The Daily Iowan

Local cafe seeking 21-ordinance exemption

ERICA MAHONEY

August 26, 2014

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For the first time in several months, Iowa City officials may see a business seek for an exemption to the 21-ordinance. Trumpet Blossom Café, which opened in April 2012, is a cozy vegan restaurant that occasionally hosts even...

Shortage of cambus drivers cuts routes

KAITLIN DEWULF

August 26, 2014

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Maneuvering a way to class via Cambus this fall may be more challenging than expected for University of Iowa students. Brian McClatchey, assistant director of UI Management Services, said it has always been a struggle to keep...

Police discuss potential body cams

BEN MARKS

August 26, 2014

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Iowa City police will possibly sport new equipment by the end of the year. Earlier this year, the police began testing 11 body cams, and they are now nearing the end of the months-long evalu- ation period, designed to select...

UI officials to focus on binge drinking

ADAM JACOBS

August 26, 2014

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As the University of Iowa’s top party-school ranking has dropped, so has the school’s student binge-drinking rates. According to a health behavior and wellness study conducted in 2014 by the UI, out of more than...

Local man charged with domestic abuse

DI STAFF

August 26, 2014

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Authorities have accused a local man of choking his girlfriend. Justin Lamb, 33, was charged Aug. 25 with domestic abuse, impeding air/blood causing bodily injury. According to an Iowa City police complaint, authorities responded...

Plans for new high school move forward

GRACE PATERAS

August 26, 2014

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Planning is moving along steadily for the new Liberty High School. So far, since the initial planning meeting on May 8, the New High School Steering Committee and SVPA Architects have created a plan and layout of the new school. “[The...

UI official dedicates work to helping students

RACHEL GREEN

August 26, 2014

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Sarah Hansen has spent her whole life in Iowa. After growing up in Manchester, Iowa, she received both a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree at the University of Iowa. Now, with her program, the Student Success Te...

Friendship breaks down borders

ALYSSA GUZMAN

August 26, 2014

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Five years ago, current UI senior Yuhao Cai decided to move away from his hometown of Chong Qing, China, and go to America alone. Cai’s parents are reside in China because they have jobs there, but they support their s...

Notebook: Iowa football players eager about game week

CODY GOODWIN

August 26, 2014

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Monday morning brought about the beginning of the fall semester for students on campus. That includes many of the players on the Iowa football team — although, some admitted to enjoying a day by virtue of smart scheduling....

2014 Position Previews: Wide Receivers and Tight Ends

CODY GOODWIN

August 26, 2014

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Ahead of the 2013 season, Kirk Ferentz talked more about the depth he had at receiver than the experience. He had a lot of guys to use, sure, but for most of them, actual playing time was few and far between, save for a couple...

2014 Position Previews: Special Teams

CODY GOODWIN

August 26, 2014

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Back during Iowa’s football media day, head coach Kirk Ferentz was very matter-of-fact about a lot of things. He knew his starting quarterback would be Jake Rudock. He said Brandon Scherff could be one of the all-time greats...

Big Ten notebook: Replacing Braxton Miller

JACOB SHEYKO

August 26, 2014

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Typically, the last few weeks leading up to college football’s opener are dead. Big Ten media days are in the rearview mirror, along with each team’s media day. The first games of the season are on the verge of kicking...