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Starting Fresh

Hello all,

My name is Rachel and I am an incoming freshman at the University of Iowa. Being an incoming freshman is scary. No matter what assurances anyone else will give you, you’re about to start off on a brand new journey of your own. 526 more words


Upcycling 101: As Told By a College Student

Follow along as Cait Mahr, a University of Iowa student, offers a step-by-step DIY guide to upcycling an old picture frame into a new and usable chalkboard. 12 more words


The House That Built Me

On Friday, as I was getting off the highway and starting to make my way into Tinley Park, this song was the next to play. I have always said that I want to travel and go to places I have never been. 576 more words

Casey Levigne

Iowa City's Thrift Culture

Before one earns the right to go hog-wild and rummage through every thrift store in Iowa City, a brief understanding of the history behind some of its most distinguished shops is necessary. 459 more words


An Open Letter to Governor Terry Branstad on Planned MHI Closures

Regarding the planned closure of the Mt. Pleasant and Clarinda MHIs, I sent the letter below to Iowa Governor Terry Branstad at weblink https://governor.iowa.gov/constituent-services/register-opinion

The letter includes a comment on my sense of personal connection to this issue as well as my sense of responsibility as a medical professional and teacher to medical students and residents. 856 more words

Psychosomatic Medicine

Edible Books Festival

The University of Iowa Libraries hosted the event International Edible Books Festival on April 1. The event consisted of the judging, tasting, and enjoyment of cakes made to either look like books or having something to do with books. 71 more words

Writing For The Web

Autumn Colours

Two years ago, still in the delightful student bubble, I crossed the atlantic and studied in America for a semester.  Iowa City to be precise.  At this time of year, I always find myself reminiscing about my American adventure, reminding myself of the most beautiful autumn I have ever seen.  353 more words