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We’ve Got Each Other and That’s A Lot Featured Image

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...

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...

Humans of DM: DJ Big D Featured Image

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 ...

A Few of My Favorite Big Event Things Featured Image

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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Why You’re Here

During the organization fair my freshman year, my friends signed up at the Dance Marathon booth, and in the form of positive peer pressure, I joined t...

Day to D(o) M(ore) Featured Image

Day to D(o) M(ore)

There are some things in life that you can’t accurately put into words. The happiness of laughter between best friends. The comfort of tears shared be...

What “Shape Your Impact” Really Means Featured Image

What “Shape Your Impact” Really Means

Alright, time for an exercise. Close your eyes (metaphorically). With your eyes metaphorically closed, what do you think of first when you think of Da...

Humans of DM: The Colony Family Featured Image

Humans of DM: The Colony Family

“For us, it’s personal. Just hearing the words ‘kids with cancer’, it makes my heart go out to them. With me [Dean Colony] having had cancer and the k...

25 Reasons to be Excited for DM 25 Featured Image

25 Reasons to be Excited for DM 25

1. The First Wave: When the University of Iowa started the “wave” at Kinnick Stadium last fall, it touched hearts across the nation. There is somethin...

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DM Around the World

Summer is a time when members of the University of Iowa’s Dance Marathon are scattered far and wide across cities, states, countries, and even contine...

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