The Daily Iowan

New "green" living-learning community hosts first sustainability race

SHIANNE GRUSS

September 2, 2013

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As much of the University of Iowa and Iowa City community enjoyed a day off from their daily work and school grind, a focused group of area students took part in a first-ever sustainability race Monday. Two teams of four students...

University makes preeminent progression in Expanded Housing

GRETA MEYLE

September 2, 2013

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Four bunk beds, shared dressers, joint clothing racks, and the complete invasion of personal space — for freshmen David Hejnar, Kenneth Hines, and their six other roommates packed into the 12th floor study lounge of Slater Residence...

Downtown District gift card program off to a slow start

GABRIELLA DUNN

September 2, 2013

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As a means of promoting consumer spending dollars in Iowa City’s core has a number of local officials touting and refuting a newly initiated Iowa City Downtown District gift-card program. And while only four gift cards,...

School Board Vice President seeking second term

EMILY FRIESE

September 2, 2013

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After serving two years on the Iowa City School Board, Karla Cook is ready to continue what she started. Cook, who serves as the board’s vice president, is one of the nine candidates vying for three available seats in the...

UI professors using 3-D lung imaging to further research

REBECCA MORIN

September 2, 2013

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University of Iowa engineering Professor Ching-Long Lin has a passion for an unusual kind of art — 3-D lung modeling. Lin received a five-year, $3.2 million grant in August from the National Institutes of Health to conduct...

Two of the largest LLCs may be too large

DANIEL SEIDL

September 2, 2013

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Requiring all students living on campus to be a part of a living-learning community is supposed to foster strong relationships among students with similar interests, but because some of these communities at the University of Iowa...

UI and Iowa City leaders aim to reduce student suicide

ABIGAIL MEIER

September 2, 2013

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Through a nearly $300,000 grant, officials in Iowa City and at the University of Iowa hope action will soon move Johnson County one step closer to being free of student suicide. Sam Cochran, the project director of the grant,...

The UI Student Veterans Center is showing off its remodel

DI STAFF

September 2, 2013

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Today, the University of Iowa Military and Veterans Student Service Office will host an open house to show off its newly remodeled space. From 12:30 p.m. until 5 p.m., the center will be open for visitors. Opening remarks will...

Dry Goods to open in Coral Ridge Mall

DI STAFF

September 2, 2013

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A growing Davenport-based department store chain has decided to expand its presence further within the Iowa City area. Dry Goods, a women’s clothing branch of Von Maur, will open a second Iowa location at Coralville’s Coral...

Ben Franklin to close Sycamore Mall location

DI STAFF

September 2, 2013

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An Iowa City arts and craft store, which has served the area since 1986, will close its doors. Ben Franklin Crafts and Custom Frame Shop, in the Sycamore Mall, closed Sept. 1 and remain closed until Sept. 3 to prepare for its...

Iowa City woman accused of stealing from local Hy-Vee store

DI STAFF

September 2, 2013

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An Iowa City woman has been accused of stealing from an Iowa City Hy-Vee store. Arianna Musgrove, 22, was charged Aug. 22 with third-degree theft. According to a Johnson County sheriff’s complaint, Musgrove reportedly was...

Muscatine man accused of stealing gas

DI STAFF

September 2, 2013

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A Muscatine man reportedly made a reckless getaway after allegedly stealing gasoline from a local Kum & Go. Morris Nunn, 46, was charged Aug. 29 with eluding. According to a Johnson County complaint, the defendant allegedly...