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Sigma Nu fraternity comes together

BENJAMIN TOWAR

March 26, 2015

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After tragedy struck two Sigma Nu brothers, the fraternity and Iowa City community have come together to search for solutions. University of Iowa students and Sigma Nu fraternity brothers Rodric Jackson, who was diagnosed with...

Jimmy John’s to double in size

GRACE PATERAS

March 26, 2015

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Customers hoping to sit and enjoy their lunch or dinner at Jimmy John’s will soon have more space to do so. Jimmy John’s, 130 E. Washington St., is in the process of expanding the restaurant and remodeling. The new...

Students get crash course in sexual assault reporting

CARLY MATTHEW

March 26, 2015

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Students and community members were offered a unique opportunity Wednesday night to better understand the programs available and the processes involved when someone choses to report sexual assault on campus. In efforts to better...

Johnson County to apply for $150,000 grant

BEN MARKS

March 26, 2015

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If all goes according to plan, Johnson County might soon receive a $150,000 grant to study disproportionate minority contact in the legal system. Johnson County grants and communications specialist Mickey Miller presented information...

Johnson County Crisis Center’s use increases

BEN MARKS

March 26, 2015

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Becci Reedus, executive director of the Johnson County Crisis Center, presented its annual update to the Johnson County Board of Supervisors on Thursday. “It’s been a remarkable year for us,” she said. Among...

Department uses app to boost engagement

CINDY GARCIA

March 26, 2015

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Keeping STEM majors in their respective programs has been a challenge for campuses across the nation, and new University of Iowa programs are attempting to tackle the problem with more technology.  According to the National...

Teach out plan accepted

DI STAFF

March 26, 2015

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The AIB College of Business received written communication that the Higher Learning Commission would approve its teach-out plan. The release from AIB stated a full report and notification of the teach-out plan would be available...

Cedar Rapids man charged with abusing, assaulting another man

DI STAFF

March 26, 2015

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Authorities have accused a Cedar Rapids man of assaulting a man. Marquise Monnahan, 19, was charged with willful injury — causing bodily injury on Dec. 7, 2014. According to online court documents, Monnahan was identified...

Iowa City man charged with marijuana possession

DI STAFF

March 26, 2015

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Authorities have accused an Iowa City man of possessing marijuana. Andre Walker, 21, was charged with controlled substance violation on Jan. 27. According to online court documents, officers acquired a search warrant to search...

Hawks happy to play the underdog

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

March 26, 2015

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Iowa women’s head basketball coach Lisa Bluder and her team aren’t exactly used to playing the underdog role.  After all, the Hawkeyes spent much of the season ranked among the top-20 teams in the country, and...

Notebook: Stars come out as Iowa takes on Baylor

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

March 26, 2015

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The Iowa women’s basketball team met with members of the media on Thursday to discuss their upcoming clash with Baylor today in Oklahoma City.  The Hawks are on their deepest postseason run in almost 20 years; they...

Baseball set for Big Ten opener

IAN MURPHY

March 26, 2015

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When Iowa baseball takes to the diamond at Banks Field this weekend, it will be against its toughest competition to date. The Hawkeyes start a three game series with Indiana today, and the Hoosiers enter as the No. 19 team in...