Daily Archives: September 21, 2012

UI Young Alumni Night at Wilson’s Apple Orchard

Last night, Mother Nature gave the gift of a perfect September evening for UI young alumni to enjoy a visit to Wilson’s Apple Orchard in Iowa City. Participants toured the grounds, learned about the apples grown on site, and tasted delicious apple turnovers, donuts, and slushies. Alumni also had the chance to load up on locally grown apples…

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Iowa Homecoming History: 1950

The Homecoming parade boasts a tradition of creative and quirky floats—and this entry from the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity is no exception! Here, bare-chested participants ham it up as the float passes the Clinton Street reviewing stand in 1950. According to A Pictorial History of the University of Iowa, 1921 was the first year that a parade was listed in…

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