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Music and our Mood

We listen to music every day. In the shower, on our way to and from work, while we’re making dinner– the list goes on. How does the music we listen to affect our mood, productivity, and all-around well-being on a given day? (Image via Professor Ramos)

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The Best Releases of October: Music Staff Picks

The Body & BIG|BRAVE – Leaving None But Small Birds  The Body and BIG|BRAVE have each earned their tenure in metal, but together they have created an album that defies any preconceived notions one might have had for them. On Leaving None But Small Birds, both bands veer into a brand of folk rock that is rife with an eerie grit. Twangy layered strings mesh with the heavy distortion of guitars that both The Body and BIG|BRAVE are known for, creating a delicate and foreboding atmosphere. Similarly, the guttural shrieks and growls of The Body are replaced by the haunting croons of BIG|BRAVE’s lead vocalist Robin … Continued

By KRUI News Reporter Annalisa Donahey  The University of Iowa has about 3,200 international students enrolled this academic year enrolled in either the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences or School of Business. Students come from as far away as China to the Democratic Republic of Congo. KRUI News Reporter, Annalisa Donahey, spoke with a few international students about their experiences in the classroom, adjusting to the different weather conditions, and learning about life in Iowa as well as other foreign cultures. Listen to the feature below: [audio: http://www.krui.fm/assets/news/DonaheyINStudents.mp3]

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