The Daily Iowan

Mason says Penn State sanctions are harsh but necessary

NICHOLAS MILLER

July 24, 2012

Filed under News

As the result of former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky's sex-abuse scandal, the NCAA has imposed a slew of "unprecedented" sanctions against the university, including a four-year postseason ban and $60 million fine. In...

County Salvation Army begins first Christmas in July

AMY SKARNULIS

July 24, 2012

Filed under News

This week, customers of Hy-Vee, Walmart, and Walgreens in Johnson County will hear the kettle bells that normally remind shoppers that Christmas is coming. The Johnson County Salvation Army is holding a new initiative called...

UI launches online immigration software for foreign students

RISHABH R. JAIN

July 24, 2012

Filed under News

Xidong "Watson" Feng was used to being a good student until he graduated from high school and enrolled in a college in his hometown, Beijing. Troubled by excessive alcohol use among his peers, and having ambitions for...

Dance Marathon offers new incentive for dancers

ALY BROWN

July 24, 2012

Filed under News

There will most likely be more dancing in the halls this year at the University of Iowa Children's Hospital thanks to a new fundraising initiative for Dance Marathon 19. UI Dance Marathon participants who raise $200 by Aug. 1...

Two men accused of possessing drugs and drug paraphernalia

DI STAFF

July 24, 2012

Filed under News

Iowa City police have accused two local men of possessing drugs and paraphernalia. William Holden, 24, 632 S. Dodge St. No. 8, was charged July 16 with a controlled-substance violation, possession of marijuana, possessing or...

Woman accused of possessing meth

DI STAFF

July 24, 2012

Filed under News

A woman has been accused of possessing methamphetamine. Susan Lodestein, 51, of Nevada, Iowa, was charged Monday with a controlled-substance violation and possessing or distributing without a tax stamp. According to a Johnson...

Woman accused of setting house on fire after argument

DI STAFF

July 24, 2012

Filed under News

A local woman has been accused of setting a fire in a bedroom during a verbal argument. Rebecca Rosenbaum, 61, 1035 Howell St., was charged Sunday with first-degree arson. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Rosenbaum...

RAGBRAI to ride through Cedar Rapids Thursday

DI STAFF

July 24, 2012

Filed under News

While RAGBRAI participants were greeted by thousands in Coralville last year, local residents who are interested will have to travel to Cedar Rapids this year to see any local trace of the 40th-annual bicycle tour. RAGBRAI —...

Arc day camp keeps kids moving

TOM GOLDHAMMER

July 24, 2012

Filed under Sports

Two weeks ago, 20 students between the ages of 8 and 20 traveled to Veterans Memorial Stadium to watch a Cedar Rapids Kernels' game. They're intellectually and developmentally challenged, and they enjoy baseball as much as any...

Game Time: Nesbitt and Brown tame Taylor, Johnson

CARLOS SOSA

July 24, 2012

Filed under Sports

In the previous meeting between Cullen/Monica's/Bob's Your Uncle and Coralville Hy-Vee, on July 11, head coach Randy Larson's team came out victorious, 83-67. On Monday night, things were different. Mike Stoermer's Hy-Vee squad...

UNI’s Lamar breaks out in Game Time League

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

July 24, 2012

Filed under Sports

Iowa's Sam Logic proved that she's a point guard to be reckoned with during her freshman year with the Hawkeyes in which she shot .418 from the field and was a unanimous selection for the Big Ten All-Freshman squad. Logic intimidates...

University dorm construction warranted

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

July 24, 2012

Filed under Opinions

The University of Iowa will attempt to stop the overcrowding of the dormitories, hoping that lengthy stays in temporary housing will soon be a thing of the past. The university will build its first residence hall since 1968...