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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

Memorable Moments: NPR

Memorable Moments: NPR

By Grace Dunn The 25 of us on this trip have a variety of majors; therefore, certain site visits interested some students more than others, and it was usually easy to predict who would like what. For example, the economics majors were excited about visiting The Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and the journalism majors … Continue reading

Memorable Moments: U.S. Capitol

Memorable Moments: U.S. Capitol

By: Sarah LeBlanc After standing or sitting on the cold ground for over 7 hours, at around noon, this group of Drake students witnessed the 45th president of the United States be inaugurated. The ceremony was an orchestrated display of democracy at its finest, but behind the scenes, a pretty substantial shift in power was taking … Continue reading

Memorable Moments: Alumni Reception

Memorable Moments: Alumni Reception

By Grace Dunn As college students who are looking for jobs, networking can be a nerve racking experience. It can feel as if your future career depends on that single conversation. The night before the event we discussed networking tips and tricks as a group; such as, which side to wear your name tag and … Continue reading

Memorable Moments: Around the Monuments

Memorable Moments: Around the Monuments

By: Sarah LeBlanc In the bitter cold, a hardy group of Iowans zipped up their long coats and jackets, wrapped their scarves around their faces, pulled their hats over their ears…and felt for the Texans wearing sweaters and rocking heels. Just a few days after the Drake group landed in Washington D.C., we were formally introduced … Continue reading

Memorable Moments: MLK Jr. Service Day

Memorable Moments: MLK Jr. Service Day

By: Sarah LeBlanc Haley Barbour, a senior politics and international relations double major, wasn’t sure what to expect as she walked from the Georgia Ave.-Petworth metro station past coffee shops and cafés toward a school that serves a diverse and urban community. But Haley’s no stranger to volunteering. From Kansas City, Missouri, she regularly volunteers … Continue reading

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