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UI expands smoking ban

CINDY GARCIA

April 7, 2015

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Tobacco users on campus now face further restrictions. University of Iowa President Sally Mason announced Tuesday changes to the smoke-free campus policy. The UI campus is slated to completely prohibit all tobacco product...

UI administrator pay increases almost double national average

BEN MARKS

April 7, 2015

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Across the nation, faculty and administrators at public universities have seen steady paycheck gains. However, the University of Iowa’s top administrators received increases at nearly double the national average, as well...

Bike-sharing program expected to begin in October

ALYSSA GUZMAN

April 7, 2015

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After years of planning, the University of Iowa’s bike-sharing program is scheduled to go into beginning phases this October. The UI Parking & Transportation Department received a $135,300 grant to kick-start the program, b...

Flood risk below average in Iowa

LI DAI

April 7, 2015

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For the past 10 years, Iowa City has seen some of the worst flooding in its history, but for 2015, officials say the spring flood risk is below average. The National Weather Service in Des Moines determines the flood risk up...

Man charged with domestic abuse, criminal mischief

DI STAFF

April 7, 2015

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Authorities have accused a man of vandalizing a store. Tyrelle Harris, 20, was charged with second-degree criminal mischief and domestic-abuse assault impeding air/blood flow on Monday. According to online court documents, officers...

AIB to lay off quarter of staff

DI STAFF

April 7, 2015

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Several jobs will soon disappear at AIB as the institution’s closing date looms. The Des Moines business college announced Tuesday that it will eliminate 17 full-time staff members on June 8. AIB has 80 such positions. The...

Peyton covers the diamond

IAN MURPHY

April 7, 2015

Filed under Sports

It’s tough to define Tyler Peyton’s role for the Iowa baseball team. You could call him a pitcher, and that would be accurate, but you could also call him a hitter, and that would be accurate, too. Then, you cou...

Iowa preps for Wisconsin-Milwaukee

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

April 7, 2015

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The Iowa baseball team wants to stay hot today when it takes on Wisconsin-Milwaukee before heading to College Park for a three-game series against No. 16  Maryland. Head coach Rick Heller guided the Hawkeyes to their hottes...

Tough workouts build mental strength for athletes in multiple events

COURTNEY BAUMANN

April 7, 2015

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If there is one thing immediately obvious about the Iowa track and field women’s sprint group, it is that the members are tough, both physically and mentally. Many of associate head coach Clive Roberts’ athletes,...

Hawkeyes face most pivotal match of year

BLAKE DOWSON

April 7, 2015

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The No. 72 Iowa men’s tennis team (11-6, 3-3) is headed west for a midweek battle with Nebraska. “Nebraska is another tough team,” interim head coach Ross Wilson said. “We have got to play well. Doubles...

Point/Counterpoint: Which UISG party should you vote for?

DI STAFF

April 7, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Point: Time to get REAL Both parties running for UISG this year have compelling platforms that address important issues, to be sure. Yet, it is the REAL Party that comes out on top when addressing the “real” needs and ...

Prall: Weeding out racism in law enforcement

JACOB PRALL

April 7, 2015

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Across the country, local police departments are reassigning, suspending, or firing officers over racist or homophobic remarks sent via their work email or phone accounts. In San Francisco, seven officers face disciplinary action...