Week in Review: News you may have missed

Each Monday, The Daily Iowan will provide a recap of the prior week’s local news in brief. Here are five local and state news topics from this past week that you may have missed or want to read again: UIHC ALS clinic gains awareness From University of Iowa President Sally Mason to the entire Daily Iowan staff to X-Men […]

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UI community-harm-reduction head resigns

The University of Iowa community-harm-reduction coordinator Kelly Bender resigned Aug. 29, according to a university official. Joe Brennan, the UI vice president for Strategic Communication, said Bender resigned because of health reasons. Bender organized several alcohol-harm-prevention efforts on campus and around the community through the Alcohol Harm Reduction Community at the university. She is most […]

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UI grad students protest fees, working conditions

University of Iowa graduate students took to the steps in front of the Old Capitol Friday to protest fees and working conditions, which they contend are unfair. Jeannette Gabriel, the Campaign to Organize Graduate Students president, said she believes the administrative fees levied on UI graduate students are a sly way of helping to offset […]

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Iowa authorities sue La’ James cosmetology school

La’ James International College, a cosmetology school that has a branch in Iowa City, is being sued by Iowa authorities for “practices that are deceptive, omissive, and unfair and, therefore, are unlawful pursuant to the Consumer Fraud Act.” La’ James manages cosmetology and massage schools, as well as salons in Cedar Falls, Cedar Rapids, Davenport, […]

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Taste of Iowa City serves up more successful tastes

By Emma McClatchey emma-mcclatchey@uiowa.edu The many flavors of downtown Iowa City took to the streets Wednesday for the eighth-annual Taste of Iowa City. In an attempt to attract new customers, 35 downtown and North Side vendors offered food and beverages to ticket-holding passersby between 4 and 8 p.m. “Taste of Iowa City helps us engage […]

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Pancheros fetes $1 Burrito Day

  Panchero’s Mexican Grill is “everywhere,” and the company wants growing college campuses across the nation, including at the University of Iowa, to make the fast-casual restaurant a part of daily life. That’s the message Reid Travis, the company’s director of marketing communications, said on Aug. 26 as hundreds of UI students, faculty, staff, and […]

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University of Iowa President Sally Mason talks to the media after calling a press conference at the University Capitol Center on Dec. 12, 2012. (The Daily Iowan/Adam Wesley)

Mason: Binge drinking at UI nearly at national average

Binge drinking by University of Iowa students is almost at the same level as the national average, President Sally Mason said Aug. 27 in a press conference. Mason said that during the past five years, a task force has been monitoring and dealing with the issue. “For me, the good news is we are seeing significant […]

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Sexual misconduct reported to UI officials

University of Iowa officials  received a report of sexual misconduct this afternoon, before issuing a campus wide Hawk Alert to students, faculty and staff. This is the first reported sexual misconduct for the academic year. Reportedly, the student was sexually assaulted Aug. 22 by an acquaintance at a residence hall. According to the Hawk Alert, […]

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Update: University of Iowa evacuates Slater Residence Hall

  One University of Iowa student was sent to an area hospital Sunday evening after officials found him unresponsive in a Slater Residence Hall lounge. By Quentin Misiag quentin-misiag@uiowa.edu The University of Iowa evacuated Slater Residence Hall on Sunday evening, when campus police designated the dormitory an official crime scene after receiving reports of an […]

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Daily Iowan staff gets soaked for Ice Bucket Challenge

The Daily Iowan was challenged by the Iowa State Daily to complete the ALS ice bucket challenge. In addition to a donation, we challenged the Indiana Daily Student, the Harvard Crimson, the Daily Tar Heel and the Daily Collegian. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oIVqI_Og5Zo&list=UUZCWeuIT0g7Zistw7Us9uhA

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