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Portraits of Our Nation’s Past

Portraits of Our Nation’s Past

By Kylie Jacobsen While walking in the halls of the White House this morning, I noticed a bunch of familiar faces staring down at me. The┬áportraits of our past presidents and first ladies were so elaborate and beautiful, I instantly felt drawn to each one. I constantly looked to the walls and would point out … Continue reading

Excitement For Tomorrow; Hope For The Future

Excitement For Tomorrow; Hope For The Future

By Nathan Erickson Exploring Washington D.C. has been a dream of mine. History & our political system have always been interests of mine, & what better place to experience both than in Washington D.C.? This is why, when I saw the trip being offered through Drake, I knew that I had to do it.

Washington D.C. – Round 2

Washington D.C. – Round 2

By Kelly Tafoya The last time I was in Washington D.C. I was wearing that touristy name tag around my neck all the time. Being in seventh grade, it was probably reasonable to ask us to wear name tags around our necks like dogs in order to keep track of all 80 of us. It … Continue reading

My favorite city and my greatest expectations

By Katherine Fritcke I have been excitedly anticipating this trip to Washington D.C. for a year. After hearing about the trip to D.C. offered through Drake, I knew I had to go. I have always had a passion for Washington D.C. – ┬áthe politics, history, and journalism. All three of which are my favorite things.