Ferguson protest spills onto Iowa City streets

Local residents stood in solidarity for Michael Brown after the grand jury decision Monday to not indict Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson. By Rebecca Morin  rebecca-morin@uiowa.edu  “I am Mike Brown” echoed through the Pedestrian Mall Tuesday evening in downtown Iowa City. About 100 Iowa City residents and University of Iowa students, walked from the Pentacrest lawn, […]

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Photos: Ferguson decision spurs national protests

A national movement to protest a grand jury decision not to indict a white police officer in the killing of unarmed, black 18-year-old Michael Brown has ensued over the past day, with an unknown number of burned buildings and vehicles from Ferguson, Mo. to Oakland, Salt Lake City and Chicago. Here are 20 photos from those protests: […]

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Breaking: Ferguson crowd erupts in anger to case decision

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A crowd gathered in Ferguson erupted in anger, throwing things at police and knocking down a barricade as a county prosecutor announced that police Officer Darren Wilson will not face charges in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. As St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch read his statement on the […]

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Breaking: Grand jury won’t indict Ferguson cop in shooting

  FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests. St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch announced the decision Monday evening. A grand jury of nine whites and […]

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Grand Jury does not indict Ferguson officer in Michael Brown’s death

FERGUSON, Mo.  — A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests. St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch announced the decision Monday evening. A grand jury of nine whites and three blacks had […]

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Carroll resigns from state Board of Regents

Regent Nicole Carroll has resigned from her position on the state Board of Regents, effective immediately, she announced in a statement released Thursday. Carroll said in the statement that her family is moving out of state, and she wanted to announce her move before the next Board of Regents meeting on Dec. 3. “This is […]

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TIF plan for former Sycamore Mall approved

                      The Iowa City City Council approved tax-increment funding for the Iowa City Marketplace on Tuesday. By Nicholas Moffitt nicholas-moffitt@uiowa.edu The Iowa City Marketplace will now receive up to $1.75 million for improvements from the City of Iowa City. The Iowa City City Council voted […]

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Blues and Boogie Woogie Piano Stomp rocks the Englert

Chase Garret’s 5th annual Blues and Boogie Woogie Piano Stomp had audiences swaying in their seats. By Devyn Young devyn-young@uiowa.edu “When you get such a group of talented musicians from all over the country who have never played together and put them on stage together, magic can and probably will happen,” Seth Kibel said, a […]

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The Board of Regents looks at the future site of Hancher on Wednesday. (The Daily Iowan/Ian Servin)

UI, ISU, UNI could see job cuts

The state Board of Regents unanimously voted to move forward with eight more proposals during a telephonic meeting Friday afternoon, including one piece that could eliminate over 250 jobs at the University of Iowa, Iowa State University and the University of Northern Iowa. The recommendations — involving institutional practice changes in the areas of finance, human resources, facilities, and […]

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Review: Citizenfour

FilmScene’s newest feature shows Edward Snowden through a new, less-sensationalized lens. By Adam Gromotka Adam-gromotka@uiowa.edu Edward Snowden. Do you remember that name? Obviously you do. But depending on where your news came from, how you remember him could be very different from the folks across the hall. Now’s your chance to see who the “world’s […]

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