The Daily Iowan

ADHD drugs fuel college experience

ABIGAIL MEIER

May 8, 2014

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Some students say coffee and Red Bull are no longer the only essentials for a late-night cramming session in the hours before a final exam. Instead, many are relying on a 20-milligram, bright orange tablet. A recent study shows...

Slow student-ticket sales not a cause for concern

IAN MURPHY

May 8, 2014

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Slower football season-ticket sales are not a cause for concern, especially coming off last year’s performance, according to Athletics Department officials. Rick Klatt, the associate athletics director for external relations,...

Iowa farmers to feel climate change

DANIEL SEIDL

May 8, 2014

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The national issue of climate change is coming to the forefront for Iowa farmers. The U.S. government released the Third U.S. National Climate Assessment earlier this week. For Iowa, the report predicts increased flooding, droughts,...

REACH sees 27 graduates

LILY ABROMEIT

May 8, 2014

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Joining the REACH program at the University of Iowa two years ago changed Emma Perkins’ life. “I came to REACH to get a little more social and to be a little more independent,” she said. “Since I’ve...

Johnson County officials clarify Medicaid funding

KAITLIN DEWULF

May 8, 2014

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Despite concerns, Johnson County is not cutting Medicaid funding. The Johnson County Board of Supervisors clarified this after questions were directed to supervisors before their meeting on Thursday. With the recent fiscal 2014...

Man stabbed in Brothers Bar

DI STAFF

May 8, 2014

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Authorities have accused a woman of stabbing a man. Abigail Mata, 19, was charged March 2 with willful injury causing bodily injury. According to an Iowa City police complaint, the man was in the restroom at Brothers Bar, 125...

Man allegedly found with cocaine

DI STAFF

May 8, 2014

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Authorities have accused an Iowa City man of possessing drugs and robbery. Samuel Lockett, 26, was charged Wednesday with controlled-substance violation and Dec. 30, 2013, with second-degree robbery. According to an Iowa City...

Iowa City boxer’s career closing

DANNY PAYNE

May 8, 2014

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When Mark Colbert walked through the door into ICOR boxing gym three years ago, coach Emily Klinefelter thought he would come to practice a handful of times and then quit. The then-55-year-old Colbert had other thoughts. He ...

One game at a time

JACOB SHEYKO

May 8, 2014

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Trying to get the Iowa baseball players to admit the larger importance of some games over others is an impossible task. One game at a time, that’s the mentality that head coach Rick Heller has instilled in the players....

For distance, Hawks stay close

JORDAN HANSEN

May 8, 2014

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Director of track and field Larry Wieczorek has had an ironclad philosophy when it comes to recruiting distance and cross-country runners. Get the in-state recruits first, then look elsewhere. His efforts in the state have been...

Illinois knocks Hawks out

JORDAN HANSEN

May 8, 2014

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It was a bitter end to a disappointing season for the Iowa softball team. After holding ninth-seed Illinois scoreless for six innings, the Fighting Illini’s bats exploded in the top of the seventh for 6 runs on 8 hits....

Three golfers earn All-Big Ten

DI STAFF

May 8, 2014

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The Big Ten announced Wednesday that Iowa golfers Steven Ihm, Brian Bullington, and Ian Vandersee earned all-conference honors. Ihm, a senior, was named first team All-Big Ten and juniors Bullington and Vandersee earned second-team...