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April 13, 2015 | Features

  Spring has finally arrived and it’s time to step outside and fully embrace this gorgeous weather! Especially here on Iowa’s campus, it’s hard to stay inside during the week when you know there is plenty of space outside to … Read...

April 10, 2015 | Events

As an avid member of Chi Omega, a chapter on Iowa’s campus that is not shy in showing off our chronically competitive side, there is nothing that gets me more excited than kicking butt it in some friendly Greek Week … Read...

April 1, 2015 | Features

  Graduating is a nerve wracking thought. The idea of worrying about your resume, cover letter, finding a job and trying to stay caught up in classes is about all most co-eds can think about.   But are cover letters … Read...

March 30, 2015 | Events

Festivals are one of the best parts of spring and summer in Iowa City. The city comes alive with the arts and food—Iowa City Soul Festival, Summer of the Arts, and Riverside Theatre’s Theatre in the Park to name a … Read...

March 28, 2015 | Campus Style

If you ignore the Christmas lights that still hang above our windows and pull the blinds down over the cutout snowflakes on our windowpanes, you’d actually believe it’s springtime in my Iowa City apartment. To put it lightly, we’re in …

March 26, 2015 | Features

With spring break already in full swing and this amazing weather shining upon Iowa City, there is just one thing on the minds of the UI classy co-eds: summer. Hot weather, vacation, and a full three-month break from schoolwork are … Read...

March 19, 2015 | Features

Downtown Iowa City is a great spot in the spring and summer for co-eds. The relaxing yet classy vibe of the area makes for the perfect dining spot, and the patio areas are wonderful in the warmer weather. The Iowa … Read...

March 17, 2015 | Features

Take in that big sigh of relief; you’ve made it to break. Hopefully that “Spring Break Bod” you’ve been pushing so hard for is finally intact. Or maybe not at all – mind you I’m writing this just two days … Read...

March 11, 2015 | Features

With the fabulous theme of green during the month of March, the University of Iowa annually promotes going green with their participation in RecycleMania. This incredible event is a friendly competition between universities and colleges all across the...

March 10, 2015 | Features

It seems like spring is finally here. The snow is melting, the birds are chirping, and warm sunshine accompanies co-eds on the walk to class.   The temperature is slowly following suit, but not quite quickly enough. It’s still a … Read...

March 9, 2015 | Features

  With the third month of the year already underway, the theme of “green” is everywhere. From St. Patrick’s Day, searching for ways to make the “green”, the excitement of green leaves to soon be growing on the trees, March … Read...

March 7, 2015 | Campus Style

How are you going green this March 17th? This is a question all Hawkeyes, with Irish ties or not, should be asking themselves! While thinking of sustainability and energy saving tactics this month is important, this type of “going green” …...

March 2, 2015 | Features

Veganism is a quickly growing diet trend. There are claims that switching to a vegan diet helps you lose weight without counting calories or exercising; an average of seven pounds as found in a study and reported by the Los … Read...

February 28, 2015 | Campus Style

Consumed by excitement for South Padre Island while sitting in Spanish? Can’t get Cabo off of your mind in Chemistry? Don’t worry; according to the co-ed to my left’s countdown app, it’s only a few more weeks until those PCB … Read...

February 28, 2015 | Features

It seems as though the most recent and popular way to define life is with solely one word: busy. Every day is filled with a nonstop list of projects to be completed as well as various other activities that we … Read...

February 18, 2015 | News

A lot of people will give you advice about how to handle the stress of college. For example, in the words of Tom Petty: “You have four years to be irresponsible, relax. Work is for people with jobs.  You’ll never … Read...

February 16, 2015 | Events

“The music scene in Iowa City is lacking.” I hear this often from friends on campus, and to be honest, thought it a few times myself. Unless you follow the local music spots downtown or frequent them enough to see … Read...

February 14, 2015 | Features

  As the excitement of weight loss New Year’s resolutions continue, it can be easy to resort to bad habits at the gym without even realizing it. When in the usual routine of going to the gym during the week, … Read...

February 11, 2015 | Features

Getting your significant other the perfect Valentines Day gift can be stressful and expensive. Most co-eds on a budget can’t afford to spend a lot but still want to give their significant other something special. These lovely DIY gifts are …...

February 9, 2015 | Features

  If Great Gatsby Bashes, Cupid “Crush” Parties, and Valentines Day-te Dances are on your mind, trust us, you’re not alone. At The University of Iowa, the month of February marks the start of the Spring 2015 Sorority Date Party …

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