The Daily Iowan

UI students report damages, inconveniences after Wednesday’s storm, mudslide

MICHELLE KIM

April 18, 2013

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The impact of this week’s rain did not touch all residents in Iowa City, but it did bring an unpleasant surprise to residents of Mayflower Residence Hall. Around 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday, UI freshman Ashley Ebelsheiser ran...

Locals rally in the Ped Mall to fight climate change

HILLARY ROSENCRANTS

April 18, 2013

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Local climate-change activists met Thursday outside Rep. Dave Loebsack’s office on the Pedestrian Mall to rally for climate-change legislation, and proponents say today’s children are a primary motivation for change. Sen....

Office tower, condos, parking ramp set for Riverfront Crossings

QUENTIN MISIAG

April 18, 2013

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As one historically significant building is set to face demolition, another downtown Iowa City landmark will receive nearly $8 million in preservation efforts. And both efforts are thanks to one Iowa City-based business. MidWestOne...

UI wants new Kinnick scoreboard, sound system

BRENT GRIFFITHS

April 18, 2013

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The state Board of Regents will consider the University of Iowa’s request for a new scoreboard for Kinnick Stadium at its next meeting. The UI has requested up to $4.5 million to install a new video display system from...

Iowa City commission nixes rezoning of Chauncey site; project to continue

NICK HASSETT

April 18, 2013

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It was a meeting that many against the Chauncey development in Iowa City considered to be their best chance to stop the “shadow.” But ultimately, the Iowa City Planning and Zoning Commission decided to vote 5-2 against...

Iowa City’s Capanna to close after failing to meet financial obligations

NICK HASSETT

April 18, 2013

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A coffee shop that has been in Iowa City since 2006 will close its doors in May, but one of the owners says he hopes to allow coffee to stay in its place. Capanna Coffee & Gelato, 136 S. Dubuque St., is in the process of...

UI chosen to hold regional classics conference

LAUREN COFFEY

April 18, 2013

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Classic stories written by philosophers such as Aristotle and Homer have been told for centuries, and the University of Iowa is being recognized for continuing to make innovations in this ancient field. The UI was chosen to...

Iowa City, UI community take part in Day of Silence

JONATHAN SOLIS

April 18, 2013

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School hallways and lunchrooms across the Iowa City area will be a little less noisy today. Groups such as the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered Allied Union at the University of Iowa, Colors at West High, and Gay, Lesbian...

Sauvik Goswami honored by Diversity Office for contributions to UI

JONATHAN SOLIS

April 18, 2013

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After graduating from the University of Iowa, Sauvik Goswami said he wants to use his experience as the UI Student Government diversity liaison to help others in his future career. Goswami, a UI senior, was one individual awarded...

Iowa baseball vies for more Big Ten wins as season’s end approaches

TOMMY REINKING

April 18, 2013

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The Big Ten baseball landscape is a mess right now. Indiana, the team heavily favored to win the conference (which went on an 18-game winning streak earlier in the season), is in third place after losing four of its last five....

Iowa track gets ready to run under the lights

MATT CABEL

April 18, 2013

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The wet artificial turf of Kinnick stadium won’t be see the dark of night this weekend. Nor will Carver-Hawkeye Arena see its parquet floor illuminated for competition. There will be light. It might just come in an unexpected...

Hawkeye softball heads to Ann Arbor to play the Big Ten’s best

NICK DELAQUILA

April 18, 2013

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Iowa’s softball team will hit the road again this weekend after taking a week off away from the diamond. The Hawkeyes series against No. 9 and Big Ten leader Michigan (36-7, 13-0) is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. (CDT) today...