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UISG senator candidates discuss

GRACE PATERAS

April 6, 2015

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UISG senator candidates tried out something new in an effort to gain votes on Monday night. KRUI-FM presented a forum for voters and the audience to engage with two senators from each running party in the upcoming University of...

Vigil planned for Mogni

NICK MOFFITT

April 6, 2015

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Sigma Nu Fraternity brother and University of Iowa junior Andrew Mogni died Sunday morning. The Glen Ellyn, Illinois, native suffered a 40-foot fall early on Jan. 14, according to a UI release after the accident. Trevor Heimk...

Iowa City looks into new bike lanes

CARLY MATTHEW

April 6, 2015

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Several Iowa City bicycle projects are closer to fruition. A majority of these are lane-reduction or road-diet projects in which the number of lanes on a road is reduced usually from four to three lanes, the center lane be...

Johnson County holds third death café

CORY PORTER

April 6, 2015

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With a name such as “Death Café,” it’d be easy to mistake it as a dour, morbid affair, but laughter could be heard coming from the room all the way down the hall. Local residents, mostly seniors, gathered for...

Council to vote on housing plan

BILL COONEY

April 6, 2015

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The Iowa City City Council will vote today on whether to adopt the Iowa City Housing Authority’s five-year and annual plans, which aim to continue public housing efforts in Iowa City. The federal government requires the...

Believing sexual assault survivors

CARLY MATTHEW

April 6, 2015

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Community members now receive encouragement to support survivors by simply believing them when they say they have been sexually assaulted. The Johnson County Sexual Assault Response Team, a coalition of several agencies — including...

UISG election guide

DI STAFF

April 6, 2015

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BEACH Party The BEACH party, which stands for Bettering, Educating, Advocating, Changing our Home, aims to take control of UISG. It has a ticket of 39 senators. Sam Wampler and Kolton Dahms are running for president and vice preside...

Iowa City man charged with driving while intoxicated

DI STAFF

April 6, 2015

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Officers have accused an Iowa City man of driving while intoxicated. Warnell Wright, 34, was charged with third-offense OWI on April 6. According to online court documents, Wright parked his vehicle at a residence that was under...

The Box Score: Numbers don’t lie for Iowa softball

JORDAN HANSEN

April 6, 2015

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With the Iowa softball team now 42 games into the season, a look at the team’s statistics says quite a lot about its 12-30 record. Both the offense and the defense have struggled this season and with just a 3-8 mark in th...

Unsung Hawkeyes anchoring team’s top two events

CHARLIE GREEN

April 6, 2015

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It’s been a pretty good year for senior Will Albert. The native of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada,  recently got engaged to his girlfriend of three years, and he will immediately begin training for the Pan American games following...

McCaffery honored by Coaches vs. Cancer

DI STAFF

April 6, 2015

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Iowa head coach Fran McCaffery was give the Coaches vs. Cancer Champion Award on Sunday in Indianapolis. The award is given annually to a coach engaged in the Coaches vs. Cancer program through “fundraising, education, and...

Point/Counterpoint: Who will win the World Series?

DI STAFF

April 6, 2015

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Major League Baseball’s Opening Day has come and gone, and in honor of summer being right around the corner, three DI staffers debate the preseason favorite to win the fall classic. Los Angeles Dodgers As of Monday, the official L...