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Retention rates rise

KENDREW PANYANOUVONG

March 11, 2015

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First-year retention rates have increased at the University of Iowa, continuing the recent trend of students staying. The state Board of Regents released the fall 2014 student retention and graduation report last week. While the i...

Presidential committee discusses equity

CINDY GARCIA

March 11, 2015

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On Tuesday, the University of Iowa Presidential Committee on Athletics discussed the accusations and concerns expressed about the UI Athletics Department. Controversy ensued when then-Hawkeye field-hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum...

Iowa City man accused of stealing iPhone

DI STAFF

March 11, 2015

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Authorities have accused an Iowa City man of stealing an iPhone. Jamaal Brooks, 18, was charged with first-degree theft on Jan. 19. According to online court documents, Brooks and three other people were identified as being...

UISG starts new initiative

DI STAFF

March 11, 2015

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At Tuesday’s University of Iowa Student Government meeting, the #teamtuitionfreeze! campaign was launched. For the campaign, the UISG governmental-relations section will tweeting senators and representatives up until the...

U.S. News and World Report releases rankings

DI STAFF

March 11, 2015

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According to the recently released “2016 Best Graduate School” report by U.S News & World Report, the University of Iowa Speech-Language Pathology program is the best in the country, a spot it has held for the ...

Yoga on the rise in Iowa City

NOELLE ALKHAWAJA

March 10, 2015

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Yoga participation is on the rise. In fact, in 2012, 9.5 percent of adults and 3.1 percent of children participated in yoga in the United States — nearly 23 million people were practicing yoga at the time — according t...

New student regent ambitious

CARLY MATTHEW

March 10, 2015

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From being elected to student council in middle school to becoming a University of Northern Iowa Student Government senator, UNI freshman Rachael Johnson considers leadership “an incredible passion of [hers].” On...

Murray named as incoming DI editor

EFE AYANRUOH

March 10, 2015

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The long wait for UI junior Stacey Murray came to an end as she was announced as the next editor-in-chief of The Daily Iowan on Monday evening. “I am nervous, but I am really excited,” Murray said. “The best par...

Students react to garbage can relocation

ALYSSA GUZMAN

March 10, 2015

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After removing garbage bins from classrooms, University of Iowa officials said the program has saved money, although some students are not so happy. In August 2012, two buildings at the University of Iowa — the English-Philosophy...

On-campus charges decrease in 2014

GRACE PATERAS

March 10, 2015

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The University of Iowa police spent the past year dealing with fewer incidents, according to a recent state Board of Regents report. In 2013, there were 1,819 total charges, according to the report. In 2014, charges dropped to...

Local restaurants prepare for RAGBRAI

CORY PORTER

March 10, 2015

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On July 25, thousands of cyclists participating in RAGBRAI will pour into Iowa City to take in the sights and perhaps fill up on local food before heading to Davenport to dip their tires in the Mississippi River. Iowa City businesses...

Iowa City woman was charged with possession and intent to deliver marijuana

DI STAFF

March 10, 2015

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Authorities have accused an Iowa City woman of possessing marijuana. Sarah Nutter, 25, was charged with delivery and possession with intent to manufacture or deliver marijuana and failure to affix a drug tax stamp on Oct. 29,...