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STACEY MURRAY

July 12, 2015

Filed under News

Rudolph Schulz, known mostly as Rudy, has a lot of legacies. The one you get depends on whom you ask. Those in the psychology field might note his long list of accomplishments, both as a researcher and as an administrator....

Iowa farmers may find some cover

ALISON CASSITY

July 12, 2015

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Statewide, Iowa has battled high nitrate levels for the past several years. Now, as Des Moines begins a lawsuit against surrounding counties, potentially dangerous nitrate levels in drinking water have become an issue of interest...

Prepping students in China

CHRIS HIGGINS

July 12, 2015

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BEIJING — College orientation is certainly familiar: PowerPoints, skittish and inquisitive parents, soon-to-be college students being shuttled from ballroom to ballroom. Only this time, it wasn’t at the IMU, but at the...

Girls learn to rock

YUN LIN

July 12, 2015

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Twenty girls between the ages of 8 and 16 got together to do something most young people only dream of: They joined a band. Girls Rock is a one-week summer camp held by the University of Iowa Women’s Resource and Action...

UI cancels rape-defense class

DI STAFF

July 12, 2015

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Because of low participation, the University of Iowa police will canceling its long-running Rape Aggression Defense class. UI Crime-Prevention Specialist Alton Poole said he wasn’t sure how long the class has been running...

Hawk frosh fly high in Prime Time

KYLE MANN

July 12, 2015

Filed under Sports

The nightcap between Brendan Unkrich’s Pelling/Comfort Care and Jess Settles’ Marion Iron had all the makings of an up-and-down barnburner leading into Sunday’s matchup, with the two most dangero...

Don’t count out Peschel

CHARLIE GREEN

July 12, 2015

Filed under Sports

Brendan Unkrich’s McCurry’s/BlendCard squad finished the Game Time League regular season at 1-3, placing it fifth of six in the final standings. But with the playoffs beginning Wednesday night, that record now matters ...

Woodbury, Alexander win again

CHARLIE GREEN

July 12, 2015

Filed under Sports

Dan Ahrens’ Armstrong Team continues to demonstrate that it’s the deepest team in the Prime Time League. The group defeated Ray Swetalla’s Linn County Anesthesiologists, 101-82, behind a balanced attack offensively...

Spieth wins playoff in Deere Classic

LUKE MEREDITH - ASSOCIATED PRESS

July 12, 2015

Filed under Sports

SILVIS, Ill.  — Jordan Spieth made it a lot tougher on himself than it needed to be. In the end, Spieth got exactly what he was looking for from the John Deere Classic: a win and some positive energy ahead of the British...

Editorial: The first domino to fall

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

July 12, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Iowa 6th District Court Judge Chad Kepros delivered a major blow to the James Clark-headed rental enterprise in the Iowa City area. The conglomeration, which has amassed more than 300 parcels valued in the $95 million region,...

Cervantes: Looking up and looking out

CHRISTOPHER CERVANTES

July 12, 2015

Filed under Opinions

One facet of American culture that has persisted throughout generations is the society’s focus on competitive sports. Usually, this involves testosterone-fueled viewings of American football or a rousing nine innings of baseball....

Higgins: Significance in a rural getaway

CHRIS HIGGINS

July 12, 2015

Filed under Opinions

DI staffer Chris Higgins is interning abroad at China Daily this summer. The following is a list of those who can accurately be described as “saviors”: • A local intern who managed to snag an internship at a local expat...