Carlisle man has been accused of being given a check valued at more than $7,400 and failing to complete an understood construction project. According to a Johnson County Sheriff’s Office complaint, Joe Miller, 43, S23 Highway...

Women charged with stealing from Coral Ridge Mall

QUENTIN MISIAG

December 10, 2012

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A pair of Fort Madison women have been accused of stealing clothing and toys from two Coralville department stores. According to two Coralville police complaints, Nancy Row, 29, and Misty Brown, 31, both of 4635 J Ave. Apt....

Hawkeyes remember basketball icon Chris Street 20 years after death

TORK MASON

December 10, 2012

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Chris Street, a star Iowa basketball player, died during his junior season in a traffic accident. Nearly 20 years later, Hawkeye Nation remembers not only a great player but an upstanding human being. Gary Close and the Iowa...

Clemmons stifles Lucious in Hawkeye win over Iowa State

TOM CLOS

December 10, 2012

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When Anthony Clemmons was named starting point-guard for the Iowa men’s basketball team prior to its contest against Iowa State, the freshman was well aware of what he was going up against. Not only did he know dynamic...