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Residence Hall Gourmet

Residence Hall Gourmet

For many college students, catching a meal outside the dining hall means eating on a budget. Drake students are no exception. But life beyond Hubbell needn’t be defined by ramen and instant oatmeal. Drake uses the photo sharing website Pinterest to share easy-to-make, low-cost recipes that will bring a taste of home into the residence […]

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Protected Speech

Protected Speech

Internet advances First Amendment rights Mark Kende is the James Madison Chair in Constitutional Law, professor of law, and director of the Drake Constitutional Law Center. Elizabeth Ford Kozor, Drake Blue editorial staff member, sat down with Kende to discuss the internet’s effect on free speech. How has the internet changed free speech in this […]

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On the Spot: Sentwali Bakari

On the Spot: Sentwali Bakari

We gave Drake students, alumni, and community members the opportunity to ask Sentwali Bakari, dean of students, anything they wanted. Here’s what they were eager to know about the charismatic administrator: Tyler Von Ehwegen, AS’12: I’d love to learn more about how you became the dean of students at Drake. Bakari: I decided to pursue […]

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A Shared Legacy of Leadership

A Shared Legacy of Leadership

Tom Henderson came to Drake University with a secret Unbeknownst to his peers, Tom Henderson, LA’77, LW’80, began his undergraduate career as the grandson of Florence Myers Wallace, a 37-year member of Drake’s board of trustees (BOT). Despite his connections, Henderson was determined to make his own way, and by his junior year Henderson had […]

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Global Citizen, Global Scholar

Global Citizen, Global Scholar

Lindsay Whorton, AS’09, ED’09, Rhodes Scholar, Fulbright recipient, trustee Former Drake women’s basketball standout and present Drake University Board of Trustees member Lindsay Whorton recently concluded her time as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University. Her academic ambitions have taken her to Finland for a year, where, with the help of a Fulbright grant, she […]

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The Best Place To Lunch

The Best Place To Lunch

Whether you’re in the mood for burgers, sushi, ribs, or even pancakes, the Drake neighborhood can accommodate your craving. Here are three of our favorite lunch spots: Drake Diner welcomes guests with ‘50s decor and the aroma of burgers and fries. Feast on all-American breakfast, lunch, and dinner classics, including the famous milkshakes. Guests at […]

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