A Job Less Ordinary

ABOUT THE STORY Each August, an influx of college freshmen invades the downtown streets looking for friends, alcohol access, and their life paths. Not all of them stay to become sophomores, fewer go on to call themselves juniors and seniors, […]

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I’ve been in Iowa City for about eight years now and always see these kids at some point each spring or summer. My roommate was talked into getting a Reader’s Digest subscription that was supposed to be in Spanish–convincing herself […]

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Kirkwood's Ark

In the foyer of Kirkwood’s Animal Health building, it is a scene of day-glo gridlock, a menagerie of humans and animals, all swirling in tightening circles. The plastic-coated official badges meld with hastily written paper name tags. Faces of all […]

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