Tagged with Drake

Halfway: a photo essay

Halfway: a photo essay

By Jack Hellie The #DrakeInDC gang is halfway through our intensive, experiential, and fast paced peak inside Washington, D.C. The last seven days have been jam packed with meeting folks who work in this town, and hearing what they each do. But these folks were once in our shoes. Our Nation’s capital is stuffed with … Continue reading

Developing Our Inner “Wonk”

Developing Our Inner “Wonk”

By Taylor Larson If I had a quarter for every time I heard the word “wonk” in the last two weeks, I could pay off my college loans. From the President to media panelists, moderators and professors used wonk to describe people who take particular interest and have significant knowledge in political policy. Before this … Continue reading

Closing Time

By Manny Jacobson It’s official. We managed to fit an entire semester’s worth of work into 2 weeks and let me tell you, it has been a blast. Where in the world did the time go? It feels as though we just arrived in D.C. a couple of days ago. The amount of things this … Continue reading

#Activism

#Activism

By Taylor Larson #BringBackOurGirls, #Kony2012, and #BlackLivesMatter have all played a big part in making those of us in Gen Y more aware of activist groups and movements across the globe. In the last year alone, Millennials jumped in cold lakes and dumped buckets of ice water on their heads for charity, merely because of the … Continue reading

Twitter’s Ultimate Downfall

Twitter’s Ultimate Downfall

By Kylie Jacobsen With over 232 million users (including myself, a self-proclaimed Twitter addict), Twitter has become an extremely popular social media website worldwide. Twitter is undoubtedly one of the best social media websites for finding information quickly, as tweets – or posts to the website by users – are limited to 140 characters (which makes them … Continue reading

Got Room For One More?

By Manny Jacobson Since arriving in D.C. a week and a half ago we have focused on policies and problems in Washington, as a federal government. I nearly, forgot that the city itself is going through its own problems. One of the most prominent problems is making Washington D.C. its own state so it can … Continue reading