Every dancer looks forward to rocking out to Bon Jovi’s “Livin’ on a Prayer” at the halfway point of the marathon to raise spirits after standing for twelve straight hours for the kids. This year, that excitement was continued when performers Go Go Gadjet came on stage. The awesome group covered new and old hits … Continue reading Go Go Gadjet Fires Up Dancers
7:00 am marks the halfway point for Dance Marathon, and with that a kick butt rendition of Living on a Prayer and the knowledge that there’s only 12 hours left at the Big Event. Although the hour starts off with a bang, it is only one of many exciting things in store for the rest … Continue reading Saturday: What’s Left
The best 24 hours of the year have finally arrived! Over 2,000 UI students started gathering in the main ballroom of IMU to begin the biggest event of the entire year, Dance Marathon. As each dancer searched to find their morale group, hearts were nervous and excited. The University of Iowa Spirit Squad members … Continue reading Capturing the First Hour
Dance Marathon 23 merchandise for the Big Event is out of this world this year. New merchandise for the Big Event was released to the public to buy this past Sunday for leadership and dancer check in! Popular items selling this week are items such as a light gray quarter zip, two tanks, a baseball … Continue reading Merchandise Must-Haves!
In medical communities around the country, the 5-year milestone post cancer treatment is known as being “Cancer Free”, but in DM, we know it as Graduation. Graduation has become a staple celebration during the Big Event but it hasn’t always been around. It began in DM15 following the largest financial milestone DM had ever accomplished … Continue reading Kiddo Graduation: Much More than a Ceremony