The Daily Iowan

UI officials defend Mason’s comments on Gray documents

ERIC CLARK

November 30, 2012

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Several University of Iowa officials defended the comments UI President Sally Mason made to the Iowa City Press-Citizen on Tuesday concerning the leak of documents regarding alleged sexual misconduct by Peter Gray. Mason told the...

Questioning nearly results in mistrial for alleged Pentacrest rape case

BRENT GRIFFITHS

November 30, 2012

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A line of questioning nearly led to a mistrial Thursday in the case against a former University of Iowa student accused of sexually assaulting a woman on the Pentacrest in October 2010. Evan Pfeifer, 20, allegedly raped a woman...

Iowa professionals debate moving birth control to over-the-counter

BRIANNA JETT

November 30, 2012

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Soon, birth-control pills could sit alongside vitamins and pain medicine in the local pharmacy. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecology released a December 2012 committee opinion last week pushing for oral contracepti...

UI organizations shed light on HIV/AIDS epidemic

TIERRA SIMPSON

November 30, 2012

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Young people still contract HIV infections at a high rate, according to a study released this week — and a large percentage don’t even know they have it. State and local officials point to a lack of knowledge about HIV/AIDS...

Teachers from seven Iowa communities to brainstorm flood education

RISHABH R. JAIN

November 30, 2012

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After witnessing two severe floods in recent years, various departments of the University of Iowa are collaborating to develop a new arsenal to fight the force of nature — education. Teachers from more than seven Iowa communities...

Kid Captain: Energetic, healthy after being born 15 weeks early

STACEY MURRAY

November 30, 2012

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Just before Christmas Eve in 2006, Sarah and Erik Tillberg received a present they weren’t anticipating would come until 15 weeks later — their first child. Emery Tillberg is now a healthy 5-year-old. But the Rock Island...

The best defense is a good offense for Iowa men’s basketball

TORK MASON

November 30, 2012

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Iowa men’s basketball head coach Fran McCaffrey said cleaning things up on the offensive end of the floor is a key to improving defensively. The Hawkeyes allowed Virginia Tech to shoot a blistering 52.5 percent from the...

Ramos, Hawkeye wrestling look to “prove a point” against Iowa State

SAM LOUWAGIE

November 30, 2012

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Tony Ramos can’t wait to find out what all the fuss is about. He remembers hearing last year about an Iowa high-school wrestler who was pursuing a fourth-straight undefeated season, and that the younger wrestler had committed...

Iowa women’s basketball returns home after a week in the sunshine

CODY GOODWIN

November 30, 2012

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Trisha Nesbitt woke up in her own bed Thursday morning for the first time in a week. A long trip that included three basketball games in five days in the Sunshine State finally came to an end Wednesday night after a tough loss...

Hawkeye Invitational prepares swimming teams for end of season

JALYN SOUCHEK and CARLOS SOSA

November 30, 2012

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The Iowa men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams will host the annual Hawkeye Invitational today through Dec. 2. The men’s teams coming to Iowa City include No. 1 Michigan, No. 19 Notre Dame, Denver, and...

Young Iowa gymnastics squad set for final intrasquad meet

MATT CABEL

November 30, 2012

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One of the most important events of the season for Iowa head gymnastics coach Larissa Libby will likely come before the squad faces an opponent. The GymHawks will enter the Dec. 2 Black and Gold intrasquad meet with only three...

Iowa track and field set for first competition

KEVIN GLUECK

November 30, 2012

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The Iowa track and field teams will have their first competition on Saturday in the annual Black and Gold intrasquad meet. Head coach Layne Anderson’s and Director of Track and Filed Larry Wieczorek’s athletes come...