Tagged with Washington DC

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

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

Observations from a historic moment

By Jack Hellie President Donald J. Trump. What once seemed impossible is now reality, and different people have different reactions to the new leader of the free world, and those reactions were visible on January 20, 2017, when I attended the Inauguration of President Trump. Nowhere else in the world does power exchange hands-not just … Continue reading

Reflections of Drake

Reflections of Drake

By Taylor Sellers As the end of our time in Washington D.C. grows near, it is nice to look back and reflect on where we have been and what we know now. For me, this can all be summed up into six things. 1. Drake alumni are the best alumni. Site visits to the State … Continue reading

Memorable Moments: Alumni Reception

Memorable Moments: Alumni Reception

By Grace Dunn As college students who are looking for jobs, networking can be a nerve racking experience. It can feel as if your future career depends on that single conversation. The night before the event we discussed networking tips and tricks as a group; such as, which side to wear your name tag and … Continue reading

Pessimism in Government Spending

By: Zach Dvorak Today the main topic for our panel was focused on the budget. One area of the government that not many know, besides those book geeks who get excited by the intricacies of policy. Something I am, and most likely will never be. What I do care about is the central concepts of … Continue reading

Washington D.C., Sure it ain’t Drake?

Washington D.C., Sure it ain’t Drake?

By Jon Lueth Let me start this by stating that I won’t be doing proper justice to the reality of the wonderful experience that has been this trip. I’m going to attempt to cover as much as makes sense for this blog right now, and if need be I will certainly post a second part … Continue reading