• News Briefs

    Cedar Valley Divide  The Cedar Valley Divide is now accepting submissions for its spring 2022 publication. The publication welcomes short fiction, poems, creative nonfiction, short plays, graphic art, photography and any other kind of art …Read More »
  • Area events planned as chilly weather moves in

    As winter comes closer new events are popping up in the area. Keep in mind each location may have different face covering practices.  What: Small Business Saturday   When: Nov. 27 from 10 a.m. to …Read More »
  • Be safe while traveling during Thanksgiving break

    CONTRIBUTED: As more and more Americans hit the road and return to traveling for the holidays, concerns around road safety are top of mind.  Nearly half of Americans (47%) plan to travel in the next six months, …Read More »
  • Dance, dance for the kids

    Dance, dance for the kids

    Kirkwood Community College is planning for its next Dance Marathon on Friday, Feb. 25.  The Dance Marathon is an annual celebration put on by the dance marathon organization on campus to celebrate donations they collected …Read More »
  • Food pantry helps alleviate stress of limited food options

    \food des·ert  noun  1.an urban area in which it is difficult to buy affordable or good-quality fresh food: “many poor people live in food deserts—where they have plenty of food but none of it healthy”  (Oxford Dictionary) Learning that …Read More »

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  • downtown

    ah, this simpering galère, architects of the bicycle belt they stand like statues stretched, touching earth but not in heroin’s grasp instead in green energy’s they talk of zymurgy surrounded by beards they do not reek of death surrounded by …Read More »
  • Entertainment Corner: Top of the week and recommendations

    Top 5 Songs “Easy On Me” by Adele “Stay” by The kid LAROI and Justin Bieber “Industry Baby” by Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow “Bad Habits” by Ed Sheeran “Fancy Like” by Walker Hayes Recommended Songs “Before You Start …Read More »
  • Marvel’s ‘Eternals’ servants to the celestials

    “The Eternals,” stars Selma Hayek as Ajak, Richard Madden as Ikaris, Gemma Chan as Sersi, Don Lee as Gilgamesh and Kumail Nanjiani as Kingo to name a few.  It was directed by Chloe Zhoa and the script was written by …Read More »
  • International Education Week highlights students

  • Thanksgiving recipes

    Slow Cooker Turkey  Adapted from www.recipetineats.com Ingredients 4 lb. turkey breast 1 head of garlic, chopped 1 onion, chopped 2 tsp dried thyme leaves Rub 1 ½ tsp garlic powder 1 ½ tsp onion powder 1 tsp paprika 2 tsp …Read More »
  • ‘Venom’ sequel lacks strong antagonists

    “Venom Let There Be Carnage” is the sequel to the 2018 film, “Venom” starring Tom Hardy as the lead, Eddie Brock.   Eddie’s career has skyrocketed after getting information about the victims of the notorious serial killer, Cletus Kasady, thanks to …Read More »
  • Quarter Barrel: Not just pizza

    Quarter Barrel Arcade and Brewery is a pizza place that also has retro arcade games. The inside of the restaurant has a lot of pop culture artwork and items inside. Quarter Barrel is open Wednesday and Thursday 3pm – 10 …Read More »
  • ‘Not your average playhouse’

    Giving Tree Theater isn’t an average theater. GTT offers plays, comedians, game nights and so much more. No matter what students are into, GTT has something for everyone. “With couches for seating it’s like watching a movie from home but …Read More »
  • Campus Views: What are you most thankful for currently?

    The holidays coming up – Christmas, Thanksgiving. Last year for Thanksgiving our family didn’t get together because of Covid, and this year we decided we will and I am excited.  I am thankful for my mom and my cat. All …
  • Daylight saving time debate

    Turning back clocks is essential for safety of kids Daylight saving time was started during World War I to help conserve energy and supplies for the war effort. But I have a different perspective on daylight saving time on why …
  • Purple paint laws needed nationwide

    According to Iowa.gov, Senate File 2101 makes changes to Iowa’s trespassing law.  If a property owner living in an unincorporated area places purple paint around their property on trees or fence posts, entering the property is forbidden and constitutes trespassing, …
  • The hour is upon us: Activity Hour chaos

    Just when students may think there are not enough hours in a day, remember that everyone has a full 24 at their disposal.  Studies have shown that effective time management and organization helps mitigate even the most chaotic of situations.  …
November 30, 2021, 11:41 PM
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