Music Category
The Alt-Rock Chick: Cage the Elephant

Cage the Elephant’s music is wildly ambitious, pushing beyond boundaries, and hitting you hard in the gut, making a lasting impression from the moment you hear it. Read about nine of their most iconic tracks here. (image via:

The World Baseball Classic Was Much More Than Excitement

USA! USA! USA! Team USA can finally scream “We Are the Champions” after high expectations to win the World Baseball Classic. It did not come easy though, as Team USA had to beat highly-skilled opponents in the Dominican Republic, Japan, and WBC runner-up Puerto Rico in consecutive games. Team USA was aided greatly by their … Continued

The Trunk Movie Club: The Fly

A classic horror film that tells the tragic tale of a brilliant scientist and an unfortunate incident with a fledgling teleportation machine and a house fly. (image via Youtube)

ESPN’s Dan Dakich Joining Cowherd in Iowa Fans Minds

IOWA CITY – Fox Sports personality Colin Cowherd reigned atop Iowa fan’s list of most despised sports voices for a over a year. He’d experienced some heat from other critics of the Black and Gold but may have found a rival in ESPN analyst Dan Dakich. It’s been a while since Iowa fans heard from … Continued

Champions League Draw Reveals Elite Matchups

The UEFA Champions League unveiled its quarterfinal draw on Friday, revealing a host of appetizing matchups between Europe’s most elite clubs. Here are all of the ties, including a heavyweight bout between Real Madrid and Bayern Munich, and an attacking showcase in Borussia Dortmund vs. AS Monaco. Will FC Barcelona build on their momentum after … Continued



Camden Palmisano is a junior majoring in Journalism Mass Communications and Sports Management. He hails from Los Angeles, California but is a die-hard Chicago Cubs fan and loves all sports. He currently hosts Off The Ivy on Wednesdays  from 1-2 as well as The Fantasy Football Forum on Thursdays from 2-3.





Jackson Truskowski: I am from Grayslake, Illinois and I am a senior at the University of Iowa.  I have been on the KRUI sports staff since freshman year, and I am also the Assistant to the General Manager and Director of Strategic Communications for KRUI.  I host The Blitz and Center Ice, and I am a panelist for Sports Squawk and Off the Ivy





Justin Allen: I am a senior majoring in Finance at the University of Iowa.  I am from Grayslake, IL.  I am a panelist on the “Fantasy Football Forum” (or whatever our name is), and is a guest on several other sports shows.  I am also the Finance Director at KRUI.





jiimmynasJimmy Nash is a sophomore at The University of Iowa. He is from Glenview, Illinois. Jimmy has broadcasted multiple Iowa Football and Men’s Basketball games. During the week, he hosts the Morning Drive on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8-9. Additionally, Jimmy is a panelist on College Football Friday from 1-2 and Full Court Press from 2-3 on Fridays. He has written numerous articles for the website as well. Jimmy is a fan of all of the Chicago Cubs, Blackhawks, Bulls and Bears. His Mother attended the University of Iowa and the Hawkeye blood runs through his veins.




Dylan Anderson is a junior studying Journalism/Mass Communication and Sport Studies from Clear Lake, Iowa. Along with writing for the KRUI Sports website, he is a host on Full Court
Press on Fridays along with College Football Friday and a panelist on Off The Monster  on Mondays and Sports Squawk on Wednesdays. Dylan is a fan of the Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Vikings, Minnesota Timberwolves, and the Minnesota Wild.