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Festival fêtes Chinese New Year

LI DAI

February 17, 2015

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Spring Festival — or Chinese New Year — is one of the most important holidays for many Chinese students. Because it occurs during the semester, many say they’ll miss celebrating with their family. “After study...

Students confused over smoothie change

THOMAS JARDINE

February 17, 2015

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Students are wary of the rebranding of Tropical Smoothie Café and the potential for changes in the menu. The Tropical Smoothie Cafe at the Campus Recreation & Wellness Center will close May 20 and be replaced by a Universi...

UI foreign language enrollment bucks national trend

BRENDAN MAGEE

February 17, 2015

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Fewer students are enrolling in foreign-language university courses nationally, a study says, but the University of Iowa is not following the trend. According to a survey conducted by the Modern Language Association, there has...

Commission looks at listening posts

BEN MARKS

February 17, 2015

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As a result of recent high-profile national events such as those in Ferguson, Missouri, local officials are working to develop ways for the City Council to receive public input regarding local racial disparities more efficiently. Such...

International students go abroad

CARLY MATTHEW

February 17, 2015

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International students at the University of Iowa are increasingly choosing yet another place to study abroad. From summer 2014 to the spring semester of 2015, 55 UI international students went abroad, either to study or to participate...

Man charged with selling meth near school

DI STAFF

February 17, 2015

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Authorities have accused an Iowa City man of possession of methamphetamine. Dennis Delaney, 46, was charged with controlled-substance violation on Feb. 2. According to online court documents, officers completed a controlled...

Hawkeyes upset by historic performance in Minnesota

KYLE MANN

February 17, 2015

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Sometimes in basketball, teams just run into a matchup problem. That’s what happened Tuesday in Minneapolis to the Iowa women’s basketball team. The No. 13 Hawkeyes (21-5, 12-3 Big Ten) traveled to Minnesota for...

NFL Combine Profile: Andrew Donnal

JORDAN HANSEN

February 17, 2015

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Andrew Donnal is yet another player who belongs in the “Late-Round or Undrafted Iowa Offensive Lineman Who Will Get A Serious NFL Look” file along with familiar such names as Brett Van Sloten and Matt Tobin. Donnal,...

Coaches excited to invade Iowa City

CODY GOODWIN

February 17, 2015

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Ohio State coach Tom Ryan knows how intimidating Carver-Hawkeye Arena can be. A letterwinner at Iowa from 1991-92, he knows how big of a difference there is between sitting on the bench close to the tunnel in the north-northwest...

Iowa City ready for National Duals

JORDAN HANSEN

February 17, 2015

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For the third time in the 26-year history of the National Duals, the tournament will take place in Iowa City, and local business hope for a boost in business. The National Duals, which started last week with regional matchups,...

Hawkeyes ready and confident for Big Tens

ROD ENGBLOM

February 17, 2015

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The end of the regular swimming season is here, and the Hawkeyes are excited about competing in this year’s Big Ten meet, which will start today at Ohio State.    A year’s worth of hard work and competing has led...

Iowa’s Sheridan Champe getting in the groove

MARIO WILLIAMS

February 17, 2015

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It has been a very cold indoor season for Sheridan Champe, but the freshman may have found some temperature. With underperforming in times thus far this season, Champe has had some trouble adjusting to the college feel. “It’s...