TYE OJALA Clarke University gamers are upset at the newest NBA 2K game. Students say this game feels like a “complete copy and paste of 2k20.” Students have made their displeasure heard by saying how the “shooting is too inconsistent and difficult to make open shots.” The NBA 2k community is obviously upset with the new game with the sales being down 37% from last … Continue reading Gamers at Clarke Upset With 2K21
TYE OJALA Clarke University has not given the answers to winter athletes that they want to hear at this point. Winter athletes want to know: Does Clarke intend to let them go home and see their families for Thanksgiving? Or do they want winter athletes to continue practicing and stay on campus for that time? At this point, Clarke’s athletic director does not have an … Continue reading Clarke Mulls on Thanksgiving Break Decision
GRETA FREIBURGER Like many organizations on the Clarke University campus, the theatre program had to put everything on hold when classes went online in the spring of 2020. Rehearsals for the second production of the semester had just started a week before spring break began, and, as like most things in America around that time, did not continue. Nick Halder, who is the Theatre Director … Continue reading Clarke Theatre During COVID
CHRISTIAN ROSATI Earlier this year, the world was suddenly struck by the coronavirus. This forced people into quarantine, caused schools to shut down, and ended seasons of many young athletes. Now, protocols have been set around the world, and Clarke University, located in Dubuque, Iowa, has found ways to protect their student athletes. Along with other schools all across the nation, Clarke has introduced protocols … Continue reading COVID-19 Brings New Protocols to Athletic Practices Around the Nation
Please submit blogs, stories, poems, artwork, pictures, and anything else about your time in quarantine to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com Continue reading Launching “Quarantine Dairies”
I will preface this retrospective by saying that I am not the most political person. Sure I do encourage people to vote, but I have not participated in the caucuses, gone to candidate rallies, or discussed the beliefs and issues of those candidates till this week. I never wear candidate merchandise, I didn’t want to declare a party, and I don’t even tell people who … Continue reading Why it’s Important to Participate in Politics: A Retrospective of the Iowa Caucus and Several Candidate Rallies
With Halloween over with, many people are wanting to stay in this spooky season. One way to keep our bones rattling is a good horror movie, and 2019 has got a lot of them. While we will always have the classics, like Friday the 13th, Nightmare on Elm Street, and Halloween,there are also some really good horror movies that have come about in the year … Continue reading Missed out on Halloween? Well, these 2019 horror movies will keep your spirits up!
Hello all you excited witches and vampires, it’s that time of year again. Dust off those broomsticks, heat up those cauldrons and get ready to have some fun cause Dubuque and Clarke has numerous attractions for all types of ghouls during the Halloween Season! IREAD Trick or Treat for UNICEF Monday October 28 4:00 – 5:30pm Want to volunteer for Halloween and prove … Continue reading Looking to get spooked? Well, here are some things you could do this Halloween season!
With everything that has come out towards comedy and cancel culture, specifically the Shane Gillis firing and the remarks by Todd Phillips, I wanted to shed my personal thoughts on comedy and cancel culture. I myself have always had an interest in comedians and stand-up since I was younger. I grew up as the jokester in my friend group, and I wasn’t afraid to … Continue reading Is Cancel Culture Killing Comedy? An opinion on recent remarks from Todd Phillips and others