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Gallery: Quad Cities area protects against flood devastation

Molly Sweeney and Aubrey Lathrop May 17, 2023

Nearly every spring the Mississippi River floods parts of the Quad Cities due to a mix of snowmelt further north and rainfall. From left to right, top to bottom: Nicole Gleason, the public...

Davenport residents react to flooding

Kayla Hobbs May 10, 2023

On April 23 2023, the streets of Davenport began to flood due to snowmelt further up the Mississippi in Minnesota and Wisconsin. This flood affected the residents' way of life due to the blockage of pathways...

Dead Poet’s Espresso, a local coffeehouse located at 1525 3rd Ave in downtown Moline, IL, serves up fresh brews, warm breakfasts and lunches daily. Open 6:30 am to 4 pm Monday through Saturday, Dead Poet’s Espresso is a popular and tasty choice for a local Fall date with your significant other.

Top five first date locations in the QC area

Abigail Johnson November 7, 2019

Fall has clearly begun and with it cuffing season. If you are unfamiliar with this term, cuffing season is a pop culture term for the period between fall and winter when people start seriously looking...

Senator Elizabeth Warren has a photo taken with children who attended the town hall event at North High School in Davenport, IA on Sunday November 3. Photo by Kevin Donovan

Elizabeth Warren’s town hall inspires the Augustana community

Giselle Barajas November 4, 2019

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D. - Mass.), a top contender for the democratic nomination in the 2020 presidential race, spoke about her plans for the environment and wealth tax at a Town Hall in North High School...

Sanders delivers his speech on Friday, April 5. Sanders held a rally in Davenports River Center after announcing his campaign for president in 2020. Photo by Emily Jacobson.

GALLERY: Bernie Sanders Rally

Emily Jacobson April 6, 2019

Featured image: Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders held a rally in Davenport's River Center on Friday, April 5 after announcing his campaign for president in 2020.

CORE introduces JCPenney Suit Up event

Natalie McMillan March 19, 2019

The Career Development office in CORE is planning a JCPenney Suit Up event for Sunday, Mar. 24 at the JCPenney location in NorthPark Mall, Davenport, Iowa. This event is a national event but is new to...

(From Right to Left) - Lexi Ferguson, senior, Hannah Mccandleuss, senior, Hannah Morrison, senior, Katie Brown, senior, and Morgan Sexton, sophomore, traveled to the march from Lindsay Morrison College in South-Central Kentucky. Photo by Ryan Jenkins.

“Why We March”: Protests get personal

January 22, 2017

As hundreds of thousands marched on Washington D.C., Jan. 21, men and women from around the world marched together in solidarity. While the overall message of the protest was in response to the inauguration...

Freight House Farmers' Market

September 22, 2016

The Freight House Farmers’ Market is a farmers’ market based out of Davenport, IA. Located directly next to Modern Woodmen Park, it hosts a large number of local businesses with enough variety for...

Food Trucks in Davenport

Katherine Hogan September 16, 2016

A new “Food Truck Tuesday” pilot program is beginning in downtown Davenport, IA. Davenport, now has “food for every mood” with the program running on Tuesdays in the month of September. There has...

Dozens of people marched for solidarity from Rock Island to Davenport on July 8. The march takes place just days after several officer involved shootings across the United States.

College community participates in QC March for Solidarity

July 8, 2016

  QUAD CITIES, Illinois- Dozens of concerned Quad City citizens marched from Illinois to Iowa on Friday, July 8th calling for peace and solidarity in light of recent shooting incidents that took...

LEGO showcase at Figge

March 21, 2016

As spring slowly creeps into the midwest, the Figge Art Museum in Davenport has been putting up its newest special exhibitions, LEGO: The Art of Architecture in the Katz Gallery and the 2016 Young Artists...

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