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Busch contract will fund alcohol-free events

NICHOLAS MILLER

July 25, 2012

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University of Iowa President Sally Mason said the money provided to the UI from Anheuser-Busch could be used to fund Alcohol Alternative Nights and other sober events on campus. The contract, which was renewed in June, allows...

Expert says local bat populations at risk

JOE HITCHON

July 25, 2012

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Despite their reputation as blood-sucking, disease-carrying, “flying rodents” — myths perpetuated by popular culture — one Midwestern bat expert says “bats are our friends” and play a vital role in the health of our...

Mason: UI will continue to build ties in Asia

JORDYN REILAND and KRISTEN EAST

July 25, 2012

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President Sally Mason says that while University of Iowa officials are not planning to increase student enrollment, the university will continue to pursue international relations and make connections with alumni and prospective...

Q&A: President Sally Mason

DI STAFF

July 25, 2012

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The Daily Iowan sat down with President Sally Mason on Tuesday to talk about her recent trip to Asia, the UI’s contract with Anheuser Busch, and the timeline for flood-recovery projects. DI: The Department of Homeland Securit...

Locals: Molly’s Cupcakes will benefit other businesses

ANNA EGELAND

July 25, 2012

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Jamie Smith, the owner of Molly’s Cupcakes, 14 S. Clinton St., cannot wait to share her cupcakes with downtown Iowa City. The new sit-down bakery, located between McDonald Optical and the Summit, will hold its grand opening...

Man accused of stealing from a garage

DI STAFF

July 25, 2012

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A local man has been accused of burglarizing a garage. Pierre Keller, 19, 3010 Cornell, was charged Monday with second-degree burglary. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Keller was observed by a witness getting out...

May, White victorious in Prime Time Championship

TOM GOLDHAMMER

July 25, 2012

Filed under Sports

Culver’s, led by Iowa’s Aaron White, Anthony Clemmons, and Eric May, never won a Prime Time game during the regular season. But head coach Ron Nove’s team took home the championship title on Tuesday, defeating Jill Armstrong,...

Point/Counterpoint: Who will win the Game Time trophy?

DI STAFF

July 25, 2012

Filed under Sports

Vinton/McCurry’s Vinton/McCurry’s has had a bit of an easy time with this year’s Game Time League. Its lone loss occurred in the match against Cullen Painting, which Vinton lost by 7. The teams won’t get a chance for...

Bobcat camp mixes fitness and nature

TOM GOLDHAMMER

July 25, 2012

Filed under Sports

Roughly 40 kids entering either the first or second grade are being given the opportunity to appreciate the very essence of summer thanks to the University of Iowa Recreational Services’ It’s a nature camp, but the staff...

Class offers first-hand martial arts action

VICTORIA KIPP

July 25, 2012

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Cardio Combat, a new workout at the Campus Recreation & Wellness Center, drew a nice group on Tuesday evening as 11 women gathered to try the intense and different activity. The legs, arms, and core are the main body parts...

Responses to Penn State sanctions ridiculous

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

July 25, 2012

Filed under Opinions

In the wake of the Penn State sanctions, which were deemed “unprecedented” by NCAA officials, there were varied reactions. The sanctions, handed down at a press conference held by the NCAA on Monday, include a fine, a four-year...

Kuntz: Time for a third party

KATHERINE KUNTZ

July 25, 2012

Filed under Opinions

Earlier this month, Jill Stein was formally nominated as the Green Party of the United States’ presidential candidate, and she chose Cheri Honkala as her running mate. Though it’s unlikely that a third-party candidate can...