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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

A Rewarding Day of Service

A Rewarding Day of Service

By Haley Barbour In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day we had the opportunity to volunteer with 1700 other people at Roosevelt High School in Northwest D.C. We were volunteering with City Year, and organization that partners with AmeriCorps to put young adults in underserved classrooms in major cities across the country.

Service in The City

Service in The City

By Taylor Sellers On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Drake in D.C. students spent their time volunteering at local schools. On every day after, the U.S. government promotes service for their workers. Reflections of MLK Jr. can be found many places in Washington D.C., but perhaps most in its citizens. The City Year team that … Continue reading

I serve. Do you?

By Jill Applegate Yesterday was the National Day of Service, perhaps my favorite day while here in Washington, D.C. As a member of Alpha Phi Omega, the national service fraternity, I really enjoy serving my school and my community. We should all recognize the opportunities that have been available to us, and by engaging in … Continue reading

The Power of Love

The Power of Love

By Jill Applegate “You can’t lead people unless you love people, and you can’t save people without serving people.” –Cornel West Love is something that we can all understand. Rarely are politics. Normally, one does not think of our government and the practices that surround it as loving. Many people believe that our representatives get … Continue reading