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Many students experience anxiety while at school

BILL COONEY

January 22, 2015

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Anxiety can easily cause difficulty for any University of Iowa student. “I felt like I didn’t want or need to do the things I needed to do,” UI freshman Robbie Sloss said. “I felt helpless.” He...

JC Board of Supervisors discuses homelessness

BEN MARKS

January 22, 2015

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The Johnson County Board of Supervisors on Thursday heard a presentation from Phoebe Trepp, the program-development director at Shelter House, on the logistics of implementing a program to reduce the cost of chronic homelessness...

New diner takes flight

BEN TOWAR

January 22, 2015

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Each week, The Daily Iowan will provide an in-depth look at an Iowa City business. Looking in from the lone window on Dubuque Street, Pullman Bar & Diner almost seems dwarfed, located near the iconic Prairie Lights. Howev...

Mason discusses challenges

CHRIS HIGGINS

January 22, 2015

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As University of Iowa President Sally Mason transitions to retirement, several challenges and crises during her tenure have resurfaced in media, meetings, and her reflection on her time here. “These jobs are always filled...

The Community of Color proved successful

DANIEL VALENTIN

January 22, 2015

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Lured by music and the smell of food, students flocked to the Currier Hall Van Oel Multipurpose Room on Wednesday to take part in a twice-annual social event hosted by the Center for Diversity and Enrichment. Faculty members...

UI student admits increase

BRENDAN MAGEE

January 22, 2015

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Students whose applications were accepted by the University of Iowa are up 9 percent —nearly 1,400 more students — from the previous academic year, University of Iowa officials said. UI President Sally Mason said at a press...

Nite Ride ridership nearly doubles in 2014

NOELLE ALKHAWAJA

January 22, 2015

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Nite Ride has seen nearly a doubling in ridership since it opened in 2009, with a particularly large spike since adding an additional bus in March 2014. “I think it’s been a very successful program, and it was increased...

Cameras help winter safety

BRENDAN MAGEE

January 22, 2015

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Iowans no longer have to leave the comfort of their homes to see winter weather on highways and interstates.  The Iowa Department of Transportation has installed iPhone 4 devices in 430 snowplows across the state this winter. ...

Joint meeting to discuss community ID

DI STAFF

January 22, 2015

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At a joint meeting onJan. 26, community IDs will be at the forefront of discussion. The identifications would serve as something that could be used by those who do not have state-issued IDs. During the previous meeting, Johnson...

Local city council’s to discuss another tax vote

DI STAFF

January 22, 2015

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Local-option sales tax on agenda at joint meeting The local-option sales tax will be back on the minds of local officials during the Jan. 26 joint meeting between area city councils and the Johnson County Board of Supervisors....

Iowa’s team offense carries women to win over Michigan

KYLE MANN

January 22, 2015

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Equilibrium has been restored in Iowa City. After a game in which the Iowa women’s basketball team had to defeat Michigan State while scoring only 52 points — 26 points below the team’s average — it dropped...

Iowa wins in prep for Nebraska

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

January 22, 2015

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One down. One big one to go. With Nebraska coming to town for a showdown Jan. 26, the Iowa women’s basketball team took every opportunity to warm up for an opponent it has never beaten against one it has beaten quit...