Daily Archives: January 14, 2011

The Symbolic Old Capitol

I left work around 6 p.m. yesterday, and as I was walking to my car, I caught sight of the Old Capitol Museum’s dome. It stood out in a golden light against a bleak winter sky—a breathtaking sight. Standing for a moment in the cold winter evening and admiring the beauty of the dome, I was reminded that Old Capitol…

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Union Days

I’ll be reading the February issue of Iowa Alumni Magazine this weekend—in proof form, that is. Yes, we’re in the final stages of our first magazine of 2011. One of the fascinating features is Associate Editor Shelbi Thomas’s history of the Iowa Memorial Union, which has been a fixture on campus since 1925.

Like most UI students, I have plenty of…

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