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Candidate optimistic about city’s future

MEGAN SANCHEZ

October 15, 2013

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A man in the “give-back stage” of life said he wants to better serve his community by taking his talents and running for a seat on the Coralville City Council. Mark Winkler, the director of the Business Solutions...

Unique campus office hopes to increase awareness of available services

LILY ABROMEIT

October 15, 2013

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Roommate disagreements, classroom obstacles, and … lights flickering in the dorm room that no one will fix? All three examples may escalate to a point where a student, faculty, or staff member needs a third party to weigh in....

Q&A with Coralville candidates informs public for election

JULIA DAVIS

October 15, 2013

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In light of municipal elections a mere three weeks away, the question of how City Council candidates would handle Coralville’s growing debt concerns took a front seat to talks Tuesday evening. Hosted by the League of Women...

Candidate believes in development for Coralville

JULIA DAVIS

October 15, 2013

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John Weber believes that the Coralville City Council   would benefit from his experience in the business world and wants to make sure development remains a central priority. Weber, a nearly 30-year veteran at Hewlett-Packard,...

UI receives average grade for vegan options

ABIGAIL MEIER

October 15, 2013

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With veganism and vegetarianism on the rise nationally, a recent report by the one animal-rights organization says the University of Iowa and many Iowa colleges aren’t doing enough to now meet these needs. In its first-e...

Mason talks government shutdown

GRETA MEYLE

October 15, 2013

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With a persisting national government shutdown, student-veterans and researching faculty are among the most affected at the University of Iowa. Referencing a delay in research applications and complications for student-veteran...

Council to address housing issue at regional level

REBECCA MORIN

October 15, 2013

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Recognizing a need for additional affordable housing options in Iowa City proper, city councilors say the issue can be solved at a regional level. The main reason, members outlined in a Tuesday evening work session, comes out...

Former U.S. Congressman discusses need for STEM and humanities to work together

DANIEL SEIDL

October 15, 2013

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While the University of Iowa has stressed STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) studies recently, former Rep. Jim Leach, R-Iowa, says that the humanities, including arts, should work hand-in-hand with these studies. Leac...

Q&A: Mason talks government shutdown, UI apartments, and E-Cigarettes

DI STAFF

October 15, 2013

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The Daily Iowan: On Oct. 1, the Johnson County Board of Supervisors held a community input meeting in which they specifically invited UI officials to give feedback on what should be done to address the spacial issues in the J...

Iowa Notebook: Fiedorowicz gets recognized, Iowa football is healthy, and Braxton Miller is really good

BEN ROSS

October 15, 2013

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Bye week to the rescue The Iowa football team came into this past week ailing a bit following a 26-14 loss to Michigan State on Oct. 5. Running back Mark Weisman, defensive lineman Dominic Alvis, and wide receiver Kevonte ...

Big Ten Notebook: Wisconsin emerging as the No. 2 team in the conference

RYAN PROBASCO

October 15, 2013

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Following head coach Bret Bielema’s departure for Arkansas, the Wisconsin football team was left unsure of what its future entailed. Who would start at quarterback for the Badgers was a topic of debate, and Montee Ball’s...

Bri Toelle finds her role at Iowa

JACOB SHEYKO

October 15, 2013

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As with each arrival of a new season, new players step up to fill the roles of those who left the previous season. This is the case for the Iowa soccer team. Players who once were not as involved are suddenly integral factors...