Archive for December, 2011

The political atmosphere isn’t for all

Catching a glimpse of Republican presidential candidates, or maybe even the next president of the United States, will be possible this weekend.

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The re-newed house on the block

As of last Dec. 3, the Beta Delta chapter of Pi Kappa Phi ended its 17-year hiatus and become an officially chartered fraternity at Drake University.

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Drake students welcome GOP debate

Campus-wide straw poll being held

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A culture that thrives out of the ‘mainstream’

FYS examines the culture of hipsters

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Drake looks to gain momentum heading into tough early-season MVC slate

The Bulldogs are 5-3 heading into tonight’s game against Eastern Michigan (8:05 p.m., Knapp Center).

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Bulldogs brace for tough December stretch

Drake will hit the road for three pivotal non-conference games

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Security Reports: 12/08/11

File Photo 2:56 a.m. Nov. 22 Security responded to Jewett Residence Hall on a welfare check for a reported illness. Security contacted the individual, who was a male Drake student. The student advised security that he had drank too much alcohol earlier that day and that’s why he was sick. […]

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The Bowl Championship Series continues frustrating fans

The exciting 2011 season will officially end on Jan. 9 in New Orleans with a rematch of one of the most boring games of the season.

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The sophomore diaries: Looking back on Cancun

Over the holiday break, the Drake women’s basketball team packed up for a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Cancun, Mexico.

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Five adjustments for the rest of the men’s season

Only eight games into the season, and your Drake Bulldogs have already experienced both high and low points.

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Activities set to involve students in debates

From Tim Pawlenty’s early timidity on attacking Mitt Romney, Rick Perry’s recent “…oops” moment and Newt Gingrich’s strong debate performances, the GOP debates have undoubtedly shaped the course of the nomination race.

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Freshman Fulton already having immediate impact

Arguably the women’s cross-country team’s most valuable player, Mariel Fulton is the new kid on the block.

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Political satire hits DSM stage

“Caucus! The Musical (Episode 2012: The GOP Strikes Back)” was written by Robert John Ford, directed by Ron Ziegler and produced by Right Brain Productions.

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Make a difference, spreading joy through song

The silence that crept upon Drake University last year has vanished thanks to the return of Harold Dudley.

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Drake student goes viral with YouTube hit

Haupert’s video “Aaron Rodgers Tribute – I Could Be Your Jordy” has over 40,000 YouTube views and has been highlighted on major news and sports sites. The Times-Delphic sat down with Haupert to get the behind-the-scenes details on his recent claim to fame.

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