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World Citizen: Freedom

LU SHEN

October 9, 2013

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The first time I left China for the U.S. was in the summer of 2011. My destination was Conway, Ark., to spend four months in an exchange program organized by my university in Hangzhou, China. A sense of elation washed over me...

Bike Share program moves forward

ABIGAIL MEIER

October 9, 2013

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Iowa City community members could potentially see an increase in bike use with a new bike-sharing program that will allow University of Iowa faculty, students, and Iowa City residents to rent bikes. The UI Staff Council voted...

Chapter gets involved in Coralville city election

REBECCA MORIN

October 9, 2013

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After launching a new social media campaign this week, one local chapter of a national group is continuing efforts to inform Coralville citizens on the city’s debt crisis. Americans for Prosperity is a national organization...

World travels help UI employee relate

DANIEL SEIDL

October 9, 2013

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Amy Bowes, a Study Abroad adviser at the University of Iowa, was lost. It was 2005, and she had just graduated from the UI with a degree in political science. She remembered the Peace Corps building she had seen while interning...

Union protests shutdown at VA Medical Center

GABRIELLA DUNN

October 9, 2013

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Since the government shutdown began on Oct. 1, there has been a snowball effect on American incomes nationwide. In Iowa City, the Veterans Affairs Medical Center is now feeling the strain from the second week of a lapsed government....

Mistake on Auditor website leads to election confusion

DI STAFF

October 9, 2013

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A mistake posted on the Johnson County Auditor’s Office webpage for approximately 30 minutes Wednesday morning led to confusion about the upcoming elections. John Deeth, an account clerk in the Auditor’s Office, was working...

UI students attempt to send signal to Juno Probe

DI STAFF

October 9, 2013

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At approximately 2:21pm CDT Wednesday, NASA’s 2-year-old Juno spacecraft flew past Earth for a gravity assist that would slingshot the probe toward its July 4, 2016, destination: Jupiter. The gravity assist propelled the...

Notebook: Hawkeyes will look to their depth to carry them in 2013-14

RYAN PROBASCO

October 9, 2013

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The Iowa men’s basketball team won’t officially begin its season until Nov. 3 with an exhibition against Augustana, but the Hawks’ level of enthusiasm and excitement during media day on Wednesday showed just...

Last chance for McCabe, Marble, and Basabe

BEN ROSS

October 9, 2013

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If you had told Devyn Marble he just played against a Final Four team after Iowa’s 75-63 loss to Wichita State in Cancún on Nov. 21, he may not have believed you. But seeing the Shockers advance as far as it did in the...

Iowa Football’s Midseason Report Card

CODY GOODWIN

October 9, 2013

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Kirk Ferentz’s crew is six games through a 12-game — maybe 13 — season. The Hawkeyes’ 4-2 record (1-1 Big Ten) seems to be right where everybody thought it might be. That being said, Iowa is also this close to...

Women’s swimming and diving look to make impact in Big Ten

JORDAN HANSEN

October 9, 2013

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The Iowa women’s swimming and diving team is looking to improve this year after a difficult postseason, and hope to boost their season through focusing on their tough schedule. With one dual meet in the books, a 185-111...

St. John added to NWCA All-Star Classic bill

DI STAFF

October 9, 2013

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Derek St. John was added to the lineup for the 49th annual NWCA All-Star Classic on Wednesday. The duel is set for Nov. 2. The defending 157-pound NCAA champion will match up with Boston University senior Nestor Talfur at 157...