The Daily Iowan

Nite Ride sees little increase in riders after expanding routes in Iowa City

ABIGAIL MEIER

October 23, 2013

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The free shuttle offered to UI women โ€” Nite Ride โ€” has not seen a rise in riders despite widening boundary lines throughout Iowa City. The UI Department of Public Safety widened routes to the free shuttle service to include...

New Iowa Department of Education Director stresses teacher development

DANIEL SEIDL

October 23, 2013

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Brad Buck, the new director of the Iowa Department of Education, promoted a few broad ideas on how to improve Iowa’s education system during a visit to the University of Iowa campus Tuesday. During a packed presentation...

City council candidate pushes diversity to the forefront

JULIA DAVIS

October 23, 2013

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As the upcoming election nears, one Iowa City City Council candidate believes his platform of diversity will land him a spot on the Council. Kingsley Botchway II, a six-year resident of Iowa City, decided to run for City Council...

University officials praise new accreditation system

MEGAN DEPPE

October 23, 2013

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Several university officials said they have been impressed with a recent accreditation system change since the program’s implementation in September. The Open Pathways system now enhances rigor and institutional value...

Candidates turn up the heat on city issues

MEGAN SANCHEZ

October 23, 2013

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Coralville City Council candidates became red in the face and tensions grew high as the debate on how to move forward with the city’s finances took place. Friction developed between David Petsel, a first-time candidate,...

UI emphasizes online marketplace to expand sustainability

GABRIELLA DUNN

October 23, 2013

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A new online bartering, buying, and selling site for University of Iowa students has gained the focus of several entrepreneurial students for advancing the site’s profile on campus. Tradepal, now a nationwide Silicon Valley...

UI TA revealed to have sent inappropriate photos to students over email

DI STAFF

October 23, 2013

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A University of Iowa math teaching assistant reportedly has sent inappropriate photos to her students via email, instead of the anticipated math solutions. A copy of the email revealed reads, “Hi class, I attach the...

Regents discusses possible changes to UI Master Plan due to flood recovery

DI STAFF

October 23, 2013

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At the State Board of Regents meeting on Wednesday, Rod Lehnertz, the director of Planning, Design and Construction at UI Facilities Management, presented the 2013-14 Campus Master Plan which focuses more on programs than previous...

REACH program discusses possible name change

DI STAFF

October 23, 2013

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The state Board of Regents has been approached with the request to change the name of the REACH [Realizing Educational and Career Hopes] program to the UI REACH program at its meeting on Wednesday. The REACH program is a two-year...

Man charged with possession of controlled substance pill

DI STAFF

October 23, 2013

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A North Liberty man has been accused of having a controlled substance while on probation. Jason Hardy, 30, was charged Oct. 22 with subsequent-offense possession of a controlled substance. According to a North Liberty police...

Man charged with possessing controlled substance, allegedly cocaine

DI STAFF

October 23, 2013

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An Iowa City man has been accused of possessing cocaine.  Justin Washpun, 35, was charged Wednesday with subsequent-offense possession of a controlled substance.  According to an Iowa City police complaint, officers...

Man charged with second-degree theft in automobile theft

DI STAFF

October 23, 2013

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A local man has been accused of stealing a truck. Kevin Campbell, 44, was charged Apr. 6 with second-degree theft. According to a Coralville police complaint, Campbell entered Concrete Central, 400 Westcor Drive,...