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Slater student charges being processed

REBECCA MORIN

August 25, 2014

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Charges against a University of Iowa student are still being processed after officials found questionable chemicals in his dorm room. Authorities are still investigating what the chemicals found on a Slater Hall third-floor room...

Students stuck in expanded housing

CHRIS HIGGINS

August 25, 2014

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Some UI students have found themselves in closer quarters than expected as they join the largest freshman class in university history. Approximately 160 students are living in expanded housing, according to assistant direc...

Nite Ride increases availability

LILY ABROMEIT

August 25, 2014

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Women at the University of Iowa can now take advantage of enhanced safety measures both on campus and off. Nite Ride, the university’s bus system to provide safe rides to women, extended its hours beginning Monday. Previously...

Activist group meets to talk police brutality

BEN MARKS

August 25, 2014

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A lawyer, social worker, and ex-military personnel were just a few of the people meeting to express concern about the same issue: reducing the culture of fear surrounding the police and creating a positive dialogue with those...

Iowa farmers to see record corn crop

DANIELLE SCHAEFER

August 25, 2014

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Corn is popping past expectations this year. “This year, nationally and in Iowa, we are going to harvest a record crop,” said Jerry Mohr, an Eldridge, Iowa, farmer and Iowa Corn Growers’ Association treasurer...

Hawk Alert released for sexual misconduct

DI STAFF

August 25, 2014

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University of Iowa officials issued a report of sexual misconduct Monday afternoon. This is the first reported sexual misconduct for the academic year. Reportedly, a student was sexually assaulted Aug. 22 by an acquaintance...

UISG announces new initiatives

ALEXA SANDON

August 25, 2014

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The University of Iowa Student Government is pushing for new initiatives this year, focusing most on sustainability and transparency when it comes to international and domestic student relationships. Over the summer, UISG President...

Ben Carson talks presidential aspirations in Iowa

CASSIDY RILEY

August 25, 2014

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CEDAR RAPIDS — In the middle of a two-day tour of eastern Iowa, Ben Carson told a crowded room on Monday morning that he’s going to let the people decide if he should run for president. “If people indicate that...

Flood mitigation construction continues on schedule

NICK MOFFITT

August 25, 2014

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Despite flooding and other setbacks, flood-mitigation project construction at the Iowa Memorial Union and Mayflower Residence Hall are continuing on as planned. “This summer as a campus, we were as vulnerable as we’ve...

Renovations set for group of downtown businesses

CORY PORTER

August 25, 2014

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Iowa City residents may see some new updates to several local businesses in the coming months. Coming into its second year, the Building Change program, an economic initiative created by the City of Iowa City, has allocated funding...

2014 Position Previews: Secondary

JACOB SHEYKO

August 25, 2014

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All football positions have learning curves. And a lot of that learning happens behind the scenes, away from the eyes of the fans and media, who often see the athletes only on game days, when their mistakes often garner more atte...

2014 Position Previews: Quarterbacks

DANNY PAYNE

August 25, 2014

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Following Iowa’s 8-5 2013-14 campaign that ended with a loss to LSU in the Outback Bowl, there was talk that the Hawkeyes would have an open competition at quarterback. It didn’t last too long, however; offensive coordinato...