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Admission on the rise at UI

JORDYN REILAND

February 23, 2015

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Following years of construction and rebuilding after the 2008 flood, University of Iowa President Sally Mason says the campus is now poised to grow its student enrollment this coming fall. Mason told The Daily Iowan in a monthl...

Shelter to stay open temporarily

ALYSSA GUZMAN

February 23, 2015

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A temporary emergency homeless shelter located in the old Aldi building on South Gilbert Street has extended service for two more weeks. The shelter — which was originally planned to be open from December to February — is...

Community gathers to discuss intergenerational issues

BEN MARKS

February 23, 2015

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It isn’t often you get four generations in the same room. From senior citizens to seniors in high school, members of the Iowa City LGBTQ community gathered Monday to spark a discussion about intergenerational LGBTQ issues. ...

Students work to bring J.K. Rowling to campus

CHRIS HIGGINS

February 23, 2015

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Writing a letter could be as easy as waving a wand if a student organization’s plan moves forward. The University of Iowa Lecture Committee has initiated a letter-writing campaign in an attempt to draw J.K. Rowling ...

City Council approves various measures

DI STAFF

February 23, 2015

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Police positions change The Iowa City City Council approved changes in staff positions for the Iowa City police at its Tuesday meeting. These changes reflect changing job requirements in the department, according to the council. ...

KKK statue artist to speak today

DI STAFF

February 23, 2015

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Serhat Tanyolacar, a University of Iowa Grant Wood fellow who previously caused controversy on campus with an art display, will speak at Kirkwood Community College today. Tanyolacar will host a panel with other artists and community...

TIER action underway at UI

DI STAFF

February 23, 2015

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According to an email sent by University of Iowa President Sally Mason, the Transparent Inclusive Efficiency Review project continues on campus. Both Huron Consulting and Chazey Partners will work with the UI in assisting IT,...

Road warriors: Iowa’s success away from home

JACOB SHEYKO

February 23, 2015

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Hawkeye forward Aaron White referred to Jarrod Uthoff when describing the success Iowa has enjoyed on the road this season, including its most recent victory, a 74-46 throttling of Nebraska. During games, Uthoff’s emotions...

Coaches enjoyed Carver atmosphere during National Duals

CODY GOODWIN

February 23, 2015

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Missouri wrestling coach Brian Smith did not mind the rowdy, mostly frustrated crowd of Iowa fans that made up the majority of those who attended the National Duals last weekend in Carver-Hawkeye. He smiled when he was asked ab...

Improvement on defense crucial for Iowa women’s hoops

KYLE MANN

February 23, 2015

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At the Iowa women’s basketball team’s media day on Oct. 30, 2014, head coach Lisa Bluder said team’s real, tangible goal was to finish the season in the top 16 and secure home-court advantage in postseason play....

Dickerson to leave Iowa men’s basketball program

DANNY PAYNE

February 23, 2015

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Iowa sophomore and former junior-college transfer Trey Dickerson will leave the Iowa men’s basketball program. Iowa head coach Fran McCaffery on Monday said Dickerson has been fully released from his scholarship. The 6-foot...

Murphy: Time to race for Iowa men’s swimming

IAN MURPHY

February 23, 2015

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It’s time to let the dogs loose. It’s time to shift up a gear and open up the throttle, it’s time to race. It’s come to the end of the year, and we’ll see what the Iowa men’s swimming team can...