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Regents approve historic tuition freeze

CHRIS HIGGINS

December 3, 2014

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Some University of Iowa students could graduate without ever seeing a tuition increase. The state Board of Regents approved a history-making third-consecutive tuition freeze for undergraduate resident students at all three regent...

Proposed apartments on the rise

CORY PORTER

December 3, 2014

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Despite being allowed to almost double in height, a new student housing high-rise has seen little controversy. The City Council voted 7-0 on Tuesday to grant development company CG Hanson Inc. with height bonuses for a 15-story...

Crowded Closet aims to do right

NICK MOFFITT

December 3, 2014

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Each week The Daily Iowan will provide an in-depth look at one Iowa City business. One woman came into the Crowded Closet last week with a hope of providing her family with a tremendous Christmas — but on a budget. The C...

Board’s boundary policy shot down

GRACE PATERAS

December 3, 2014

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Iowa City School District officials will have by the end of January to revise their districting policy. This week, the Iowa Department of Education told school officials that using data from reduced and free-lunch forms to redistrict...

Area mayors participated in the Salvation Army Red Kettle Program

ALYSSA GUZMAN

December 3, 2014

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The familiar red kettles that are usually spotted at local Walmarts have been back in Johnson County since Nov. 17. Wednesday, however, was the Red Kettle Kickoff, which was supported by North Liberty’s Mayor Amy Nielsen,...

Iowa finds signature win in 60-55 victory over No. 12 North Carolina

JACOB SHEYKO

December 3, 2014

Filed under Sports

Iowa had been in this situation before. Up during halftime of the Hawkeyes’ 60-55 win over No. 12 North Carolina, the game felt eerily similar to Iowa’s early season loss to No. 6 Texas on Nov. 20, which was the first ti...

Brooks becoming a fan favorite on the mat

CODY GOODWIN

December 3, 2014

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The first thing most of the 11,882 wrestling fans in Carver-Hawkeye Arena noticed about Sammy Brooks last weekend was that his mullet was gone. This, he said, was by design. “I wanted to change it up, piss everybody o...

Rebounding remains key issue for Hawkeyes

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

December 3, 2014

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The Iowa women’s basketball team will have its work cut out tonight. A team that has struggled mightily rebounding both defensively and offensively so far this season will try to right the ship against No. 7 Louisville,...

Track coaches focus on individuals

COURTNEY BAUMANN

December 3, 2014

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The Iowa track and field team has 99 student-athletes on its roster. That is 99 faces — not to mention those redshirted ­— competing in more than 30 different events that need individualized attention in order to be successful. In...

Editorial: Bad news for public protests

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

December 3, 2014

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After months of protest led by student groups in Hong Kong, authorities have taken steps to dismantle the so-called Umbrella Movement, named after the iconic umbrellas the protesters have used to protect themselves from tear gas...

Korobov: Where free speech ends

MICHAEL KOROBOV

December 3, 2014

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You’ve probably noticed them. Every time you look over at people, chances are they are on their phones. And if they are on their phones, chances are they are on Facebook. The social-media giant has accumulated 1.2 billion...

Richson: Stigma, what AIDS and Ebola have in common

BRIANNE RICHSON

December 3, 2014

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There are certain cinematic images that stick with you, even if you watched a movie only once. For me, that image is of Tom Hanks in Philadelphia, playing an HIV/AIDS stricken lawyer who fought disease stigma literally until hi...