The Daily Iowan

UI construction moves along

IAN MURPHY

April 24, 2014

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COUNCIL BLUFFS — Construction crews working on the new Hancher have been putting in long days. Rod Lehnertz, the director of planning, design, and construction for UI Facilities Management, said crews have been working 2...

FDA proposes rules to regulate electronic cigarettes

BRENT GRIFFITHS

April 24, 2014

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The federal government proposed regulating electronic cigarettes on Thursday after a long-awaited review. But those who research the issue, despite some gains, were disappointed the actions did not go far enough. The Food and...

UI to add financial personnel for students

IAN MURPHY

April 24, 2014

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COUNCIL BLUFFS — The University of Iowa wants to lighten the load for its students. Mark Warner, the assistant provost for enrollment management and director of Student Financial Aid, said Thursday at the state Board of Regents...

Taking back the night

ABIGAIL MEIER

April 24, 2014

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Chants rang through Phillips Hall, while students and community members held signs and demanded for their right to once again, take back the night. These UI students and Iowa City residents fought a rainy Thursday night durin...

First efficiency report next month

IAN MURPHY

April 24, 2014

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COUNCIL BLUFFS — The first inefficiencies at the state Board of Regents’ universities will come to light next month. The regents said on Thursday that the first report from Deloitte — the auditing firm hired to evaluate...

Marching Band’s home measuring up

LILY ABROMEIT

April 24, 2014

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Muddy shoes and cramped storage space will no longer be the norm for those who march and play music. The Hawkeye Tennis & Recreation Complex and indoor turf addition are on schedule and on budget, and the Hawkeye Marching...

Cheap & Chic to close

ALEKSANDRA VUJICIC

April 24, 2014

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Iowa City is going to be a little less chic. Cheap & Chic, 105 S. Dubuque St., will close, but the boutique is having a final farewell with a massive sale, beginning today. “I’m not sad about it; I’m happy,”...

Supervisors choose local firm

KAITLIN DEWULF

April 24, 2014

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The Johnson County Board of Supervisors chose to go local on a project with a muddled history. The supervisors approved a contract with Neumann Monson PC for all services related to the courthouse annex design plans in a unanimous...

Expect an offense heavy Spring Game

CODY GOODWIN

April 24, 2014

Filed under Sports

On the first day of 2014, after Iowa lost to LSU in the Outback Bowl, 21-14, head coach Kirk Ferentz made it seem as if there would be an off-season quarterback competition, pitting Jake Rudock against backup C.J. Beathard. Ne...

Frankos proving himself on the field

JACOB SHEYKO

April 24, 2014

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If not for Jimmy Frankos, Iowa baseball’s April 5 matchup with Indiana could have been the beginning of the Hawkeyes’ downfall. On a groundball to the Indiana’s third baseman, then-starting catcher Trevor K...

Iowa track and field set for Drake Relays

JORDAN HANSEN

April 24, 2014

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Hanging up in the indoor practice facility is a picture of a packed Drake Stadium and a simple, scrawled note. “Eight weeks to go, Drake Relays, are you ready?” “I put that up every year to get the studen...

105 years of Drake Relays tradition

KATRINA DO

April 24, 2014

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The Drake Relays is often regarded as one of the biggest track and field events in the nation. Numerous Olympic gold medalists have competed at the meet, along with the top college and high-school athletes from around the country....