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Area gears up for Fourth

SHAFIN KHAN

July 1, 2015

Filed under News

Iowa City and Coralville are getting ready to roll out the red carpet for our nation’s birthday celebrations this weekend. Coralville will host its annual 4th FEST. It began last weekend with a 5K around the city and a...

Animal research cost of living on the rise

ANDREW POTOCKI

July 1, 2015

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The University of Iowa now pays more to care for animals used for research purposes on campus. The 5 percent increase, which began Wednesday, is intended to help with food, water, and other expenses for the animals, said Heather...

Sanders rises in polls

REBECCA MORIN

July 1, 2015

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For Rod Sullivan, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is like no one he has ever met. Sullivan, a Johnson County supervisor and an Iowa City resident, has met Sanders and said the senator was refreshing. “You don’t meet...

Colombia-based photography collective is attempting to redefine the culture of their hometown

GIRINDRA SELLECK

July 1, 2015

Filed under News

A Medellín, Colombia, photography collective is attempting to redefine the culture of its hometown. “We wanted to show a different side of Medellín and of Colombia,” said Margarita Valdivieso, one of the nine members...

Weepies return to home

STACEY MURRAY

July 1, 2015

Filed under News

The Weepies returned to Iowa City on Wednesday night for a concert at the Englert Theater after recording its first full-length album in five years. The band performed at 9 p.m. and donated portions of the ticket sales to the...

Davis sparks strong squad

CHARLIE GREEN

July 1, 2015

Filed under Sports

Two teams remain unbeaten through three weeks of Game Time action, and a player without yet a single game of college experience leads one of them. “Anytime you have a point guard like Tania [Davis] leading the show, it...

Unkrich’s squad notches 1st win

RAPHAEL GELFAND

July 1, 2015

Filed under Sports

Bethany Doolittle’s Comfort Care /Pelling and Brendan Unkrich’s McCurry’s/BlendCard battled it out in Game Time League action on Wednesday —each searching for its first victory of the summer. “We had t...

Prime Time highlights firepower

KYLE MANN

July 1, 2015

Filed under Sports

The Prime Time League is off to an exciting start this summer, and tonight, the players will try to keep the momentum going with a worthy follow-up to last week’s action. Several of Prime Time’s stars will take...

Editorial: Columbia right on private prisons

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

July 1, 2015

Filed under Opinions

On June 22, the Columbia University Board of Trustees voted to divest from two companies: G4S, one of the largest private security firms in the world, and Corrections Corp. of America, the largest for-profit private prison company...

Jarvill: Fairness for students

SAM JARVILL

July 1, 2015

Filed under Opinions

The University of Iowa is the most iconic thing about Iowa City. Without the university, there would not be nearly as many amenities in the community, or people, and forms of entertainment would not be as willing to come perform...

Letters to the Editor/Online Comments

DI READERS

July 1, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Kudos to an important quartet With all of the big news occurring in the world, from political instability on faraway shores to earthquakes in the most unlikely of places — Oklahoma comes to mind — there has also been a seis...

Taking it from the top

VICTORIA VAUGHN

July 1, 2015

Filed under Uncategorized

The 25th-Annual Iowa City Jazz Festival celebrates history and change. There was a time when jazz was not received with a warm welcome. During the 1920s, some blamed it for supporting integration, endangering fetuses, and seducing...