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Ambulance sent to Cowles Library in wake of medical emergency

LORIEN MACENULTY October 9, 2018

BY LORIEN MACENULTY A medical emergency interrupted the studies of late-night Cowles Library frequenters around 9:30 pm yesterday. A Drake junior, sitting alone having just entered the library basement,...

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Fire alarms wake GK residents for the second time this week

RACHEL JAMES September 14, 2018

Photo by Lorien Macenulty BY RACHEL JAMES Last Sunday, on Sept. 9, Goodwin-Kirk residence hall had its fire alarm go off in the early morning hours. At about 6:15 a.m. Goodwin-Kirk residents were ushered...

No natural gas detected in Parents Hall, authorities said

No natural gas detected in Parent’s Hall, authorities said

LORIEN MACENULTY September 5, 2018

by Lórien MacEnulty Administrators were alerted to a potential gas leak that transpired in the midst of the Activities Fair this afternoon. All students and booth representatives were evacuated from...

The time-related dolphin on etymology relating to newspapers

The time-related dolphin on etymology relating to newspapers

LORIEN MACENULTY September 3, 2018

BY: Lórien MacEnulty There’s a reason why the words text and textile are so similar. They both stem from sheep’s wool. Wool shows up in many places in the English language. The Latin word for tuft...

Doran to lead receiving core to a PFL conference title this year

JD PELEGRINO September 2, 2018

By JD Pelegrino In less than one week, on Sept. 1 at 6 p.m. (CST) the Bulldogs will kick off the regular season against the non-conference William Jewell. This will be the first of three straight non-conference...

Double-take on dorm-room costs; or single, or triple...

Double-take on dorm-room costs; or single, or triple…

LORIEN MACENULTY August 31, 2018

BY Lorien MacEnulty It may seem luxuriously expensive to live alone at Drake—single dorm rooms cost about 1.5 times the more populous accommodations. But the space you pay for is actually cheaper and,...

Doran to lead receiving core to a PFL conference title this year

Doran to lead receiving core to a PFL conference title this year

JD PELEGRINO August 31, 2018

By JD Pelegrino In less than one week, on Sept. 1 at 6 p.m. the Bulldogs will kick off the regular season against the non-conference William Jewell. This will be the first of three, straight non-conference...

‘High-curious’ marijuana users may no longer risk jobs, scholarships

‘High-curious’ marijuana users may no longer risk jobs, scholarships

LORIEN MACENULTY April 27, 2018

BY LÓRIEN MACENULTY First-time marijuana offenders might get a second chance at a clean record. Iowa state senators voted overwhelmingly in favor of a judiciary reform bill that, if enacted, will modernize...

Drake Public Safety and the student body

Drake Public Safety and the student body

LORIEN MACENULTY April 24, 2018

BY LÓRIEN MACENULTY Times-Delphic features editor Lórien MacEnulty sits down with Drake Director of Public Safety Scott Law to discuss Public Safety's relationship with student journalists and how they...

Define Griff: why Drake’s beloved bulldog mascot is such a marketing success

LORIEN MACENULTY April 23, 2018

Photos by Lórien MacEnulty BY LÓRIEN MACENULTY Griff seemed euphoric that a member of the Times-Delphic was at his house for an interview. He pranced vivaciously around his house, a mutilated, stuffed...

Milk thistles, drones and livestock: a peek into Iowas bioscience industry

Milk thistles, drones and livestock: a peek into Iowa’s bioscience industry

LORIEN MACENULTY April 4, 2018

BY LÓRIEN MACENULTY The cell culture lab at Kemin Industries is the home turf of bioscientist Farrah Phillips. She spends several hours a day looking for naturally sourced products, like oregano and extract...

Comedian ironically markets Drake to prospective students

Comedian ironically markets Drake to prospective students

LORIEN MACENULTY February 23, 2018

BY LÓRIEN MACENULTY “Woah! Come to Drake.” Comedian Matt Stofsky threw up his hands in offense at the use of profanity in his own joke. Profanity featured heavily in Stofsky’s Sunday night act;...

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