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Jazz Festival takes over Iowa City

ALEC GLUESING AND IZABELLE ROBLES

July 5, 2015

Filed under News

In addition to celebrating the Fourth of July, Iowa City residents had the opportunity to tune into the three days’ worth of jazz from both local and national artists; the weekend marked the 25th anniversary of the Io...

Iowa Young Writers’ Studio continues educating young writers

YUN LIN

July 5, 2015

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While the Iowa Writers’ Workshop might be the best-known writing program in the state (or country), another long-running program has aimed to help younger writers with their craft. For more than 10 years, the Iowa Young...

Automated pay stations to come to UI parking lots

ANDREW POTOCKI

July 5, 2015

Filed under News

Construction is underway on many parking lots across campus as part of the University of Iowa’s Parking Access and Revenue Control System  project. The project will update 28 parking lots across campus, 14 employee lots,...

UIHC sees blood donations drop as students go home for the summer

ALLIE BISCUPSKI

July 5, 2015

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While the summer months might bring food, fun, and family, they don’t bring blood donations. “Summertime is more challenging for donors,” said Kirby Winn, the director of public relations for Mississippi Valley...

Don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing

KYLE MANN

July 5, 2015

Filed under Sports

When Fran McCaffery came to Iowa from Siena, Hawkeye fans fantasized about an up-and-down, fast-paced offense that could fill a scoreboard with the best of the Big Ten. McCaffery has made significant strides in his tenure at...

Point guards reign in Game Time

CHARLIE GREEN

July 5, 2015

Filed under Sports

Three weeks into league play, Randy Larrson’s Marion Iron and Kay DiLeo’s Beat the Bookstore/Westport are the only unbeaten teams remaining in the Game Time League — and they share a common, pivotal denominato...

US swamps Japan in world cup

ANNE M. PETERSON - ASSOCIATED PRESS

July 5, 2015

Filed under Sports

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Carli Lloyd came up big again. Three times. And with it came the Americans’ elusive third Women’s World Cup title. Lloyd scored three times as the U.S. burst to a 4-goal lead in the...

Editorial: How should an international crime be understood?

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

July 5, 2015

Filed under Opinions

With recent developments surrounding the ISU Chinese student Tong Shao homicide case leading to in a formal statement from the Chinese government about the arrest of alleged killer Xiangnan Li, a former University of Iowa student,...

Cervantes: Alarm and alert

CHRISTOPHER CERVANTES

July 5, 2015

Filed under Opinions

There are a select group of days that we, as American citizens, hold especially close to our hearts. These are holidays that not only bring loved ones together but also inspire a sense of unity among the many people of our country....

Higgins: Q&A with a mirror

CHRIS HIGGINS

July 5, 2015

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Chris Higgins is a DI staffer interning abroad at China Daily for the summer. BEIJING — Recent questions, still unresolved: Q: Couldn’t we have just taken the rickshaw? Just an even 20 kuai (not even four bucks in U.S. cu...

Silber: If the shoe were on the other foot

KELIN SILBER

July 5, 2015

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“So it is ordered.” These four words are the last four in Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s majority opinion that effectively made same-sex marriage legal and a right in every state. It’s about time...