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 Science Behind the Suffering

Pulling out both his business card and his Indian Blood Certificate of Degree from his worn wallet, it is obvious to me that Joe D. Coulter holds two of his identities close to heart. Coulter, a professor emeritus at the University of Iowa College of Public Health, is actively involved with human rights advocacy for … Read moreThe Science Behind the Suffering

IC Climate Strikers Initiate Roving Strikes Following Visit From Greta Thunberg

A buzzing crowd awash with bright colors and handmade signs awaited 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg at the Iowa City climate strike on Friday, November 29. The young activist who is known for fighting for sustainability and only traveling in environmentally friendly transportation arrived in a Tesla to an uproarious greeting. She reached national acclaim earlier … Read moreIC Climate Strikers Initiate Roving Strikes Following Visit From Greta Thunberg

Traveling in Iowa

Spring break is right around the corner and summer is already on many of our minds, so it’s time to start planning. Instead of just hanging out at home, in Iowa City, or traveling halfway across the country, how about taking a short, cheap trip throughout Iowa? Even if you are from Iowa, like me, … Read moreTraveling in Iowa

Why Every Millennial Woman Should Listen to Julia Michaels’ New EP

Julia Michaels doesn’t sugar coat anything. Her music delves into important issues that most pop singers gloss over, taking the easy route by romanticizing life and love. Not Michaels – she lays it all on the line, baring her soul for people to take or leave. Her second EP, Inner Monologue, Pt. 1, is exactly … Read moreWhy Every Millennial Woman Should Listen to Julia Michaels’ New EP

Witching Hour and a Mesmerizing Experience

The Concert Witching Hour is a festival that brings creatives from different fields and mediums together to explore their creativity, present new work and connect with other artists and academics. Ella Williams of Squirrel Flower gave a performance that exemplified those values when she opened for Julie Byrne at the Mill on a Friday night. … Read moreWitching Hour and a Mesmerizing Experience

The Life of a University of Iowa Dancer

During the weekends, you can find dancing all over downtown Iowa City. I mean, who doesn’t love dancing off a stressful week with a night filled with friends? But some dancers, like Sarah Skilling, find themselves at a different kind of “barre” during the week. Skilling is a second-year dance major at the University of … Read moreThe Life of a University of Iowa Dancer

Girl Boss(es) Profile: University of Iowa Women in Business

Women make up a little more than half of the student population at the University of Iowa and for them, the prospect of leaving college and entering the workforce can be frightening, due to the economic disparity that they likely will face. In Iowa, 70% of female-headed households struggle for economic security and 40% are … Read moreGirl Boss(es) Profile: University of Iowa Women in Business

Zombie Burger: Feeding the Undead Craze

Zombie heads… this eye catching wall art is impossible to miss when entering Iowa City’s Zombie Burger and Shake Lab. It might sound distasteful, but I’m here to tell you it is just about one of the most creative and gourmet burger places perhaps ever. The Iowa chain has taken the trip down I80 West … Read moreZombie Burger: Feeding the Undead Craze