The Daily Iowan

Iowa City cohousing group will soon own land

CASSIDY RILEY

April 14, 2013

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A community that seeks to be green in more ways than one will soon appear in Iowa City. An environmentally conscious group is set to finalize their ownership of a plot of land behind the Culver’s near Highway 1 in Iowa...

Changes coming for downtown Iowa City parking

QUENTIN MISIAG

April 14, 2013

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Lily Howard drives downtown three to four times each week — dining at a number of restaurants and visiting a variety of retail stores. Nearly each time, she finds herself scrounging for a handful of change to plug the area’s...

Powwow celebrates 20 years in Iowa City

LAUREN COFFEY

April 14, 2013

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Hawkeye banners and an American flag waved in the air. Two speakers projected loud music. Car doors slammed shut as people enter the organized chaos. Among these modern happenings in the University of Iowa Recreation Center,...

UI University Librarian candidate emphasizes transition of libraries in digital ages

REBECCA MORIN

April 14, 2013

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As technology continues to evolve, whether students and faculty will still need librarians’ services is a concern in that field — however, the third candidate to become the UI University Librarian believes that libraries...

Lang, Rastetter defend actions at UI professors meeting

STACEY MURRAY

April 14, 2013

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Members of the American Association of University Professors said that while the state Board of Regents has made progress in transparency between regent-university faculty and the board, it needs to recover the damage done from...

Reynolds highlights fundraiser and Johnson County Republicans’ plan for 2014

BRENT GRIFFITHS

April 14, 2013

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In a packed convention center lined with white tables and small candles, the Johnson County Republicans celebrated their recent victory. “It’s a new day in Johnson County," Deborah Thornton, the chairwoman of...

HOUSE Party wins UISG elections

HILLARY ROSENCRANTS

April 14, 2013

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As the summer nears, newly elected University of Iowa Student Government leaders Katherine Valde and Jack Cumming said they want to start implementing certain aspects of their platform as soon as possible. On April 12 in the...

Man accused of making child touch his "privates"

REBECCA MORIN

April 14, 2013

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A local man has been accused of forcing a child to inappropriately touch him. Andre Poole, 19, was charged March 15 with lascivious acts with a child. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Poole was baby-sitting his cousin’s...

UI ranks fifth in the Big Ten schools for amount of materials recycled

REBECCA MORIN

April 14, 2013

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The recycling competition is over, and the results are in. RecycleMania, a competition for college and university recycling programs to promote waste-reduction activities in their communities ended March 30. The University of...

Construction to UI Main Library entrance to begin next week

JORDYN REILAND

April 14, 2013

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One lane of southbound Madison Street and the sidewalk along the east side of the Main Library will be closed April 22 until Aug. 2 to make room for the installation of the new east entrance. According to a release, the bus...

Hawkeye football spring practice in Des Moines showcases QB battle

CODY GOODWIN

April 14, 2013

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WEST DES MOINES — The Hawkeye offense saw a different signal-caller nearly every two plays on Sunday afternoon at Valley High Stadium. Each of Iowa’s three potential starting quarterbacks — redshirt freshman Jake Rudock,...