Worth 1000 Words Archive

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    Musicircus: All the mall’s a stage

    Old Capitol Town Center's second floor provided a performance venue for Musicircus, which involved hundreds of artists re-creating a John Cage "happening" originally performed in 1967.

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    Chasing a championship in familiar waters

    The University of Iowa swimming and diving teams will host the Big Ten Swimming and Diving Championships beginning February 15. fyi caught up with the teams during their final home dual.

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    My favorite photo: Motion amid emotion

    Dance Marathon provides no shortage of quality photo ops involving people young and old. But sometimes a photographer's favorite image takes shape when the lights go down and the glow sticks go up.

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    Fully restored: Art Building West welcomes students

    After three and a half years, Art Building West returns to service this semester. Painting, photography, graphic design, and art history classes return for the first time since the 2008 flood.

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    Three cheers for the Iowa Spirit Squads!

    The Iowa Spirit Squads took Hawkeye pride to the Sunshine State, competing (and faring well) in a national competition. fyi caught up with the squads as they prepared for the national spotlight.

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    Holiday Tubas provides buzz on Pentacrest

    Musicians from the University of Iowa School of Music and the community gathered for the annual Holiday Tubas celebration Friday, Dec. 9, on the steps of Old Capitol on the UI Pentacrest.

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    Prairie burn promotes prairie health

    Not often is smoke associated with a picture of health. A prairie burn is one exception. UI Landscape Services recently held a prairie burn near Hawkins Drive, promoting prairie health for years to come.

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    10 years ago: Old Capitol fire destroys dome

    On Nov. 20, 2001, a blaze caused significant smoke, water, and soot damage at Old Capitol, but thanks to firefighters' quick actions and a firewall installed in the 1920s, the damage could have been much worse.

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    My favorite photo: Capturing fall color

    Fall colors are gorgeous. Getting a good photograph of those gorgeous colors is tricky. Today's "My favorite photo" installment looks at a moment where everything seemed to (ahem) fall into place.

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    Recreation via elevation

    Want to take your recreation activity to new heights? Many members of the University of Iowa community have done just that, scaling the popular climbing wall at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center.

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