The Daily Iowan

Coming through individually

MEGAN SANCHEZ

April 29, 2014

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In an effort to better express herself, Margalea chose to write some of her responses. Margalea Warner remembers a time when she could hear and see things around her that others could not. She writes: “My childhood was...

UI officials respond to White House recommendation

STACEY MURRAY

April 29, 2014

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A task force created by President Barack Obama released recommendations Tuesday to colleges across the nation as a way to respond to sexual assault on their campuses. The task force is co-chaired by Vice President Joe Biden and...

Decline in honeybee population threatens food production

KAITLIN DEWULF

April 29, 2014

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Honeybees are vanishing from their hives without leaving a trace. The phenomenon known as “Colony Collapse Disorder” occurs when worker bees abruptly disappear from a beehive. It was first reported in the United...

Peninsula Neighborhood residents want a way out

ABIGAIL MEIER

April 29, 2014

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Some Iowa City residents want a way out. When the floodwaters of 2008 severed the access to homes of the Peninsula Neighborhood, many families were given 30 minutes to evacuate their residences.   The waters flowed over...

Hardly working, having fun

JENNIFER HOCH

April 29, 2014

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The sounds of trap music filled the IMU ballroom on Tuesday as hip-hop artist A$AP Ferg took the stage. Ferg previously studied fine arts before getting into hip-hop through his good friend and collaborator, A$AP Rocky. He ...

UI faculty approves policy changes

DANIEL SEIDL

April 29, 2014

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In a changing landscape at the University of Iowa, the role of some faculty members has been revised. At the Faculty Senate’s Tuesday meeting, the members approved various revisions to the university’s research-track...

House moves on e-cigs

BRENT GRIFFITHS

April 29, 2014

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Gov. Terry Branstad will have the final decision on whether to ban selling electronic cigarettes to minors after a bill cleared the Statehouse on Tuesday. The House voted 74-23 to agree with changes the Senate made to House File...

Chinese enrollment draws attention

LILY ABROMEIT

April 29, 2014

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Wendi Xie was not always such a good student. In Beijing, where she grew up, Xie did not take education very seriously — until she realized she wanted to study in the United States. “I wanted to seek something different,...

Iowa City internet slower than advertised

DI STAFF

April 29, 2014

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Iowa City residents are not seeing the super-fast speeds promised to them by their Internet providers. In fact, on average, the speeds are over 15 percent slower for downloading and 20 percent slower for uploading than they...

Woman charged with five counts of forgery

DI STAFF

April 29, 2014

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Authorities have accused an Iowa City woman of forgery. Tiara Woods, 27, was charged Feb. 6 with identity theft, Jan. 20 with two counts of forgery, Jan. 21 with forgery, Jan. 22 with forgery, and March 19 with forgery. Between...

Faculty senate elects officers

DI STAFF

April 29, 2014

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The face of the University of Iowa Faculty Senate is changing. At its Tuesday meeting, the Senate elected a new vice president and secretary. UI law Professor Christina Bohannon will serve as the new vice president in a three-year...

The Box Score: Iowa slipping behind the competition in Big Ten

JOSHUA BOLANDER

April 29, 2014

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Forty-two games into the Iowa softball season, and we have finally reached the point where over-analyzing statistics to develop theories on a team ends, and the numbers instead become an accurate reflection on why the squad has...