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Student Dies After Binge to Celebrate 21st Birthday

Drake University student collapses after night of celebration

(Newser) - Sad story from Iowa's Drake University: A student celebrating her 21st birthday died after consuming about 16 shots, reports the Des Moines Register . Lydia Gale Clark had been out celebrating with friends, got sick the next morning, and collapsed on her bathroom floor. Her dad, who says a previously... More »

Son Replaces Dad As Drake Head Coach

Tom Davis steps down, son Keno steps up as basketball coach

(Newser) - Keno Davis will replace his father, Dr. Tom Davis, who is retiring as Drake University’s men’s basketball head coach. The elder Davis had coached Division I basketball for 32 seasons, the last four at Drake. Earlier, at Lafayette, he gave University of Maryland men’s basketball Head Coach... More »

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