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Kids fly high designing hover-cars

YUN LIN

June 17, 2015

Filed under News

A new class this summer gives kids a chance to have a high time designing model hover cars. The Belin-Blank Center of UI College of Education is collaborating with M.C Ginsberg’s Advanced 3D design and manufacturing studio...

Coralville gears up for RAGBRAI

STACEY GONZALEZ

June 17, 2015

Filed under News

Coralville officials say they are well prepared to host the 15,000 to 20,000 bikers who will come through during this year’s RAGBRAI event as venues and events are finalized.

Fundraising for a van and the kids

ALLIE BISCUPSKI

June 17, 2015

Filed under News

A local nonprofit is trying to raise $35,000 to replace its ancient, inadequate van with a brand-new minibus for its childcare group. 4Cs Community Coordinated Child Care runs Home Ties, a transitional childcare center that offers...

Newest regents settling in

BEN MARKS

June 17, 2015

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Three months ago the state Board of Regents gained some new members. “It’s an incredible learning experience and such a great opportunity that I’m lucky to have that a lot of people don’t have the chanc...

Pastor’s story follows Bush

BRENT GRIFFITHS

June 17, 2015

Filed under News

WASHINGTON, Iowa โ€” The narrative of Mennonite pastor Max Villatoro was thrust into presidential politics on Wednesday. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush spoke at the home of Adam and Teresa Mangold during his first trip to the...

Event to feature donations

DI STAFF

June 17, 2015

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Iowa City’s 100+Hawkeye men’s and women’s chapters will be hold a “downtown giving event” on Dubuque Street in between Washington Street and Iowa Avenue from 5 to 7 p.m. today. Members will each...

Meeting will cover old Art Building

DI STAFF

June 17, 2015

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Today, the University of Iowa will hold a meeting to discuss plans for what is left of the old Art Building, which was built in 1936. The meeting will be held in 2520D University Capitol Center. According to the official memorandum...

Jennings and Company in attack mode

CHARLIE GREEN

June 17, 2015

Filed under Sports

With time winding down in the first half of Game Time League’s opening night, guard Whitney Jennings calmly walked the ball past half court as the clock ticked below 10 seconds. And then boom โ€” she fired into the lane,...

Prime Time preseason predictions

KYLE MANN

June 17, 2015

Filed under Sports

The Prime Time League last season was likely near the highest quality product it has ever been, given that the Hawkeyes were an NCAA Tournament-caliber team, and also largely thanks to Northern Iowa making another Big Dance.  Many...

Incoming Hawkeye shines in Game Time premier

RAPHAEL GELFAND

June 17, 2015

Filed under Sports

She might not be the tallest player on the court, but Tania Davis may be the fastest. And even though the incoming freshman from Michigan may have been her team’s leading scorer with 26 points, she isn’t always the...

Editorial: Fight for 15

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

June 17, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Dialogue concerning the minimum wage has once again entered the national spotlight with groups of fast-food workers sparking a labor movement under the moniker “Fight for 15,” in which workers are organizing in an...

Jarvill: Spitting your life away

SAMUEL JARVILL

June 17, 2015

Filed under Opinions

In the recent years, smoking has become one of the most frowned-upon activities of our generation. Anti-smoking campaigns seem to have become as common as advertisements for new cars. The campaign against smoking has successfully...