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Sept. 7, 2010

At A Glance

S.T.A.T. hosts Beat State Week Sept. 7-12

The University of Iowa Alumni Association's Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (S.T.A.T.) group is encouraging fans to show their Hawkeye pride during "Beat State Week," Tuesday, Sept. 7 through Sunday, Sept. 12.

The seventh annual festival in advance of the Iowa/Iowa State football game Saturday, Sept. 11 features a corn-on-the-cob eating challenge at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, at Kautz Plaza (along the T. Anne Cleary Walkway).

Beat State Week includes T-shirt and button giveaways, "I Bleed Black and Gold" blood drives, mascot matchmaker speed dating, a giant slip and slide, free food and more.

To conclude the week, S.T.A.T will host the Beat Cancer 5K at 3 p.m. Sunday Sept. 12 in City Park.

For a complete schedule of events, see


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