Archive for August, 2012

‘Good number’ of football players under suspension

After winning their season opener on Thursday night, members of the Drake football team are facing a two-game suspension of their 11-game season. An unknown number of players were sidelined after violating team policy. “It’s unfortunately a good number of guys,” Drake head coach Chris Creighton said. “I mean that […]

by · August 31, 2012 · 1 comment · News, Sports

President Obama visits Des Moines

See the live coverage below or click here for a pop-up window of coverage. President Obama visits Des Moines – Sept. 1

by · August 30, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News

Drug violations across campus

Study finds nearly 1 in 10 teens will use marijuana

by · August 30, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Features

Bulldogs ready to rebuild after 9-23 season

After a disappointing 9-23 season, the volleyball team is geared up for a rebuilding season.

by · August 30, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Sports

Welcome first years, to the town with the silent ‘s’

This isn’t heaven, it’s only Iowa; but get to know us and you might find your little slice of heaven somewhere in the city.

by · August 30, 2012 · 2 comments · Opinion

Non-athletes feel the burn

Starting this year, an area in the Knapp Center has been revoked from some students. The weight room is now reserved for athletes only.

by · August 30, 2012 · 1 comment · Front Page

First-years face new firsts

Every year, on college campuses nationwide, the first week of school serves as a test of temperament and the compatibility for two near strangers as part of random housing assignments.

by · August 30, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News

How beneficial is Welcome Weekend?

“I think we can all agree that Welcome Weekend is awkward.”

by · August 30, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Opinion

Stylin’ school year

“It’s more difficult to dress school-appropriate when the weather is more beach-appropriate.”

by · August 30, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Features

Bulldogs looking to crack the top 25 barrier

After departure of Austin, Drake faces tough fall schedule

by · August 30, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Sports

Security Reports: 8/30/12

File photo May 12, 10:30 p.m. Security personnel observed two male subjects urinating on a sign located outside of Carpenter Residence Hall. Security attempted to make contact with the subjects who fled on foot. Security personnel made contact with one of the subjects later identified as a Drake student. The […]

by · August 30, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Front Page, News

Take it easy and don’t freak out

“If nobody ever failed then we would all be winners. What fun is that?”

by · August 30, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Front Page, Sports

Students take a South African Safari

In the fall of 2011, Melisa Klimaszewski, assistant professor of English at Drake University, unveiled her plan for a summer seminar to South Africa.

by · August 30, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Front Page

Students Give Back

In 2005, Drake alumni Shekinah Young and three fellow Bulldogs began the charity foundation, Back 2 School Bash.

by · August 30, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News

Drake eyes post-season berth

Drake women’s soccer season is barely underway, but senior forward Laura Moklestad is already eyeing a post-season appearance.

by · August 30, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Sports