Drake Athletics to Lead Statewide Initiative

October 8, 2014 7:00 PM

STORY BY COLTON WARREN When head women’s basketball coach Jennie Barancyzk accepted her role as official spokesperson for a new statewide STEM initiative, she saw direct ties between Drake athletics and the goals for the new mentoring program. “I think it’s the Drake way,” Barancyzk said. “You know, you throw […]

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Braley and Ernst Campaign for Senate

4:00 PM

STORY BY KATIE HAVENS Turn on the TV at this time of year and political ads are everywhere.  It’s a part of every Iowan’s life, and dealing with the constant attacks between candidates is something that most are used to. Republican Joni Ernst and Democrat Bruce Braley are in a […]

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Drake Symphony Performs

6:00 AM

The Drake symphony performed in Sheslow Auditorium on Sunday

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First-Year Senator Run-Off Results Announced

6:00 AM

At midnight Tuesday, Russell White was announced as First-Year Senator after a run-off election with Casey Ringhofer. According to Election Commission Chair Emily Grimm, 270 students voted in the run-off election. White earned the majority of votes, leading with 61.8 percent. In a previous interview the new first-year senator explained […]

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Drake Plans to Add Eleven Doors to the Key Card System

6:00 AM

STORY BY ALEX PAYNE Walking to a set of doors on Drake University’s campus and finding only one that will open may soon be a thing of the past. Responding to faculty, students and staff, Drake Public Safety officials have decided to add 11 doors to the new electronic locking […]

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Verlengia Replaces Stiger

6:00 AM

STORY BY ADAM ROGAN In August, LaTasha Stiger concluded her six-year tenure as the Director of Campus Programming at Drake University and went off to “look for some more challenges” elsewhere. The search for her replacement has reached its conclusion. Marina Verlengia was hired to take over the position and […]

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