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Memorable Moments: The Cherry On Top

By Brooke Miller Last night, sophomore Grace Dunn and I attended Michigan’s Inaugural Gala.  Looking at us that night you would have never imagined that 12 hours earlier we were sitting on the ground of the Capitol lawn in ponchos huddled together. But even after an early morning, something about watching the transition of power … Continue reading

A Portrait of America

A Portrait of America

By Jack Feldman On a beautiful day in D.C., a group of Drake students including myself decided to see what the National Portrait Gallery had to offer. I had been to the gallery before and I knew that I had to see a few of my favorite paintings again. However, I was surprised at how … Continue reading

Insights into Agriculture

Insights into Agriculture

By Haley Barbour Today we had the opportunity to sit down with three minority staff members of the House Committee on Agriculture: Evan Jurkovich a drake alum, Matt MacKenzie, and Mike Straz. All three gave us insight into the differences in committee staff and member staff and how the House Committee on Agriculture operates.

Memorable Moments: SCOTUS

Memorable Moments: SCOTUS

By Grace Dunn Last Friday, we had the opportunity to visit the highest federal court in the United States, the Supreme Court. For many of us, this was our first time in the historic building. Sarah Schroeder, sophomore strategic political communications major, was blown away by how massive the Supreme Court was, but realized none … Continue reading

Washington’s Inauguration Preperation

By: Logan Kentner As our experience in Washington D.C. has continued, we are closing in on the days before the official inauguration of Donald Trump.  Many expect at least one million people to converge on the nation’s Capital for the controversial event.  There are so many things that have to be done in order to … Continue reading

In defense of the opinion page

By Jack Hellie The liberal media. The media elite. The biased media. Even on Christmas you can’t open Twitter and not see any of those epithets as you scroll down your feed. But where does a bias in newspapers, even if imaginary, come from? The opinion page. The opinion page of a newspaper resides somewhere in … Continue reading