The Daily Iowan

Council to discuss rafting course

PAUL OSGERBY

July 14, 2014

Filed under News

With recent flood-prevention efforts on the Iowa River, it seems this may become an annual ordeal. Now, the Iowa City City Council will rev up conversations to proceed with river restoration and future flood mitigation plan...

Flooding, storms not too problematic

MICHAEL KADRIE

July 14, 2014

Filed under News

Rain is a part of life in the Midwest, and Iowa City has been able to weather the storm with relative ease. The approximately 4 inches of rain was most problematic for Iowa City around 7 a.m. Sunday when parts of South Gilbert Str...

Iowa school districts band together

TING XUAN TAN

July 14, 2014

Filed under News

The Iowa City School District has banded together with seven other Iowa school districts in a request to opt out from certain requirements of the No Child Left Behind Title I program of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. “[The...

Board applicants finalized

REBECCA MORIN

July 14, 2014

Filed under News

The Iowa City School Board will soon fill a vacant seat. The final list of applicants to fill the vacant seat was released on Monday. Ron Conner, Thomas Simmons, Orville Townsend Sr., Phil Hemingway, Karla Cook, Jason Lewis,...

Local man charged with possession of heroin

DI STAFF

July 14, 2014

Filed under News

Authorities have accused a local man of driving after using heroin. Jason Dawson, 43, was charged July 13 with OWI, third or subsequent possession of a controlled substance, and driving while barred. According to online court...

Logic’s leadership keeping Anderson’s team alive

CHARLES GREEN

July 14, 2014

Filed under Sports

In the Game Time League, leadership is crucial, because players from different schools are challenged to come together with unfamiliar teammates to reach a common goal. Coaches can only provide so much; a veteran presence on...

Commentary: Steven Ihm is big time

DANNY PAYNE

July 14, 2014

Filed under Sports

Before the John Deere Classic, Hawkeye golf coach Mark Hankins made a comment about turning professional. “The day you turn pro, it just changes you; you’re just a different person,” Hankins said. “Your...

Iowa ties help land coaching jobs

NICK STEFFEN

July 14, 2014

Filed under Sports

In recent months, the last two searches for coaching replacements at Iowa have ended in the Hawkeyes’ back yard. Volleyball coach Bond Shymansky is an Iowa City native, and track and field director Joey Woody was promoted...

Who has been the MLB’s most impressive team thus far?

DI STAFF

July 14, 2014

Filed under Sports

San Francisco Giants So far this season the Giants have been the most impressive team in Major League Baseball. Entering the All-Star break, the Giants are sitting just one game behind the Los Angeles Dodgers, who have recentl...

Scherff, Davis, Blythe named to Lombardi watch list

DI STAFF

July 14, 2014

Filed under Sports

Iowa football players Austin Blythe, Carl Davis, and Brandon Scherff have all been named to the Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List, the award committee announced Monday. The trophy is presented annually to the best lineman or linebacker...

Editorial: International alliances require sensible thinking

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

July 14, 2014

Filed under Opinions

In another bloody chapter of what seems like a never-ending conflict between the Israelis and Palestinians, the United States continues to support its longtime ally in the Middle East. Politicians, protesters, and the general...

Ponnada: Fictional characters make abuse seem real

SRI PONNADA

July 14, 2014

Filed under Opinions

I recently stumbled upon an article about an artist who uses Disney Princesses to battle violence against women. The artist, Saint Hoax, previously made a controversial series of posters in which Jasmine, Aurora, and the lot were...