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Label Lookout – Spring ’24

Label Lookout, a semi-regular series at KRUI highlighting a few exciting contemporary record labels and what they have to offer. Here we feature six of the station’s favorite labels in this Spring ’24 Edition.

Interview: Laura Bergus on Authoritarianism in Iowa

Lawyer and Iowa City city council member Laura Bergus talks about the alarming recent trend of authoritarianism in Iowa. She also elaborates on why the government is targeting trans people, and the purpose of the Back the Blue laws.


Explosions at Boston Marathon

Yesterday during the annual running of the Boston Marathon, two bombs exploded at the finish line. Chaos ensued at 2:45 p.m. as runners and spectators fled from the scene. The normally joyous occasion is now the scene of an attack. The two bombs, roughly 100 yards apart, caused two deaths and roughly 90 injuries. Police have searched the area for evidence to a motive behind these attacks. Numerous suspicious packages were found around the area but findings have showed that this is due to people fleeing the scene. A third blast came from the John F Kennedy Presidential Library shortly … Continued

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Former Chicago Bull, Brian Scalabrine, is a jack of all trades. After an 11 year NBA career featuring two Finals appearances with the Nets and Celtics, Scalabrine decided to hang up his headband and pursue a career in broadcasting.

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Thursday morning, the Brooklyn Nets fired head coach Avery Johnson. A .500 record would be a major step forward for the New Jersey Nets but the precedent has been set that middle of the pack is not good enough for Brooklyn.

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After Kentucky won the NCAA Tournament last spring, it was unanimous that Anthony Davis would be selected first overall in the 2012 NBA Draft. In June, when the New Orleans Hornets used their top draft pick to get the award-laden center, everyone assumed he would be Rookie of the Year. Before the season, Anthony Davis was the most talked about rookie, and it was as if there was no competition for the award. In the first few weeks of the NBA season however, a few rookies have shown that they can challenge Davis for the Rookie of the Year Award, … Continued

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