The Daily Iowan

Mason addresses media, cautions against hasty judgement from public

ALISON SULLIVAN

December 13, 2012

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University of Iowa President Sally Mason said the public should not be so quick to judge her actions following a series of highly criticized incidents that led to questions about the school’s transparency. “Until you&...

PHOTOS: Chinese international students adjust to life at the UI

BRIANNA JETT

December 13, 2012

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An ocean stretches between China and the United States. But between Chinese and American University of Iowa students looms just as difficult a barrier to cross — one constructed of language and culture. Of the 3,569 international...

UI implements LGBT question on admissions application

DI STAFF

December 13, 2012

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The University of Iowa is the first public institution and the second higher-education institution  in the country to include optional questions regarding sexual orientation and gender identity in the admissions application. According...

Fiscal Cliff worries local and state officials

CASSIDY RILEY

December 13, 2012

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Every day closer to 2013, is another inch closer to the Congress toppling over the so-called fiscal cliff. At the end of the year, the Bush-era tax cuts will expire along with various other pieces of legislation that will impact...

Officials laud increase in patients at recently opened clinic

STACEY MURRAY

December 13, 2012

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For the Iowa River Landing Clinic, business has been good. At the Dec. 5 telephonic meeting of the state Board of Regents, the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics reported the new clinic saw 7,000 visits in November, with...

Smaller taxi companies remain opposed to Iowa City City Council ordinance

NICK HASSETT

December 13, 2012

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Dennis Woods Doderer considers himself an independent taxicab owner-operator, despite driving for Red Line Cab. He has “Cab Dennis” printed on his hat and calls the cab he drives “the No. 2 party cab in the U.S.”...

Dogs invade UI campus during finals week

BRENT GRIFFITHS

December 13, 2012

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Smiles began to spread across faces of University of Iowa students — a seemingly odd sight given the usually stressful finals week. “I love it, and it’s a great way to relieve stress after studying for 24 hours,...

UI Graduate Profile: Grad travels the world to help children

LAUREN COFFEY

December 13, 2012

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Diving into the warm pool, Jenna Harshbarger begins her lesson with a group of students eager to learn how to tackle the challenge of swimming. This job may seem typical for any college student, except for one difference —...

Chief Hargadine to stay in Iowa City

DI STAFF

December 13, 2012

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Iowa City Police Chief Sam Hargadine is no longer in the running for a police chief position in a St. Louis, Mo., suburb as of Wednesday. “You can consider it confirmed that I am no longer in the St. Charles process and...

Salvation Army donations over halfway to $300K goal

DI STAFF

December 13, 2012

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The Johnson County Salvation Army is halfway to its $350,000 goal this holiday. According to a release, the group had raised $177,145 as of Tuesday, putting it more than 50 percent of its goal with Red Kettles and other donations...

Woman accused of stealing 30 Nintendo DS video games

DI STAFF

December 13, 2012

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A homeless woman has been accused of stealing 30 total Nintendo DS games from an Iowa City store. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Nicole Russell, 20, address unknown, was charged Dec. 11 with third-degree theft....

Paranormal presence haunts home of Iowa baseball players

BEN ROSS

December 13, 2012

Filed under Sports

Every night when he got ready to go to bed, Hawkeye baseball player Trevor Kenyon usually left his TV on the Big Ten Network. One night, he decided to fall asleep to FX. When he returned to his room after brushing his teeth...