Meet Our Bloggers

Derek

Junior Journalism student from Missouri Valley, Iowa. Details: He’s looking forward to exploring Iowa’s beautiful campus.

Mariana

Sophomore open major, originally from Medellín, Colombia, but moved to California when she was 9 years old. Details: She speaks fluent Portuguese, Spanish and English and decided to come to the University of Iowa due to its beautiful campus and outstanding writing program.

Dylan

Sophomore double-majoring in Sports Management and Journalism from Los Angeles, California. Details: He is a huge Hawkeye fan, and one of the basketball managers here at Iowa.

Kamryn

Senior majoring in Sport and Recreation Management and Journalism from Central City, Iowa. Details: She is currently working as a student videographer for the Iowa Hawkeyes football team, and wants to volunteer and get more involved in a lot of student organizations and other activities.

Emily

Sophomore double-majoring in English & Creative Writing and Dance from Sarawak, Malaysia. Details: She loves to write stories and leave all her emotions on the dance floor.

Ava

First-year open major with a fashion interest. From Poplar Grove, Illinois. Ava is excited to participate in Dance Marathon this upcoming year.

Maya

First-year open-major. From Jefferson City, Missouri. She is named after Maya Angelou and met her when she was six.

Destiny

First year student studying nursing. From Keokuk, Iowa. Strong interest in music and hopes to find student organizations on campus that will allow her to expand on that.

Mauricio

First-year student studying finance. From Chicago, Illinois. Excited to get involved in the community.

Chloe

First year student studying journalism and mass communication. From Appleton,  Wisconsin. Fell in love with Iowa City because of the small town feel and countless opportunities.