Mason announces athletics, advising changes in light of Gray allegations

University of Iowa President Sally Mason announced Friday she would be implementing several changes following the resignation of Peter Gray. “Our ultimate role as a university is to protect our students, faculty, and staff,” Mason said in a UI press release. “The University of Iowa owes an apology to everyone affected by this avoidable incident. […]

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Iowa vs. Howard: Hawkeyes lead, 36-16, at half

Hawkeye freshman Adam Woodbury put an exclamation point on Iowa’s solid first half. The Sioux City native received a pass from point guard Mike Gesell and went up strong to pick up a layup just before the buzzer sounded to give the Hawkeyes a 36-16 halftime lead over Howard. Iowa guard Devyn Marble has dominated […]

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Iowa City police arrest local burglar

A transient man was arrested Thursday morning after Iowa City police broke up an attempted burglary. Robert Denail Jones, 36, address unknown, is the suspect identified in an attempted burglary. Jones was charged with first-degree burglary, assault causing serious injury while committing a felony, and possession of burglar’s tools. Iowa City police responded toa fit […]

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Gray fired from previous job at Coastal Carolina University

According to records obtained from Coastal Carolina University, former UI associate director of athletics student services Peter Gray was dismissed from his position of Director of Advisement and Retention for “unsatisfactory working results” after less than a year of employment at the South Carolina university. Gray had served at the university as director from July […]

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Police respond to armed robbery at On The Go BP

Iowa City police are searching for the suspect of an armed robbery Tuesday evening at 2315 Muscatine Ave. Police responded to On The Go BP, 2315 Muscative Ave., at 9:39 p.m. after the report of an armed robbery. According to a press release, the suspect entered the business, displayed a handgun, and demanded money from […]

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Johnson County supervisors discuss new ambulatory and medical examiner facility

Preliminary talk of a new ambulatory and medical examiner facility to be potentially built south of downtown caused some controversy Tuesday morning a a Johnson County Board of Supervisors meeting, and several county supervisors say neither this project nor the proposed Justice Center will be approved if officials act too quickly. Officials with the Johnson […]

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Mason releases statement on Gray allegations

University of Iowa President Sally Mason released the following statement today following reports of Peter Gray’s resignation last week: “Regarding the recent media reports about Peter Gray, it is a confidential personnel matter and the University will not make any additional comment.  However, I want to assure you that we are continuing to review all […]

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Iowa vs. Central Michigan: Hawkeyes lead, 29-26, after 20

It was an ugly first half for the Hawkeyes and Chippewas. The teams combined to shoot a measly 32 percent from the field, and both have double-digit turnovers. Head coach Fran McCaffery probably won’t be happy with his team’s 3-point defense, either. The Chippewas made more than half of their 8 field goals from behind […]

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Superintendent Steve Murley addresses press to discuss details about SAVE plan

Iowa City Community School District Superintendent Murley addressed a few members of the media to clear up some confusion regarding the SAVE plan Monday morning. The main discussion surrounded the purpose of the money, and what the district plans to do with funds regarding the creation of a new high school and the renovations to […]

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Mason, top UI officials have no Gray records

University of Iowa President Sally Mason does not possess any documents or recorded correspondence related to sexual harassment allegations against an athletics department official who resigned last week. Peter Gray, the UI’s former associate director of athletics student services, resigned last Monday, just days before the Iowa City Press-Citizen published a formal complaint the university filed against […]

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