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UIHC switches Java House to Bread Garden

The exterior of Bread Garden Market in downtown Iowa City is seen on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. The Java Houses in University of Iowa will soon all be replaced by Bread Gardens.

Kit Fitzgerald, News Reporter

September 13, 2018

After an open bidding, the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics will switch from Java House to Bread Garden in its four locations starting Nov 1. After a 14-year partnership, UIHC officials decided to hold a competitive bid after examining its contract with Java House. A competitive bid is open to t...

Elizabeth Moen to play at Englert in celebration of new album release

Elizabeth Moen to play at Englert in celebration of new album release

Lauren Barber, [email protected]

September 12, 2018

Iowa native Elizabeth Moen’s next few months will consist of nothing but music. Having started Sept. 10 and spanning through Dec. 19, Moen will crisscross the country from New York to Portland on a release tour for her latest LP, A Million Miles Away. A Million Miles Away opens with the song “R...

Nursing student by day, tattoo artist by night

Nursing student by day, tattoo artist by night

Philip Runia, Arts Reporter

September 12, 2018

“By the way, this isn’t Jesus fan art,” Casey Gartlan said while shading a tattoo design of a cross on her sketchpad. The cross is for her boyfriend’s father. After beating cancer, he requested the commission of a cross entwined with a cancer awareness ribbon. The commission will be one of the ...

Third Cactus Mexican restaurant to open downtown

Third Cactus Mexican restaurant to open downtown

Julia DiGiacomo, News Reporter

September 12, 2018

Cactus 3 will be opening on 114 S. Clinton St. sometime this weekend. This will be the third Cactus location in Iowa City, after Cactus Mexican Grill and Cantina and Cactus 2, located on Gilbert Street and Burlington Street respectively. The Cactus restaurants serve Mexican cuisine, including quesadillas,...

‘There’s no joy’ in closing centers, Provost Curry tells Iowa Board of Regents

UI interim Provost Sue Curry speaks to the state Board of Regents during the Academic Affairs Committee meeting in the IMU on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018.

Marissa Payne, Managing Editor

September 12, 2018

After University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld announced in April the UI would consider closing certain centers and institutes in light of reduced state funding, the full state Board of Regents will consider requests to close the chosen centers at its November meeting. UI interim Provost Sue Curry...

Hip-hop artist Lizzo announced as UI Homecoming show

The Old Capitol Building before the University of Iowa homecoming parade on Friday, 6 Oct., 2017.

Naomi Hofferber, Arts Editor

September 12, 2018

SCOPE has officially announced Minnesota hip-hop artist Lizzo as this year’s University of Iowa homecoming show. Lizzo has toured with Haim and Florence + the Machine, and is known for songs “Fitness,” “Boys,” and “Good as Hell.” "I’m super excited to have booked Lizzo, because my...

Entering Week 3, Iowa finds another rivalry and offensive challenges

Iowa quarterback Nate Stanley throws under pressure during Iowa's game against Iowa State at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cyclones 13-3.

Anna Kayser, Assistant Sports Editor

September 11, 2018

Iowa is gearing up for its second in-state rival in as many weeks with the realization that Northern Iowa won’t be an easy opponent. With offensive struggles in the past two weeks, there’s a strong focus on righting that ship — especially with Wisconsin peeking over the horizon. Offense need...

‘The Art of the SCAR’ exhibit details the hidden beauty of organ transplants

Pictures at the 'Art of the SCAR' is seen on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. It is a traveling exhibition starring transplants recipients and living donors.

Christopher Borro, News Reporter

September 12, 2018

An art exhibit at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics aims to showcase the beauty of surgery scars. Today, visitors to UIHC can see some of this artwork for themselves. The exhibit contains 15 of the 37 The Art of the SCAR paintings and portraits made by Clover Hill High School students and tea...

University of Iowa ‘wooing as well as selecting’ new provost, official says

Teresa Mangum, co-chair with the Provost Search Committee, addresses the audience during the Faculty Senate meeting in the Old Capitol Senate Chamber in Iowa City on Sept. 11, 2018. Faculty Senate members discussed updates on a new online application process to the university, updates on the office for sexual misconduct, and information on the provost search.

Kate Pixley, News Reporter

September 12, 2018

The UI Provost Search Committee is looking for a candidate who will be at the UI for the long haul, an official said at the Faculty Senate meeting on Tuesday. Teresa Mangum, a co-head of the Provost Search Committee, said one of the tasks of the committee was to work with people on campus to make the...

UI collaborates with rural schools to encourage students to take up STEM classes

The Old Capitol is seen on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017.

Aadit Tambe, News Reporter

September 12, 2018

The University of Iowa has taken up collaborating with rural schools to help educate and encourage students to take STEM classes and pursue careers in STEM fields. The program, called STEM Excellence and Leadership, serves students in 10 school districts in rural areas all over Iowa. It aims to not only...

Pentacrest Garden developers push for additional height on their buildings

Pentacrest Gardens as seen on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018.

Paul Elwell, News Reporter

September 11, 2018

After months of meeting between the council and developers, the Iowa City City Council last week unanimously approved the rezoning of the Pentacrest Garden project, which could expand student housing. Pentacrest Garden is a three-story apartment complex built in the 1970s that sits across Burlington Street ...

Iowa soybean farmers feeling the heat of tariffs

Ben Schmidt performs routine maintenance on a combine head in preparation for the upcoming harvest on Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. Schmidt grows corn and soybeans on his farm outside of Iowa City.

Julia Shanahan, Politics Reporter

September 11, 2018

As Iowa soybean farmers approach harvest season, many are more concerned about the long-term economic damage of an ongoing trade dispute with China than short-term price drops. Rob Ewoldt, a soybean farmer near Davenport, said that when President Trump made the July announcement of trade tariffs ...