The Daily Iowan

Football ticket sales drop

CHARLIE GREEN

June 23, 2015

Filed under News

Football season-ticket sales are down from 2014, according to the Iowa Athletics Department. As of June 19, the Athletics Ticket Office had sold 32,656 season tickets to the general public. The total includes sales in the premium...

Scoliosis surgeries no more

ALLIE BISCUPSKI

June 23, 2015

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Since the age of 5, Will Imbus has had a surgery every six months to lengthen the correctional rods placed in his back to keep up with the growth of his spine. Will has early onset scoliosis. “His initial surgery, he was...

New business program offered in Des Moines

ALISON CASSITY

June 23, 2015

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Following its success in Cedar Rapids last year, the Tippie College of Business will offer its business-analytics certificate in Des Moines starting in September. “The early returns from Cedar Rapids show that the students...

University of Iowa Tippie School offers new summer program

SHAFIN KHAN

June 23, 2015

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This summer, some high-school students are getting a firsthand taste of college. The University of Iowa Tippie College of Business is hosting a new event this summer called the Tippie Gateway Program, which educates high-school...

Team Archaeology educates local Iowans along the RAGBRAI trail

ANDREW POTOCKI

June 23, 2015

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During this year’s RAGBRAI, spectators can sit and enjoy watching the cyclists ride by, while at the same time learning a bit about the state’s archaeological history. Made up of four professional archaeologists from...

Law school celebrates anniversary

ANDREW POTOCKI

June 23, 2015

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The University of Iowa College of Law opened its doors and began educating students a century and a half ago. This year, the law school marks its 150-year birthday celebration through various events including an exhibit in the...

Dumplings for days

YUN LIN

June 23, 2015

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Dumpling Darling’s stand at the Iowa City Farmers’ Market attracts shoppers’ eyes with its traditional Asian bamboo steamers stacked on top of each other. “I’m making dumplings so Iowans have the...

District names new Northwest principal

DI STAFF

June 23, 2015

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Iowa City School District officials announced the next principal of Northwest Junior High at the School Board meeting Tuesday evening. Laura Cottrell most recently served as the assistant principal at Curie Metropolitan High...

Unkrich seeking first summer win

CHARLIE GREEN

June 23, 2015

Filed under Sports

In the opening week of the Game Time League, coach Brendan Unkrich’s team mustered just 51 points in defeat. Now, in Week 2, the squad faces the challenge of beating Randy Larson’s squad, which more than doubled Unk...

Who should be the first overall pick in the draft?

DI STAFF

June 23, 2015

Filed under Sports

Karl-Anthony Towns (F/C, Kentucky) When it comes to No. 1 picks, if you can whittle your options down to two or three players, the deciding factor is almost always: Who has the most potential to be transcendent? So while I have ...

Point-Counterpoint: Can the President control the economy?

DI STAFF

June 23, 2015

Filed under Opinions

On June 17 in our very own Washington, Iowa, GOP presidential hopeful Jeb Bush said a sustained 4 percent Gross Domestic Product would be a primary goal of his presidency. Sources have contended that this is a lofty goal, if...

Fischer: It takes a village to feed a child

CHRISTIAN FISCHER

June 23, 2015

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As the waste from food surplus becomes a widespread issue, families across the globe as well as right here in our own backyards continue to grow uncertain of when and where they will get their next meal. Feeding America, a nonprofit...