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UI cuts ribbon at Petersen Residence Hall

ALISON CASSITY

July 21, 2015

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With just a month before students move into the new facility, Petersen Hall is teeming with activity. Community members joined with university representativeson Tuesday afternoon to officially open Mary Louise Petersen Hall, the Unive...

RAGBRAI riders help butterflies

BEN MARKS

July 21, 2015

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As 20,000 bikers cross the state in this year’s RAGBRAI, they will see many of Iowa’s natural wonders, but they probably won’t see many monarch butterflies. This year, however, a local conservation group is...

Summer writing program helps youth broaden horizons

ALLIE BISCUPSKI

July 21, 2015

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From the eclectic architecture of Istanbul to the medieval churches of Armenia and the farmlands of Idaho, Iowa attracts a wealth of young writers to the state. Between the Lines, a summer session hosted by the International...

Changes come to Rummage in the Ramp

GIRINDRA SELLECK

July 21, 2015

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Students and Iowa City residents seeking deals at the city’s ninth-annual Rummage in the Ramp will notice some changes to this year’s event. Rummage in the Ramp is a city-sponsored event designed to minimize the hundreds...

25 years later ADA opposition remains

BRENT GRIFFITHS

July 21, 2015

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Marca Bristo does not think the Americans with Disability Act could pass today. Bristo is a key disability-rights advocate. She was the first person with a disability to chair the National Council on Disability — a presi...

Sisters hope to take home the gold

ANDREW POTOCKI

July 21, 2015

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Although they’re only 8 and 14 years old, Natalie and Peyton Steva aim to take home Olympic gold this year. The two sisters are Iowa City residents who will compete in this year’s U.S. Amateur Athletic Union Olympic...

Kasich announces presidential bid

DI STAFF

July 21, 2015

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich has joined the seemingly endless list of Republicans seeking their party’s presidential nomination. Kasich is the 16th notable candidate to announce a bid, following Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who...

Hawk recruiters snub rankings

CHARLIE GREEN

July 21, 2015

Filed under Sports

It’s a long way from 2016 National Signing Day, when Iowa football’s recruiting class for the year will be officially set. But early on, Rivals.com, a website that ranks college recruiting classes for several sports,...

Disterhoft, Davis face off in playoffs

CHARLIE GREEN

July 21, 2015

Filed under Sports

Four teams remain in the Game Time League playoffs as the semifinals tip off tonight in North Liberty. Ally Disterhoft returned last week, and has transformed Bethany Doolittle’s last-place Comfort Care/Pelling team into...

Who’s the favorite to win Prime Time?

DI STAFF

July 21, 2015

Filed under Sports

Marion Iron Ex-Hawkeye star Jess Settles’ Marion Iron team may have lost to Dan Ahrens’ Jill Armstrong Team earlier in the season, but it heads into the playoffs with a roster clicking so well that no one’s b...

Editorial: Problematic interim contract for the UI

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

July 21, 2015

Filed under Opinions

As the upcoming academic year approaches, while preparing itself to operate under interim President Jean Robillard, the University of Iowa will also have some key positions that need filling. For the role of vice president for...

Clegg: Trump’s big mistake (again)

CHRIS CLEGG

July 21, 2015

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Donald Trump was at it again on July 18, when he decided to take a shot at Sen. John McCain’s, R-Ariz., Vietnam War record while speaking at the Family Leadership Summit in Ames. Referring to McCain’s involvement in...