Articles by: MOLLY LONGMAN

Local bouncers share stories

Philip DeGraffenreid is the ultimate gatekeeper. Well, at least on the Drake University bar scene, he is.
The Drake senior has worked the door at Peggy’s Tavern for the last four months and has seen his fair share of fake IDs, fraternity-style fun and even some frisky customers on the job.

by · April 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Relays Edition, Speed

Des Moines Farmers Market offers variety of tasty treats

The Des Moines Farmers Market takes place every Saturday morning from 7 a.m. to noon, rain or shine, in the historic Court Avenue District in downtown Des Moines until October 25. The Des Moines Farmers Market is one of the best in the nation. It was recognized by Midwest Living […]

by · September 8, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Features

Group volunteers at animal shelters

Bulldog Paws allows students to connect and reach out to the community by volunteering at animal shelters.

by · May 8, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Front Page

Social sorority sells bracelets for a cause

This semester, Drake University social sorority Kappa Kappa Gamma sold rubber band “loom” bracelets in honor of a young boy’s struggle with Spitzoid Melanoma.

by · May 5, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Features

Alumni Association creates Peggy’s-themed Relays buttons for second year

Last year during the Drake Relays, the Alumni Association’s booth handed out a series of four buttons, one of them displaying the logo of the local Peggy’s Tavern.

by · April 21, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · News, Relays Edition

Off-campus grocery options provide healthy alternatives

Choosing to eat healthy can be an expensive endeavor.

by · April 21, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Features, Relays Edition

Students experiment with dangerous intoxication methods

Not all college students are satisfied getting drunk through traditional means anymore

by · April 21, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Features, Relays Edition

Relay for Life raises awareness, money in fight against cancer

Drake University’s campus is draped in purple rather than blue this week to raise awareness for Drake’s Relay for Life.

by · April 3, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Features

Sportscaster’s comments bring journalistic ethics into question

Reporter supports cause, fuels discussion about role of opinion in media coverage

by · March 31, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Features

Alumni emphasize journalism basics even in changing media world

Speakers Rachel DeSchepper and Tanner Stransky packed the Cowles Library Reading Room at Drake University so full with people Wednesday night that extra chairs had to be brought in.

by · February 24, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Features

Law could let businesses deny service to same-sex couples

Kansas bill’s supporters say it protects their First Amendment rights

by · February 20, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Features

Hauted History returns to campus

On, Feb. 18 and Feb. 18 the event “Haunted History: Take a Walk on the Black Side” will take place at Drake University in the Upper Olmsted Center.

by · February 13, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Features

J-term may include first-year students in 2016

Several faculty members and the provost at Drake University are working to make it possible for first-year students to participate in J-term.

by · February 10, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Features

Profile pictures go purple for a cause

Chevy, American Cancer Society unite to raise money

by · February 10, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Features

Students raise money and awareness by not shaving

Students on Drake University’s Campus are celebrating No-Shave November with enthusiasm.

by · November 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Features