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HOUSE and TOGA Parties to run in 2013 UISG election

JONATHAN SOLIS

April 1, 2013

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Students kicked off the 2013 University of Iowa Student Government election season early on Monday morning. The official start of campaign season brings with it bright orange HOUSE Party shirts and light blue TOGA Party shirts,...

UI Main Library faced a construction setback over spring break

STACEY MURRAY

April 1, 2013

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People entering the University of Iowa Main Library are greeted by sounds of construction hidden behind a tack board wall displaying promising renderings of new study spaces. And despite a setback over the UI’s spring break,...

Search for head UI librarian underway

NICK HASSETT

April 1, 2013

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A time of change is coming for libraries, with the use of traditional resources being challenged by new information technology. It’s a challenge that four finalists for the position of University Librarian at the University...

UI professors collaborate with Northwestern on autism research

CASSIDY RILEY

April 1, 2013

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Researchers at two Big Ten universities are working together to broaden scientific understanding of a fairly mysterious yet growing more common disorder. Molly Losh, a Northwestern associate professor of communication sciences...

More than 100 UI students head to Des Moines for Hawkeye Caucus

REBECCA MORIN

April 1, 2013

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University of Iowa students are sending more than just emails to tell state leaders their opinions — they are going straight to the source. The UI will host the third-annual Hawkeye Caucus Day today in Des Moines. Students...

Google Play’s Tim Quirk discusses music revolution at UI

MICHELLE KIM

April 1, 2013

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Tim Quirk says he is not the Google Tim, but the Music Tim. Quirk, head of global content programming for Google Play, lectured on Monday night at the Old Capitol about the history of the Walkman, how it changed, what people...

UI greeks participate in "Do it in the Dark" month

JONATHAN SOLIS

April 1, 2013

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University of Iowa greeks will participate in “Do it in the Dark” this month as part of a challenge to lower their energy bill and increase their knowledge of sustainability. The challenge marks the first collaboration...

Man steals sewing machine, money, and a PlayStation

REBECCA MORIN

April 1, 2013

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A local man was accused of stealing a sewing machine, money, and a PlayStation. Earl McKee, 22, was charged April 1 with third-degree burglary and possession of marijuana. Iowa City police officers responded to a 911 call that...

Point/Counterpoint: Who will win the NCAA basketball tournament?

DI STAFF

April 1, 2013

Filed under Sports

Louisville Cardinals No. 1 overall seed Louisville marches on to the Final Four, and it does not seem like anyone is going to stop them from winning it all at this point. The Cardinals shook off an ugly leg injury suffered by soph...

Coach Brownlee to face son, Coach Brownlee, in Iowa baseball matchup

TOMMY REINKING

April 1, 2013

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Four years ago, Jim Brownlee was entering his seventh season as the head baseball coach of Illinois State. His youngest son, Ryan, was entering his ninth season as an assistant coach on the Iowa baseball team. When the two teams...

Clemmons getting locked in once again for Iowa men’s basketball

TORK MASON

April 1, 2013

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Anthony Clemmons has had a roller-coaster season, but he’s hitting another peak as the Iowa men’s basketball team prepares for the NIT Final Four in New York City this week. The freshman wowed fans with his 14-point,...

Iowa’s Dawson to leave football program

BEN ROSS

April 1, 2013

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It’s no April Fools’: another running back has left the Iowa football program. This time it’s junior Andre Dawson. Dawson is the eighth running back to leave or be dismissed from the football program over the...