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How College Saved Me From A Dull Midwestern Life

To grow up in the Midwest is to be raised around cornfields, ranch dressing and Casey’s Pizza. These are all known and agreed upon facts. But it also means that many, like myself, grew up with nothing to do. Outside of going to the local swimming pool during the summer time or being dragged to…

Up in Smoke: The Lots Of Sides to the Vape Dispute,...

“Do you mind if I sit upwind from you and vape?” It’s the first thing Evelyn Svendsen asked me as we sat down on a bench outside Phillips Hall for our interview. I told her no, I don’t mind, and she pulled a Suorin out of her pocket. It’s a teardrop-shaped vaping device, and its…

10 Concepts for a Great Time When Under 21 at the...

Party animal or not, going off to college usually comes with expectations of nights out and binge drinking. I felt this pressure when I was admitted to the University of Iowa in 2016, just one year after it ranked the second best party school in the United States by the Princeton Review. I watched my…

The 10 Finest Colleges for English Majors 2019

If you’re a constant page-turner and master analyst, look no further. From novels, poetry and nonfiction to plays, articles and film, English majors study the written word and the way it’s engrained in society and culture. Reading may transport you to settings and introduce you to characters far beyond your imagination, and studying English in…

10 The Majority Of Inspiring Professional Athletes at University of Iowa

You’ll typically find athletes training on the court, field or track. But at the University of Iowa, you’ll also catch athletes grabbing lunch in the basement of the Iowa Memorial Union, sitting on the Capitol Lawn or listening attentively in a lecture in McBride Hall. Basically, Hawkeye athletes achieve excellence on and off the field.…

Satisfy the University of Iowa’s 10 Many Prominent Pioneers

Blazing a trail for a world full of positive change, the University of Iowa’s most influential students embody everything it means to be an inspiring pioneer. Only the most hardworking and unconventional students have a spot on College Magazine’s list. From overcoming deafness to building satellites with NASA, these students will walk down the graduation…

I Picked a Random Roomie and Lived to Inform the Tale

I thought opting for a random roommate freshman year would be a good way to make more friends at The University of Iowa. This optimism quickly faded. It’s surprising how loyal my friends were to the state of Wisconsin. I considered them more adventurous. Not to say they had to go to Iowa, but a…

10 Journalism Classes Not to Sleep On at the University of...

Journalism is all about learning the ins and outs of the media, whether that means you’re interested in reporting, interested in photography or videography, producing, editing or just simply writing bomb articles. What’s awesome about journalism is that it’s offered just about anywhere but the University of Iowa really has some of the best journalism…

10 Unspoken Guidelines to Acing Creative Composing Courses at the University...

The daunting task of listening to others critique your creative work, especially if in a genre unfamiliar to you, definitely has its hardships. The unfamiliarity shouldn’t leave you with the desire to avoid the class. The University of Iowa, famous for their creative writing classes, can easily fill a list for beneficial reasons to take…

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