Kyle Majerus, Tenth Muse Staff

“Coming up here wasn’t as big as an adjustment as you think,” states Malik McCray, a junior at Clarke University who is majoring in Business Administration. Making the trek from Georgia to Iowa to attend college at Clarke University and run track and cross country, it would seem like Malik had to adjust to completely different weather that occurs here in the Midwest, which may seem tough to do to any Midwestern native who knows about Mother Nature’s temperamental climate, but it was the opposite according to Malik. As it turns out, Georgia weather is quite similar to that of the Midwest: there are cold and bitter winters that can be tough to endure. Want to hear the full story? Watch the video to hear this Georgia native tell his story about coming to Eastern Iowa from Northern Georgia.