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Patients beam up hospital

CINDY GARCIA

April 16, 2015

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Current patients at the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital permanently left their mark on the new construction Wednesday afternoon. Pediatric inpatients and outpatients trickled in and signed a small, lavender I-beam...

Island Vybz brings fresh Jamaican

BILL COONEY

April 16, 2015

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Each week, The Daily Iowan will provide an in-depth look at a local business. Fresh Jamaican flavor may soon hit the streets in Iowa City’s newest mobile “rasta-raunt.” Fresh food is the key to what Island Vy...

New drum major ready to lead

KENDREW PANYANOUVONG

April 16, 2015

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Starting this fall, a new face will represent the Hawkeye Marching Band. University of Iowa sophomore Isaac Anderson will succeed UI senior Quentin Marquez as the group’s drum major. Anderson, a music performance major fr...

Split UISG Senate may cause tension

GRACE PATERAS

April 15, 2015

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A split in the recent UISG elections has newly elected members concerned. The REAL Party grabbed the presidential and vice-presidential seats, but the BEACH Party took more seats in the Senate. University of Iowa junior Michael...

UI panel eyes more openness

ALYSSA GUZMAN

April 15, 2015

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After recent events caused uproar in the African-American community, students at the University of Iowa gathered to form the President’s Black Student Advisory Committee. In the wake of events such as the KKK statue displaye...

Film sparks assault talk

BEN MARKS

April 15, 2015

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At FilmScene on Tuesday night, a sold-out theater sat engrossed by a movie called The Hunting Ground, a documentary about rape on college campuses. After the movie finished, a panel of local activists and experts sat at the f...

UI weighs in on food trucks

BILL COONEY

April 15, 2015

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Students wanting to sample from the food trucks that will soon roam Iowa City may have to look beyond the Pentacrest area and most other university-owned property. Assistant City Manager Geoff Fruin said the University of Iowa...

IMU construction keeps pace

EFE AYANRUOH

April 14, 2015

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The proposed opening date for the IMU ground floor is set for June 1. “So far, on the interior, we are about a week out from substantial completion,” said Cory Lockwood, the IMU associate director of event and facility...

UISG election sees record voter turnout

CARLY MATTHEW

April 14, 2015

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Students flocked to the polls, or rather their computers, to vote in the recent University of Iowa Student Government election. Approximately 30 percent of UI undergraduates, or 6,278 out of 20,864, voted in the close contest...

Museum on the move

CARLY MATTHEW

April 14, 2015

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A giant black and gold RV has now traveled more than 11,000 miles and visited 36 counties all over Iowa to showcase university collections and research. The University of Iowa Mobile Museum first opened its doors to the publ...

Body cameras will soon be arriving department-wide for the ICPD

CORY PORTER

April 14, 2015

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After testing body cameras on a limited basis for nearly two years, the Iowa City police will receive enough cameras for the entire department soon, but there is still a lot up in the air regarding their use. Police Chief Sam...

UISG election results revealed

GRACE PATERAS

April 13, 2015

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In a tight University of Iowa Student Government election with high voter turnout, the REAL Party came away victorious in the executive ticket race, but the BEACH Party grabbed more seats in the Senate. Liz Mills will serve as...