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East Side Taco Trucks

Matt Spurlock, staff writer
September 19, 2014
Filed under Features, Top Stories

For those who like to get out and about to eat there are a variety of places close to campus. Go either way down East 14th Street and there are a number of local sit-down restaurants, many specializing in Mexican cuisine. However, many students and faculty members are making the choice to eat “street... Read more »

A day in the life of Holly Anthony

A day in the life of Holly Anthony

Chelsey Kimmel-Kendrick, staff writer
September 19, 2014
Filed under Features

Taking it day-to-day is all students can do when it comes to handling college. With school and athletics to juggle life can sometimes be difficult to balance. However, Holly Anthony, nursing senior, has had a hectic schedule for years now, and she said she has found a way to cope with her daily college... Read more »

Smooth satisfaction without the punishment

Smooth satisfaction without the punishment

Kacy Schmidt, staff writer
September 19, 2014
Filed under Features, Top Stories

The consequences of consuming alcoholic beverages are illustrated in the effects they can have on the body. However, a vodka has been  developed that might allow consumers to indulge without paying the price. Professor Johannes van Leeuwen is a teacher and bioengineer at Iowa State University who claims... Read more »

Eatery A earns its grade

Matthew Doyle, staff writer
September 15, 2014
Filed under Features

Open for only four moths now, Eatery A, located at 2932 Ingersoll Ave., appears to be here to stay. Upon arriving, I noticed the patio was busy even with a humid 95-degree day. As soon as customer enter they can see that they are going for a more upscale vibe.... Read more »

Get connected with Seymour

Evan Stober, staff writer
September 14, 2014
Filed under Features

The Seymour Art Club is all about getting out and “seeing more”! An on-campus club, this group is designed for art students to become more involved and connected within the on-campus art community... Read more »

Rhythm of the heart

September 14, 2014
Filed under Features

“Vivir Mi Vida” by Marc Anthony “It’s a happy song talking about living your life. I studied abroad last semester and that was super popular there.” “Mine”... Read more »

Cut the Crap: behind the campus budget cuts

Claribel Vizcarra, staff writer
September 14, 2014
Filed under Features, Top Stories

The university’s decision to expand the appearance and resources of its campus has left students and residents of the university paying a hefty price. Due to the new, highly anticipated Student... Read more »

Deeper than a summer social media trend

Shari Saunders, staff writer
September 14, 2014
Filed under Features, Top Stories

For many of us, ALS and the Ice Bucket Challenge were simply the social media phenomenon of the summer. For Ben Hurley, biology and chemistry junior, ALS, more commonly known as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” has been a life-changing factor in his past, present and future. Hurley was nearing his seventh... Read more »

Summer brings bright opportunities

Amanda Willmert, staff writer
April 18, 2014
Filed under Features

For some majors on campus, internships are required for credit, while other majors highly recommend gaining the experience before graduation. Internships are meant to be a learning experience, which allow students to prepare themselves for a career. In order to find an internship that is a right fit,... Read more »

Review: Big city not big on meat

Review: Big city not big on meat

Chelsea Ceretti, staff writer
April 18, 2014
Filed under Features

Big City Burgers and Greens, 400 Locust Street, is located in the Capital Square Building on the corner of Fifth and Walnut. It is only open for lunch and the hours of operation are 11 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. It is a good place to stop by if one is downtown and really into organic, vegan food. The restaurant... Read more »

Comic-based design student leaves GV on a high note

Comic-based design student leaves GV on a high note

Josipa Shmich, staff writer
April 17, 2014
Filed under Features

Funny and quirky, Carolyn Phongphachone, graphic design senior, will be graduating this year but has clearly developed a personal style as an artist during her time in college. Phongphachone said, “My time at Grand View has been awesome. I have met a lot of really talented people that inspired me... Read more »

The Club Car Restaurant and Lounge: Clive’s best kept secret

The Club Car Restaurant and Lounge: Clive’s best kept secret

Christina Finnell , News Editor
April 11, 2014
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Tucked away in a strip mall off of University, a quaint restaurant can be found if one looks hard enough. The Club Car Restaurant and Lounge is a locally owned restaurant located at 13435 University Ave. in Clive. Owners Mary Wellman and Dave Tasler took a big leap when opening the restaurant in... Read more »