The Daily Iowan

Farmers’ Market largest in years

ERIN MARSHALL

July 30, 2014

Filed under News

The liveliness surrounding the Chauncey Swan parking ramp on Wednesday evenings has only gotten larger. In the recent years, the Farmers’ Market has added a number of vendors. The Farmers’ Market, in Chauncey Swan...

UI suspends football-ticket incentive program

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 30, 2014

Filed under News

The University of Iowa announced Wednesday that it has temporarily suspended a recently introduced incentive program aimed at boosting lagging football-ticket sales. The two-day-old program was suspended after the Iowa Department...

Undergrads showcase summer research

TING XUAN TAN

July 30, 2014

Filed under News

Undergraduate students from a number of universities gathered on Wednesday to present findings that ranged from finding their own genomic medicine story to characterizing parts of the HIV-I infection. The ninth-annual Summer...

B1G coaches talk highly of Iowa

DI STAFF

July 30, 2014

Filed under Sports

CHICAGO — The 2014 Big Ten media days wrapped up on Tuesday morning. For the Iowa football team, this means just a week before its own media day in Iowa City. Football is now in full swing. The Hawkeyes are set to face eight...

Unkrich and Company take home title

CHARLES GREEN

July 30, 2014

Filed under Sports

Brendan Unkrich’s team came into the Game Time League championship Wednesday with a dominant season on the line against Randy Larson and Company. Unkrich’s squad left with not only a championship but also a perfect seaso...

Defense paves way for Unkrich’s championship season

ERIN ERICKSON

July 30, 2014

Filed under Sports

Another season of the Game Time League is in the books. The final two teams duked it out Wednesday in North Liberty to determine the league champion for the 2014 season. Brendan Unkrich’s undefeated squad ended its perfect...

Prime Time League title game will showcase depth

KYLE MANN

July 30, 2014

Filed under Sports

It’s been a bumpy ride this season, but Coach Ron Nove’s team has played its way to a title berth and will face the streaking-hot squad led by Randy Larson. Nove’s players aren’t short on talent, and similar...

Arbour to join softball staff

DI STAFF

July 30, 2014

Filed under Sports

Adam Arbour will join the Iowa softball staff as an assistant coach, head coach Marla Looper announced Wednesday. Arbour will handle Iowa’s offense. “Adam is a quality human being first and foremost,” Looper...

Editorial: Student ticket raffle has merits

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

July 30, 2014

Filed under Opinions

University of Iowa students were invited to strap on their gambling boots while maybe catching a few football games in the process. Earlier this week, the UI announced its creation of a raffle offering students the chance to collect...

Overton: The immorality of the grading curve

JON OVERTON

July 30, 2014

Filed under Opinions

When your class is graded on a curve, as has been the status quo throughout the history of higher and secondary education, your grade depends more or less on how well everyone else does. However, the Des Moines Public School...

Payne: We fuel our own “problem”

DANNY PAYNE

July 30, 2014

Filed under Opinions

So, I’m homeless. Kind of — not homeless in terms of wandering aimlessly around the Pedestrian Mall with no place to go, but homeless in terms of being in-between leases, just like seemingly all but one of my friends. Luckily,...

Let your Hair down

EMMA MCCLATCHEY

July 30, 2014

Filed under Arts

Before Book of Mormon became a scandalous Broadway sensation, there was Hair, the “love-rock” hippie musical of the ’60s that dared to stage drug use, nudity, an antiwar mentality, and an ethnically integrated...