The Daily Iowan

Leave it to beaver

BENJAMIN TOWAR

April 21, 2015

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University of Iowa Facilities Management has formed a unique partnership with local tree-trimming experts — the Iowa River’s beaver population. Andy Dahl, the Facilities Management arborist, the beavers’ relati...

Poor Farm vies for grant

CORY PORTER

April 21, 2015

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The Johnson County Poor Farm hasn’t been an operating farm in decades, but in 2016, it will be back in business. In the summer of 2014, John Boller, the executive director of the Coralville Ecumenical Food Pantry, was...

Psychology department pushing for name change

GRACE PATERAS

April 21, 2015

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One of the most visible departments on campus might see a name change. On Thursday, the state Board of Regents’ Education Committee will discuss the proposed name change of the University of Iowa Department of Psychology...

CR company to survey Iowa City

BEN MARKS

April 20, 2015

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Even if fiber-optic technology doesn’t come to Iowa City, experts say cable and Internet prices will still most likely drop. Within the last month, two fiber-optic companies have announced plans of possibly expanding into...

Community remembers Mogni

NICK MOFFIT

April 20, 2015

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As friends and family came to the podium to tell stories and remember the life of Andrew Mogni, there were a few characteristics that were commonly echoed: happiness, kindness, and charisma. Roughly 500 people filled the IMU Second...

UI international programs warns students about exporting cars

LI DAI

April 20, 2015

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Members of organizations seeking to purchase new luxury automobiles in order to export them to China for resale are approaching University of Iowa students. Luxury cars that typically sell at around $50,000 to $80,000 in the...

UI to extend tailgating hours

EFE AYANRUOH

April 20, 2015

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Postgame tailgating hours will be extended for home football games starting this fall. According to a press release, Iowa Athletics Director Gary Barta told football season-ticket holders during a conference call on April 16...

Mixed opinion on powdered alcohol

ALYSSA GUZMAN

April 20, 2015

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Kool-Aid, Crystal Light, Nesquick, Country Time Lemonade, and now … vodka? Currently, powdered alcohol — palcahol —  has become a controversy in the United States. So far, it’s been banned in seven states, and...

Petersen Residence Hall advances floor-by-floor

GRACE PATERAS

April 17, 2015

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The first new dorm on campus since 1968 is close to completion. The University of Iowa Mary Louise Petersen Residence Hall will open next semester and will offer public learning commons and social areas on each floor, a multipu...

Physician shortage expected to hit by 2025

CINDY GARCIA

April 17, 2015

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A national trend of physician shortages will not batter the University of Iowa as hard as other places, officials say. A recent report by American Association of Medical Colleges’ predicts the United States will experience...

RVAP stages demonstration

BILL COONEY

April 17, 2015

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Seventy to 90 percent of women will be subject to street harassment in their lifetimes. That’s why Rape Victim Advocacy Program volunteers took to the Pentacrest on Thursday afternoon to bring attention to a form of sexual...

City Council set to vote on Chauncey tower

CORY PORTER

April 17, 2015

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The potential site of the Chauncey Tower, a subject of much debate, went before the Iowa City Planning and Zoning Commission once again on Thursday. The vote was split 3-3, meaning it will go to the City Council without a majority...