The Daily Iowan

UI student remains in medically-induced coma after accident at Purdue

BRENT GRIFFITHS

April 21, 2013

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Friends and family of University of Iowa senior Nicole Ruffolo have rushed to Indiana to join her after an early morning accident on the Purdue University campus left her in a comatose state. UI senior Bridget Quinn — a fri...

As terror ends in Boston, a sense of relief from those with Iowa ties

NICK HASSETT

April 21, 2013

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For Boston, the week that started with a sudden, devastating attack ended with a triumphant victory. “The episode has come to a conclusion, and everything can get back to normal,” Iowa City native Katherine Monso...

UI work-study program to be spared from sequestration changes

STACEY MURRAY

April 21, 2013

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Despite national sequestration cuts, the University of Iowa work-study program funds won’t take a hit in the next academic year, much to the relief of both UI officials and students. Unfortunately, other sources of financial...

Iowa group protests synthetic drugs on 4/20

REBECCA MORIN

April 21, 2013

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A local group is advocating for the banning of synthetic drugs, many of which are currently legal in Iowa. Iowans Against Synthetic, a local group created to increase public awareness of the dangers of synthetic drug use, held...

Iowa epilepsy advocates to form youth council

HILLARY ROSENCRANTS

April 21, 2013

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Local advocates say those diagnosed with epilepsy at an early age deserve a support system, and one newly formed group will seek to provide just that. The Iowa Epilepsy Foundation recently received a $2,500 grant to fund the...

Hawkeye men’s track finds success in Musco Twilight Meet’

MATT CABEL

April 21, 2013

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Jordan Mullen leapt over the final hurdle; Wisconsin’s Japheth Cato in front of him by barely an inch. But with a burst of speed, the Atlantic, Iowa, native landed on his feet, pushed forward, swung his arms, and put his...

Close finishes for women highlight Musco Twilight XIV

DANNY PAYNE

April 21, 2013

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It was a night of neck-and-neck finishes for the Iowa women’s 100-meter and 800-meter runners at the 14th-annual Musco Twilight track and field meet. Despite the cold temperatures on April 20, several Hawkeyes turned in...

Golf scorecard miscue hurts Iowa’s Phillips

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

April 21, 2013

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The Iowa women’s golf team placed 10th out of 12 teams at the Lady Buckeye Spring Invitational on Sunday at the Scarlet Course in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State hosted the 12-team invitational Michigan State won it. The Hawkeyes...

Hawkeyes proud of fifth place finish at NCAA gymnastics championships

RYAN PROBASCO

April 21, 2013

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The Iowa men’s gymnastics team concluded its wildly successful 2012-13 campaign by accomplishing what it set out to do before the Hawkeyes hit the mat this season. Team members said the goal all year was to climb to the...

Tough Big Ten season comes to a close for men’s tennis

DOMINICK WHITE

April 21, 2013

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Iowa’s men’s tennis team completed a challenging Big Ten season this past weekend. The Hawkeyes were defeated by Wisconsin and Minnesota, dropping their conference record to 0-12. The Black and Gold almost pulled out a highly...

Iowa men’s golf takes home trophies

KEVIN GLUECK

April 21, 2013

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The Iowa men’s golf team isn’t coming home empty handed this weekend. The Hawkeyes took home a share of the Boilermaker Invitational title this weekend, with a three-round score of 878. Despite beginning the day with a 6-stroke...

Iowa women’s tennis rebounds against gophers

SCOTT ALBANESE

April 21, 2013

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The Iowa women’s tennis team got off to a rough start this past weekend, suffering a 4-3 loss April 19 in Madison against Wisconsin. In doubles action, Iowa fared pretty well with a pair of wins by duos Morven McCulloch/Ruth...