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Students and staff respond to results of Greek elections

ALYSSA GUZMAN

January 29, 2015

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University of Iowa rhetoric Associate Professor Takis Poulakos — a native of Greece — views the recent political changes in the recent election as “a glimmer of hope” for Greece. Poulakos and other Greek natives...

Bringing on the smiles

DORA GROTE

January 29, 2015

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University of Iowa House Staff Fellow Beeling Armijo spends her days and nights thinking about the children she cares for in the UI Hospitals and Clinics. But when the days get long, the hours get tough, and her life gets stressed,...

Community educated on how to be an “ally”

BENJAMIN TOWAR

January 29, 2015

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In recognition of events taking place nationally and on the University of Iowa campus, students and members of the African-American community gathered to talk about the ways in which everyone can be allies. An ally, as defined...

Lawmakers debate aspects of broadband

AARON WALKER

January 29, 2015

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The rolling knolls and crop-covered flatland of rural Iowa are connected through fiber networks and cell towers, but a clear divide is apparent between Iowa’s lawmakers on how best to expand connectivity. “The governor...

No turnout at Regents public hearing

DI STAFF

January 29, 2015

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There was a lack of attendance at a state Board of Regents’ public hearing on Thursday. Regents announced the hearing at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, less than 24 hours in advance of the scheduled event. “We’re glad...

Authorities have accused an Iowa City man with drug possession

DI STAFF

January 29, 2015

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Authorities have accused an Iowa City man of possessing drugs. Timothy Heath, 23, was charged with possession of a controlled substance on Jan. 20, 2014. According to online court documents, police arrived at Heath’s...

Iowa City man accused of abusing a child and a woman

DI STAFF

January 29, 2015

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Officials have accused an Iowa City man of abusing a child and a woman. Robert Burhans, 50, was charged with child endangerment — bodily injury and domestic-abuse assault on Tuesday. According to online court documents, Burhans...

New Animal Shelter construction going well

DI STAFF

January 29, 2015

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In 2008 when floodwaters destroyed the old Iowa City Animal Care and Adoption Center, hundreds of animals were left without a permanent location. After moving from their temporary location at the fairgrounds, they settled at...

Evans-Storley highlights Iowa-Minnesota dual

CODY GOODWIN

January 29, 2015

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In a recent Minneapolis Star Tribune column, Minnesota’s Logan Storley talked about the other 174-pounders in the Big Ten Conference. He called Nebraska’s Robert Kokesh “one of my good friends,” and said Penn S...

White’s status still up in the air

DANNY PAYNE

January 29, 2015

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In a perfect world for the Iowa men’s basketball team, Aaron White would be 100 percent healthy, and the Hawkeyes would be at full strength heading into their matchup with Wisconsin. Unfortunately for Iowa, the world i...

Dixon approaches record as Iowa downs Northwestern, looks to Maryland

KYLE MANN

January 29, 2015

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Northwestern really should’ve seen it coming. In the last three games, Melissa Dixon had made only 1, 2, and 1 3-pointers, respectively. When you’re the secondmost prolific 3-point shooter in Division I women’...

Softball Media Day: Iowa looks to ‘Blank’ out last season

JORDAN HANSEN

January 29, 2015

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When asked about her goals for the season, Iowa’s Megan Blank didn’t talk about any personal goals, stats, or anything of the sort. She wants a Big Ten championship. It’s a long shot, for sure — the Iow...