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Boy Scouts mull gay decision

ANDREW POTOCKI

July 19, 2015

Filed under News

Less than a month after the Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage nationwide, the executive committee of the Boy Scouts of America has ruled in favor of letting openly gay men serve as scout leaders. According to...

Study abroad benefits from improving Cuba/US relations

YUN LIN

July 19, 2015

Filed under News

In the upcoming years, students will be able to get an up-close view of Cuba as never before. In December 2014, President Obama announced the loosening of trade and travel restrictions with Cuba, which took effect on Jan. 16....

Entrepreneurs in biking action

RAPHAEL GELFAND

July 19, 2015

Filed under News

With the help of some students, the town of Solon will get a little economic boost this week as RAGBRAI rolls through on its way to Coralville. Five students from the University of Iowa Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center are interning...

Jennings’ team missing key player

CHARLIE GREEN

July 19, 2015

Filed under Sports

Driven by Game Time’s most formidable trio, Randy Larson’s Marion Iron finished 4-0 in the regular season of the summer league, earning the top seed for the playoffs in the process. Now, entering a semifinal match...

Editorial: Info breaches raise flags

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

July 19, 2015

Filed under Opinions

This summer has already seen two major breaches of federal-government databases, leading to U.S. officials pointing fingers at China both times. In total, the two separate attacks compromised the personal data from approximately...

Lane: 19 ways to view 4 percent

JOE LANE

July 19, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Earlier in the campaign season, Republican hopeful Jeb Bush made the assertion that he believes 4 percent year-after-year real GDP growth is possible for the entire country. Bush elaborated on this belief with comments he made...

Higgins: How to: lists + lists in China

CHRIS HIGGINS

July 19, 2015

Filed under Opinions

BEIJING — Lists are important. Lists are useful. Lists are necessary. Lists are literary. Lists can, in fact, make the world go round. That’s a mantra I wish I could say I live by in my quest to become more organized,...

Cervantes: Off the air, yet on the mind

CHRISTOPHER CERVANTES

July 19, 2015

Filed under Opinions

If there is one thing that is always a treat for me, it is a good round of classic television shows. There are several standout programs that defy a particular generation and/or social movement because they are windows into lives...