The Daily Iowan

Locals respond to the 12th anniversary of September 11 attacks

DI STAFF

September 10, 2013

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Mayor Matt Hayek “We shouldn’t forget what happened,” he said. “We shouldn’t forget who did it. And we shouldn’t forget all those that we lost.” Michael Weinstock, NY Volunteer Firefighter...

New UI app accommodates both student and public needs

GRETA MEYLE

September 10, 2013

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The desperate flipping between different Internet tabs to access ICON, ISIS, and various other University of Iowa tools has consumed students’ time, but a solution has emerged. UI officials recently introduced a free application,...

UI requests funding for pharmacy building

MEGAN SANCHEZ

September 10, 2013

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University of Iowa officials said Tuesday they continue to set their sights on a new College of Pharmacy building for the fast-developing West Campus area. A request to fund planning for the structure was vetoed by Gov. Terry...

School Board election brings in record number of voters

EMILY FRIESE

September 10, 2013

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A record number of voters turned out at Johnson County polling places last night, voting for three School Board members for Iowa’s fifth-largest School District. Just one of the three newly elected board members will have...

Nationally recognized speaker talks about suicide

DANIEL SEIDL

September 10, 2013

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Faced with several tribulations, namely long-term depression, then high-school student Jordan Burnham nearly left it all behind with a single jump from a nine-story window in an attempt at suicide. But today, the happier 24-year-old’s...

Obama delays vote while pursuing diplomacy

BRENT GRIFFITHS

September 10, 2013

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A proposed limited military strike in Syria is on hold while the United States attempts to reach a diplomatic solution with Russia, President Obama announced Tuesday evening in an address to the nation. “It’s too...

UISG moves on green initiative

LILY ABROMEIT

September 10, 2013

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Despite a relatively relaxed Tuesday agenda, one particular piece of legislation stood out in the eyes of the University of Iowa Student Government during its first Senate meeting of the year. UISG members unanimously approved...

Petsel announces bid for Coralville Mayor

DI STAFF

September 10, 2013

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The owner and operator of a storied Coralville restaurant has announced his intentions to snag a seat on the city’s City Council. David Petsel, 57, who has owned the Iowa River Power Restaurant since 2002, made the announcement...

Probation revocation hearing continued for Kriener

DI STAFF

September 10, 2013

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A hearing for a woman accused of giving her toddler alcohol was continued for a second time on Monday. The hearing concerned the possibility of revoking Natasha Kriener’s probation. According to Johnson County Courthouse...

UI Health and Wellness accredited once again

DI STAFF

September 10, 2013

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University of Iowa Student Health & Wellness has once again received a three-year accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. The accreditation certifies that students are provided with the...

UI Pentacrest to see lots of activity on Thursday

DI STAFF

September 10, 2013

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Two University of Iowa events will take over the Pentacrest Thursday. From noon until 1:30 p.m. Hawkeye Caucus will host “I’m with Herky.” Students will have the opportunity to win free, nonstudent tickets...

Regents committee to recommend board approve forward motion on UIHC projects

DI STAFF

September 10, 2013

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The state Board of Regents Property and Facilities Committee will recommend today that the regents approve the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics’ request to move forward on three projects. The first, the Iowa River...