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Iowa the Beautiful

Jeff Krueger

September 10, 2009


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Imagine sitting high atop a giant fist with your best friend. The sun resting just above the fire-orange horizon. Every which way you look, more giant white fists are thrusting up into the air. Between the fists, massive red rock fins swim through the dry desert landscape. Are giant rock fish swimming ri...

Panthers look to defy history

TIM GETTING

September 3, 2009


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Nearly four years ago, the UNI Panthers visited Kinnick Stadium and left with a 45-21 loss to the No. 21 Iowa Hawkeyes. Tomorrow, the Panthers return to Iowa City to face the Hawkeyes, who are ranked No. 21 in the Football Bowl Subdivision once again.History says that Iowa will end up victors once more...

District 9: A triumph of science fiction

JAMES FRAZIER

August 31, 2009


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The spaceship hovers ominously above Johannesburg, a frightening monument to the otherworldly and the unknown. Its inhabitants are creatures we call the prawn, hideous bipedal aliens with a mysterious background. Even after two decades on our planet, we're not entirely sure where they come from or wh...

Brad’s Sports Blurb

BRAD EILERS

August 31, 2009


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Who's the most dominating athlete in sports today? It's a question that can be argued over and over. There are plenty of nominees in sports today; you have Tiger Woods in golf, Kobe Bryant and LeBron James in the NBA, Albert Pujols in MLB, Candace Parker in the WNBA, Peyton Manning and Tom Brady in th...

No more beating around the bush

TIM GETTING

August 28, 2009


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An undefeated season is brought to an end with a home quarterfinal loss. An opponent scores 14 unanswered points in the second half to capture a five-point lead and the national championship. A touchdown pass completed with 14 seconds left in the game gives an opponent a one-point edge and a trip to th...

Withdrawing the waste from our courses

CHASE AUNSPACH

August 28, 2009


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As a new student around campus, I've come to appreciate a lot of things about UNI; such as the way the sprinkler in front of my dorm has been watering a single patch of grass that has now turned into a mud pie with grass garnish, the beautiful messages drawn in sidewalk chalk promoting obscure activities an...

Johnny Depp is public enemy number one

JAMES FRAZIER

July 23, 2009


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Michael Mann's gangster epic "Public Enemies" is not a biopic as advertised, but a thriller about two men whose personalities and professions put them on a collision course. Mann has established himself as contemporary cinema's master of the cop/criminal personality conflict, producing minor classics su...

Study Abroad: the Adventure of a Lifetime

LAUREN HOSCH

July 23, 2009


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Having the experience of a lifetime is a magical and wonderful thing for any one person to have. It is something almost every college student wants to have before trudging off to the "real world" of life and finding a job that will hopefully last until they retire later in life. I know this is how I ...

“The Hangover” celebrates bonding

JAMES FRAZIER

July 9, 2009


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You can tell a lot about a person by how they respond to a hangover that blanks out the memory. Do they contemplate those missing frames with humor or dread? I once woke up from a fantastic party with a headache so vicious it felt like pain was physically spilling out of my ears and onto the bed sheets. I ...

The trouble with tanning

RYAN DORNBUSCH

July 9, 2009


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Summer is a much-needed three-month holiday among college students. It enables us to put money back into our bank accounts (only to watch it vanish as soon as the fall semester begins), relax from the stresses from school and party with hardly any restrictions at all. I am immensely happy to shed ...

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