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

You had me at “streaming now:” the death of the rom-com

With thin characters and bland cliches, romantic comedies may be dead after all.

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.

An American-made dream: Lana Del Rey’s Norman F*cking Rockwell!

Let’s go on a psychedelic trip through the soothing scores of an introspective falsetto, floating to the ceiling where we’ll ultimately burst into a descension of glitter. Packed in like sardines, a vibration of anxiety and excitement takes over the room. A girl passes out up front. Another one is held back by her boyfriend … Read moreAn American-made dream: Lana Del Rey’s Norman F*cking Rockwell!