The Daily Iowan

UI police changes focus of patrols

ERICA MAHONEY

September 4, 2014

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Following the University of Iowa Department of Public Safety’s decision to discontinue bar checks, officials say they will focus patrolling in other areas on the UI campus. “The original intent of our downtown patr...

Kid Captain known for big heart

LILY ABROMEIT

September 4, 2014

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When he was five years old, Joseph Burken persuaded his doctor to shave her head. “If you’re scared, I’ll hold your hand,” he told her at a fundraiser for pediatric cancer in their hometown of DeWitt,...

New program will give tickets to student-athletes

ERICA MAHONEY

September 4, 2014

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University of Iowa student-athletes can now get free admission into all Hawkeye football and men’s basketball games following a rules change. This change came after the Big Ten lifted its ban on allowing student-athletes...

Officials release sanctions for sexual assault

CHRIS HIGGINS

September 4, 2014

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University of Iowa President Sally Mason announced via email Thursday that the UI has set new sanctioning guidelines for students who commit sexual assault, with consequences ranging from probation to expulsion. The mass-message...

Third-year program sees progress

CORY PORTER

September 4, 2014

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Two years after it was created, University of Iowa officials said the Golden Pledge program continues to be successful after raising millions of dollars to create new scholarships. When UI President Sally Mason announced the...

Iowa City program implements updates on its website

RACHEL GREEN

September 4, 2014

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Iowa City police hope that by expanding an existing program, people will be better informed when it comes to crime in their community. Iowa City Crime Stoppers was created in 2007 to help reduce crime by giving tipsters incentives...

Officials place safety measures around construction site

MICHAEL KADRIE

September 4, 2014

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The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinic’s ongoing construction projects have slimmed down space around Kinnick Stadium, and tailgaters this season may have to make due with limited parking options and congested streets....

Japanese restaurant to open

MITCH MCANDREW

September 4, 2014

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A new establishment will offer Japanese cuisine downtown, replacing the space Iron Hawk occupied. Osaka is expected to open later this month, taking the place of the recently closed restaurant, 122 E. Washington St. “I’m...

AirCare celebrates 35 years

BEN MARKS

September 4, 2014

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For 35 years, AirCare has flown the skies, providing Iowa City and the surrounding area with fast, high quality medical service. Founded in 1979, AirCare is celebrating its 35th anniversary as the oldest helicopter ambulance...

Officials largely happy with living-learning program

CHRIS HIGGINS

September 4, 2014

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Following the first full year of living-learning communities, officials say there is still room to grow. A living-learning community is a cohesive theme to connect students with others of similar interests or majors. “The...

ISIS program receives updates

DI STAFF

September 4, 2014

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The University of Iowa Instructional Technology Service web designers edited the layout for the new ISIS interface over the summer to give students an easier way to access the website they use for class registration and financial...

Iowa not expecting historic Ball State matchup

DANNY PAYNE

September 4, 2014

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Historically, when Iowa and Ball State have met, it hasn’t been much of a contest. The Hawkeyes have won the schools’ only two matchups by a combined score of 101-0 — just a tad lopsided. It’s easy for Keen...