The Daily Iowan

Working to end suicide silence

ALEKSANDRA VUJICIC

April 22, 2014

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Book bags sitting on the Pentacrest typically hold notebooks, pens, and sandwich wrappers from the library café. But Tuesday, the backpacks held a different meaning. More than 1,000 backpacks decorated the lawn of the Old Capit...

New salon serves North Side

IAN MURPHY

April 22, 2014

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Hair scissors now snip where soft serve used to swirl. The HABA hair salon now occupies 212 E. Market St., where the North Side Dairy Queen was located for 30 years. HABA is an acronym for hair, art, beauty, and architectu...

New Buzz to open

IAN MURPHY

April 22, 2014

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Buzz Salon will open its doors today in its new location, 110 S. Dubuque St. The new site is across the street from the previous location and will comprise two floors, one that retails hair products and the other the salon....

Abuse panel gets underway

STACEY MURRAY

April 22, 2014

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The University of Iowa President’s Student Advisory Committee on Sexual Misconduct held its initial meeting with UI President Sally Mason and other UI officials on Monday. Fourteen students were selected from a 175-person...

The climate as narrative

KAITLIN DEWULF

April 22, 2014

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The Iowa River is about to take center stage. The University of Iowa Office of Sustainability is bringing together science, humanities, journalism, and the arts to use the Iowa River as a focus for its historical and contemporary...

School projects progressing

LILY ABROMEIT

April 22, 2014

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Elementary schools in the Iowa City School District are getting closer to completing renovations and construction. The Iowa City School Board members approved the next steps for numerous building projects in the district, some...

Miller-Meeks visits UI campus

CHRIS HIGGINS

April 22, 2014

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Grand Old Party beer cozies were off to the side as a congressional candidate stood in front of attentive conservatives. Mariannette Miller-Meeks, an eye doctor and a former director of the Iowa Department of Public Health, ...

IC high schools rank high

DI STAFF

April 22, 2014

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Two local high schools are among the best in the state. According to the 2014 U.S. News Best High Schools rankings, West High and City High are in the top 10 of the state. West High was ranked No. 4, and City High was ranked N...

Getting with S.L.I.M.E.

JALYN SOUCHEK

April 22, 2014

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Melsahn Basabe didn’t give Hawkeye head coach Fran McCaffery much of an option. The 6-7, 220-pound senior grabbed the man he had followed more than 1,000 miles to Iowa City, pulled him into the center of the circle where...

Baseball preps for midweek clash with Creighton

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

April 22, 2014

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The Iowa baseball team will get a taste of the spotlight this evening when it travels to Omaha to take on Creighton. Not only will the game be televised live on the CBS Sports Network, it will be played in TD Ameritrade Park,...

At home in the minors

JORDAN HANSEN

April 22, 2014

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There is no special fanfare when Cedar Rapids native Chad Christensen comes to bat for his hometown Kernels. Nothing special from the PA announcer or any sort of music that would let the half-capacity crowd of around 1,900 know...

Commentary: Seeking the elusive doubles point

JORDAN BUCHER

April 22, 2014

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The 2014 Iowa men’s tennis team was dealt the same cards as last season, graduating only one senior from its 2012-13 roster and gaining just one newcomer. There’s only so much that can be done with a hand of 8s and...