The Daily Iowan

IMU to lose independent cinema

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 1, 2013

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While a more than 40-year-old independent and student-run cinema at the University of Iowa is on the up and out, Iowa City’s art-house movie experience is not expected to go dark any time soon. The Bijou, established at...

Hancher seats find new home

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 1, 2013

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The days are numbered for the University of Iowa’s former Hancher/Voxmann/Clapp complex as work pushes forward at the sites of the two replacement facilities. By the year’s end, the structure that sits near the Iowa...

Groups divisive on pending 21-ordinance controversy

EMMA WILLIS

July 1, 2013

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While the return of the controversial 21-ordinance to the voters appears likely, members of the Partnership for Alcohol Safety and University of Iowa Student Government say they aren’t surprised the issue is creeping back...

More restaurants headed for downtown

JULIA TRUSZKOWSKI

July 1, 2013

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As the summer months bring the heat, change ensues at the Old Capitol Town Center, with the pending arrival of three new restaurants. Later this summer, the mall will introduce Pizza Bros. and Sparti’s Gyros, in addition...

Where’s Waldo makes its mark on downtown

JULIA SHRIVER

July 1, 2013

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After the search for Waldo has reached its 26th year, he has finally been found right here in Iowa City. Children who have searched for the comic book character’s wire glasses and white- and red-striped shirt among the...

Turbulent time for Iowa food banks

ROBERT CROZIER

July 1, 2013

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A federal program that gave Iowa’s eight food banks more than 10 million pounds of food in 2010 has been subject to cuts and uncertainty, private donations have been down, and the number of hungry families lining up at the...

UI Center for Human Rights partners with College of Law

JULIA TRUSZKOWSKI

July 1, 2013

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The University of Iowa Center for Human Rights has become a part of the UI College of Law. The center, currently located in the University Capitol Center, will avoid a once-likely closure because of the partnership and funding...

Iowa City man charged with arson

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 1, 2013

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An Iowa City man has been charged after allegedly setting fire to a motel mattress in Iowa City. Chad Clark, 47, was charged June 30 with first-degree arson. According to an Iowa City police complaint, officers responded to...

Muscatine County attorney appointed to new Johnson County position

KRISTEN EAST

July 1, 2013

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Johnson County prosecutor Janet Lyness named Dana Christiansen to be first assistant county attorney on Monday. Lyness had previously held the position, but it has been vacant since she became county attorney on Jan. 1, 2007. Christiansen,...

Hawkeyes showcase talent in Game Time

JACOB SHEYKO

July 1, 2013

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Melissa Dixon’s team defeated Sam Logic’s and Alex Kastanek’s team, 100-88, in North Liberty on Monday during the third week of the Game Time League. The game, pitting Iowa’s two guards against each other,...

Doolittle, Stokes battle in the post

RYAN YOUNG

July 1, 2013

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The low-post battle between Iowa’s Bethany Doolittle and Connecticut’s Kiah Stokes served as the main attraction for last night’s early Game Time League matchup. Stokes, along with Iowa’s Theairra Taylor...

Olaseni works to win the hearts of Iowa fans

MATT CABEL

July 1, 2013

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Gabe Olaseni wasn’t always a basketball player. He wasn’t introduced to the game until his teenage years, when the London native was playing a game of soccer. Olaseni, who then played goalkeeper, fell into the mud...