Archive for May, 2011

Security Reports: May 5, 2011

Security and the fire department responded to Goodwin-Kirk Residence Hall based on a fire alarm. It was determined a male student had tried to cook rice cakes and the pan of oil got too hot, resulting in smoke which activated the alarm. The room was ventilated by opening sliding glass doors.

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The Royal Intern

Junior’s study abroad internship gets him up close and personal with William and Kate

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Current Deputy Provost to assume interim position

Sue Wright will take on role beginning June 1 until Renner’s successor is found

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Candidates for sexual violence response visit campus

New position will help create a 24-hour hotline for victims of sexual assualt

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The finals countdown: Exams start Monday

THIS YEAR’S EXAM SCHEDULE can be found on the Drake website by going to the Current Students page, then clicking the Student Records link in the Campus Resources column. Next select the final exam schedule link found in the menu on the left side of the screen.

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Last two weeks for Student Senate busy ones

BSC funds debated, organizations approved, $4,248.80 allocated

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Tips for getting your study on during Finals Week

Once you’re ready to hunker down for a night of studying, follow these tips to maximize your full potential and remain productive all night.

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SAB helping students relax with free massages

Come relax at Pomerantz Stage between 12-3 on Friday for free, five-minute massages.

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Letter to the Editor: Act of violence no reason to celebrate

In response to Osama Bin Ladin’s recent death.

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In defense of Campus Fellowship

O’Donnell is a Secondary Education major and can be contacted at caitlin.odonnell@drake.edu “If you were to die tomorrow, how sure are you that you would go to Heaven?”  The first time a member of Campus Fellowship asked me this, I had a response involving my desire to effect positive change […]

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Destruction and success of teens in the music industry

“Is success at that young age a good thing? It can be either a blessing or a curse for many of them. There are many examples of both in popular music — past and present”

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Forget the poor

A final word about the government’s income through taxes and health care abilities

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Drake University Honors: A different way to learn

When coming to college, students have a lot of choices to make. At Drake University, one of those choices students make is how to fulfill their general education requirements. Students can participate in the Areas of Inquiry program or they can participate in the Honors Program.

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Don’t burn out this finals season

Drake University students can relate easily to a recent UCLA study finding first-year college students’ emotional health dropped to record low levels in 2010.

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Q & A with Nappy Roots

On Friday night, hip-hop group Nappy Roots performed at the annual Drake Relays Court Avenue celebration. The group was nominated for a Grammy in 2003 for Best Rap/Song Collaboration for their song “Po’ Folks.”

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