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  • Flu season afoot

    - Oct 27, 2015
    Although it’s flu season, there have been no reported cases so far this year. University Health and Wellness gives 4,000 flu shots a year  but many students opt to get their vaccines elsewhere. According to the...
  • IC man charged with theft

    - Oct 27, 2015
    Authorities have accused an Iowa City man of stealing a credit card. William Ortiz, 18, was charged with second-degree theft and unauthorized use of credit card over $1,000 and under $10,000 on Sept. 8. According to...
  • Jane Smiley review

    - Oct 27, 2015
    By Claire Dietz claire-dietz@uiowa.edu Last night Pulitzer-Prize winner Jane Smiley read from her newest novel Golden Age to a packed room at the Iowa City Public Library. Smiley didn’t give a reading like most authors do. Instead...
  • The Daily Break (10/27/15)

    - Oct 26, 2015
    HOROSCOPES ARIES (March 21-April 19): Check out ideas that have the potential to bring in extra cash. Wasting time is not advisable, so take action, be progressive, and embrace challenges that promise rewards. Show off your...
  • Temp homeless shelter up in the air

    - Oct 26, 2015
    By Alex Kramer  |   alexandria-kramer@uiowa.edu Iowa City’s homeless may have to find a new temporary shelter this winter. The owners of last year’s temporary location, a vacant former Aldi at 1534 S. Gilbert St., will...
  • Smiley to read in IC

    - Oct 26, 2015
    By Claire Dietz claire-dietz@uiowa.edu For Jane Smiley, two things have always been a part of her life: reading and writing. Her writing career has been fruitful, including a Pulitzer Prize for her novel A Thousand Acres....
  • Ped Mall citations go down

    - Oct 26, 2015
    By Gage Miskimen gage-miskimen@uiowa.edu Two years after Iowa City implemented an ordinance aimed at regulating the Pedestrian Mall, complaints to police have dropped dramatically. David Schwindt, Iowa City police’s downtown beat officer, said he doesn’t write...
  • Shopgrrrls empowers artists

    - Oct 26, 2015
    By Cindy Garcia cindy-garcia@uiowa.edu Echoing the ’90s feminist punk movement called Riot grrrl, Shopgrrrl is empowering women on campus in a more unconventional setting — the woodshop. Shopgrrrl, which started this semester, is a skill-share and...
  • Clinton, Sanders lead charge in Iowa

    - Oct 26, 2015
    Iowa Democrats ‘felt the Bern’ at the Iowa Democratic Party’s Jefferson-Jackson Dinner. By Rebecca Morin rebecca-morin@uiowa.edu Last week was Hillary Clinton’s best week of the election. Headlines from Politico to the Boston Globe flooded in, reporting the...
  • Takeaways from the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner

    - Oct 26, 2015
    DES MOINES — From the yells of “we want, we want Bernie” to chants of “O’Malley to screams of “I’m with her,” the three major Democratic candidates spoke to Iowa Democrats on the evening of Oct....

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