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S(no)w body can tear us apart

S(no)w body can tear us apart

The battlefields are packed. 500 people stand, divided down the middle, armed and ready. “One, two, three!” screams somebody from the back, and suddenly the groups erupt into noise, snowballs hurling through the air. Parents with their children, teenagers with their friends, 30-year-olds, 50-year-olds, all stand side by side. There is no way to know … Continue reading

You can’t shut down a snowball fight

You can’t shut down a snowball fight

Snow can’t stop us! We were up and bustling to Lincoln’s Waffles for some brunch (it was delicious) and to see Ford’s Theater.  Next, we attempted to see the Old Post Office – now Trump hotel – but it was unfortunately closed. Luckily, it put us in the right time frame to make it to … Continue reading

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