Iowa City News

Iowa Code Mandates Political Balance for RegentsNov 12, 4pm

Political and gender balance is not just something to desire on the board of regents - it's required by Iowa law. The law prevents the board from having no more than five members from one political party or the same gender.

Tips for Icy SidewalksDec 23, 8am

Even clean looking city sidewalks may be icy and slippery, walking with caution is an important way to protect yourself from injury. Iowa City is a highly pedestrian city - people walk nearly everywhere, though it's probably not as accentuated when 20,000 students are away during the winter break.

Iowa City's Website Exposes Users To MalwareNov 28, 2am

While doing my usual routine of making sure all my bills are paid, I browsed to ICGov.org. Unexpectedly, however, Google's Chrome Browser alerted me: "Warning: Visiting this site may harm your computer.

John Brown's Body Goes GlobalSep 1, 12am

(Press Release) Iowa City, IA - On Tuesday, September 15th, progressive reggae band John Brown's Body performs at The Industry in Iowa City. JBB will make its UK and New Zealand live debuts this fall, first with a 16-show run in the UK in October, then with a lengthy NZ tour in November.

Colour Box Makeup Studios Founder Doing WorkshopsJul 24, 7pm

Colour Box Makeup Studios founder and entertainment industry veteran Kerry Herta will be conducting a series of makeup workshops in Iowa City Aug. 29-Sept. 2, 2009. Herta, who is the workshops’ lead instructor, has worked on hundreds of film, television and print projects during 18 years in the industry.

Hancher Voxman Clapp Site Selection Public ForumJul 9, 7pm

Over 200 community members, journalists, faculty, and students packed the lower level of the Macbride Auditorium this evening for the University of Iowa's public forum on the relocation of the Hancher music building and the Arts building.

Iowa City FireworksJul 4, 6am

There will be fireworks all over the area today, so be sure not to miss them... you probably can not unless you try. This year The Owl will not be providing extensive coverage and pictures due to other committments.

Hawaiian Performer Kim-Char Meredith at Unity Center in Cedar RapidsJul 2, 4pm

Pop performer and Christian-music singer Kim-Char Meredith returns to Cedar Rapids to perform at the Unity Center, 3791 Blairs Ferry Rd. NE, on Sunday, July 26. She will provide music for Unity's 10 a.

Obama Dubbed Stand-Up-In-ChiefMay 10, 4am

President Obama, recently dubbed by many as Stand-up-In-Chief, celebrated the ten day anniversary of his first hundred days with the White House correspondents dinner. His jokes referenced many recent topics, including a suggestion from Hillary Clinton about taking a vacation in Mexico.

Iowa City News, BusyApr 19, 7pm

From time to time it's hard to keep up with the plethora of projects you might have going on at any given time as a college student as busy as I am. Unfortunately this has kept me away from keeping the Iowa City Owl updated with all the latest events and news for Iowa City.
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