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Redefining the American image

Redefining the American image

By Samantha Bayne On a whim, I stumbled into a small bookshop near the Eastern Market on a suggestion from an old friend. The shelves were neatly lined with books from all genres labeled with reviews from the employees of the shop, and chairs were lined into rows in the basement section. I accidentally had … Continue reading

The Case for Iowa

The Case for Iowa

By: Samantha Bayne When I was deciding on schools, I stumbled upon Drake University as a school that taught politics. As a sophomore in high school from St. Louis, I had only vaguely heard of Iowa itself, much less the caucuses and Drake University. Most of my friends who were interested in politics were shooting … Continue reading