The Daily Iowan

SEATS to expand operations

CARTER CRANBERG

February 11, 2014

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After years of chauffeuring the elderly, one local fleet of white buses is looking to expand its reach. As a result of this increase, SEATS wants to replace four old vehicles and acquire an additional two new ones for Iowa ...

UISG votes in support of Latino Studies Minor

MEGAN DEPPE

February 11, 2014

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University of Iowa students interested in the much-discussed Latino Studies minor might not have to wait much longer. Support for the minor has been expressed by several different student groups, and a proposal will be put before...

Rastetter outlines plans for study into state universities

IAN MURPHY

February 11, 2014

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State Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter outlined plans for an efficiency study for the three regent universities at a Faculty Senate meeting Tuesday after the regents announced their choice to lead the study. The regents...

Asia out of reach for many students studying abroad

CHRIS HIGGINS

February 11, 2014

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Those drawn to the sun and romance of Western Europe form the brunt of the rise in the number of students who study abroad, while Eastern Europe and Asia remain out of reach for many. According to a statistics from University...

Preschool debate on the forefront of legislators

ABIGAIL MEIER

February 11, 2014

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Four year-olds are at the top of the Legislature’s list. Publicly funded preschools have become a major priority in the Iowa Legislature as policymakers debate about increasing funds for early education programs. A subcommittee...

Twain Elementary moving along as expected

DI STAFF

February 11, 2014

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The plans for renovations on Twain Elementary are moving forward as planned, officials said at Tuesdays School Board meeting. Board member Chris Lynch presented the next steps for approval by the board at the meeting and said...

MLK Day will be a holiday next year

DI STAFF

February 11, 2014

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Among the 2014-15 Calendar report, School Board members announced Martin Luther King Jr. Day will return to a holiday next year. After deciding to hold classes on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day this year, the school board received...

Local man allegedly stole items from Hawks Ridge

DI STAFF

February 11, 2014

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A local man has been accused of stealing cleaning supplies from Hawks Ridge. Alexander Plasa, 20, was charged on Feb. 5 with third-degree burglary, second-degree theft, and third-degree theft. According to an Iowa City police...

Iowa posts third-consecutive sweep

JORDAN BUCHER

February 11, 2014

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The Iowa men’s tennis team posted yet another sweep on Tuesday against Missouri-Kansas City, the Hawks’ latest victim in the Hawkeye Tennis & Recreation Complex. The Hawkeyes opened the 2014 season on Feb. 1...

Dziewa going home

DANNY PAYNE

February 11, 2014

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Josh Dziewa and Mike Evans were pelted with questions about wrestling in their home state the last time No. 2 Iowa traveled to Pennsylvania. That was in December, when the Hawkeyes traveled to face Edinboro, which is located much...

Iowa sprinter James Harrington has had quite the journey

JORDAN HANSEN

February 11, 2014

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James Harrington is no Dorothy, but their respective stories played out much the same way. For Harrington, his recruiting process was a whirlwind comparable to a Kansas twister. The native of Cedar Falls said he had a choice...

Iowa softball adapts to indoor practice

JACK ROSSI

February 11, 2014

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It’s a busy time of year for Iowa’s indoor football facility. Every year the Iowa softball team find themselves sharing the building with various other sports forced indoors by the weather. The task of sharing the...