The Daily Iowan

World Citizen: Getting somewhere

LU SHEN

October 8, 2013

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Like every international student, I have been asked a million times: do you want to stay in the States or do you want to return to your home country after graduation? It’s a difficult question for me — and, as it turns out, f...

Bruegger’s Bagels comes back to downtown

MEGAN DEPPE

October 8, 2013

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A round and chewy culinary delight will soon once again return to downtown Iowa City. Bruegger’s Bagels will open its doors on Oct. 14 after a more than two-year absence. The popular bagel shop located on Iowa Avenue...

UI officials discuss ongoing e-cigarette debate

GRETA MEYLE

October 8, 2013

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While an escalating trend of nicotine vaporizers has encompassed the area, the University of Iowa’s smoke-free campus policy makes no mention of e-cigarettes. Battery-powered — with no use of fire to ignite, no smoke, and no tobacco — e...

School District honored with Kennedy Center arts program

JULIA DAVIS

October 8, 2013

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An array of colorful children’s artwork lined several walls of the Educational Services Center Tuesday afternoon as it was announced that Iowa City has been among just a handful of communities now taking part of a national...

School Board moves on controversial redistricting plans

EMILY FRIESE

October 8, 2013

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The Iowa City School District will have to wait a little longer for an update on renovations and new schools. Sparking much debate, the School Board met Tuesday evening to discuss redistricting, which appears to play a larger...

Free speech the topic of Faculty Council discussion

GRETA MEYLE

October 8, 2013

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University of Iowa faculty representatives want to discern the difference between free speech and provocative behavior among their peers. At the Faculty Council meeting Tuesday, after mixed court verdicts regarding university...

UI No. 1 for nonfiction

DI STAFF

October 8, 2013

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For the fifth year in a row the University of Iowa was ranked the No. 1 school for nonfiction in the country by Poets and Writers Magazine. The UI Nonfiction Writing Program was founded in 1976 and is a three-year graduate program....

Iowa City man charged after hit and run

DI STAFF

October 8, 2013

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An Iowa City man has been accused of causing a hit and run. Patrick White, 30, was charged Tuesday with third-offense OWI.  According to an Iowa City Police complaint, officers responded to reports of a hit and run at Highway1...

Lone Tree teen charged in connection with school lockdown

DI STAFF

October 8, 2013

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The person responsible for the lockdown at Lone Tree Community School has been convicted. Daniel Jansen, 18, Lone Tree, was charged Sept. 23 with going armed with intent and going armed with intent with a knife blade exceeding...

IC man charged after with having a marijuana-growing operation in his basement

DI STAFF

October 8, 2013

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An Iowa City man has been accused of having a marijuana-growing operation in his basement. Bradley Askvig, 38, was charged Oct. 2 with controlled-substance violation and failure to affix a tax stamp. According to an Iowa City...

IC man charged after threatening girlfriend with a knife

DI STAFF

October 8, 2013

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An Iowa City man has been accused of threatening his girlfriend with a knife. Derrill Jones, 31, was charged Wednesday with domestic-abuse assault impeding air or blood causing bodily injury. According to an Iowa City police...

Couple files suit against Iowa Civil Rights Commission

DI STAFF

October 8, 2013

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The owners of a central Iowa event venue filed suit against the Iowa Civil Rights Commission Monday, after a same-sex couple was denied the ability to host their wedding. On Monday, The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, a conservative...