The Daily Iowan

New laws pop up

DI STAFF

June 30, 2015

Filed under News

Iowa City and cities across the state will see some changes starting today. From selling growlers — containers that hold craft beer — at grocery or convenience stores to not paying taxes on self-pay laundry services, several...

Craft beers now "growl"

ANDREW POTOCKI

June 30, 2015

Filed under News

Beer lovers and breweries, rejoice. A new law that allows more retailers to sell craft beer to take home in “growlers” — refillable containers usually made of glass — will go into effect today across Iowa. “There...

LGBT community looks ahead

YUN LIN

June 30, 2015

Filed under News

The Supreme Court on June 26 ruled that same-sex couples could get married nationwide, but the historic victory does not mean that the fight for LGBT civil rights is over. “It is really important to celebrate this achievement,”...

Int’l cooperation marks Shao case

BILL COONEY

June 30, 2015

Filed under News

Close cooperation between police from China and Iowa has ensured that the accused killer of Tong Shao, Xiangnan Li, will stand trial in China. After Shao’s body was found on Sept. 26, 2014, Iowa authorities began weighing...

State eyes computer courses

ALLIE BISCUPSKI

June 30, 2015

Filed under News

Iowa’s high-school students could soon be required to take computer-science courses as a part of Iowa’s public-school curriculum. Last week, a state committee recommended that Gov. Terry Branstad require the classes...

Christie is running for president

DI STAFF

June 30, 2015

Filed under News

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is “now ready to fight for the people of the United States of America” as he opened his 2016 presidential campaign on Tuesday. Christie, who made his announcement in Livingston, New...

Game Time set for third week

CHARLIE GREEN

June 30, 2015

Filed under Sports

Entering Week 3 of Game Time League, one of two winless teams will emerge with its first victory of the season. Bethany Doolittle’s Comfort Care/Pelling squad will take on Brendan Unkrich’s McCurry’s/ Blendcard...

Sprinter sets high goals

CHARLIE GREEN

June 30, 2015

Filed under Sports

Heading to the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Oregon, on June 10, track sophomore Brittany Brown had her sights set on making the finals and earning distinction as a first team All-American. “Coming into nationals last ...

Who deserves the midseason awards for the American League?

DI STAFF

June 30, 2015

Filed under Sports

MVP: Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers This is an easy one. It may sound like a broken record, but Miggy is near the top of the leaderboard in all three Triple Crown categories this season. His .349 batting average is tops in the A...

Editorial: The hot-button socioeconomic term in Iowa City

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

June 30, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Gentrification is sweeping the nation and has been for a while. It is difficult to find a major city — or even a small city — in the United States today that isn’t engaging in some sort of “community improvement.”...

Dugan: Economic privilege and affirmative action

JACK DUGAN

June 30, 2015

Filed under Opinions

On Monday, in the wake of the monumental Supreme Court decision concerning same-sex marriage, higher-education affirmative action is back before the court. In 2008, Abigail Fisher, a white woman, pursued legal action against the...