The Daily Iowan

Presidential hopefuls popping up

REBECCA MORIN

July 20, 2014

Filed under News

Within a 48-hour period, two Republican governors left their coastlines and trekked about a 1,000 miles each to the heartland of the country — Iowa. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie traveled along Interstate 80 through central...

Dorm construction still on pace

MICHAEL KADRIE

July 20, 2014

Filed under News

The cranes looming over Grand Avenue have done their work well. More than half of the windows of the Mary Louise Peterson Residence Hall are installed, and the exterior is mostly finished, giving Iowa City residents a glimpse...

Entrepreneur program expands

PAUL OSGERBY

July 20, 2014

Filed under News

Iowans across the state seeking to begin their own businesses will soon have a new resource available. The University of Iowa Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center’s Venture School program is designed to assist and refine participants’...

REACH director continues for second year

REBECCA MORIN

July 20, 2014

Filed under News

The University of Iowa’s REACH — Realizing Education and Career Hopes — program, enters its seventh year this year, but only its second year with current Director Pam Ries. REACH program is a two-year certificate program...

Perry stumps Iowa again

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 20, 2014

Filed under News

ALGONA, Iowa — Citing rampant problems from new waves of Central American immigrants flooding to the United States, Texas Gov. Rick Perry promised a crowd of several hundred July 19 that if the federal government fails to...

Clemmons makes a difference in Prime Time Title hunt

KYLE MANN

July 20, 2014

Filed under Sports

The members only played well enough for a four-seed in a tournament of six, but after round one of the Prime Time League playoffs, Randy Larson’s team is coming together at the right time and looks to be a serious contender...

Prime Time’s final four is set

WILL MCDAVID

July 20, 2014

Filed under Sports

After two hard-fought elimination games and one exhibition on July 17, the Prime Time League has its final four. If the play last week was any indication, all four have proven themselves ready for the challenge. Though the first...

Point/Counterpoint: Does Rory McIlroy’s win at The Open put him at the top of professional golf?

DI STAFF

July 20, 2014

Filed under Sports

Yes After a nearly two-year vacation from golf’s elite, Rory McIlroy’s play this season is evidence that he’s come home. After a great start at this year’s Masters, McIlroy slid into a tie for eighth...

Byrd: Learn from the Bank of North Dakota

MATTHEW BYRD

July 20, 2014

Filed under Opinions

Those dedicated to the complete destruction of America’s grossly corrupt financial industries were treated to some good news this past month when Wells-Fargo, the largest bank in the state of Iowa by deposits, failed in...

Gromotka: Joel Osteen and a puzzling night at the Wells Fargo Arena

ADAM GROMOTKA

July 20, 2014

Filed under Opinions

“Do you two need some tickets?” The middle-age woman in a jacket that read “Juicy” in studded letters held out two printed Ticketmaster tickets, creased from the folding that fit them in her purse. A N...