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We're Just Getting Started

Early on the Saturday morning of September 8th, 2019, over 300 college students gathered to fight together. Behind our tired eyes, oversized sweatshir...

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The Heroes that Fight for DM

Every human involved in Dance Marathon is a hero; this is reflected in the ongoing success of DM throughout the years. Dance Marathon impacts so many...

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We Fight Together

“Cancer is a scary, scary thing. It’s a scary, scary word, but it’s something that we have to fight” -Allie Stutting, DM 26 Executive Director.  Throu...

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Fight For More Summers

When I think of summer, a thousand blissful memories wander through my mind – the smell of a campfire burning under a moonlit sky; the carefree laught...

For The Kids Way

A street is a means of getting from one place to another. In our day to day lives it can seem so insignificant. Most times, we don’t have a second tho...

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University of Iowa Dance Marathon Travels to Arkansas!

Spring Break is a time for relaxing, seeing family, going on tropical vacations, and catching up on some Netflix binge-watching. But for a team of 17 ...

DM Silver Year: We’re Here to Stay

A solemn hush falls over the ballroom of the IMU. Heads bow. All that can be heard is the stifled sounds of people remembering the lives of the kiddos...

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We’ve Got Each Other and That’s A Lot

Sometimes, all it takes is a smile to help you forget the pain in your feet for a few minutes. Sometimes, all it takes is a hug to remind you that the...

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Humans of DM: DJ Big D

“Since DM1, I never thought that 25 years later I would still be here. Since that very first DM, where we went through everything like dancing for 36 ...

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A Few of My Favorite Big Event Things

It is already the best time of the year again! We are officially less than two weeks away from the 25th anniversary of the UIDM Big Event. During my f...

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