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Man of the Law Fostering Change Hobnob with Politicos Humor, Grace & Alternative Storytelling On Gossamer Wings Lost and Found A Constellation of Scholars Choosing Drake’s New Live Mascot Top Five Seven-Year Enrich Pigskin Prize

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Bulldog Jumble

[Just for Fun] If you want to try the Jumble, download the puzzle. If you have already given it a shot, the answers are here.  

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Humor, Grace & Alternative Storytelling

Humor, Grace & Alternative Storytelling

[The Book Club] We asked Associate Professor of Journalism Jill Van Wyke to share picks from her summer reading list. Fun Home, by Alison Bechdel (Mariner Books, 2007) Van Wyke says this graphic memoir—delivered through Bechdel’s gothic drawings—is searingly honest, making you wince and laugh at the same time. Bechdel visited Drake this spring, prompting […]

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Hobnob with Politicos

Hobnob with Politicos

[The Best Place] If you live in Des Moines and you don’t have the opportunity to meet every presidential hopeful during campaign season, then—as political analyst Charlie Cook recently told a crowd in Drake’s Sussman Theater—it’s your own fault. Iowa has long been known as the heart of presidential campaigning, especially leading into the state’s […]

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Man of the Law

Man of the Law

[On the Spot] Anthony Gaughan, associate professor of law, is a favorite among Drake Law School students. He teaches a wide range of courses, including Civil Procedure and Evidence. He has published numerous journal articles on election law, national security law, and American history, and is author of the book The Last Battle of the […]

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Fostering Change

Fostering Change

[Making a Difference] Drake senior transforms her resiliency into advocacy. Shortly after graduating high school, Eddye Vanderkwaak moved back to her hometown of Des Moines with a few bags containing everything she owned and no plans. She had recently turned 18, officially “aging out” of the foster care system she had been part of for […]

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