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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Iowa, I can't thank you enough. But this is where I leave you. ...

Wednesday, July 29, 2020
By Ashley Duong, The Union  

Is it too early to start listening to Christmas music? I hope not, because I'm already bumping it in my car. I'm not sure I ever stopped listening to my holiday playlist when it ...

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

There are a lot of things about pre-quarantine life that I miss. But there are a few things about actual quarantine life that I miss, too. ...

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

I read a newspaper article this week that simultaneously filled me with hope and despair. ...

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

The death of a black man named George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer has prompted protests across the country and even in our little corner of the world here ...

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

Guys, it's almost over. The horrible sportsless time of spring 2020 has taken its toll on America, and especially me, but next week it's almost back to normal as Iowa High School ...

Tuesday, June 02, 2020

Our former editor Karyn Spory and I were discussing all the bad things we've done in the past, through our schooling and our young lives. We realized that both of us had small ...

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

After a nice family trip out to Old Threshers grounds on Sunday to run and play in the open field, my two-year old and I snuggled up on the couch to find something to watch on TV ...

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

It's 70 degrees outside and you call that spring but I call that blanket weather. I'm always cold- it's just part of my charm. ...

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Last night was a bittersweet time for sports fans in America. The final two parts of ESPN's 'The Last Dance' documentary were released, which was probably the one thing keeping ...

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