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District court rules reimbursement on student fees mandatory

BILL COONEY

August 5, 2015

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Some graduate students will feel a little less strain on their bank accounts in the upcoming academic year. On Tuesday, the 5th District Court upheld a Public Employee Relations Board finding that reimbursement of graduate-student...

New Hancher over halfway complete

BILL COONEY AND BEN MARKS

August 5, 2015

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In a little more than a year, one of campus’s crown jewels will open its doors to welcome patrons as it casts its gleaming reflection on the river below. Construction on the new Hancher Auditorium is on track and on schedule...

Making ends meet

BEN MARKS

August 5, 2015

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During their telephonic meeting, the state Board of Regents considered a midyear tuition hike for in-state undergraduates at the state’s three public universities and approved pay raises for two university presidents. On...

Changes to Kinnick

BEN MARKS

August 5, 2015

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Being a fan of Iowa sports is about to get a whole lot nicer. On Wednesday, the state Board of Regents voted to approve the Iowa Athletics Department’s request to proceed with a number of renovations. These include a brand-new...

Providing aid to agencies

BEN MARKS

August 5, 2015

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Raising funds isn’t sexy, and often the things that need to be funded aren’t sexy, either. For local nonprofits such as the Iowa City Shelter House and the Johnson County Crisis Center, sometimes, it can be difficult...

TIER updates presented

DI STAFF

August 5, 2015

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The state Board of Regents reviewed the final reports from Huron Consulting and Chazey Partners during a telephonic meeting Wednesday regarding the firms’ Transparent, Inclusive, Efficiency Review project. In...

Man accused of sexual abuse

DI STAFF

August 5, 2015

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Authorities have accused a Coralville man of sexually abusing a woman. Jonathan Cosby, 32, was charged May 3 with third-degree sexual assault. According to the Coralville police, the woman passed out on Cosby’s couch. He...

Pasta time for Hawkeyes

BRENT GRIFFITHS

August 5, 2015

Filed under Sports

Replacing an All-Big Ten, All-American, and WNBA top-10 draft pick will not happen overnight for the Iowa women’s basketball team. Even Hawkeyes who have never donned the Black and Gold know all too well the questions...

Who is the winner of the MLB trade deadline?

DI STAFF

August 5, 2015

Filed under Sports

Houston Astros After being the laughingstock of Major League Baseball for the past five years, the Houston Astros are in a position to make it to the playoffs for the first time since their appearance in the 2005 World Serie...

Homers spark Pirates over Cubs

ASSOCIATED PRESS

August 5, 2015

Filed under Sports

PITTSBURGH — Gregory Polanco and Andrew McCutchen homered, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs. 7-5, on Wednesday night, ending the Cubs’ season-best six-game winning streak. Polanco led off the bottom of...

Point-Counterpoint: Are Super PACs beneficial?

DI STAFF

August 5, 2015

Filed under Opinions

They must be regulated Super PACs, love them or loathe them, have become an integral aspect of the political process. They’re pumped full of money in each two- or four-year cycle, each vaguely serving different political partie...

Guest Editorial: The validity of party school rankings should be discredited

GUEST OPINION

August 5, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Numerous news sources, The Daily Iowan included, reported on the newest edition of this publication, which bases the rankings on student surveys and responses. I am certainly bothered by Iowa’s continued appearance on this ...