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New UI facility features green roof

MICHAEL KADRIE

July 23, 2014

Filed under News

Local medical researchers have a greener outlook than ever before. The 200,000-square-foot, six-story University of Iowa Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building will house the latest in medical technology and will also host...

Keep cycling on

TYLER FINCHUM

July 23, 2014

Filed under News

Tyler Finchum, a staffer at The Daily Iowan, will write about his first RAGBRAI experience for the rest of the week. This third installment recaps his fourth day on the road. Wednesday’s RAGBRAI trip was a breeze. At a...

Coralville competes in blood drive competition

PAUL OSGERBY

July 23, 2014

Filed under News

Firefighters and police officers don’t always need trucks and cruisers to help the community. Sometimes, they use a different vessel. On Friday in the Coralville City Hall Council Chambers, 1512 Seventh St., the Coralville...

North Liberty to open farmers’ market

REBECCA MORIN

July 23, 2014

Filed under News

North Liberty will host its first farmers’ market since 2011. The new Penn Landing Market will kick off with live music and food at noon Aug. 3, and the market will continue from noon to 3 p.m. every other Sunday through...

There’s no place like Oz

CONOR MCBRIEN

July 23, 2014

Filed under News

Starting Friday at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts, the Young Footliters will follow the yellow brick road to the Emerald City. The musical is based on the widely known 1939 film The Wizard of Oz, which in turn ...

Without Dixon, Larson’s squad rallies to advance

NICK STEFFEN

July 23, 2014

Filed under Sports

The loss of Randy Larson’s leading scorer did not affect his team as much as one would think in Wednesday’s game against Joe Johnston’s squad. In the contest, both teams had to fight for every inch of ground...

Unkrich, Larson advance to Game Time final

WILL MCDAVID

July 23, 2014

Filed under Sports

For the four remaining teams in Game Time’s playoff tournament, a win Wednesday meant a place in the championship game — a loss meant viewing it from the stands. In the first game of the league’s playoff double-header,...

Prime Time League final four power rankings

KYLE MANN

July 23, 2014

Filed under Sports

With one week of the Prime Time League playoffs in the books, two teams have been eliminated from title contention. Four teams remain, and the following is The Daily Iowan’s power rankings. No. 1 Dan Ahrens Ahrens’ team claims the top spot ...

Editorial: Reduce or remove Chauncey TIF funding

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

July 23, 2014

Filed under Opinions

At the center of the controversy surrounding the Chauncey is the city’s plan for funding the project. Last week, Iowa City’s Economic Development Council approved the allocation of $14.1 million in tax-increment financing...

Ponnada: Binge drinking a dangerous gateway to popularity

SRI PONNADA

July 23, 2014

Filed under Opinions

Coming into college, I thought that I’d finally be far away from the cliquey-ness of high school. There are no popular kids in college — right? How can the notion of popularity exist in an institution of more than 30,000...

Theater beyond imagine

ELENA BRUESS

July 23, 2014

Filed under Arts

Just south of downtown Iowa City, a local café bustles with action and excitement. Mostly looking over scripts and reading lines, around 10 men and women sit in a circle of chairs surrounding a small stage toward the front...

Hopping into town

EMMA MCCLATCHEY

July 23, 2014

Filed under Arts

Dozens of red plastic tubes hang like oversized Twizzlers from the walls of 30hop’s walk-in cooler, some stretching as far as two stories up through the walls. Soon, these tubes will assist in a noble task: transporting...