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UI ‘first’ again with addition of LGBT admissions option

STACEY MURRAY

December 14, 2012

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Yet again, the University of Iowa distinguishes itself with a first. As of Dec. 1, students applying to the University of Iowa are able to mark transgendered as an option under gender identification.  Applicants will also have...

UIHC to discontinue Patient Transportation Service

KRISTEN EAST

December 14, 2012

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University of Iowa hospital administrators will disband a service providing free transportation to thousands of IowaCare patients from around the state. UI Hospitals and Clinics officials say the cost of the program has grown...

The Daily Iowan’s top news from fall 2012

KRISTEN EAST

December 14, 2012

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The Daily Iowan recounts the top news events from the fall in Iowa City and at the University of Iowa. UI welcomes another record-breaking class The University of Iowa welcomed another record-breaking class for the fall, wi...

Iowa City City Council to vote on dam proposal

NICK HASSETT

December 14, 2012

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A revitalized Iowa Riverfront may be coming sooner than expected. The Iowa City City Council will vote on whether to proceed with a particular design group for the Burlington Street dam proposal at the next council meeting. The...

Local officials not fazed by state’s drop in health rankings

BRENT GRIFFITHS

December 14, 2012

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Gov. Terry Branstad has a vision. He wants Iowa to be the healthiest state in the country. However, a recent report indicates that Iowa has dropped four spots in national rankings. Despite the drop in rankings, several local...

Colangelo steps down as director of UI Belin-Blank Honors Center

BRIANNA JETT

December 14, 2012

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Although the new year will bring a name change to the University of Iowa’s Belin-Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development, life will continue as usual for most of the center. Nicholas Colangelo...

UI law enforcement urges precaution in light holiday-season burglary spike

ERIC CLARK

December 14, 2012

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With a dramatic increase in the number of reported burglaries over the holidays in the last two years, local law-enforcement officials urge students to take proper precautions before going home for the winter break. Between December...

UI Center for Student Involvement and Leadership plans alternative spring break

CASSIDY RILEY

December 14, 2012

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For many students, spring break means sun bathing and spending time with friends. For 15 students at the University of Iowa, this spring break will mean rolling up their sleeves and making a difference. Applications are due Jan....

McCabe, Hawkeyes, seek redemption against UNI

TOM CLOS

December 14, 2012

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Zach McCabe remembers last year’s 80-60 blowout loss at Northern Iowa. In fact, the junior forward can’t forget it. “It’s definitely still in my mind,” McCabe said. “Any time you lose to a...

Hawkeyes head to New York for the inaugural ‘Grapple at the Garden’

CODY GOODWIN

December 14, 2012

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Derek St. John has never seen the Statue of Liberty up close, but he would like to. Tony Ramos said he just wants to see Times Square. But Iowa’s head wrestling coach Tom Brands would prefer that the Hawkeyes snag two...

Iowa women’s basketball travels to Des Moines

DI STAFF

December 14, 2012

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The Iowa women’s basketball team (7-3) will travel to Des Moines on Sunday to face off against the Drake Bulldogs (3-5). The game will bring back many memories for both coaching staffs. Iowa head coach Lisa Bluder coached...

Star GymHawk Stevenson prepares for senior season

MATT CABEL

December 14, 2012

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For Emma Stevenson, confidence is key. Entering her final season as a member of the Iowa women’s gymnastics team, Stevenson cites her mentality as one of the key differences between the gymnast she is now and the one ...