The Daily Iowan

New records system causes hiccups for some UI students’ degree audits

NICK HASSETT

April 10, 2013

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The transition to a new records system has caused some glitches in student information, yet University of Iowa officials maintain the problems are temporary growing pains in a major overhaul. Members of the IT team working on...

Iowa Supreme Court case has farmers shutting their doors

CASSIDY RILEY

April 10, 2013

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As spring approaches, farmers say they often encounter people wanting to visit their farms, but changes in liability laws may have some farmers closing their doors to the public this year. For more than 40 years, Iowa farmers...

Ped Mall public art initiatives to move forward

QUENTIN MISIAG

April 10, 2013

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BenchMarks, the 2012 public art program that transformed more than 80 downtown benches into brightly colored, individual paint canvases, is back. This time, however, officials are aiming for more sustainable and cohesive designs...

UI College Republicans continue promoting 2nd Amendment week

EVAN HAFNER

April 10, 2013

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The University of Iowa College Republicans launched a weeklong campaign in order to spread awareness about the Second Amendment in light of recent gun-control controversies. This week’s events were supposed to start with...

Branstad, state officials begin trade mission to China

BRENT GRIFFITHS

April 10, 2013

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Gov. Terry Branstad, representatives from all three regent institutions, and two other governors will begin a trade mission to China today. “[Branstad] has a longstanding relationship with the president, and as a result...

Basta executive chef demonstrates pasta making

HILLARY ROSENCRANTS

April 10, 2013

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Italian smells flooded the Pappajohn Business Building Wednesday afternoon as a hands-on cooking demonstration hit full steam. Brady McDonald, the executive chef of Basta Pizzeria & Ristorante, demonstrated how to properly...

UI senior earns award for human rights effort

LAUREN COFFEY

April 10, 2013

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Zach Heffernen stumbled into his passion. He was handed a book his freshman year at the University of Iowa focusing on human rights and was hooked from the start. “It started with my freshman year, the University of Iowa...

Postal service to continue Saturday mail until further notice

DI STAFF

April 10, 2013

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The U.S. Postal Service will no longer pursue cutting Saturday mail delivery following a decision by Congress. According to a statement by the Board of Governors for the Postal Service, officials said they were disappointed with...

Man accused of selling marijuana for $120

DI STAFF

April 10, 2013

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A Coralville man has been accused of selling marijuana for $120. Dustyn Prosser, 21, was charged March 22 with possession of marijuana with the intent to deliver. Iowa City police conducted a routine traffic stop on Prosser...

White introduced as new Iowa football special teams coach

BEN ROSS

April 10, 2013

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With less than a month until the open spring practice, the Iowa football team is getting into the thick of its preseason training regimen. Players are beginning to rotate into new positions, and all of Iowa’s new coaching...

Bolander: It’s a lock for Hawkeye basketball

JOSH BOLANDER

April 10, 2013

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In an era of one-and-dones, the Iowa men’s basketball team will be in the NCAA Tournament next season, not because of its talent but rather its continuity. You can book it. I guarantee it. It is a lock. While marquee...

Iowa men’s golf coach uses psychology background in coaching

KEVIN GLUECK

April 10, 2013

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Everything Iowa men’s golf coach Mark Hankins has done in his career has played into his improvement as a leader. Hankins’ educational background might not surprise those familiar with golf. Hankins holds a PhD in...