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5 Sports-Related Things I Am Thankful For

It’s that time of year, folks. Turkey season. What could better than spending a day with family, eating good food, and casually watching the Lions get beat in the background? In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I thought it would be a fitting to discuss some things in the world of sports that I am thankful for. Without further ado, here are those things… (Image via LTD Commodities)

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2020 NBA Mock Draft

KRUI Staffer Isaac Stolmeier predicts who your favorite team picks in this 2020 NBA Mock Draft (1st Round only).

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NFC North Midseason Superlatives

Traditionally, superlatives are given out at the end of the year – a fun reflection on the times we had and the people we met. But this year, since nothing has been traditional, I’ve decided to give out superlatives at the halfway point in the season. So without further ado, here are a handful of midseason superlatives for the NFC North. (Image via Chicago Bears)

Listen to KRUI’s own Michael Aragon and Katie Rihel interview Jessica McCabe on 10/9/19. This follows her presentation with the University of Iowa Lecture Committee Entitled “How to Be Unsuccessful in College.” Mccabe is the creator of the influential YouTube channel “How To ADHD” and a TEDx performer. Listen below.

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I came to the TWRP show confused and left confused but slightly happier. TWRP (aka Tupperware Remix Party) are most known for the attention-grabbing costumes they wear on stage. They include a traffic cone-esque spaceman named Dr. Sung, a lion that reminded me of Chuck E Cheese’s animatronic characters, and a few others I couldn’t place. At first, I bristled at this aspect and wanted to write it off as a gimmick. However, there was something so utterly enjoyable I dropped my pretense that I was too cool for the show. Nobody is too cool for a TWRP show. An … Continued

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Like most of the audience, I didn’t come to the Good Morning Midnight show specifically for them. The big draw of the night was definitely the one-two punch of Jay Som and Mitski. I came excited for those artists and knew little about Good Morning Midnight ahead of time. However, their short set turned me around and made me a fan. Good Morning Midnight is band made up of Iowa City residents and Nebraskans, a fact confirmed after the audience yelled “Nebraska!” at the band who cheered. The band veers between hushed verses and rousing choruses. When they first came … Continued

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