Tagged with Presidents

What’s next?

What’s next?

By Sarah Schroeder This morning I witnessed the worst of the state of political discourse in our country. Over the past two weeks, our group of Drake students have discussed how to talk to and about those we disagree with. Our group covers a very wide range of political ideologies, yet we all can have … Continue reading

A Portrait of America

A Portrait of America

By Jack Feldman On a beautiful day in D.C., a group of Drake students including myself decided to see what the National Portrait Gallery had to offer. I had been to the gallery before and I knew that I had to see a few of my favorite paintings again. However, I was surprised at how … Continue reading

In defense of the opinion page

By Jack Hellie The liberal media. The media elite. The biased media. Even on Christmas you can’t open Twitter and not see any of those epithets as you scroll down your feed. But where does a bias in newspapers, even if imaginary, come from? The opinion page. The opinion page of a newspaper resides somewhere in … Continue reading

Painting a Picture

Painting a Picture

By Riley Fink Visiting the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery today, it was great to see a mix of famous figures from all sectors of culture collide in works of art. The top level of the building showcased a number of works of famous comedians and entertainers, in an arrangement entitled “Bravo!” Portraits and busts of … Continue reading

Cabinet Considerations

Cabinet Considerations

By: Haley Barbour       Ford’s Theater, where President Abraham Lincoln was shot, today is the home of a museum chronicling Lincoln’s presidency from his election to the final days of his life. There were many exhibits that drew parallels to today’s questions facing the new administration. In particular, I was intrigued by Lincoln’s … Continue reading

The Sweet Sixteen

The Sweet Sixteen

By Sarah Schroeder The transition of Presidential power creates a new set of opportunities and challenges for Congress. Congress must find a way to navigate the transition to work towards achieving their own agenda and working with the new president. 

Monetizing Memories

By Jill Applegate Buttons. Magnets. T-shirts. Bookmarks. Key chains. Pins. Figurines. Post cards. Mugs. Pencils. Hats. Chocolates. Jackets. Ornaments. Jewelry. Books. Posters. Toys. Cards. Aprons. Blankets. Medallions.