Inside the mind of two street preachers

Street Preachers have a long and controversial history on college campuses. I sat down with two to find out why, exactly, they do what they do.  Featured image illustration by Elisabeth Oster Street preachers have been a fixture on university campuses for as long as most students can remember. Signs wave in students’ faces denouncing … Read moreInside the mind of two street preachers

Coronavirus shocks athletes and fans

With the pandemic spread of COVID-19, athletic seasons have come to a halt.  Featured image illustration by Elisabeth Oster. Logo courtesy of NCAA. Growing up in a zealous, athletic family, I’ve attended more sporting events than I can keep track of. As the baby of the family, I watched my siblings compete at both high … Read moreCoronavirus shocks athletes and fans

The Magic Behind Four-Time Grammy Winning Musician Rosanne Cash

Rosanne Cash came to the University of Iowa and held two events: a talk, free to the public, and then a concert. She took her audience through an inspirational journey that detailed the stories and processes by which her songs came to be produced.

Feeling like a stranger in your own land: the food edition

They just want to nourish themselves—perhaps with some comfort food if they’re feeling particularly selfish that day. They’d like food that’s inherent to their culture without it being fetishized on social media when they grew up with people making fun of their food and their culture, calling them unsanitary and weird because of how inherent … Read moreFeeling like a stranger in your own land: the food edition

Laura VandeBerg: The Woman Behind the Microphone

Laura VandeBerg stands in front of over 69,000 screaming fans every week. That dedication is attributed to only one reason: she is someone who loves the Hawkeyes and wants to tell their stories.  She has become a staple at Hawkeye games through her interviews, fashion, and passion. However, even with her large presence, there is … Read moreLaura VandeBerg: The Woman Behind the Microphone