The Daily Iowan

UISG parties to meet with officials after campaign sticker move

STACEY MURRAY

April 9, 2013

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University of Iowa Student Government candidates will meet with UI administrators today following a controversial campaign move. The Daily Iowan Editorial Board endorsed the HOUSE Party on the Opinions page in Tuesday’s issue. ...

UISG voting begins today

STACEY MURRAY

April 9, 2013

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Over the next two days, the University of Iowa undergraduate students will decide what kind of party it likes best for the next academic year — a TOGA Party or a HOUSE Party. HOUSE and TOGA are on the ballot for the UI Student...

Iowa City Diversity Committee presents findings to City Council

NICK HASSETT

April 9, 2013

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Members of an ad-hoc Diversity Committee presented the results of their findings to the Iowa City City Council on Tuesday, and councilors said the issues they addressed would not be relegated to the back burner. The City Council...

UIHC celebrates ‘Donate Life’ month

LAUREN COFFEY

April 9, 2013

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A young boy with copper-colored hair and wide and curious brown eyes wiggles around a spacious room, while a man speaks to a crowd of people about organ donation. The little boy, Mason Zenner, might understand more about organ...

UI officials express interest in Obama BRAIN initiative proposal

BRIANNA JETT

April 9, 2013

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Science is turning inward and approaching the next frontier — the human brain. On April 2, President Obama announced a new project, called the BRAIN Initiative, or Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies....

Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller stops at UI Law School, talks bipartisanship

BRENT GRIFFITHS

April 9, 2013

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Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller concedes the bipartisan relationships he used to foster in Des Moines are thinning. However, on the pressing political and legal issues of the country, those problems have not stopped his office...

UI Office of Sustainability sponsors bike commuter challenge

REBECCA MORIN

April 9, 2013

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With spring rolling around, cyclists are unlocking the chains and peddling across Iowa City — and University of Iowa faculty and staff members are counting every mile. The UI Office of Sustainability’s first Bike Commuter...

UI College of Law class encourages discussion about race

MICHELLE KIM

April 9, 2013

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One class in the University of Iowa College of Law is prompting students to become more comfortable with talking and writing about race. UI Professor Angela Onwuachi-Willig teaches a seminar in Critical Race Theory this semester,...

Film showing at UIHC addresses uninsured patients at American hospitals

MICHELLE KIM

April 9, 2013

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A father of three children is filmed as he cries in front of his children. His son can no longer play baseball, and his elder daughter, who is lying in the patient room, cannot pay for her hip-hop dance classes anymore because...

Iowa City City Councilors approve amplified sound ordinance

NICK HASSETT

April 9, 2013

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The Iowa City City Council voted to change the rules on the use of amplified sound in city spaces on Tuesday. The council passed the change, 7-0, on its second consideration after the council approved waiving the third consideration...

Iowa City officials approve contractor for West Side Levee

NICK HASSETT

April 9, 2013

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The Iowa City City Council passed a resolution awarding the contract for a levee construction on Tuesday. Bids for the construction of the West Side Levee Project, approved by the City Council on March 5, were received from...

Sheriff dismisses charges against North Liberty woman in spork case

REBECCA MORIN

April 9, 2013

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Charges against a North Liberty woman accused of breaking a spork were dismissed by the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office’s request. Tera Harris, 25, was charged Sunday with fifth-degree criminal mischief. However, the Johnson...