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Mason: Gateway Project would have "significant, positive impact" on university

KRISTEN EAST

July 17, 2013

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Following recent discussions over the $40 million Dubuque Street Gateway Project, University of Iowa President Sally Mason said elevating the major road would have a “significant, positive impact” on the university. “[Dubuq...

Final UI VP candidate stresses transparency

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 17, 2013

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In the eyes of John Diamond, 58, the value of the public research university has waned in recent years, despite historic notions that they have forever changed the way of American life. But the third candidate vying to become...

Q&A: Mason addresses flood recovery efforts, athletic success

DI STAFF

July 17, 2013

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The Daily Iowan: President Mason, the third and final candidate for the vice president of Strategic Communication position visits the UI campus today. The first two candidates have stressed the importance of transparency and prep...

45th Annual Sidewalk Sales this weekend

MEREDITH CULLEN

July 17, 2013

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If you’re looking to score a great deal from the retailers and restaurants in downtown, the annual Downtown District Sidewalk Sales has come at the perfect time. “IC Deals,” the theme for this year’s Sidewalk...

Man recovered from Iowa River after drowning

MEREDITH CULLEN

July 17, 2013

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The body of an adult male was recovered on Wednesday from the Iowa River after local law-enforcement officials responded to reports that a man had fallen in the water. Emergency personnel identified the man as Perry John Graham,...

Game Time League regular season concludes

JACOB SHEYKO

July 17, 2013

Filed under Sports

The points were plentiful Wednesday night in the Game Time League’s regular-season finale, but only for one team. Melissa Dixon’s and Claire Till’s team defeated Theairra Taylor’s team, 108-64. The game...

Kastanek, Logic seal playoff bid

RYAN YOUNG

July 17, 2013

Filed under Sports

A ticket to the Game Time League playoffs was on the line for Kali Peschel’s squad in Wednesday night’s regular-season finale. But Sam Logic and Alexa Kastanek were just too much to handle, and their team bested Peschel’s,...

Prime Time League playoffs heat up

MATT CABEL

July 17, 2013

Filed under Sports

The July heat has hit Iowa City. With it come some of the biggest matchups of the Prime Time League. Two teams — Aaron White’s and Darius Stokes’ team and that of Peter Jok, Adam Woodbury, and Kyle Meyer — have...

Uthoff to play in Estonia

CODY GOODWIN

July 17, 2013

Filed under Sports

Iowa men’s basketball player Jarrod Uthoff will represent the Hawkeyes on the East Coast All-Stars later this month at the Four Nations Cup in Tallinn, Estonia. The event will take place July 25-27. The 6-8 forward will depart...

Mason speaks on new Athletic Department hirings

CODY GOODWIN

July 17, 2013

Filed under Sports

University of Iowa President Sally Mason spoke Wednesday in an interview with The Daily Iowan on the recent hirings made by Hawkeye Athletic Director Gary Barta — specifically, those that will separate the leadership of the c...

Editorial: Clean up Iowa’s waterways

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

July 17, 2013

Filed under Opinions

Environmental activists are pushing for stricter enforcement of Clean Water Act regulations in Iowa, but Gov. Terry Branstad is determined to keep federal environmental regulators out of his state. Documents obtained by the Associated...

Beall: Putting a face on Internet racism

MIKE BEALL

July 17, 2013

Filed under Opinions

Perhaps the most unfortunate part of the Internet is that it affords such anonymity to allow comment sections nearly everywhere to devolve into racist or misogynistic rants. But we have a false sense of security about Internet...