On Wednesday, March 13 at 8 PM, a handful of Iowa City residents entered The Englert Theatre. Instead of filing into the usual theatre seats, listeners were invited on stage. A group of approximately fifty chairs was nestled around a piano, a music stand, and a Mac computer. The stage was otherwise rather bare and more »
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If there is a bias against west coast and southeastern NCAA softball teams, no one told the Hawkeyes this past weekend. The University of Iowa’s softball team went out to the Easton Invitational in Fullerton, California this weekend to be the fifth team in the tournament. The field of Iowa’s opponents included CSU-Bakersfield, the host more »
Tens of children between the ages of six and eight trekked into The Englert Theatre at 10 AM on Wednesday, February 27. The snow did nothing to stop these children from making it to the Englert on time. This field trip was an exciting and educational experience for the kids. Not only did they enjoy more »
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The Englert Theatre was packed last Monday night, February 25 at 7 PM. The crowd, filled with students and Iowa City citizens, was there to see one incredible woman: Ayana Mathis. Mathis, a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, came back to Iowa City to read from her debut novel, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie. The more »
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Iowa Women’s Basketball loses to Penn State 81-69 making this their fifth loss in the row.
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Tune in to The Real Freshman Orientation every Tuesday from 8-9 PM to find out what you really need to know about life in Iowa City.
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The Hawkeyes faced the Illinois State Redbirds on Sunday in their second game this season. Coming into the game with one win already under their belt, the Hawkeyes were in good spirits. Their confidence was easy to see, as Iowa won the beginning tipoff against the Redbirds. The high energy and fast pace were evident more »
KRUI’s Erin Marshall saw Cuddle Magic & The Daredevil Christopher Wright play at the Mill recently. Read her thoughts on the groups’ performances and see her photos right here!
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Early Voting: Its definition and its significance in 2012 By KRUI News reporter Michael Gerald Early voting has represented many things this election cycle. It has been a political talking point, a political strategy, a motivational tool, and for many Iowans it has been represented by satellite early voting sites and door to door canvassing. more »
The experts of KRUI’s College Football Pre-Game Show make their picks for this week’s games in the B1G.
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