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Beware Fake Food says Bittman

JORDAN HANSEN

April 8, 2015

Filed under News

Fixing food is going to require getting rid of what we think of as the “American Diet,” says food writer and New York Times journalist Mark Bittman. Bittman was invited to speak Wednesday as part of the University...

Northside Bistro opens

CORY PORTER

April 8, 2015

Filed under News

The menu offered at the newly opened North Side Bistro, 203 N. Linn St., comes from the mind of a chef who learned his trade not in a renowned cooking school but from friends from all different parts of the world. Head chef D...

Criminal justice committee discusses plans

GRACE PATERAS

April 8, 2015

Filed under News

Discussions over current updates at the Johnson County Jail and Courthouse have continued, and officials say things are moving in the right direction. The Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee, consists of several representatives...

Bar and restaurant owners discuss drivers’ licenses

CARLY MATTHEW

April 8, 2015

Filed under News

Local bars and restaurants recently got answers about the what’s next for drivers’ licenses: smart phones. The Iowa City Downtown District held a Spring Downtown Bar and Restaurant Forum at Formosa, 221 E. College...

Staff Council ponders tweaking hiring process

DI STAFF

April 8, 2015

Filed under News

The time to find new employees could soon be faster. The University of Iowa Staff Council discussed the implementation of a new search process at its meeting Wednesday. Implementing business case TIER HR-10, part of the state...

Notebook: Running backs, wide receivers looking for more

DANNY PAYNE

April 8, 2015

Filed under Sports

Iowa assistant coaches Bobby Kennedy and Chris White spoke with the media on Wednesday before Iowa’s spring football practice. Kennedy’s wide-receiver group has four returning lettermen, while Jordan Canzeri is the...

Baseball stumbles again midweek

CODY GOODWIN

April 8, 2015

Filed under Sports

Progress looks like four more wins and four fewer losses in a year’s time, an unparalleled turnaround under a second-year head coach that’s caught the eye of the national media. The Hawkeyes’ swift rise to na...

Midweek struggles continue to plague Hawkeyes

IAN MURPHY

April 8, 2015

Filed under Sports

Against Bradley, it was the bats. Against Western Illinois, it was the defense. On Wednesday against Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Iowa had an off day in a 4-3 loss. Whatever the reason, the Iowa baseball team has struggled in its mi...

Iowa set for tough outing at nationals

CHARLIE GREEN

April 8, 2015

Filed under Sports

In a qualifying group that includes No. 5 Illinois, No. 4 Michigan, and No. 1 Oklahoma, Iowa men’s gymnastics is focusing on one thing for the NCAA Championships on April 9 — hitting as many routines as possible. “Advancing...

Iowa picks up must-win against Cornhuskers

BLAKE DOWSON

April 8, 2015

Filed under Sports

The doubles point was not needed in the Iowa men’s tennis team’s victory over Nebraska on Wednesday in Lincoln, Nebraska. Interim head coach Ross Wilson said earlier this week that the No. 72 Hawkeyes (12-6, 4-3) needed to...

Notebook: Erickson leads defense

JORDAN HANSEN

April 8, 2015

Filed under Sports

As the season rolls along, it’s become more and more obvious that versatile junior Erin Erickson is one of the Hawkeye softball team’s most valuable defenders. She’s played extensively in 40 of Iowa’s 42...

Editorial: "Tobacco" ban is an overstep of the UI’s authority

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

April 8, 2015

Filed under Opinions

The UI’s move to ban what officials consider “tobacco-products” is an overstep of their authority and a violation of individual freedom. The UI campus is slated to completely prohibit all tobacco products on...