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Iowa City eyes balconies

ANDREW POTOCKI

June 28, 2015

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  The balcony collapse in Berkeley, California, on June 16, which killed six people and injured seven others, has drawn attention to the safety of Iowa City’s many balconies. “It does show the importance of...

Iowa City celebrates end of slavery

ALISON CASSITY

June 28, 2015

Filed under News

On June 27, the parking lot at the Robert A. Lee Rec Center was packed with families, free food, face painting, and more to mark 150 years of Juneteenth. Juneteenth is a celebration of the end of slavery in America, and it...

Website streamlines application process for Iowa regent schools

ALLIE BISCUPSKI

June 28, 2015

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Starting in July, high-school students will be able to apply to Iowa’s three public universities with just one click. The state Board of Regents have developed a portal, débuting July 1, that will allow students to send...

IC’s Bethel church remains strong

GIRINDRA SELLECK

June 28, 2015

Filed under News

Big things come in all sizes, and Iowa City’s own Bethel African Methodist Episcopal church is proof. Originally built in 1868 on Governor Street — at that time located outside Iowa City, as African Americans were not...

Iowa officials, presidential candidates talk Supreme Court ruling

DI STAFF

June 28, 2015

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Iowa’s Congressional delegation Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa “Iowans are no strangers to being on the forefront of fighting for greater civil rights. That is why I am thrilled that the Supreme Court today struck do...

White has some work ahead

KYLE MANN

June 28, 2015

Filed under Sports

The debate over whether Aaron White would be drafted was obviously answered June 25, when White went 49th overall to the Washington Wizards. The Wizards indeed need depth on the wing, but the reality is that White is likely far...

Baseball Hawks hungry for future

CHARLIE GREEN

June 28, 2015

Filed under Sports

The highs and lows of Iowa baseball’s historic postseason remain fresh in the minds of the players. But the Hawkeyes will not remaining stagnant — their eyes are focused on what they can do better in 2016. “One of th...

Not quite getting the point

CHARLIE GREEN

June 28, 2015

Filed under Sports

Last summer, Brendon Unkrich’s team pummeled its way through the Game Time League en route to a championship finish. Now, however, his squad is off to an 0-2 start to the 2015 season. “We try to look at every game...

Hawk, coach dive into success

OLIVIA STEPHENS

June 28, 2015

Filed under Sports

From the moment now-senior diver Addison Boschult set foot on the Iowa campus, he has been continually challenged and motivated by diving coach Todd Waikel. “Todd’s really helped me focus mentally and perform at a...

Editorial: SCOTUS’ implications within the community it serves

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

June 28, 2015

Filed under Opinions

The U.S. Supreme Court reached a monumental decision in the Obergefell v. Hodges case presented June 26, ruling that state-level bans on same-sex marriage are unconstitutional — a long overdue interpretation of the 14th Ame...

Cervantes: Progress, peace, and the sacrifices needed to achieve it

CHRISTOPHER CERVANTES

June 28, 2015

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When it comes to patriotism, I find it quite easy to say that I love my country. I love that I am able to speak my mind and have those thoughts printed for the masses to either enjoy or despise. I love the various freedoms that...

Higgins: Good morning from Beijing (God help me)

CHRIS HIGGINS

June 28, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Chris Higgins is a DI staffer interning abroad at China Daily for the summer. Above all, writing classes at the University of Iowa have taught me that my most productive and creative output comes during the early morning in short...