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Washington D.C in the Rearview Mirror

Washington D.C in the Rearview Mirror

By Zach Dvorak This whole experience of going to Washington D.C seemed spur of the moment when I signed up for it in the spring and continued until I left the hectic capital. I choose to do this because politics has always interested me, and while going to some country abroad or a beach sounded … Continue reading

J-Term 2017 Portfolio

By: Alec Wilcox Throughout these two weeks I have been able to improve in many areas, specifically dealing with blogging and social media. I also have done a lot with editing that is hard to show in a portfolio like this. However, I will try. When it comes to editing, I came up with the … Continue reading

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

Where Do We Go From Here?

Where Do We Go From Here?

By Haley Barbour Yesterday I attended the Women’s March on Washington. I had been looking forward to attending this march since it was first announced after the election, but I was especially excited after my experience at the inauguration. The experience was everything I wanted to be. I left my room and walked to the … Continue reading

An Emotional Day

An Emotional Day

By Haley Barbour Two days ago I attended the inauguration of the Donald Trump. I knew this day would be personally difficult. I spent the better part of last year working full-time to get Hillary Clinton elected president. To say that Election Day was devastating is an understatement. Ye,t I still came to Washington D.C. … Continue reading

Journalism in the new Trump era

By Annie Hayes Reflecting back on the 2016 election cycle, one recurring message that came from the Trump campaign was his critique of the media coverage of his campaign, arguing that they were biased, and were actively trying to help elect Hillary Clinton. Since his electoral victory Trump has called certain media outlets including CNN … Continue reading

Oh, the Strange Things We Buy

By Julia Wolf It’s not a secret that shopping is not my favorite pastime. Since we were going to look around in souvenir shops anyway, I decided to take pictures of some of the strangest things I saw.

The ripple effect of a new administration

The ripple effect of a new administration

By Annie Hayes With every new incoming administration there are many changing dynamics that take place within the bureaucracy that is our federal government. A number of departments and federal agencies are led by politically-appointed staff, who are done with their duties on the last day the outgoing president is in office. It is the … Continue reading