Archive for March, 2012

Third book for politics professor focuses on the constitution, first amendment and religious freedoms and the question of a secular society

For one Drake professor, questions and discussions in his classroom led to the creation of his third book.

by · March 28, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News

‘Kony 2012’ video hits home for students

After a trip to Uganda over the summer, two remember their experiences and the effect Kony has on the people

by · March 28, 2012 · 1 comment · News

Security Reports: 3/29/12

Stay caught up on what went down this past week.

by · March 28, 2012 · 2 comments · Front Page, News, Security Reports

Drake rides six-game winning streak as conference play heats up

On March 17-18, the Bulldogs swept Indiana State in Terre Haute, Ind. Drake opened the three game series with back-to-back victories over the Sycamores.

by · March 28, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Sports

Sophomore Diaries: Looking back on the Bulldogs’ magical run

“Despite the loss, that was the closest our team has ever been to a championship. And I know it has left us all hungry for more.”

by · March 28, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Sports

Head coach Amy Stephens abruptly resigns

Athletic Director Sandy Hatfield Clubb announced the resignation of Amy Stephens as head women’s basketball coach on Monday.

by · March 28, 2012 · 1 comment · Front Page, Sports

Four common misconceptions about Drake Intramurals

At this point in the semester, we are nearing playoffs for indoor soccer and floor hockey and are looking at the beginning of the softball season.

by · March 28, 2012 · 1 comment · Sports

Smith, Welfringer set to leave Drake basketball

Redshirt sophomore David Smith and freshman Judd Welfringer were granted their releases from the Bulldogs men’s basketball program on Tuesday. Both players are transferring to other institutions. Smith played in 63 games in his Drake career, scoring 63 points and adding 33 assists, 56 rebounds, 12 steals and four blocks. […]

by · March 28, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Sports

Bulldogs finish 22nd at C&F Bank Intercollegiate

The men’s golf squad fired a 301 on Tuesday to finish in 22nd out of 29 teams at the C&F Bank Intercollegiate hosted by the College of William and Mary at the River Course at the Kingsmill Resort. Drake finished with a total score of 916. Missouri claimed first-place with […]

by · March 28, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Sports

Drake goes 3-1 during spring break, ready for MVC slate

After losing back-to-back matches for the first time this spring to Kansas and Iowa State, the Drake women’s tennis team is back on track, winning five out of its last six matches.

by · March 28, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Sports

Bulldogs head into MVC play boasting 17-2 record

No. 46 Drake won all four of its matches over spring break to improve its record to 17-2 going into Missouri Valley Conference play this Saturday.

by · March 28, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Sports

International students spend break at Drake

GK served as a home away from home for spring break

by · March 28, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Features

Bucksbaum brings in former president

Last night the Drake and Des Moines communities gathered for the 28th Bucksbaum Lecture presented by former president of Mexico, Vicente Fox.

by · March 28, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Features

7th annual Relay for Life

Walking for a cause, fighting cancer

by · March 28, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Features

Change in weather plays role in change in moods

Brain chemicals and weather patterns impact mood

by · March 28, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Features