Sen. Cory Booker is returning to Cedar Rapids and Iowa City on Monday. The New Jersey senator’s campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination gained a new lease on life at the end of last month, when it reached a fundraising goal of $1.7 million, Booker announced on Sept. 21. […]
What wasn’t said at Sen. Kamala Harris’ town hall-style campaign event at the Iowa Memorial Union on Wednesday night was almost as interesting as what the 2020 presidential candidate did say. She never mentioned Donald Trump’s name or used the word “Republican.” But the California Democrat wasn’t ignoring the impact of Trump’s actions or Republican policies. […]
This will be a real shocker to you, but 50 years ago on this day in 1969, there was a blizzard: It was very icy, and wind chills were dropping by the second. None of that was going to stop the impending British invasion of Iowa City. […]
Everyone came to see Cypress Hill; those who decided to catch every band that night just hoped the openers would be entertaining. LA hip-hop group Funkdoobiest played first and then Seattle’s hard rocking all-female grunge band 7 Year Bitch, setting the tone for the third act. […]
Monica Lewinsky was 24 years old was she suddenly became internationally famous in January 1998. In a 2015 TED Talk, Lewinsky described what it was like when news broke that she, a White House intern, had been having an affair with President Bill Clinton.
The Black Panthers: Vanguard of a Revolution Iowa Memorial Union — Thursday, Feb. 11 at 4 p.m. You couldn’t ask for better publicity: This past Sunday, Beyoncé took the field in a Superbowl halftime show that, among other things, paid visual homage to the Black Panther legacy. The backlash was swift and astounding. Even today […]
2015 Iowa Organic Conference IMU — Sunday and Monday, Nov. 22 and 23 This Sunday and Monday, Nov. 22-23, the Iowa Memorial Union (125 N Madison St, Iowa City) will host the 15th Annual Iowa Organic Conference — a celebration of the biodiversity of organic farming. The two-day festival includes exhibits, networking events and speakers, […]
Moses Storm Hawkeye Room, IMU — Thursday, Sep. 24 at 10 p.m. Moses Storm is not just a stage name. The young comedian spent his childhood traveling around in a bus with his family of missionaries. Fortunately for us, this fostered a hardy sense of humor, which he will share at the University of Iowa […]