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UISG bill provokes tensions

NOELLE ALKHAWAJA

February 10, 2015

Filed under News

The University of Iowa Student Government legislation regarding diversity and inclusion passed, virtually unanimously, at a Senate meeting Tuesday. However, some tension did arise because of differing opinions between UISG members...

Tenure track positions disappearing at UI

BILL COONEY

February 10, 2015

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The number of tenure-track positions has decreased at the University of Iowa, but the other state public universities have experienced the opposite. “At Iowa, were seeing a very similar trend as other Big Ten schools when...

Charter Review Commission finishes drafting the charter

BEN MARKS

February 10, 2015

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For the first time in 10 years, the Iowa City charter has reached its final-draft stage. On Tuesday, the Charter Review Commission ironed out a few lingering details before settling on a final draft. “I think it’s...

House freshmen taking first month in

REBECCA MORIN

February 10, 2015

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With a month into the Iowa’s 86th legislative session, new members of the state House of Representatives have officially gotten their feet wet. Currently, the House consists of 43 Democrats and 56 Republicans, with 11 representatives...

School board discusses Magnet Schools as an option

HANNA BEARY

February 10, 2015

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The Iowa City School Board discussed the idea of opening a magnet school in Iowa City at its meeting Tuesday night. The Magnet School Task Force presented its findings on the benefits a school would bring to the city. The...

Iowa women’s basketball notebook: Hawkeyes look good at home

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

February 10, 2015

Filed under Sports

Iowa women’s basketball coach Lisa Bluder met with the media on Tuesday afternoon to discuss her team’s upcoming clash with Nebraska on Thursday, as well as a number of other issues related to the team. The Black...

Loochtan on the rebound

CHARLIE GREEN

February 10, 2015

Filed under Sports

Over the course of the week, DI staffer Charlie Green will provide an in-depth look at five core individuals on the Iowa men’s gymnastics team who typically combine for more than 50 percent of the team’s points....

Championships loom for Hawkeye divers

IAN MURPHY

February 10, 2015

Filed under Sports

The Hawkeye divers had a remarkable regular season rewriting the record books, and individuals set numerous personal-best scores. Already this season, junior Addison Boschult notched his best score on the 3-meter board and set...

The Wolff of track street

COURTNEY BAUMANN

February 10, 2015

Filed under Sports

After battling injuries through- out much of his time as a Hawkeye, Iowa track and field junior Mitch Wolff is healthy and running like a man possessed. Wolff was a short distance, high hur- dler for nearly nine years before...

Hawks lose valuable gymnasts to illness

ALEXANDRIA GRIFFIN

February 10, 2015

Filed under Sports

Iowa’s women’s gymnastic team took a downward turn during its Feb. 7 meet against Nebraska, because of an illness going around on the team.  The GymHawks had to change the lineup for the meet, which caused problems, some...

Editorial: Authorization of force against ISIS more urgent than ever

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

February 10, 2015

Filed under Opinions

ISIS has killed yet another American hostage: Kayla Mueller, who had been held captive by Islamic militants for more than 18 months and has died under unclear circumstances. Like the previously slain Peter Kassig, Mueller worked...

Prall: Support net neutrality, support equality

JACOB PRALL

February 10, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Through net neutrality, the FCC wants to protect your right to cruise the Internet without corporations slowing you down or shutting you out. Imagine a documentary becomes available on Netflix about some morally reprehensible...