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‘Sexual misconduct’ leads to expulsion

STACEY MURRAY

April 10, 2014

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University of Iowa officials expelled its first student for sexual misconduct following recent calls for a zero-tolerance policy. The male student was a repeat offender, forcibly fondling one student before committing the same...

Remembering Rwanda

LILY ABROMEIT

April 10, 2014

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Recalling life in Rwanda 20 years ago, living amid the country’s most graphic and brutal genocide, is a painful undertaking for Eric Uwimana. “It’s not something you wake up and talk about,” he said. In 1994...

District misses diversity goals

LILY ABROMEIT

April 10, 2014

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The Iowa City School District failed to achieve its diversity goals for faculty and staff this year. According to the 2014-14 Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Plan, hiring goals were not met for employing...

IC to mull UI pact

DANIEL SEIDL

April 10, 2014

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An intergovernmental agreement in Coralville has piqued the interest of Iowa City officials. “Iowa City’s PILOT agreement with the university has remained largely unchanged for decades,” said Iowa City Mayor...

OPEN pushes safety

IAN MURPHY

April 10, 2014

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Members of the OPEN party are pushing increased campus safety as part of their platform for the University of Iowa Student Government election. This includes planning a bystander-awareness campaign and nurturing a campus environment...

Iowa not whining about wines

CHRIS HIGGINS

April 10, 2014

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Iowa-produced wine could soon join Hawkeye vodka and Admiral Nelson’s rum as Saturday-night staples in Iowa City. Iowa’s wine industry is expanding, according to a recent report by a California consulting firm. The...

Brotherhood of new chocolate

ALEKSANDRA VUJICIC

April 10, 2014

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Squares of pure, dark chocolate sat on plates lining Shambaugh Auditorium, with members of the public daintily sampling the slightly bitter yet sweet hunks of handcrafted dessert, courtesy of the Mast brothers. Rick and Michael...

Supervisors award grants

DI STAFF

April 10, 2014

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The Johnson County Board of Supervisors awarded 31 block grants totaling $1.4 million on Thursday. The top three services awarded grants under Social Services Block Grants included MECCA prevention and treatment services for...

Three things to watch at Iowa’s spring football practice

CODY GOODWIN

April 10, 2014

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Kirk Ferentz and Company, for the second-consecutive spring, will travel to West Des Moines to conduct a practice at Valley Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Ferentz said on March 26 that he was excited to head west because it gives...

Hawkeyes hope to carry momentum into Northwestern series

JACOB SHEYKO

April 10, 2014

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While the Iowa baseball team is coming off of two wins against Kansas earlier this week, the Hawkeyes have not won a Big Ten contest since March 28. However, the Hawkeyes hope that their return to form against Kansas will conti...

Big Ten Notebook: East Division spring update

DANNY PAYNE

April 10, 2014

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While Iowa incumbent starting quarterback Jake Rudock is in a battle to regain his starting spot with sophomore C.J. Beathard breathing down his neck, the Big Ten East Division has a few quarterback controversies of its own. L...

Track preps for crucial stretch

KATRINA DO AND JORDAN HANSEN

April 10, 2014

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As the Iowa track team heads into the last half of the season, the opportunity for it to start a critical stretch off right begins this weekend at the Illinois Twilight meet. This weekend features a meet of mostly lower-tier...