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Panel votes to sell Pollock painting despite UI pleas

Wednesday’s vote came after UI officials and state Board of Regents President David Miles asked legislators at the State Capitol Wednesday not to pass the bill.


Students, officials meet with School of Music design firms

Officials for the School of Music met with representatives from the three firms involved in the rebuilding project Wednesday.


Iowa survey: LGBT students more likely to be suicidal, harassed

The Iowa Pride Network held a presentation in Des Moines on Wednesday releasing results from a survey, describing the experiences that LGBT students have on college campuses.


Expert: College towns should attract big-name retail stores

Visiting lecturer John Millar said focusing on more retail will help draw more people into the Iowa City community.


City High launches $1 million overhaul to athletic facilities

City High School has launched a campaign to raise $1 million for improved athletic facilities, but some students questioned the benefits of the project.


West High hosts bullying workshop

The workshop, led by best-selling author Jodee Blanco West, taught West High faculty and students about bullying and its various forms.


Students help more community members with taxes

Beta Alpha Psi members provide free tax filing services for the Iowa City community.


Spotlight: UI senior masters upright bass

Olivia Rose Muzzy has a solo music career outside of her classical studies and has even recorded a Daytrotter session.


West High expands career-development, AP course offerings

The school will add seven new classes next year, including Aerospace Engineering and AP German.


Furniture Project continues to give

The Furniture Project, run by ReStore, assists people in a variety of situations and income levels. The organization provided aid to many victims of the 2008 flood with short-term furniture loans before their FEMA assistance arrived.


Visiting lecturer, playright stresses dedication

Susan-Lori Parks was named one of TIME magazine’s “100 Innovators for the Next Wave” and was the first African American woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize in Drama.


Driver in fatal hit and run comes forward


Man arrested for displaying handgun in Riverside


2 city councilors won’t seek re-election


City Council approves wastewater plant plans


Officials dispute school district salaries


Senate approves 2 percent K-12 growth


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