The Daily Iowan

Swimming past liver disease

REBECCA MORIN

July 9, 2014

Filed under News

As the smell of chlorine filled the air around him, Bill Klahn took one large deep breath and didn’t stop until his fingertips were engulfed in the swimming-pool water. At Stoney Point YMCA in Cedar Rapids, Klahn —...

City has some options for housing

PAUL OSGERBY

July 9, 2014

Filed under News

Options for low-income housing, an issue that has been discussed extensively by city officials, could see new avenues for funding. With the proposed local-option sales tax, 10 percent of revenue generated could go into helping...

Food vending program starts next week

ERIN MARSHALL

July 9, 2014

Filed under News

Iowa City food trucks no longer have to wait until the semiweekly Farmers’ Markets to sell their food. On June 3, the Iowa City City Council voted to enact a new food-truck program. The three-month pilot program is set...

Alcohol Safety group mulls bar spill-out

TING XUAN TAN

July 9, 2014

Filed under News

Underage patrons leaving the bars at 10 p.m. may not be as large of an issue as originally perceived. In the large cities, huge crowds leaving is not a problem, but in downtown Iowa City, there may be a small-town mentality, said ...

UI takes aim at Iowans

MICHAEL KADRIE

July 9, 2014

Filed under News

Iowa residents will soon be hearing more from Herky. The University of Iowa is stepping up its recruitment, especially in Iowa, to comply with rules from the state Board of Regents and bring in as many instate students as possible. “We’re...

Q&A: Ihm talks PGA Tour début and more

DANNY PAYNE

July 9, 2014

Filed under Sports

Former Iowa golfer Steven Ihm will make his professional and PGA Tour début Thursday in Silvis, Illinois, when he tees off at the John Deere Classic. Ihm played in the event last year, missing the cut after rounds of 71 and 69....

Unkrich and company earn No. 1 seed

CHARLIE GREEN

July 9, 2014

Filed under Sports

Brendan Unkrich’s team 93, Clark Anderson’s team 81 Despite playing without Ally Disterhoft and Courtney Straight, Unkrich's team earned the No. 1 seed for the playoffs. The team was led by center Chase Coley, who...

Doolittle and Reynolds key for Johnston’s crew

NICK STEFFEN

July 9, 2014

Filed under Sports

After digging themselves a two-game hole at the beginning of the Game Time League season, Bethany Doolittle and Company seem to be hitting stride just in time. Joe Johnston’s team won a 98-97 contest over Randy Larson’s...

Buy or Sell: Prime Time League Week 4

DI STAFF

July 9, 2014

Filed under Sports

Buy or Sell: The Hawkeyes have been the most impressive group of players in Prime Time thus far. Mann: Buy. Northern Iowa has a few guys putting up some very impressive numbers, but the top players this summer have been Hawkeyes. ...

Lofthouse to join Utah Valley Wrestling staff

DI STAFF

July 9, 2014

Filed under Sports

After teammate Derek St. John was named to the staff at North Dakota State this week, former Iowa wrestler Ethen Lofthouse has been named a volunteer assistant coach at Utah Valley. A two-time NCAA All-American, Lofthouse had...

Editorial: Careless political rhetoric tarnishes Iowa’s reputation

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

July 9, 2014

Filed under Opinions

Yet again, the state of Iowa has its name plastered across the American political press for a less-than-savory reason. In a video from January released on Yahoo News this past week, Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst can...

Gromotka: No sense in hiding the truth

ADAM GROMOTKA

July 9, 2014

Filed under Opinions

A short while ago, the Washington Post released a report about colleges and universities reporting cases of “forcible sex offenses,” and — SURPRISE — it seems many of the nation’s campuses are completely safe and...