‘21’ battle is on

If opponents to the 21-ordinance collect 2,500 signatures, the bar-entry age issue could be on the November ballot.

More companies turn to unpaid internships

And the U.S. Department of Labor is working to ensure unpaid intern positions don’t violate labor laws. Unpaid internships make up roughly 60 percent of those promoted through the UI Pomerantz Career Center.

Loh: New faculty hires coming

The UI will hire 20 new faculty members to focus on “Aging in the Heartland” and “Public Humanities,” Provost Wallace Loh said.

Southeast Side residents share stories in final forum

The seminar, “Stories Matter: Creating Community and Boundaries Through Stories About the ‘Southeast Side,’ ” was the final event in a series hosted by the UI Project of Rhetoric on Inquiry.

County votes to restore historic Sutliff Bridge

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has appropriated $1.7 million for the Sutliff Bridge restoration.

Some worried Hawk Alert still not glitch free

The Hawk Alert test experienced some delays in sending out warning messages to UI e-mail addresses on Wednesday.

Spotlight Iowa City: Bringing Obama to schoolchildren

Chris Offenburger Walsh created a coloring book about President Obama that made its way all the way to the White House to Sasha and Malia Obama.

Two UI plays picked for Kennedy Center

Tony Meneses and Joe Luis Cedillo, students in the UI Playwrights’ Workshop, were selected to showcase their plays at the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

21-ordinance mail fills city councilors’ in boxes

Fifty-four messages were a part of the March 23 materials, seven on March 29, and eight notes were attached to the councilors’ agenda when they passed the measure 6-1 on April 6.

Gun law stirs controversy

Johnson County Sheriff Lonny Pulkrabek said he’s worried about the implications of a gun-permit bill awaiting Gov. Chet Culver’s signature. The bill, Senate File 2379, would mandate that sheriffs in Iowa’s 99 counties follow certain criteria when issuing gun permits.


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