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Comedy event to support Coats of Kindness

Seventh Annual Comedy for Charity Showcase Iowa City Yacht Club — Saturday, Sept. 24 at 6 p.m. Since 2009, Iowa City comedians have come together for a cause. This year’s Comedy for Charity benefit will raise donations and funds for winter coats and clothing for those in need through the Minnesota-based charity Coats of Kindness. […]

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Cedar Rapids exploratory program provides project-based learning for high school students

Imagine the countless hours spent in high school classrooms: blackboards, textbooks, lesson plans. Now imagine if you could spend half of that typical day in real-world offices, solving real-world problems. That’s exactly what the students in the Iowa BIG program get to do every school year. Iowa BIG began as a collaborative effort between area […]

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Greg Hahn brings his high-energy comedy to Penguin’s

Greg Hahn Penguin’s Comedy Club — Nov. 14-15 at 7:30 p.m. Greg Hahn’s energy-bursting comedy returns to Cedar Rapids this Nov. 14 and 15 when he performs at Penguin’s Comedy Club. Greg Hahn loves the Midwest; it’s his people, his crew, and a big chunk of his radio audience for the Bob & Tom Show. […]

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Local comedian to host 5th annual ‘Comedy for Charity’

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Iowa City comedian Nathan Timmel sees things from a unique point of view. His thoughts on fatherhood, society and life in general bring in fans from the Iowa City and Cedar Rapids area, but really, he draws fans wherever he’s performing. What’s special about Timmel, however, is that he makes it an annual point to bring in laughs for a good cause right here in Iowa City. […]

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Progress Report: University of Iowa’s 2020 vision

How exactly do you turn a campus of 30,000 students into a model of environmental sustainability? With seven key targets, The University of Iowa Office of Sustainability is working hard to achieve that goal. In October 2010, UI President Sally Mason signed the EPA Sustainability Partnership Program Agreement, which laid out distinct goals for the […]

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