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  • Party on the prairie

    - Aug 22, 2015
    The UI revels on as the No. 2 party school in the nation for a second year in a row. By Bill Cooney william-cooney@uiowa.edu From the madness of the late-night Pedestrian Mall to endless tailgates as...
  • Then there were nine

    - Aug 5, 2015
    UI Presidential Search Committee narrows field of candidates to nine. By Bill Cooney william-cooney@uiowa.edu The quest to find a new captain for the helm of the University of Iowa has entered a new phase. On Tuesday...
  • GOP won’t discuss shutdown

    - Aug 5, 2015
    Iowa senators mum on shutdown as latest Planned Parenthood video is released. By Brent Griffiths brent-griffiths@uiowa.edu A day after U.S. Senate Democrats blocked defunding Planned Parenthood, Iowa Republicans were mum on just how far their party...
  • Change coming for School Board

    - Aug 5, 2015
    After Sept. 8, the Iowa City School Board will see several changes; five of the seven members will leave. By Allie Biscupski albiscupski@gmail.com The Iowa City School Board will undergo significant changes this year. With the coming...
  • Man accused of drinking and driving

    - Aug 5, 2015
    Man accused of drinking and driving Authorities have accused an Iowa City man of driving drunk again. Andres Medina, 44, was charged Tuesday with third and subsequent OWI. According to online documents, Medina was stopped for...
  • Ernst bill on Planned Parenthood fails

    - Aug 4, 2015
    A proposal pushed by Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, to defund Planned Parenthood failed to pass the U.S. Senate on Monday. The bill would have stripped more than $500 million in funding from the organization that provides reproductive...
  • Blight may damage corn yield

    - Aug 4, 2015
    With the wet summer, Iowa farmers are facing serious fungal infections that threaten this year’s yields. By Ben Marks benjamin-marks@uiowa.edu This year, Iowa corn farmers are facing a threat that may cost them a chunk of...
  • Public holds forth on equity

    - Aug 4, 2015
    Kingsley Botchway, the Iowa City School District’s equity director, holds public feedback session for district’s Comprehensive Equity Plan. By Bill Cooney william-cooney@uiowa.edu Around 20 community members packed into a Iowa City Public Library meeting room Monday...
  • Flowing into sculpture

    - Aug 4, 2015
    Iowa native tries to evoke the forms of the sea in her sculptures. By Allie Biscupski biscupski.allie@gmail.com As picturesque as a coral reef, Elizabeth Shriver’s art, displayed in the Chait Galleries, 218 E. Washington St., aims...
  • Reading Center gets new head

    - Aug 4, 2015
    The UI, Education Department name new reading director. By Ben Marks benjamin-marks@uiowa.edu The University of Iowa and the Iowa Department of Education announced on Monday that Deborah Reed will become the new director of the Iowa...

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