The Daily Iowan

UI students aid locals with taxes

ALISON KEIM

January 24, 2014

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Starting next week, students from the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business’ Beta Alpha Psi chapter will volunteer through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program. The chapter will help low- and moderate-income...

Supervisors accept bid for Secondary Roads Facility

CARTER CRANBERG

January 24, 2014

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The Johnson County Board of Supervisors decided to bite the bullet at Thursday’s meeting on a decision they’ve been discussing for nearly a year. After hearing the cost of six bids to replace the secondary-roads facility,...

CNN journalist visits UI campus to discuss diversity

ABIGAIL MEIER

January 24, 2014

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Growing up in the only black family in an all-white community, Soledad O’Brien said she spent most her years along the north shore of Long Island as an outsider. However, she never let others stifle her individuality. “There...

Iowa City responds to Syrian conflict

KEVIN SVEC

January 24, 2014

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With the Syrian civil war is approaching its third-year anniversary, local fundraisers have taken a more peaceful approach to the issue. Jason Weeks and Newman Abuissa have decided to not combat the problem with ideas for a sol...

Project Archaeology Midwest director leads online curriculum

MICHELLE NGO

January 24, 2014

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Lynn Alex has spent the last 40 years digging into the past by researching, studying, and sharing her love for archaeology throughout the United States and most importantly, at the University of Iowa. As a final way to educate...

UI kicks off wellness program

DI STAFF

January 24, 2014

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The latest Live Health Iowa program will begin Jan. 27 and run through April 4. The 10-week program consists of teams tracking their exercise time and weight loss. Those interested must form teams of two to 10 of UI faculty...

UI professor earns ‘Outstanding Essay’ award

DI STAFF

January 24, 2014

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A University of Iowa faculty member in the Cinema and Comparative Literature Department received the 2014 Katherine Singer Kovác’s Award for an Outstanding Essay. Paula Amad’s piece “Visual Riposte: Looking...

North Liberty woman allegedly forges renters check

DI STAFF

January 24, 2014

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A North Liberty woman has been accused of altering a renter’s check. Jordan Leu, 24, North Liberty, was charged Sept. 3, 2013, with forgery. According to a North Liberty police complaint, Leu altered the writing of the person...

Supervisors reject Administration Building bids

DI STAFF

January 24, 2014

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A higher than expected cost estimate for the Johnson County Administration Building heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning upgrades has led to a redrafting of the original construction plans. The upgrades are intended to...

Dorms eliminate package slips

DI STAFF

January 24, 2014

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The University of Iowa Housing and Dining has opted out of using package slips in the residence halls. After receiving new package receipt/issue software, officials are now allowed to better track packages and will eliminate...

Brands sees progress but wants more

DANNY PAYNE

January 24, 2014

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Tom Brands always wants more. It’s no surprise coming from a man who has grown accustomed to winning both as a wrestler and coach. The Iowa head coach with a 1996 Olympic gold medal has enjoyed some key wins this season,...

Buy or Sell: Iowa-Northwestern men’s basketball preview

RYAN PROBASCO AND BEN ROSS

January 24, 2014

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To preview Iowa’s matchup against Northwestern on Saturday, men’s basketball reporters Ryan Probasco and Ben Ross answer some key questions surrounding Hawkeye basketball. Buy or Sell: Iowa faces a tougher challenge against...