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Party-school fame fleeting

REBECCA MORIN

August 4, 2014

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The University of Iowa has lost its crown. The UI was named No. 2 party school in the nation, dropping from the top spot, after the Princeton Review unveiled its party-school rankings on Monday. Syracuse University jumped fr...

New ticket promotion set

REBECCA MORIN

August 4, 2014

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University of Iowa students will not have to buy Hawkeye football season tickets to be part of the newly revised tuition-giveaway program from the Athletics Department. Five UI students could win $8,000 to be applied to their...

UI grad apartments open

REBECCA MORIN

August 4, 2014

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The University of Iowa’s Hawkeye Courts will be a thing of the past by mid-August. Aspire at West Campus, the new apartments for UI graduate students and faculty, have been completed, and renters are moving into the n...

MCAT includes more disciplines

PAUL OSGERBY

August 4, 2014

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All aspiring physicians hoping to enter medical school must spend hours of studying for one comprehensive exam that will dictate whether and where they will go to school. Starting January 2015, the Medical College Admissions...

Ped Mall to see new stores

PAUL OSGERBY

August 4, 2014

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One corridor of the Pedestrian Mall is turning over four storefronts before students arrive back in town for the fall semester. The old location of Buzz Salon, which has now crossed the mall to occupy the bottom floors of the n...

Kid Captains named for the season

DI STAFF

August 4, 2014

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Hawkeye fans will be greeted by more than just football players. The 2014 Kid Captain starting lineup was announced this week. The Kid Captain program will have 15 children participate this season. The program honors pediatric...

Woman charged with growing marijuana

DI STAFF

August 4, 2014

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Authorities have accused a local woman of possessing approximately 100 grams of marijuana. Amanda Jochmann, 31, was charged June 27 with a controlled-substance violation and failure to affix drug stamp. According to online...

Iowa football media day notebook: Injuries, move-in dates, and pranks

DANNY PAYNE

August 4, 2014

Filed under Sports

Iowa football media day took place in Iowa City on Monday. The Daily Iowan will provide more in-depth coverage of both the offense and defense throughout the week, but the following are a few brief stories and notes that stuck out b...

Barta fires field hockey’s Griesbaum

DANNY PAYNE

August 4, 2014

Filed under Sports

Iowa Athletics Director Gary Barta terminated the contract of field-hockey head coach Tracey Griesbaum on Monday. Griesbaum would have opened her 15th year as head coach with an exhibition against Louisville on Aug. 23 at Grant...

Commentary: Three takeaways from the 2014 Prime Time League

KYLE MANN

August 4, 2014

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Takeaway One: Jarrod Uthoff is on the verge of breaking out The 6-8 swingman made an impression in his first year as Hawkeye, primarily as a guy who could come in, play smart, and make open shots. If he goes into the regular...

UNI duo proves worth in absence of Woodbury

KYLE MANN

August 4, 2014

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In the Prime Time League championship on July 31, Randy Larson worried about what might happen without his top big man, Iowa center Adam Woodbury. Woodbury missed the championship game after leaving for a basketball trip to Europe,...

Disterhoft’s leadership, humility shine in Game Time

CHARLES GREEN

August 4, 2014

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Just about to enter her sophomore year, Iowa women’s basketball guard Ally Disterhoft is on the verge of becoming one of the Big Ten’s best players. Coming off a freshman season in which her role increased steadily...