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Earth Day Greenwash
The political carnival that is the prelude to the Iowa caucuses has started over a year and a half early.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
USDA Awards Research Grants to Address Impact of Climate Change on U.S. Ag Production
Des Moines, Iowa-Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced April 22 that USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture awarded $6 million to 10 universities to study the effects of climate on agriculture production and develop strategies to provide farmers and ranchers with the solutions they need to supply the nation with quality food.
Vilsack: I Don't Have Presidential Sizzle
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told fellow Iowans Tuesday that he doesn't have "the sizzle it takes" to run for president.
On Earth Day, Podesta pleads for climate change action
White House counselor John Podesta implored Americans to do their part this Earth Day "to confront the dangers of climate change."
Jennings Nearly Sets Record
Former Trentona SLady Bulldog Hadleya SJennings nearly set a Drake University record on Monday, firing a second round score of 70 at the Missouri Valley Conference Championship at Panther Creek Golf Club in Springfield, IL Monday.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
'Don't hate me because I'm beautiful' in Today in Pictures
Stella lays down during judging at the 35th annual Drake Relays Beautiful Bulldog Contest in Des Moines, Iowa.
Lucey tops in Iowa's 'Beautiful Bulldog' event
Winning a pageant before her second birthday should boost the Iowa bulldog's hopes of joining owner Dr. Tiffany Torstenson, in the health care industry.
Sexual assault prevalent on campus, students and faculty remain committed to change
Though it's often overlooked or swept under the rug, Drake students are determined to shed light on it, with the help of Alysa Mozak, coordinator for Sexual Violence Response and Healthy Relationship Promotion.
Professor hopes to improve electoral system, involve third parties in Iowa legislature
For a long time, David Courard-Hauri waited. If he voted for the right people with the right platform, something would move forward.
Relays home to largest live student-run telecast in nation
When you ask the average bystander about Drake University, the first thing that comes to mind is the Drake Relays.
Des Moines offers affordable attractions for student budgets
Whether you have pocket lint or a small wad of cash, it helps to have some go-to inexpensive places to take a date or a bunch of friends.
Iowa caucuses provide opportunities for students
Presidential election season starts in Iowa, and it starts at Drake University. As the national media focuses on Iowa, Iowans have the opportunity to meet candidates in person and shape how the election plays out.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Telluride Watch
ELEVATED | Poetry, Jazz and a Walk on the Wild Side
The jazz pianist and singer Ellyn Rucker visits Ouray County from the Front Range the weekend of May 3, the latest guest in the Wright Opera House's Wrighteous Jazz Series.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
College fair invites New Bedford students to start thinking ahead
"I'm basically looking to better my future," said the New Bedford High School sophomore, among an estimated 200 people who attended the school's annual college fair Wednesday evening.
The Southtown Star
Several local residents were named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.
464 teachers still eligible to complete banned DVD course
Education Minister Karen Casey said while professional development is important, the Drake University courses don't meet the province's standards for upgrading.
Drake University classes banned as upgrade for N.S. teachers
Education Minister Karen Casey says while professional development is important, the Drake University courses don't meet the province's standards for upgrading.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
The Des Moines Register
How the Culver Center changed one student's life
This is a story about a high school senior and the former United States senator who changed her life.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
They Took the Fast Track
With three young children at home and his legal education costs mounting, Adam West, a third-year student at Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, wasn't looking forward to five unpaid months while he studied for the bar examination and awaited admission to practice after graduation.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Ebola spreading across Africa at - unprecedented' rate
According to Rueters, the country faces an Ebola epidemic on an unprecedented scale and is battling to contain confirmed cases now scattered across several locations.