The Daily Iowan

UI On Iowa third year shows growth and success

EMILY FRIESE

August 26, 2013

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Despite a three-year track record, University of Iowa officials say a nearly 2,000-student participation jump in a student welcome-week program can be credited much to a slew of recent adjustments. The OnIowa program’s...

Football ticket paperless option delayed

MEGAN SANCHEZ

August 26, 2013

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While promised last fall that students would see the implementation of electronic tickets this football season, ticket holders must hold onto those paper versions for at least one more year. An electronic system that made tickets...

Iowa City’s newest 207-acre recreation area officially opens

SHIANNE GRUSS

August 26, 2013

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An Iowa City park project proposed more than 15 years ago was officially made a reality this past weekend. The Terry Trueblood Recreation Area finally held its grand opening on Aug. 24, and it is expected to become the area’s...

Library opens completed Learning Commons

ALLISON PESTONIK

August 26, 2013

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The Iowa City community can now enjoy a brand-new study environment open 24 hours of the day — furnished with a new café, walls that double as white boards, interactive electronic displays, and more. But the new space won’t...

UISG focused over summer, prepared for school year

LILY ABROMEIT

August 26, 2013

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After a summer of traveling and lobbying for Iowa students, the University of Iowa Student Government will adjust its focus to programs that will specifically affect UI students. The group’s top three initiatives are aimed...

UI officials increase signage and alternative routes for construction

REBECCA MORIN

August 26, 2013

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As more than 30,000 students made their way back to campus, they were greeted not only with the Black and Gold school spirit, but also twisting, alternative routes and echoes of jackhammers — which will continue throughout the...

UIHC LGBTQ clinic attracts new patients

MURIEL KONNE

August 26, 2013

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Ten months after the unveiling of the University of Iowa Health Care Iowa River Landing facility, its LGBTQ clinic has seen significant growth in the number of patients — many of whom travel from across the state to receive...

Iowa man allegedly stole a silver Ford Escape

REBECCA MORIN

August 26, 2013

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An Iowa man allegedly admitted to stealing a vehicle after he found it unlocked. Patrick Warren, 18, address unknown, was charged Aug. 22 with first-degree theft. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Warren was found...

Coralville man accused of receiving $2,000 in forged work orders

REBECCA MORIN

August 26, 2013

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A Coralville man has been accused of receiving more than $2,000 from the Marriott Hotel after forging work orders. Chad Pommert, 34, was charged June 2008 to October 2008 with tampering with records, forgery, and second-degree...

Coralville man allegedly used $1,000 in reward points

REBECCA MORIN

August 26, 2013

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A Coralville man allegedly used more than $1,000 in reward points to purchase items from the Food Service Rewards’ website. Randy Kahler, 51, was accused Jan. 14 with second-degree theft. While employed by the University...

Iowa woman accused of stealing a shirt from Scheels

REBECCA MORIN

August 26, 2013

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An Iowa woman was accused of allegedly stealing a shirt from a Coralville department store. According to a Coralville police complaint, Lorack selected a boy’s shirt from the Coralville Scheels store and concealed it in a ...

Local man accused of operating a vehicle while intoxicated

REBECCA MORIN

August 26, 2013

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A local man has been accused of driving a vehicle under the influence after drifting into another lane. Ricardo Prosper Jr., 31, was charged Sunday with third-offense OWI. According to a Johnson County Sheriff’s Office complaint,...