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Latino Heritage Festival celebrates 14th year in Des Moines

STORY BY SARAH LEBLANC Last weekend, Latin-American cultures enriched Des Moines and brought awareness to the Hispanic community through the annual Latino Heritage Festival, located on the Court Avenue and Walnut Street bridges. Joe Gonzalez, the newly appointed executive director of the Latino Heritage Festival and retired Des Moines police […]

by · October 2, 2015 · 1 comment · Features

Busy culture worrisome

Taylor-trademark expressions like, “What in the name of corn on the cob?” and, “Good gravy!” pepper any chat with me.

by · March 27, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Opinion

Immersion unavailable

Living with a language lacking on campus

by · February 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News

Learning and living cultural values

Breaking down generalizations of Saudi, Muslim cultures

by · April 23, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Features, Relays Edition

Drake welcomes society for bilingual students

A new chapter of Alpha Mu Gamma, the foreign language honors society, was recently established at Drake University.

by · February 22, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News

First-ever ‘Stories of Our People’ event marked the celebration of Black History Month on campus

In honor of Black History month, the Omega Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. and the Coalition of Black Students teamed up to present the first-ever “Stories of our People” event last Thursday night in Sheslow Auditorium.

by · February 19, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News

CBS focuses new direction on education and outreach

“Forty-three years represents a longer history than many of Drake’s tenured professors.”
-Lawrence Crawford

by · April 24, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Features, Relays Edition

Celebrate Drake

“If we don’t leave Drake University questioning the world, curious about alternatives and [are] essentially the same person as when we moved in the first-year halls, then what are our mountains of debt worth? I might add, too, that would be a terribly boring way to spend four years of life.”

by · March 30, 2011 · 2 comments · Front Page, Opinion

Muslim-American author to discuss her latest book, personal experience

“By bringing new, different and engaging speakers we are providing students with the opportunity to grow and develop in their understanding of different cultures.”

by · March 23, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · News

Student group challenges Leggs hosiery line with Nude is More Than White movement

One line of L’eggs hosiery for white women carries the title of “nude” pantyhose, while another for black women carries the title of “brown sugar” pantyhose.

by · March 6, 2011 · 1 comment · News

Spotlight on African culture

Students celebrate heritage at African Renaissance Night

by · March 6, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Features

Snapple facts: fact or fiction?

Snapple’s “Real Facts” was used as a marketing campaign to add excitement to purchasing Snapple.

by · March 2, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Features

Networking opportunity will be casual, fun

Coalition of Black Students and African Student Association event open to all students

by · February 23, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · News

Coalition of Black Students has big plans for Black History Month

The Coalition of Black Students at Drake is organizing several events to celebrate Black History month, which is honored every February

by · February 9, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · News

Black Tuesday an unveiling for upcoming Black History Month

“You don’t have to beus to befriend us” is the new tagline of Drake University’s Coalition of Black Students, and it was revealed at the CBS Unveiling Ceremony on Tuesday night in Olmsted Center.

by · February 2, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Features