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Interview: Former UI athlete Bo Porter visits Iowa City to mentor current players

Bo Porter was a two-sport athlete for the Iowa Hawkeyes, lettering in both football and baseball. In 1993, he was drafted by the Chicago Cubs. He currently works for the Atlanta Braves and is a former manager of the Houston Astros. Bo will be returning to Iowa City this weekend to meet with student athletes […]

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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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Opinion: UI student-athletes abused privilege standing with Trump

I wanted to be proud of the University of Iowa. When I heard that Donald Trump would be coming to Iowa City, I hoped to see a united front. I hoped to see students, faculty and community members come together to stand up against this candidate’s hateful rhetoric. I hoped to see peaceful protestors accorded […]

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The Tube: Social television connects us to content, but not each other

The Tube

A couple weeks ago, a professor said to me, “Since you’re a TV person, you are used to watching stuff alone.” For a few minutes I freaked out about potentially being this sad loner screening television shows on Saturday nights without anyone to talk to. But more important than this statement inspiring ridiculous neurosis, I began to wonder whether this was actually the case about television watching. […]

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Townie Hawk: HawkID – Why are we called Hawkeyes, anyway?

Welcome back Hawk fans! Some of you are perusing your first ever issue of Little Village. How’s it feel? Pretty great? Go Hawks. But perhaps you, and even past readers, may wonder: What in the world is a football column doing in my town’s, like, indy-alt-rag?  It’s a fair question. I guess it’s about acknowledging […]

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Iowa City Weekender: October 8-10

Good Weekend to You, Weekenders! First, a mighty huge thank you to Drug Rug for the kick ass in-studio set on last night’s edition of Little Village Radio, on KRUI.  If you were at their show at The Picador last night, with Portugal. the man, you know this band is for real.  For those of […]

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Iowa City Weekender – September 24-27

This week’s Weekender is brought to you by Riverside Theatre So, we’re one month into the fall semester, and everyone should have their bearings by now.  If you are still paying cover at bars that offer neither a dj nor a band: Fail.  If you are starting tailgating at 6 am and surviving all the […]

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Iowa City Weekender – Sept 3-6

THURSDAY Lupe Fiasco | Hubbard Park (Jefferson and Madison, across from the IMU) | 8 pm | FREE SCOPE Productions, the University of Iowa’s Student Commission on Programming and Entertainment, brings us Lupe Fiasco, Grammy-winning hip-hop artist from Chicago. Be sure to make it by 6 for free food and fellowship at the pep rally, […]

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Iowa City Weekender – October 17-19

I nearly forgot it was fall thanks to the weather we’ve been having lately. But, this week reminded me that winter’s on the way. So, take a last gasp of the cool fall air and do something outside. Friday, October 17 Iowa City Barn Dance | Scattergood Friends School, West Branch | 8pm | $5 […]

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