The Daily Iowan

Clinton visits Iowa City

REBECCA MORIN

July 6, 2015

Filed under News

A third presidential candidate, in a field that has grown in the past several months, will hit Iowa City. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who launched her campaign in June, will be back in Iowa today. Clinton, 67,...

IC teams place high in national STEM competition

BILL COONEY

July 6, 2015

Filed under News

For the second year in a row, students from Iowa City West have had the chance to test their engineering and science prowess on the national level. The Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Science is a national competition...

Possible Japanese program coming to Iowa

ALISON CASSITY

July 6, 2015

Filed under News

Soon, high-school students from Iowa might be able to trade places with those in Japan. Kim Heidemann, the executive director of Iowa Sister States, is in Yamanashi, Japan, to discuss the possibility of a high-school student...

Longtime director of UI Counseling Service retires

BEN MARKS

July 6, 2015

Filed under News

Sam Cochran, the longtime director of the University of Iowa Counseling Service, recently retired after working at the university for 33 years. Cochran came to the UI from the University of Missouri in 1982 for an internship...

Letkewicz, Game Time’s X-factor

CHARLIE GREEN

July 6, 2015

Filed under Sports

Kay DiLeo’s Beat the Bookstore/Westport squad features a two-headed monster in point guard Tania Davis and forward Megan Gustafson, but the presence of Kate Letkewicz of Dartmouth on the perimeter may propel the squad to ...

Hawks in the NFL: Packing a punch

CHARLIE GREEN

July 6, 2015

Filed under Sports

The Green Bay Packers came painfully close to reaching the Super Bowl last season, blowing a 16-0 lead to Seattle in the NFC Championship. Now, ahead of 2015, they have reloaded heading into training camp. With the team stil...

Tough road for player-coach Doolittle

CHARLIE GREEN

July 6, 2015

Filed under Sports

Bethany Doolittle stepped up to the plate when the Game Time League was short on coaches before the season, and she is now discovering the struggles of playing for and managing a team simultaneously. “Doolittle has to do...

Editorial: Clemency the beginning stages towards reform

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

July 6, 2015

Filed under Opinions

President Obama is expected to make a large step toward prison reform through use of his power of presidential pardon to grant clemency to a number of federal prisoners charged with nonviolent drug crimes. Obama has granted 43...

Lane: Trump built a great wall on the southern border of his evidence

JOE LANE

July 6, 2015

Filed under Opinions

“Give me your tired, your poor / Your huddled masses yearning to breath free / The wretched refuse of your teeming shore / Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me / I lift my lamp beside the golden door.” Few...

Elliot: The Fourth Conspiracy

BEAU ELLIOT

July 6, 2015

Filed under Opinions

So I hear we had an Independence Day. (Or Almost Independence Day, as Van Morrison would sing. And did.) Actually, I couldn’t help but hear we held an Independence Day; around sunset, two large mortars started firing on central...

Letter to the Editor / Online Comments

DI READERS

July 6, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Fighting farm pollution Increased pollution of Iowa’s waterways because of agricultural runoff and wastewater treatment threatens the water quality and health of its citizens. High levels of nitrogen and phosphorous depo...