80 Hours

  • Out from under the Taliban

    - Oct 8, 2015
    Homeria Qaderi talks about her experiences with the Taliban in Afghanistan. (Audio compiled by Claire Dietz and edited by Lily Abromeit) By Claire Dietz claire-dietz@uiowa.edu Homeira Qaderi waited six years before returning to school after the Taliban
  • Real cancer, real story

    - Oct 8, 2015
    By Jasmine Putney  jasmine-putney@uiowa.edu  Cancer stories are often depicted as tragic in Hollywood film and best-selling novels. However, more than 80 percent of audiences have calledWhen Cancer Calls uplifting, says physician Wayne Beach. The reason, he
  • Dominican Moro de Habichuelas Negras

    - Oct 8, 2015
    Never doubt the power of vegetables.  Dominican moro relies on the flavorful punch of several veggies. Moro isn’t unique to the Dominican culture, but the ways of cooking it differ; Cubans use more water and veggies,
  • A space to write

    - Oct 8, 2015
    By Jordan ryder jordan-ryder@uiowa.edu Undergraduate students coming to the University of Iowa with a desire to write run into a problem: Outside of basic workshop classes, there aren’t many places to go and share writing and
  • Where the really tall corn grows

    - Oct 8, 2015
    By Jasmine Putney  jasmine-putney@uiowa.edu  On Monday, the Pentacrest became the corniest place on campus in honor of the weeklong Homecoming celebration. The Hawkeye Corn Monument stands more than 20 feet tall and contains thousands of corn
  • Hip-hopping to a different beat

    - Oct 6, 2015
    Mick Jenkins performed at Blue Moose Sunday. By Girindra Selleck Girindra-selleck@uiowa.edu “Tonight, you all are from the South Side of Chicago,” proclaimed a slight, tall figure dressed in a gray hoodie, raw denim, and a pair
  • Oktoberfest pours its happy head

    - Oct 1, 2015
    By Tessa Solomon tessa-solomon@uiowa.edu A lederhosen-clad yodeler wanders through the crowd. Eager teeth tear into a bratwurst. Children sip sweet Shirley Temples. And everywhere, flowing and foaming, is beer: spicy ales, dark stouts, and crisp, pale
  • Lit City fêtes literature

    - Oct 1, 2015
    By Claire Dietz claire-dietz@uiowa.edu Iowa City experienced a lot in 2008. There were lows — parts of the city were devastated by flooding — and highs. The Main Library acquired its 5 millionth volume. Iowa City
  • Laughter in the big time

    - Oct 1, 2015
    By Jasmine Putney  jasmine-putney@uiowa.edu  In what has been referred to as the biggest comedy event ever to take place at the University of Iowa, Kevin Hart will perform Saturday in Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Doors for the event will open
  • Reaching out, reaching art

    - Oct 1, 2015
    By Grace Pateras grace-pateras@uiowa.edu I am unknown. I will overcome my harmful addiction. I’m afraid of going to Hell. I’m afraid no one will love me for who I am. These words are part of I

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