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Iowa snaps four-game skid to Purdue, 70-55

The last time an Iowa men’s basketball team beat Purdue, Jordan Bohannon was a wide-eyed freshman who was still cementing his role into the starting lineup for an extremely young Iowa team in the winter of 2017. Iowa beat #17 Purdue 83-78 in Carver-Hawkeye Arena in January of 2017. Four years later, the Hawkeyes came back into Carver-Hawkeye Arena with a ranking of #4 in the country, looking to snap a four-game losing streak against Matt Painter’s Boilermakers. In fact, the Hawkeyes haven’t come close to beating Purdue in the four meetings since January 2017, with an average margin of … Continued

Imagining What’s on Each NFC North Team’s Christmas List

At this point, everyone has a pretty good feel for each team’s strengths and weaknesses. If the run defense hasn’t been fixed by now, it probably never will be this season – unless of course, Santa comes early. Given that we are approaching the holiday season, I figured it would be a good time to imagine what is at the top of each team’s Christmas list. (Image via Minnesota Vikings)

Jacob Seifke
Position: News Staffer
Hometown: Mount Prospect, IL
Major: History and Spanish
Fun Fact: My favorite ice cream flavor is licorice
Why I Joined KRUI: To play my favorite music and discuss news and politics
Which days you can find me on the Daily Show:

Jenny Bowman
Position: News Staffer
Hometown: Des Moines, IA
Major: Psychology
Minor: Criminology
Fun Fact:  I’ve watched over 100 episodes of forensic files
Why I Joined KRUI: I wanted to work with a cool group of people to present news and good music!
Which days you can find me on the Daily Show:

Sameer Ali
Position: News Staffer
Hometown: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Major: Public Health
Minor: Computer Science
Fun Fact:  I used to competitive launch water rockets
Why I Joined KRUI: I wanted to work with my fellow news savvy students on a platform that is community based
Which days you can find me on the Daily Show:

Holden Smith
Position: News Staffer
Hometown: Manchester, IA
Major: Political Science
Minor: Theatre
Fun Fact:  I had cancer as a child, which is less fun and more of a fact
Why I Joined KRUI: I’m too handsome to do improv so I needed to find a different platform to tell stupid jokes
Which days you can find me on the Daily Show: