The Daily Iowan

Transparency Task Force fields complaints about Iowa Regent Rastetter

STACEY MURRAY

April 30, 2013

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The state Board of Regents Transparency Task Force held its second of four public forums Wednesday for community members to speak on transparency issues, but a local organization chose to rehash recent ethical complaints. Members...

Iowa City community members rally against sexual assault

LAUREN COFFEY

April 30, 2013

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Men and women marched throughout the streets of downtown Iowa City Tuesday, hoisting colorful signs in the air and chanting such phrases as “Two, four, six, eight, no more date rape.” The Take Back the Night event...

Iowa City staff discussing juvenile detention rates

NICK HASSETT

April 30, 2013

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A recently released report highlights a disparity among races in juvenile detention rates in Johnson County, and officials are looking for ways to close the gap. The Division of Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning in the Iowa...

New UI Faculty Senate president takes over

CASSIDY RILEY

April 30, 2013

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Associate Professor Erika Lawrence said she will promote communication among all members of the faculty and administration as she begins her role as thepresident of the Faculty Council and Faculty Senate. At the Faculty Senate...

UI research track made permanent

CASSIDY RILEY

April 30, 2013

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The 30 University of Iowa faculty members on the school’s “research track” can now be assured their positions at the UI are secure. In a unanimous vote on Tuesday night, the Faculty Senate permanently approved...

Pay it forward initiative greets UI business students

QUENTIN MISIAG

April 30, 2013

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Racing to and from morning classes, rash decisions to grab a quick cup of coffee or a sugary energy drink often cross the minds of many on the University of Iowa campus. Thanks to a newly founded “pay it forward”...

Man charged with stealing two laptops and a camera

REBECCA MORIN

April 30, 2013

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A local man has been accused of stealing two laptops and a camera. Lyle Hopkins, 28, was charged Dec. 12, 2012, with second-degree theft. According to a complaint, a Johnson County deputy arrived at Hopkins’ residence, 1705...

Wisconsin-Milwaukee tops Iowa baseball in midweek game

JALYN SOUCHEK

April 30, 2013

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The Iowa baseball team that showed up to play Tuesday against Wisconsin-Milwaukee was one that lacked focus and overall energy. These factors allowed the visiting Panthers to hand the Hawkeyes a 10-3 victory. The loss brings...

Hawkeye baseball continues to seek consistency in cleanup spot

TOMMY REINKING

April 30, 2013

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The fourth spot in a baseball team’s lineup is supposed to be where the main run producer bats. For the Iowa baseball team, that spot has been a revolving door with the only truly successful cleanup hitter being junior Trevor...

Zoeller uses non-scholarship status as motivation to play better

CODY GOODWIN

April 30, 2013

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Michelle Zoeller didn’t originally plan on playing softball in college. She arrived on Iowa’s campus solely for academics her freshman year. But she couldn’t escape softball entirely. Zoeller missed the sport...

Behind the discus throw

MATT CABEL

April 30, 2013

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Gabe Hull stepped into the ring, just a man with a small silver saucer gripped tightly in his hand. The sophomore took a deep breath as he swung his arm over his chest and back, quickly beginning to spin. When he reached the top...

Hawkeyes show progress despite sub .500 record

DOMINICK WHITE

April 30, 2013

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The Iowa men’s tennis team wrapped up the 2013 spring season last week at the Big Ten Tournament. The Hawkeyes lost to Northwestern in the opening round and finished with an overall 7-17 record this past season. The Hawkeyes...