Tagged with Drake University

A Bulldogs Second Home

A Bulldogs Second Home

By Jon Lueth I hope this doesn’t come across as too repetitive, but if you read my last blog post you know that Washington D.C. is crawling with Drake alums, and members of the Drake network. There’s a wide array of positions, places, and so on in D.C. that the Drake network has successfully been … Continue reading

Reflections of Drake

Reflections of Drake

By Taylor Sellers As the end of our time in Washington D.C. grows near, it is nice to look back and reflect on where we have been and what we know now. For me, this can all be summed up into six things. 1. Drake alumni are the best alumni. Site visits to the State … 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

Expect the Unexpected

Expect the Unexpected

By Sarah Schroeder On Friday our group will attend the inauguration ceremonies of the 45th President of the United States. As you all know, this election season was very different from what we are used to. Unexpected candidates, unpredictable campaign events and debates, and a seemingly consistent stream of scandals and gaffes made for a campaign … Continue reading

Ah, There’s the Opposition

Ah, There’s the Opposition

By Harrison Yu As a follow-up to one of my previous posts, I now have to apologize.  I was a bit critical of the Washington Center for not setting us up with speakers who had conservative points of view.  Now, for the most part, that still holds true; however, they did bring in (and sent us … Continue reading