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OPEN party wary of costs

KAITLIN DEWULF

April 8, 2014

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The OPEN Party is pushing to raise financial literacy among students. In an unopposed race for the University of Iowa’s Student Government, the group is stressing the importance of college affordability. “Increased...

‘Tis the season to be sneezin’

ALEKSANDRA VUJICIC

April 8, 2014

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Warm weather is here, and so are the sneezes, the congestion, and the itchy eyes. Iowa is recovering from a long, severe winter, and John Kammermeyer, an allergist at the Iowa City Allergy and Asthma Clinic, said when warm...

ECGPS selects new officers

IAN MURPHY

April 8, 2014

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Two new graduate and professional students will take their seats as heads of the table. The Executive Council of Graduate and Professional Students elected new officers for the 2014-15 academic year on Tuesday. The new president,...

Faculty mull research track

DANIEL SEIDL

April 8, 2014

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The role of research-track faculty at the University of Iowa is broadening. “Life has changed, society has changed,” said UI internal medicine Professor François Abboud. “We are part of it, changes are happening,...

Cuts in language, arts draw fire

LILY ABROMEIT

April 8, 2014

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The Iowa City School District will say auf Wiedersehen to several programs starting next year. Students in the Iowa City School District will no longer have the option to learn how to play the violin in fourth grade or to speak...

Group aims at food recovery

CHRIS HIGGINS

April 8, 2014

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Unopened ramen packages left in dorm rooms could soon be in the hands of those in need if a University of Iowa student organization comes to fruition. UI sophomore John Sheeley, decided to create a chapter of Food Recovery Network...

Woman charged with robbery

DI STAFF

April 8, 2014

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Authorities have accused a local woman of using a stolen car to rob two people. Wanda Levi, 41, was charged April 2 with second-degree robbery and operating a vehicle without consent. According to an Iowa City police complaint,...

Faculty Senate, Council voting announced

DI STAFF

April 8, 2014

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The results of the voting for the University of Iowa Faculty Council and Faculty Senate have been announced. The new president of the Faculty Council will be current Vice President and Clinical Associate Professor Alexandra Thomas,...

Hawkeyes rebound with 5-3 win over Kansas

JACOB SHEYKO

April 8, 2014

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When Indiana swept the Iowa baseball team this last weekend, Iowa was doomed by inconsistent pitching, a lack of opportunistic hitting, and an overall more talented team in the Hoosiers. But in its 5-3 win over Kansas, Iowa se...

Redemption for Keubel in comeback win for Iowa

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

April 8, 2014

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Two days ago, junior Brandon Shulista was brought in in the first inning to replace starting pitcher Sasha Kuebel against Indiana. Kuebel was down 5-0 in the first inning after struggling to find the strike zone and throwing...

Life in combo nation

JORDAN HANSEN

April 8, 2014

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Often in sports, training is used to improve one specific aspect of whatever the athlete specializes in. Now imagine trying to learn and train in 10 different events every day. That is the life of a combined athlete. Assistant...

Hawkeyes drop two against No. 14 Minnesota

JACK ROSSI

April 8, 2014

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On a chilly day at Pearl Field, the Iowa softball team wanted to grab more victories over a ranked opponent after defeating No. 23 Northwestern on April 6. But the Hawkeyes didn’t. Iowa (10-20) was shut out not once ...