The Daily Iowan

Meterologists see no end in sight to the heat

ANDREW POTOCKI

July 14, 2015

Filed under News

Iowa City residents better rev up the AC because it’s hot, with Monday’s temperature being so high the National Weather Service issued a heat warning. “We are getting into the heat of summer, so high temperatures...

Logic adjusts to new digs

CHARLIE GREEN

July 14, 2015

Filed under News

Former Iowa point guard Sam Logic has been through a lot since her last game as a Hawkeye โ€” which came in an 81-66 loss to No. 5 Baylor in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament on March 27. That’s because on July 5, th...

Iowa City welcomes new barbecue joint

SHAFIN KHAN

July 14, 2015

Filed under News

Burning hickory logs and barbecuing the old-fashioned way will bring authenticity to the Iowa City barbecue scene this weekend, two local entrepreneurs say. A new barbecue establishment, Mosley’s, 525 S. Gilbert St., is...

Iowa City gears up for Hickory Hill Park renovations

ALLIE BISCUPSKI

July 14, 2015

Filed under News

Iowa City is planning the first steps in a series of renovations for Hickory Hill Park. The city is in the process of developing a three-phase master plan for the park, and it placed a request for proposal for consultants for...

UI opera students are being paid for the first time in 20 years

YUN LIN

July 14, 2015

Filed under News

When Benjamin Laur performed in the recent University of Iowa production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s Gondoliers, he received something no opera student had: a paycheck. For the performance, which closed Sunday, the lead sin...

Last stop for Alexander

BRENT GRIFFITHS

July 14, 2015

Filed under Sports

He should be. Those three words continually come up when basketball coaches describe Dondre Alexander. Just the thought of having him on their roster makes them salivate. His Prime Time League coach, Dan Ahrens, whose team...

Game Time Playoffs set to begin

CHARLIE GREEN

July 14, 2015

Filed under Sports

The Game Time League playoffs will kick off tonight with a pair of rematches from last week’s action. The top two teams have byes, and they will learn their semifinal opponents at the conclusion of tonight’s action. Brian...

AL drops the NL again

RONALD BLUM - ASSOCIATED PRESS

July 14, 2015

Filed under Sports

CINCINNATI โ€” Mike Trout flashed the skill that puts him at the front of baseball’s new generation, just moments after four of the all-time greats had just walked off the field. Trout became the first player in 38 years...

Editorial: Ethics and torture in U.S. practices

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

July 14, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Last week, Newsweek reported that top psychologists in the American Psychological Association collaborated with the Bush administration for “enhanced interrogation techniques.” This should come as no surprise that hig...

Clegg: Modern warfare

CHRIS CLEGG

July 14, 2015

Filed under Opinions

The power of the Internet, and the various different technologies that can be associated with its rise, has undoubtedly contributed to a more integrated global populous and shaped the world to something no one would have thought...

Silber: Think about the sharks

KELIN SILBER

July 14, 2015

Filed under Opinions

When I was around 6 years old, water in video games scared the living crap out of me. I had a constant fear of something popping out of the water and eating me, and that thought scared me so much that my brother had to play the...

Fischer: Gagged with the law

CHRISTIAN FISCHER

July 14, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Just last week, a new censorship law went into effect in Spain that has much of its citizens up in arms. Referred to as the “gag” law, its main purpose is to target “illegal downloading” and repeated access...