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Records show low number of sexual assaults reported to police

UI police have received 10 calls to respond to sexual assaults and attempted sexual assaults on campus in the past three years. The most recent report was just one month ago.


Alcohol partnership eyes bars with 21 exemptions

Members of the Partnership for Alcohol Safety discussed ways to keep exempt bars from skirting the 21-ordinance.


UI student recovers from Lyme disease

Matthew Tolan didn't think a minuscule tick bite would force him to miss a year at the University of Iowa. After a long process, the 19-year-old was diagnosed with Lyme disease.


Mason: UI mum on Melrose vendors

UI President Sally Mason said the UI likely wouldn't get involved in the debates over gameday vendors on Melrose Avenue unless it was invited to a discussions.


Q&A:Mason talks provost, arts campus

In a one-on-one interview with The Daily Iowan, UI President Sally Mason said UI officials are "very close to a decision at this point in time" on the school's next provost.


Drake tapped as Mason's senior associate

UI President Sally Mason named David Drake as her next senior associate Wednesday. Most recently, the 55-year-old served a term as president of the UI Faculty Senate from 2009-2010.


888 appeal their job descriptions

During a Staff Council meeting on Tuesday, members gave an update for the Compensation and Classification Redesign Project.


Expert: Change Mideast policy

Expert Brian Katulis said the U.S. government should not "gerrymander things to our benefit" — or turn others' problems into America's.


Spotlight: UI senior connects music, environment

Samantha Sidwell looks to mix alternative and classical music by mixing her cello with a loop pedal — a device which would allow her to create layers of melody and texture into her live performances.


UI students serve as ordained ministers

Ordainment has become especially popular among college-age students, officials said.


County farm falls on hard times

A little white building on the eastern edge of Iowa City is home to a whole lot of history. But without funding, the 150-year-old former farm for the poor and mentally ill could deteriorate — and soon.


UI creates construction listserv

The Access and Construction Alerts system serves as a listserv for those who wish to receive e-mails about projects ranging from UI construction to road blockages to elevator maintenance.


Deputies: IC man fled from accident scene


Thompson trial on schedule


Gingrich announces presidential bid


Cooper to leave school board


U-Heights developer seeks TIF funds


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