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Where there’s no smoke, there’s fire

BRENT GRIFFITHS

May 6, 2014

Filed under News

Right above the door a small, square sign warns minors they are barred from entering. Those old enough to be welcomed into the newly opened Iowa City establishment, Black and Gold Vapors, will see a small, black binder displaying ta...

Task force recommends new funding model

IAN MURPHY

May 6, 2014

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The way the state Board of Regents’ institutions are funded could be shaken up after 70 years of following the same model. Former Regent President David Miles, the head of the four-person Performance Based Revenue Model...

City cuts shelter plans

DANIEL SEIDL

May 6, 2014

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After hitting a snag, the new Iowa City animal shelter is back on track. “We’re going back to the bidding community with a revised set of plans,” said Iowa City Mayor Matt Hayek. “We really had no choice...

District works on safe-room funding

LILY ABROMEIT

May 6, 2014

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Funding to fight against tornados and other severe weather didn’t quite reach the Iowa City School District this year. State officials are making an effort to increase the number of safe rooms available at school districts...

Iowa City residents talk regeneration

KAITLIN DEWULF

May 6, 2014

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Sustainability is just the beginning for Iowa City. Next step: regeneration. Jeff Biggers, the University of Iowa writer-in-residence, along with the Iowa City folk-music group the Awful Purdies, presented a series of stories...

Roy Devyn Marble’s road to the NBA Draft: Part 2

RYAN PROBASCO

May 6, 2014

Filed under Sports

This is Part II of an ongoing series chronicling former Iowa basketball player Devyn Marble and his preparation for the 2014 NBA Draft. Scouting the game of basketball is a dynamic, multifaceted skill. Unlike baseball&rsq...

Rutgers and the Big Ten transition

KEVIN GLUECK

May 6, 2014

Filed under Sports

Future Big Ten member Rutgers’ public-relations team is at it again. Former Scarlet Knight defensive end Eric LeGrand was set to deliver the Rutgers’ commencement speech in 12 days. After flip-flopping on former Secretary...

How to view baseball season

DI STAFF

May 6, 2014

Filed under Sports

Buy or sell: If Iowa qualifies for the Big Ten Tournament, it can make a deep run Sheyko: Buy. Iowa has perhaps the most consistent and explosive offense in the Big Ten. When tournament time comes around, Iowa’s ability to...

Hankins, golfers ready for regionals

JOSHUA BOLANDER

May 6, 2014

Filed under Sports

Daily Iowan: You recently just qualified for you sixth-straight NCAA regional tournament. Considering you are familiar with the position you’re in, is the team where you want it to be right now? Hawkeye men’s golf...

Big Ten tourney to Verizon Center in 2017

DI STAFF

May 6, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Big Ten Tournament is on its way to the nation’s capital. Conference Commissioner Jim Delany announced Tuesday that the Big Ten has agreed to move its basketball tournament to the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., starting...

Point/Counterpoint: What should be done about e-cigs?

DI STAFF

May 6, 2014

Filed under Opinions

The Iowa Legislature passed a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors last week, and the Food and Drug Administration recently announced that it will begin to regulate e-cigs. Health data, however, seem to suggest tha...

Overton: Beware the trigger warning

JON OVERTON

May 6, 2014

Filed under Opinions

Yesterday, Brianne Richson, one of my fellow columnists at The Daily Iowan suggested that colleges and universities around the United States should adopt trigger warnings on the grounds that people who suffered traumatic experien...