Archive for November, 2011

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The ‘grandma rule’ might not be enough anymore

by · November 30, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · News

Cholesterol isn’t a student’s best friend

A panel of doctors from across the country who met last week believe that cholesterol will not be something only middle-aged adults worry about.

by · November 30, 2011 · 2 comments · News

Occupy DSM still going strong

Pre-trial for arrested protesters starts today

by · November 30, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · News

Basketball Update: 12/1/11

Women’s The Bulldogs returned from the Triple Crown Cancun Challenge with a pair of close defeats to put their season record at 1-4. Drake lost 50-47 to Marist in the first game of the challenge (Nov.24). Down three with 17 seconds remaining, senior Rachael Hackbarth’s shot hit the rim to […]

by · November 30, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Sports

Former Bulldog Turk signs with Swedish team

Former Bulldog standout Kristin Turk signed a contract to play for the Swedish professional team Markbasket on Monday.

by · November 30, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Sports

Characters find love in mental institution

Drake University’s Theatre Department presents the unconventional love story of Will Eno’s “The Flu Season” as a part of its 2011-2012 main stage season.

by · November 30, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Features

Are Drake students ‘bleeding blue’?

New competition to gain attendance at games

by · November 30, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Features

Solution to Social Security

Some have commented on my articles that I never give solutions to the problems I cite. However, I think they are missing the point.

by · November 30, 2011 · 1 comment · Front Page, Opinion

Review: Film depicts secret life of J. Edgar

From the time he became director in 1924 until the moment he died in 1972, Hoover ran the FBI with an iron fist.

by · November 30, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Front Page, Opinion

Bulldogs look to earn fourth-place finish at Paradise Jam

The Bulldogs continued their early-season success this weekend at the Paradise Jam after they went 1-1 to improve their season record to 3-1. The tournament is being held at St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Drake took on Mississippi on Friday in the opening round of the tournament and led for […]

by · November 20, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Sports

Women’s basketball record first win of the season

Hackbarth hits a milestone

by · November 20, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Sports

The Drake Community Responds to Penn State

Drake administrators are taking action to prevent events like those at Pennsylvania State University from happening on Drake’s campus.

by · November 20, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · News

Student Senate strives to make a difference this holiday season

With the holiday season rolling around, the toy commercials vamp up and children begin to write their wish lists, anxiously waiting for the day when they get to open their presents. For some children in the Des Moines and Drake communities, that day won’t come this year.

by · November 20, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Features

International students share their views on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a joyous holiday celebrated with a lot of enthusiasm in the United States. It is celebrated each year on the fourth Thursday of November to remember when the pilgrims came to America and shared a meal with the Native Americans. The tradition can be traced back to the […]

by · November 20, 2011 · 1 comment · Features

Top 8: Reasons to Love Thanksgiving Break

1.  The food. This is the obvious one. I don’t really like turkey. Or cranberry sauce. Or gravy. Or green beans, for that matter. However, when Thanksgiving comes around, I can eat my body weight in those foods. It is something about the plethora of food that makes us want to try it […]

by · November 20, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Opinion