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Iowa City Fire Department reaccredited

REBECCA MORIN

September 9, 2013

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Despite a process that can take anywhere from 18 months to three years, one local emergency-response agency has been granted accreditation again to better respond to community’s risks. The Iowa City Fire Department announced...

New UI associate director has big plans for student center

LILY ABROMEIT

September 9, 2013

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Following an early and unexpected resignation by the head of the Center for Student Involvement and Leadership in July, University of Iowa has taken a temporary approach in the process of finding a permanent position. After...

UI students raise awareness by required course

MICHELLE KIM

September 9, 2013

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While the transition from high school to college often sparks a slew of emotions, each new freshman class is eventually faced with a number of real-life challenges. With this idea in mind, University of Iowa officials say a...

Chinese name pronunciation gains importance in Tippie

GABRIELLA DUNN

September 9, 2013

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In response to a growing number of Chinese students, the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business has made an effort to improving language barriers with a number of faculty and staff members. At the heart of the topic stands...

Pilot program launched for first-year health-science students

SHIANNE GRUSS

September 9, 2013

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As being able to work with professionals in various healthcare fields grows increasingly important, an event in the IMU on Monday night was a step toward instilling this ability into first-year health-science students. More...

Community members set the bar for School Board

EMILY FRIESE

September 9, 2013

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With the arrival of a new school year, locals say higher expectations should come about following today’s School Board elections. On Monday evening, the Iowa City School Board held its semi-monthly meeting at the Education...

Coralville man accused of a second domestic-abuse assault

DI STAFF

September 9, 2013

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A Coralville man has been accused of a second domestic-abuse assault. Carl Host Jr., 41, was charged Sept. 8 with domestic-abuse assault. According to a Coralville police complaint, officers were dispatched to a Coralville...

Branstad responds to IOC decision

DI STAFF

September 9, 2013

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Gov. Terry Branstad on Monday discussed wrestling being saved as an Olympic sport. According to a press release, Branstad is on a trade mission in Tokyo, and while on a media conference call from abroad, he said wrestling is...

UI Alumni Association and I-Club to host another Hawkeye Huddle

DI STAFF

September 9, 2013

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The University of Iowa Alumni Association and National I-Club will host another Hawkeye Huddle on Friday to prepare for Saturday, when the Hawkeyes will take on Iowa State. The event will start at 5:30 p.m., and officials expect...

The Box Score

MATT CABEL

September 9, 2013

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The Box Score is a weekly segment in which a Daily Iowan reporter uses statistics to contextualize Iowa football’s performance over the course of the season. Iowa’s 1-1 record may show a team in flux following a ...

Senior cross-country runner takes on leadership role in final year

JORDAN HANSEN

September 9, 2013

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Senior Jon Michael Brandt, this year’s men’s cross-country team captain, knows what he wants for the team this year after the first meet. “We’re looking for a really good year, a good finish. The hope...

Commentary: No. 13 Hawkeyes off to impressive start

DANNY PAYNE

September 9, 2013

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Four games are a small sample size — a very small one, at that. But if four games is any indication of the rest of the season, Iowa field-hockey fans have a whole lot to be excited about. The No. 13 ranked Hawkeyes are coming...