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Midwest A Victim Of 'Rural Brain Drain'

(32) Comments | Posted March 2, 2011 | 3:10 PM

Small towns across the country are dying off, and college students are partly to blame.

It's called the "rural brain drain," where college-educated young people leave their small towns and head toward urban areas. This is issue is most prevalent in Midwest and Great Plains states, as U.S. Department of...

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Anthony Bertolone, Drake Student, Accused of Second Sexual Assault (VIDEO)

(4) Comments | Posted December 7, 2010 | 7:21 AM


Anthony Bertolone, a Drake University student accused of sexually assaulting a fraternity brother in August, has been accused by another student of a new sexual assault.

According to Des Moines news network KCCI, Bertolone was at an off-campus, late-night party on Nov....

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Drake's New Ad Campaign Gets A Near-Failing Mark

(12) Comments | Posted September 2, 2010 | 3:25 PM

Drake University officials are receiving poor grades today from the advertising world after its new "D+" marketing campaign was highlighted by the advertising blog AdFreak this morning.

The AdFreak blog post -- entitled "Drake University's ad campaign gets big D+" -- describes Drake officials "feverishly scrambling" to explain...

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Drake Student Charged With Sexually Assaulting Fraternity Brother

(130) Comments | Posted August 5, 2010 | 4:28 PM

A Drake University student has been charged with sexually assaulting a fraternity brother, according to a Des Moines police report.

Drake senior Anthony Bertolone, 21, is being charged with third-degree sex abuse for performing sexual acts on a 20-year-old Sigma Chi fraternity brother while he was unconscious....

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Students Mixed on New Tea Party Summer School

(1) Comments | Posted August 4, 2010 | 12:50 PM

Informal political education is on the rise, so it seems. From Glenn Beck University lectures on forgotten religious influences in America's founding, to Dream University's demonstrations for immigrants' rights, non-academics are trying to lead the charge in political action before November's contentious midterm elections.

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What Journalism Students Can Learn From Shirley Sherrod, JournoList

(4) Comments | Posted July 30, 2010 | 4:15 PM

I'm constantly reminded, whether it be through the media or through people I know, that newspapers might soon die out -- a daunting statement for any journalism student who will spend over $100,000 on his or her education.

My college courses have been filled with new techniques and technologies that...

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