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Summer crossword puzzle

Summer crossword puzzle

Ting Gao, Reporter

May 28, 2018


Filed under A&E, Entertainment

Right now, you can taste summer. The air is warm, the sun is shining and school’s almost out. To celebrate summer’s arrival, enjoy this summer-themed crossword puzzle! Link here: https://crosswordlabs.com/view/summer-crossword-43 Click here for the previous crossword puzzle. ...

Summer popsicles

Summer popsicles

Deniz Ince and Kristina Rosebrook

May 25, 2018


Filed under A&E, Entertainment, Food, Showcase

Recipe 1 Perfect Peach Ingredients: 2 cups water 2 peaches 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons lemon juice Directions: Combine water, diced peaches, honey and lemon juice and blend until smooth. Pour into popsicle molds and place in freezer. Insert popsicle sticks after about one hour. ...

The Reynolds Year Review

The Reynolds Year Review

Luke Reynolds, Reporter

May 23, 2018


Filed under A&E, Arts, Film, Literary, Music, Reviews, Showcase

It has been one heck of a year. I'd like to take a moment to look back on some of the best things I reviewed this year and other titles I didn't get a chance to talk about but deserve their moment in the spotlight. On a side note, this year on West Side Story has made me appreciate the power of writ...

Missing in action: a “Monday’s Not Coming” review

Missing in action: a “Monday’s Not Coming” review

Luke Reynolds, Reporter

May 22, 2018


Filed under A&E, Arts, Literary, Reviews, Showcase

I remember looking up at the Missing Persons Board at Walmart when I was younger. My mind would always rile up with fear, thinking that one of the kids photocopied on a piece of paper could be me someday. What if I went missing for so many years that I got a digitally-rendered photo of me as an adul...

Breaking world records

Breaking world records

May 21, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Humor, Multimedia, Showcase, Video

Staff member Ethan Goers attempts to break some not-so-serious world records in a not-so-serious video.

Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody: an eloquent orchestra

Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody: an eloquent orchestra

Carmela Cohen Suarez, Reporter

May 11, 2018


Filed under A&E, Music, Showcase

Located on a busy intersection downtown Iowa City, the Voxman Music Building is the stunning venue of Orchestra Iowa’s concert. The Voxman Concert Hall is acoustically designed to distribute sound to the audience equally, and the majority of the building is dedicated to the study of musical perfor...

Met Gala 2018: top 15 best dressed

Met Gala 2018: top 15 best dressed

Sophie Stephens, Online Managing Editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under A&E, Fashion, Showcase

The annual Met Gala is a gathering of celebrities to raise money for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute and is easily the single biggest night for fashion. Essentially mixing prom and haute couture fashion, the Met Gala is an extravagant night to celebrate fashion and art. With this...

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