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A Day in the Life with Cali

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make make, make, make make money. Money for life For me when I had my nose, my nose Rose Ranger Ranger, everyone. Now we're doing a Q and A with Maddie Hein. We asked you to ask us questions on Instagram and here we gol Ow! This is question 13 letter rib. Have you guys put any other positions before college? Set a girl. She was a senator. I was a lobero. Now I'm an outside hitter and now now she's too short. So she's a little girl. New question question. Question is you out? You guys have like a sister like my team does. Absolutely. We absolutely have a sisterhood. We call it The Sisterhood of the Traveling Spandex. Some might call it a cult. Some may call it a cold, but way have rituals were like broad blood brothers. They like her hand and, like, connected. Sorry too far, but we definitely freaking love each other and are with each other every day. Is what kind of hard not to have a sisterhood Question. Three. From a Alec's car under sport, how many stars are in the sky? Um, if you could, Bree says 12. Definitely her answers. 12. Definitely At least 14 isn't a thing like this you see in the sky from, like 80 years ago, because so, no, they've already died that sad. Anything good? Okay, so, Ranger Ranger, Good morning, party people. It's game day, baby. Let's go. It's freaking cold outside, but it's also game days and we're gonna have ourselves a good time. Let's begin now close of a game day meal. It's breakfast time, and I'm gonna It's another answer, another instagram question that you has asked me. So I got a question saying, Have you ever been spiked in the face? And the answer is absolutely, um, usually a week doesn't go by without me being expect in the face. Okay, So question number two from Instagram is what is your favorite part about playing volleyball, being on volleyball at Iowa And my very part would definitely be my teammates because we're just together all the time. And without them, I couldn't really play because it's a team sport. No, and we're all best friends. It's not fake, like we're definitely best friends off the court. OK, we're gonna continue on with the game day role. Look what we got ways? Yes. I think you showed up volleyball stuff. Ready? Wait. Here's the classic shot of me children Coffee every morning. That that is so Ratchet, Look at my pimples twist And look what happened last night. Snow like, Yeah, we're going back inside. Let's begin now. E woke up this morning and I said, What is a party? People? I am wearing this frickin furry gold jacket because it is game day here in Iowa were playing Northwestern and football today and it's gonna be a good time. I'm not actually going to the game because it is actually below 20 degrees. And that's just not our vibe today. However, we're still gonna have ourselves a good day. So follow along Now, what's the point in time? In us? Madman lost his damn mind in the West. Love less, kid. Never down with the shadows. Okay, so this right behind me is our campus recreation, A wellness center. I like to call it the wreck for short. Um, and I come here a lot. Actually, uh, there's so many different things that you can do here. And as a student, it comes apart of your tuition to have a membership. Um, so you khun D'oh workout classes? I like to go to this class called work, and it's kind of like Zuba, except it has more of a hip hop feel to it. So it's a lot of fun. Um, they got basketball courts. There's indoor soccer field track weights, machines, just a bunch of different stuff. Um, there's also a lap pool in there. A diving board. Otto during finals week. I actually have a laminating machine at home. Sorry to laminate my notecards and studying for finals in the hot. No, you don't have to do that. But it's what I do. And it's super cool. So show you what's inside all right? Oh. All right, and that's rap. I hope you guys were able to learn a little bit more about the university here in Iowa and to see just how full of life and community that our campus here has and is so welcoming. There's so much to do in so many different things for all of you to get involved in, and there really is a place for everyone here. It's honestly my favorite place to be. I consider this campus in college to be my home now. I don't even go home for brakes anymore because I have so much fun here like it's It's ridiculous, but I just hope you guys learned something from the video and hope that you guys consider coming out of All right, so I just got out of class. I'm walking downtown. Someone show you a little bit of it, Uh, downtown. I pass it every day after class before class. When I go to class, it's cool. We got mural's shops that way, way got restaurant case. It's a lot of fun. Uh, stop here sometime to get some breakfast. There's usually comedy clubs down here to university. Some comedians. There's bars. They view a thing in the summer called the Iowa City Block Party, which is a lot of fun. They put a volleyball court actually, right down that street. It's a lot of fun. And the cool thing about downtown is it's so close to campus as well. You can kind of see it's like Gold dome thing right there. That's the Capitol building that's campus so close. All right, So right now I'm in Catlett Residence Hall. This is one of the freshmen dorms here on campus is actually the newest one as well. This was just built last year, and this is the first year that residents were living in it. So many guys show you guys around. So here's a hallway of a green section down there. I am in the blue section and then all the way down there, there's an orange section. Here is the room. I'm going to show you. They put name tags of the kids who live in here. So it's a stadium. Olivia and then the resident assistant who's on the floor, made their name tags in tow. Awkward family photos. So that's always fun. So here we go. Bolivian Sadie's room. So you got to bunk beds. He comes with a desk. It comes with a dresser. And then they put a sofa in here and as well as this little cubbyhole thing, a TV. It comes with the sink in a medicine cabinet. Cozy little thing decorated it all cute, as college kids do. And then this is the view. You can see Byrd Residence Hall there across the way. And then over there on the left isthe Stanley Residence Hall. Yeah, so that's kind of what the dorms are like in here. Comes with closet and pay entry as you not sponsor? This'll get. Let's see. Oh, tell us about today's selection. There's a booth that collections water. Mm. Water some water, baby. Beautiful little chickens. So we just beat Michigan State in three, which is a sweet and low right now. Come game on Sunday morning. Good morning. This is beer. Oh, baby. Slow motions. You don't know him. Actually live from a student. Wait, ladies, you're moving on the new James Brown. You should get a room right now. Out. Throw away your work More than every single chance e you don't wantto watching the game. Thanks. It's a Saturday night. The football game is tied. 7 to 7 were just in the halftime show. Things way. We're the entertainment for the halftime show. Thought we give you an update. So Okay, stay three. It is Day three. Grind never stops. I didn't know guys brain early. Got you guys some bagels. That's so nice of you. Hi, Callie. Girl, bring the beat back. Hey, we're going to see at all, and we have two hours to OK, Can we start over? Sorry. It's gonna be a bloopers. It described a with meat in it, right? Yeah. Way. Eh? Okay, it's time for my new video. Guys. It's spring. A iced orange caramel. I want a caramel large. Guys. My name's Alex. Uh, really? Like making videos? Um, you mean that? Oh, it's like, um, other dancers. I'm glad you finally get to be me. I get last week. Are you done? I'm Sarah. You Are you doing that again? Okay, do this like me. Can't really rock like me. Can't with folks like me. Oh, fine. I'm just happy that Callie invited me on this trip your little way. So we just tried to Washington. See, I just like her surveys office, and I'm really happy. Three. What is being really loud, But we just finished practice, and that's really it. That's all I have to say. I was pretty good guys. Three or number seven on the way. Went through the scouting for it. And I think that's going to be a good game. I don't know my video. I hear an ice pick. I hope it's a beautiful day in Seattle. It's about 68 maybe 70 degrees. No rain. Look at the blue sky. We're out here having ourselves a day. Hey, it's been a minute. It's been really Washington, but we're headed back a sap frickin ace up. Okay. I'm a sophomore here at the University of Iowa. Uh, I'm a skater in criminology, Major and a German minor. Uh, can I have you talk about some academics here? University? Yeah. All of the professors are always really great here. They always will help you out with whatever you need. Even the ones on like that for your lectures. If you go to their office hours, I'll help you out. And all the TV is in really great. And if you have any questions, always answer them for you. And there's always someone around to help you out if you need it. All right. And you don't talk about discussions, maybe. Yeah. Um, so for the bigger lectures and even release some of the medium and apply smaller ones, they have discussion sections, Which is like, So you all have a lecture together, but then you, like, break off into smaller discussion sections. Probably only twenty people give or take a kn. I'm talking about what you want to lecture and clarify things if you have any questions. And, you know, you'll study for tests on help each other out with that and papers and stuff, and then who teaches these discussion section the teeth a's teaching assistants Hey, guys. So I'm here with my friend Dan right now, and he's gonna talk to you guys a little bit about more of the academic culture here. Iowa. You want to go ahead and introduce yourself? Sure. My name's Dan Fleming. And I am a software here in Iowa. I'm a chemical engineering major with an intent to double in biochemistry. And the result was Iowa is probably just because it's I mean, I think it's a great school, but you see, I'm also from Iowa, so it's a great deal to say in state tuition and pretty close to home. But not too close is the right distance. And I just, you know, kinda fell off campus and culture they wanted. So what's your favorite part campus If you were part of campus, probably Penna Crest. It's just, like, picturesque. You know, just really nice looking for a place to stay. You know, if you just walk downtown, it's right there. You can see it. So Yeah, right. Uh, what's your least, Mark? At least here, I don't know if I have a least fair part about university. I mean something. So you don't think it's like, two big, but I like the size of it. But it is like so big sometimes that it just like so people would think it's like overwhelming, like there's too many people. It's hard to meet new people because it's like, well, like Dan and I are very different majors. But I still see him all over campus all the time, just like so. You run into people, you know, all the time. Yeah, it's smaller than it seems. And then he tells a little bit about like the academics, like the engineering department and find out how classes there classes are. They're a little bit disorganized engineering department, but for the most part, the run pretty well and everyone in the engineering department Super smart. I mean, for me, but for the most part, good students. A lot of them are just really driven, really focused on their academics and stuff like that. So it's a good active in climate. And didn't they just add on? Yeah, did just add on a whole new annex to the engineering department, which is really, really nice and, like the whole university in general, has a lot of new projects all the time. Like any music going. You are building and stuff like that. So in terms of length facilities, it's a really good place. Thank you very much. All right. Hi. Sliming Caliph residents hold dining hall right now and it's really cool in here. Everything is serve buffet style and it's different menu every night. And they also have found machines. You can choose different drinks that night. Well, and I chose eat a popcorn chicken.