Christmas Holidays – Favorite Ideas On the hunt for new Christmas decorating ideas? You don’t have to stray far from Christmas classics. Try updating your favorite festive motifs with DIY crafts and decor ideas that look so great, you’d never guess how easy they are.
Minneapolis Underground: A look into the Minnesota Hip Hop scene In a parking lot in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis, rapper P.O.S. stands on a stage and asks a crowd of people to circle up and join hands. After a little hesitation, they comply, standing shoulder-to-shoulder, palm locked in palm. Next, P.O.S. directs everyone to […]
This article was published as the back page of Man Up Magazine, a student publication at Drake University. It was mentioned in the December 12th issue of The Des Moines Register.
published on DrakeMagazine.com Being a journalism student, I may be slightly more in tune with writing rules, but I am pretty accepting about grammar mistakes. Misspellings, passive voice, there/they’re/their confusions… I can usually understand. But there is one constant mistake I cannot tolerate, and it is a growing problem. Apostrophe abuse seems to be everywhere, […]
Typically, pickup trucks pulling trailers don’t cause excitement among a group of children. Unless, of course, that trailer is big enough for 24 kids to walk, dance and play video games in. Gamin’ Ride, a mobile interactive entertainment center, is available for birthday, block and company parties or any other occasion you can dream up. […]
Take a Stand By Lindsay Susla Carri Hammett loves the tranquil silence of paddleboarding and the opportunity it offers for getting close to wildlife. Cruising noiselessly on still, calm water, without the roar of a motor, you can hear and see the animals and birds around you and enjoy a water sport that is extremely […]
Royal Family Kid Camps provide children the opportunity to experience typical summer camp activities, such as nature hikes, fishing and swimming. What makes these camps unique is that they may be one of the few opportunities that their attendees have to experience something typical. This Christian-based international organization hosts camps for foster children, ages 6 […]
Students of politics May 12, 2012 Published on DrakeMagazine.com Few people get to know political candidates in the way that sophomore Eric Baker has. “Rick Perry gave me a noogie, I helped Mrs. Huntsman write a tweet, and Mrs. Perry gave me some gum,” says Baker. Working as an intern for the Iowa Republicans, Baker […]
Why I miss movie stores Try to remember those ancient buildings called movie rental stores—the good ol’ days. There was no standing outside in the freezing cold while selecting a DVD. No Internet streaming issues. No choosing between a few crappy movies you don’t really want to see. No, I do not want to watch […]
In a story about being left behind at a gas station on a family road trip to Yellowstone National Park, Keillor revealed the moment he realized the power that lies in story-telling.