The Daily Iowan

Housing markets on the rise in Iowa City, the state, and nationally

QUENTIN MISIAG

May 15, 2013

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Despite a flurry of construction projects around the Iowa City area, the demand for real estate is still on the rise. The latest reports from the Iowa City Area Association of Realtors indicate that home sales and prices rose...

Two Iowa school districts say resource officers could be valuable for Iowa City

STACEY MURRAY

May 15, 2013

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Roughly one week after the Iowa City School District started discussing the potential implementation of resource officers, two Iowa school districts say resource officers have had positive effects in their schools. “We...

Pizza on Dubuque set to move to Iowa Ave.

LAUREN COFFEY

May 15, 2013

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While it has gone through a variety of changes throughout its 13 years, one downtown restaurant is set to undergo its largest change yet. Pizza on Dubuque, 5 S. Dubuque St., hopes to move to a new location at 213 Iowa Ave...

Two UI students create feminism advocacy group

REBECCA MORIN

May 15, 2013

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After enrolling in the U.S. Feminism Rhetorics course at the University of Iowa, students Paige Pennigar and Madeline Fitzgerald mulled ideas for a new advocacy group that could help eliminate common gender stereotypes. Started...

UI Donation Drive shoots to double amount of donations

CASSIDY RILEY

May 15, 2013

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As the Year End University of Iowa Donation Drive kicks off, officials say they hope to see the donations double over last year’s. Andrea Uhl, a graduate student in the School of Urban and Regional Planning, started the...

More than 5,000 UI students set to graduate this weekend

JORDYN REILAND

May 15, 2013

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More than 5,000 University of Iowa students will receive their degrees during spring 2013 commencement ceremonies. The first ceremony begins today with the College of Pharmacy and will end with the College of Dentistry on June...

Local man, woman accused of stealing several rings

REBECCA MORIN

May 15, 2013

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One man and one woman were accused of stealing several rings that are valued at more than $15,000. Stacy Levell, 40, was charged March 10 with first-degree theft and was charged Feb. 10 with third-degree theft. Melissa Levell,...

Man charged after allegedly stepping on woman’s neck

REBECCA MORIN

May 15, 2013

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A local man was accused of stomping on his girlfriend’s neck. Calvin Battle, 33, was charged Wednesday with domestic assault impeding air/blood and causing bodily injury. According to a University of Iowa police complaint,...

UI Student Health Service, Health Iowa renamed to UI Student Health & Wellness

JORDYN REILAND

May 15, 2013

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The University of Iowa Student Health Service and its health-promotion branch, Health Iowa, has been renamed UI Student Health & Wellness. According to a university news release, the changes were suggested from consumers...

Iowa men’s golf heads to NCAA regionals

KEVIN GLUECK

May 15, 2013

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It’s crunch time for the Iowa men’s golf team. The squad has been playing well, coming off of three-straight top-three finishes in its most recent tournaments, including a win โ€” but none of that will matter when...

DI Coach of the Year: JD Reive

RYAN PROBASCO

May 15, 2013

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The Iowa men’s gymnastics squad has incrementally improved in every season of head coach JD Reive’s three-year tenure. And the 2012-13 campaign was no exception. Reive is no stranger to success โ€” he helped Stanford...

Avallone’s pitching fuels the Hawkeyes Club Baseball Team

SCOTT ALBANESE

May 15, 2013

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Elite pitching is hard to find. Fortunately for the Iowa Hawkeyes Club Baseball team, it has Jason Avallone. The sophomore from Naperville, Ill., just recently led his team to its fifth-straight Mid-America North Conference Championship....