The Daily Iowan

College depression growing

BEN MARKS

February 15, 2015

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University of Iowa sophomore Brenna Oates, the vice president of the campus chapter of Active Minds — a national nonprofit organization that raises awareness of mental health — also has dysthymia, a mild form of chronic depress...

AIB gift makes future foggy for athletes

BRENDAN MAGEE

February 15, 2015

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Jessica Madison moved across the country to play softball for the AIB Eagles, but now her future is murky because of decisions made in Des Moines and halfway across the state. The AIB College of Business sophomore has especially...

UI bucks Teach for America trend

ALYSSA GUZMAN

February 15, 2015

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After 15 years of growth in the number of applicants for Teach for America, the program has recently seen a decline in the number of interested college students. Teach for American is a nonprofit organization whose mission is...

Hawks ready for National Duals

CODY GOODWIN

February 15, 2015

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A happy Tom Brands sat down before members of the media on Sunday afternoon, after Iowa took care of No. 15 Virginia, 30-6, before a crowd of 6,564. He smiled at the Hawkeyes’ accomplishment but added that they’d have...

Meyer, bonus point victories give Iowa win over Cavaliers

JORDAN HANSEN

February 15, 2015

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Coming into Iowa’s National Dual Regional meet with Virginia, Hawkeye Alex Meyer was called to wrestle at 174 pounds in place of normal starter Mike Evans. Iowa was up 17-6 in the eventual 30-6 win when he took the mat...

Iowa downs Indiana, 81-64

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

February 15, 2015

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Sunday afternoon’s matchup against Indiana had all the makings of a classic trap game for the Iowa women’s basketball team. Coming off a hard-fought and emotional road win against Nebraska on Feb. 12, the Hawks ho...

Hawks become chairwomen of the board

KYLE MANN

February 15, 2015

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Every now and then, the Iowa women’s basketball team has a game in which it reminds observers how versatile it is. On Dec. 21, 2014, the Hawkeyes out-sniped Drake on the road in a 100-98 thriller, and Melissa Dixon set an...

Not enough fight: Iowa falls to Northwestern, 66-61

JACOB SHEYKO

February 15, 2015

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EVANSTON, Illinois — In the end, Jarrod Uthoff’s buzzer-beating 3-pointer — the one that sent Iowa’s eventual 66-61 loss to Northwestern to overtime — may have just delayed the inevitable. Iowa hadn’t...

Men’s gymnastics defeat Minnesota, Nebraska on senior night

CHARLIE GREEN

February 15, 2015

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No. 9 Iowa men’s gymnastics needed a season-high 435.400 to top No.10 Minnesota, and No. 11 Nebraska in Iowa City on Feb. 14. Minnesota led for much of the night and despite turning in a season-high score of 433.600, the...

Iowa softball falls to Gators for second time in two days

CHARLIE GREEN

February 15, 2015

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The Iowa softball team fell to top-ranked Florida on Sunday, 8-0, dropping it to 3-5 on the season. The loss capped an 0-3 weekend for the team at the University of Florida Tournament, after losing to Florida and North Carolina...

Iowa wins two of three on opening weekend

DI STAFF

February 15, 2015

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The Iowa baseball team won two of its three opening weekend contests at the Snowbird Classic, highlighted by a 4-1 win over George Mason on Sunday. The Hawkeyes used a trio of pitchers to beat the Patriots. Junior Calvin Matthews...

Iowa track and field split competitions, and receive a number of personal bests

MARIO WILLIAMS AND COURTNEY BAUMANN

February 15, 2015

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Iowa State Classic — Ames The mid- and long-distance runners, along with some field athletes, traveled to Ames over the weekend to compete in a two-day event at the Iowa State Classic. No team scores were tallied at the meet. Th...