Alma Mater Statue Taking Sabbatical

Alma Mater Statue at the gateway to the U of I campus

Alma Mater Statue being removed from campus on August 7, 2012. Photo courtesy of facebook.com/illinois.edu

On August 7, the beloved Alma Mater Statue, an icon of the University …

Iowa River in Pictures

The Iowa River is a well-known landmark for Iowa City residents, as it divides the University of Iowa campus into two main parts: the east and west side. The Iowa River provides a scenic view and flourishing wildlife enjoyed by …

Favorite Places to Grab a Bite in Iowa City

Iowa City is more than just “home of the Hawkeyes,” but also the home to a variety of delicious, locally-owned food joints. From to famously-delicious diner food, to artfully prepared gourmet sushi, Iowa City offers a host of unique dining …

Downtown Iowa City Just Got Sweeter!

The “Ron Bennington” Cupcake. Photo courtesy of Jazz F. @Yelp.com

Downtown Iowa City became a little sweeter. The Chicago-based cupcake shop Molly’s Cupcakes made its debut in Iowa City this summer. Jamie Smith is the Owner of the Iowa City …

Wildcats Aim to “Reclaim the Stripe”

The Northwestern Wildcats will be sporting new uniforms this fall-uniforms that aim to serve as a reminder of the legacy of the historic program. The stripe in the middle is an homage to the design so popular on athletic wear …

Five Uncommon Campus Discoveries

Aside from being one of the top universities in the world the University of Michigan and the surrounding Ann Arbor area go above and beyond for the further pursuit of education and knowledge. These five uncommonly discovered places on campus, …

Bloomington Tops Places to See Fall Foliage

Indiana Memorial Union framed by fall color

Livability.com has ranked Bloomington in the top 10 places to start a fall foliage tour in the US. So when you’re visiting Bloomington this football season, be sure to take some time to …

The Doors to Knowledge

Charles Deering Library

40 years ago, the main doors to the Charles Deering Library on Northwestern’s main campus were closed due to reconstruction. This fall, the iconic doors will reopen as an entrance to the library. Read more on “…

PSU PRIDE Teaches Respectable Fandom

PSU Pride

PSU PRIDE Member with The PSU Lion
photo courtesy of facebook.com/PSUPRIDE

To be a great Penn State fan, one must know the codes, the cheers, the songs and the atmosphere of the game. However, as a freshman or a new …

Buddhism in Bloomington

Photo courtesy of The Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center

Peace and quiet; surrounded by nature and standing next to a giant white and gold stupa (mound containing Buddhist relics) looking over towards a Tibetan Buddhist temple, you don’t hear much …