The Daily Iowan

Rand Paul’s visit fuels speculation

QUENTIN MISIAG

August 3, 2014

Filed under News

It’s the three-day political sweep Iowans have seen before. This week, Rand Paul will return to the state’s presidential-trial grounds, visiting eight communities as one of a handful of national GOP leaders who have bee...

Images of the State Fair

REBECCA MORIN

August 3, 2014

Filed under News

Sometimes memories are as simple as black and white. For Kurt Ullrich, a photographer and essayist, the Iowa State Fair was. In his newly released book, The Iowa State Fair, Ullrich said he decided to showcase the fair throug...

Ticket promotion being revised

REBECCA MORIN

August 3, 2014

Filed under News

University of Iowa students may still have a chance to win free tuition. After a raffle program from the Athletics Department was suspended because of legal questions, officials are now trying to find a way to revise the promotion. Rick...

Diving into Lolla

ANA BARRETT

August 3, 2014

Filed under News

As another year comes to an end, I have a lot to reflect during my time at Grant Park. I used to live for music festivals — and although I still do, things have definitely changed since I last went to Lollapalooza, two years...

University research funding growing

TING XUAN TAN

August 3, 2014

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Floor-to-ceiling screens formed a semicircle in front of a wheel-less silver car that sat in the middle of a dark oval room. This is the interior of one of the most advanced driving simulators in the world. The only other comparable...

Pelini’s fiery attitude a hot topic

DANNY PAYNE

August 3, 2014

Filed under Sports

Kirk Ferentz was across the field when things began to blow up. As Iowa’s 38-17 Black Friday whipping of Nebraska last season progressed, emotions rose on both sidelines as well as on the field. Both Ferentz and Nebraska...

Guards take the spotlight

KYLE MANN

August 3, 2014

Filed under Sports

While the Prime Time League is obviously a developmental league first and foremost, another unavoidable element to the league is that fans and coaches take the opportunity to compare how players stack up against one another, even...

Chaos in Israel hits close to home for Kalin

ERIN ERICKSON

August 3, 2014

Filed under Sports

Imagine falling to sleep with fear, afraid that you will be awoken by the sounds of sirens signaling to take cover and running for your life to the closest bomb shelter. Some 6,400 miles away from Iowa City lies the center of...

Point/Counterpoint: Which MLB Trade Deadline deal was the best?

DI STAFF

August 3, 2014

Filed under Sports

David Price Starting pitching is the foundation of a championship team. Every year as the trade deadline approaches, contending teams are on the prowl for veterans to beef up their rotations for a run in the postseason. The...

Morris re-signs with Patriots

DI STAFF

August 3, 2014

Filed under Sports

James Morris has signed a contract with the New England Patriots. The former Iowa linebacker was signed on May 16 and released on May 20 because of a failed physical. Morris is one of 12 linebackers on the Patriots roster. During...

Editorial: The possibility of a clean energy future

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

August 3, 2014

Filed under Opinions

Extreme weather in Iowa during the summertime appears to be on the rise. We often start with torrential rainfalls and conclude with severe dry spells, both of which devastate crops and livestock. Given rising global temperatures...

Sonn: Scheduling classes and the numbers game

BARRETT SONN

August 3, 2014

Filed under Opinions

The word “diversity” and the entire college industry were made for each other. No other duo can match the scathing passion of their relationship — not Tom Cruise and running in every movie, not Derrick Rose and Chicago,...