The Daily Iowan

Local costume store raises funds for park

KAITLIN DEWULF

October 13, 2014

Filed under News

Halloween season spurred the perfect fundraising opportunity for a local Lucas Farms Neighborhood initiative โ€” donating and selling costumes to benefit its community park. In hopes of raising enough funding to renovate H...

Suicide prevention grants running low

BEN MARKS

October 13, 2014

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Only two months into the semester, the University of Iowa Counseling Services has referred eight students for hospitalization for suicidal behavior. “That’s just an unprecedented number for us,” said Sam Cochran,...

Recent climate report focuses on effects on human health

CHRIS HIGGINS

October 13, 2014

Filed under News

State scientists, including University of Iowa professors, are hoping to draw attention to the human aspect of a complex global issue through highlighting the connection between health and the potential of climate change. The...

UI named partner in foundation to encourage study in China

CHRIS HIGGINS

October 13, 2014

Filed under News

The University of Iowa will soon expand its student presence even further across the Pacific. The UI was recently selected as one of eight signature partners for the 100,000 Strong Foundation for 2014-15. The foundation, sponsored...

UI research center celebrating 40th anniversary

ERICA MAHONEY

October 13, 2014

Filed under News

In 1972, the University of Iowa was asked to propose a grant to highlight basic and clinical research, education, and community programs focused on cardiovascular advancements. If successful, the UI would see increased support...

West High Student brings gun

DI STAFF

October 13, 2014

Filed under News

Police responded on Oct. 10 to 2901 Melrose Ave. after receiving a call about a weapons offense at 3:27 p.m. West High School is located at that address. A student was discovered carrying a handgun on the premises of West High,...

Receiving trio finding groove

JACOB SHEYKO

October 13, 2014

Filed under Sports

Halfway through Iowa’s season, three receivers have separated themselves from the pack. A pass-catching corps once thought to be receiver-by-committee now has more half of its production coming from Kevonte Martin-Manley...

Playing as individuals on a team

COURTNEY BAUMANN

October 13, 2014

Filed under Sports

Golf is not a game that a coach can substitute team members in and out of during a tournament. If a player is on, she’s on. If she’s not, she better figure it out on her own because there is little to no opportunity...

Concussion risk ever-present in soccer

JORDAN HANSEN

October 13, 2014

Filed under Sports

For years, concussions have been something of a quandary in sports โ€” they were not taken seriously, and the pervasive idea was that they were something to be played through. Now, the game has changed. Head injuries, specifically...

The approach is different between 18-hole days and 36-hole days

NICK VITTORE

October 13, 2014

Filed under Sports

College men’s golf offers teams the unique opportunity to play two rounds of a tournament in one day. Iowa’s golfers are getting ready to see more of these, having played a 36-hole day at the Windon Memorial, and they...

Men’s tennis senior Hagan falls in semis at regional

DI STAFF

October 13, 2014

Filed under Sports

Iowa men’s tennis senior Matt Hagan lost to the No. 3 player in the country, Alex Alvarez, in the semifinals of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Regional Tournament Monday. After winning two matches on both Saturday and Sunday,...

Editorial: Apathy on abortion

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

October 13, 2014

Filed under Opinions

As November’s election draws near, candidates are taking strong stances on issues that have previously been in everyone’s interest to avoid. Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, did just this with a political ad titled “Look”...