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Then, the women marched

By: Kiley Roach On January 21, 2017, millions of women marched in cities all across the nation. They drew up signs, they wore pointed, hot pink hats, and they chanted, “This is what democracy looks like.” The first annual march drew national attention for its coverage of a multitude of issues, including reproductive rights, LGBTQ+ … Continue reading

Imagination limitations

Imagination limitations

By Josh Cook As a group of Drake students, we had the opportunity to meet a plethora of wildly important people during our two weeks in D.C. On Thursday, to follow up a Wednesday which included spending time with Cory Booker, we were able to spend about a half hour with Senator Bernie Sanders in … Continue reading

You’re fired: turnover in the White House

You’re fired: turnover in the White House

By Josh Cook Sebastian Gorka spoke at the Washington Center on Friday, as the final visiting speaker of the program. During his session, he spoke about Donald Trump’s compassion and how he “hates firing people.” This was in direct contrast to what we heard from Kathryn Dunn Tenpas from the Brookings Institution, who had noticed … Continue reading

Scoot Sctootin

Scoot Sctootin

Hannah Olson | @thehannykate I find myself saying that every single thing is my favorite thing we’ve done. That was a true statement until Julia and I worked up the courage to try and also admit we wanted to try, the lyft Scooters. These scooters first became available in 2018, and have many regulations behind them. In talking … Continue reading

Coffee, Cupcakes, and the Cold

Coffee, Cupcakes, and the Cold

By Julia Gutsch What better thing to do in Washington, D.C., on a cold, snowy winter day than head out to Georgetown with a few other Drake students and set up camp in a coffee shop to work on blog posts? 

Did I Hear Tacos?

Julia Gutsch Immediately I heard the words taco and lunch, I knew that I had to ignore my previous lunch plans for cooking pasta in my room and instead immerse myself further into the food world of Washington DC. As someone who follows a plant-based diet, I am always excited when I google the menu … Continue reading

Meeting Senators is Pretty Cool

Meeting Senators is Pretty Cool

By: Gavin Nordberg For the longest time, I have been obsessed with Senators and House members. One of the first days of the trip, Monday, we visited a number of Senate offices and ultimately met one Senator. It is so cool to me that I have been able to meet one of them. Being in … Continue reading

Memorable Moments: The Atlantic

By Brooke Miller Sarah LaBlanc is a senior News, Internet, and Politics major with a passion for the press. She is also the current editor of Drake’s student ran magazine Drake Political Review. Walking into The Atlantic offices her expression told you she was right at home. “Walking in and seeing that big bookshelf just … Continue reading