The Daily Iowan

End of an era

BENJAMIN MARKS

July 29, 2015

Filed under News

For University of Iowa President Sally Mason, it has been a long eight years. She faced both rising floodwaters and party-school rankings. The entire country wanted to talk about sexual assault, and frustration manifested on...

Disproportionate Minority Contact Committee hosts forum to discuss race

ALISON CASSITY

July 29, 2015

Filed under News

On the heels of a viral video between an African-American teen and an Iowa City police officer, Iowa City residents gathered to talk about racial disparity in Johnson County and how citizens can make a change. The video, which...

Wind whipping through Iowa

ALISON CASSITY

July 29, 2015

Filed under News

Fly along those Midwestern winds because the Department of Energy estimates that Iowa’s wind-energy use is set to rise to 40 percent by 2020, helping Iowa with its already impressive status as one of the largest producers...

Traveling through time, via food

ALLIE BISCUPSKI

July 29, 2015

Filed under News

Contrary to classic science fiction films, a time machine isn’t needed in step into the past. Just stopping by a Historic Foodies meeting is enough to be taken to another era through food. The Iowa City Historic Foodi...

Football circus comes to town

CHARLIE GREEN

July 29, 2015

Filed under Sports

Big Ten media days are the first opportunity for the public to catch up with Big Ten football, and Iowa fans likely have some, if not many,questions No Scherff, no problem? The success of Iowa football, and any team, for th...

Davis, Gustafson shine in championship

BRENT GRIFFITHS

July 29, 2015

Filed under Sports

NORTH LIBERTY โ€” Beat the Bookstore/Wesport coach Kay DiLeo was away on vacation for her team’s appearance in the Game Time League title game on Wednesday. But after observing the first quarter, her replacement said all...

Editorial: De-humanizing immigrant children by detaining them

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

July 29, 2015

Filed under Opinions

In a globalized world, everything fluid in a nation seems to ebb and flow through its borders, connected through trade, culture, information, and conflict. Everything but human beings, it seems. Immigrants of developing or poorer...

Jarvill: $10.10 must be the standard

SAM JARVILL

July 29, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Recently, there has been a lot of talk about Johnson County raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour. This is a step that is going to set course for our community to progress in the right direction โ€” our country should also...

Lane: Living in the 21st-century civil-rights movement

JOE LANE

July 29, 2015

Filed under Opinions

It is, as it turns out, 1960. More than 40 years removed from the heart of the American Civil Rights Movement, the United States is back in the thick of racial tension. On July 19, 2013, President Obama issued the following...

Online comments

DI READERS

July 29, 2015

Filed under Opinions

On Sanchez: More guns, more problems More guns does sound a bit like making things better for all, by more money to Donald Trump, who says he has taken in 10 billion bucks and wants to be president for change. The change appar...

Hairy Murder

VICTORIA VAUGHN

July 29, 2015

Filed under Uncategorized

Around this time last year, actor Mike Long and director Bryan Garey began working on a relatively new theater piece for the Heritage Theater Festival in Virginia. Though new to them, the comedy had received acclaimed in Boston...

20 from town, no frowns

ISABELLE ROBLES

July 29, 2015

Filed under Uncategorized

I love going out to eat, but I find myself cycling through an Iowa City restaurant rotation week after week. After probably having all menu items at my downtown favorites, I realized I needed to branch out and find some other...