Comedian Eric Andre is coming to the Englert

Comedian Eric Andre will be bringing his provocative brand of shock comedy and nihilistic satire to the Englert Theatre, Oct. 8 at 8 p.m. Andre is the host of The Eric Andre Show on Adult Swim with co-host comedian Hannibal Buress. Tickets are $26.50 and are now available for purchase online and at the Englert […]

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Hawks soar at Big Ten Media days

This week in Chicago it’s been all about the Big Ten Media days, and Kirk Ferentz and his Iowa Hawkeyes football team have found themselves center stage. The defending West Division champ Hawks and cross-division foe Ohio State absorbed most of the spotlight. ESPN polled current players regarding their pick for the conference’s defensive and […]

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Iowa predicted to repeat as Big Ten West champions

Iowa Hawkeye fans

Iowa City’s hometown Iowa Hawkeyes are predicted to win the Big Ten West, according to the annual sports writers poll. They were chosen by a staggering margin: The Hawks received 32 of the 39 total votes. Nebraska came in second with three votes, Wisconsin was third with two and a single vote cast for Northwestern. […]

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Iowa Young Writers’ Studio artists unveil flash prose

Every summer the University of Iowa welcomes high school-aged artists from around the country and the world to Iowa City for the Iowa Young Writers’ Studio (IYWS). Accepted students have the option to study poetry, fiction or creative writing with practicing artists and University of Iowa professors. Author and Writers’ Studio instructor Christine Utz encouraged […]

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Obama endorses Grassley challenger Patty Judge

Patty Judge

President Barack Obama has formally endorsed former nurse and Lt. Governor Patty Judge (D) in her campaign against incumbent U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R). Grassley, chairman of the Judiciary Committee, has held his seat in Washington since 1981. In a news release issued Wednesday by the Judge campaign, Obama said, “I’m excited to support Patty […]

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