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UI officials push new HIV test

CINDY GARCIA

March 25, 2015

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On the heels of what studies note as a more promiscuous week of a college student’s year, University of Iowa officials are asking students to swap some spit — this time with Student Health and Wellness. Although UI students...

New major in full swing

DI STAFF

March 25, 2015

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A new major at the University of Iowa is in effect. The Bachelor of Arts in Entrepreneurial Leadership — for liberal arts and sciences students — intends to provide both leadership and management education to students to...

Pondering life after graduation

LI DAI

March 24, 2015

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This May will again be the season of graduation, and students have been considering their plans for life after graduation. For international students, it can be an especially difficult time. They must decide whether stay in the...

Excitement brewing in local beer scene

BEN MARKS

March 24, 2015

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Local beer enthusiasts are hopping with joy because with the planned opening of Paha Hills BrewLab this summer, Iowa City will once again join the ranks of the rapidly growing Iowa beer scene. On July 1, Drew Letcher and son...

Rick Dobyns announces intention to run for re- election

BILL COONEY

March 24, 2015

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City Councilor Rick Dobyns announced Tuesday he will run for re-election as the District A representative on the Iowa City City Council. Dobyns was elected to a four-year term in 2012 that ends in January 2016. “My enthusiasm...

Iowa House settles on Aug. 23 school start date

ALEKSANDRA VUJICIC

March 24, 2015

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School administrators still don’t have a clear answer on when to begin their school calendars, but the Iowa House has approved Aug. 23 as the earliest date. The bill passed, 71-29, on Tuesday with bipartisan support. But...

LSAT experiment continues

ALYSSA GUZMAN

March 23, 2015

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So far, only two eligible University of Iowa students have shown interest in an LSAT-exemption program adopted by the College of Law. The Kinnick Law Scholars Program will allow UI students who meet certain requirements to...

City picks firm for Linn/Court

BILL COONEY

March 23, 2015

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The Iowa City City Council decided on its preferred developer for a new mixed-use building to be located on the site of the old St. Patrick’s Church parish hall, with CA Ventures coming out on top. CA Ventures will now...

Billions in college financial aid goes untouched

BENJAMIN TOWAR

March 23, 2015

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A recent study revealed college students have left billions of dollars in financial aid on the table. The study, conducted by Nerdwallet.com, found $2.9 billion of government-funded financial aid went untouched after the 2013-2014...

UI’s Latino Studies program gaining momentum

BENJAMIN TOWAR

March 23, 2015

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After years of planning, the Latino Studies minor is underway and seeking to grow.  In January, the University of Iowa started the introduction class for a Latino Studies minor. History Associate Professor Omar Valerio-Jiménez...

Rec center closes for swimming championships

BENJAMIN TOWAR

March 22, 2015

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Students and others will have to find other places to exercise because the Campus Recreation & Wellness Center will be closed this week. In preparation to host the men’s NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships, the Uni...

Council to move on food trucks

EFE AYANRUOH

March 22, 2015

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The Iowa City City Council will vote today on expanding food trucks in Iowa City based on proposed staff changes. “There have been requests from members of the public for food vendors to operate in Iowa City,” Councilor...