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Proud Pooch Named 'Tank' Wins Beautiful Bulldog Contest

The Associated Press | Luke Meredith | Posted 04.20.2015 | Good News

The pups came from as far away as New Jersey and Tennessee in hopes of landing a new nickname: "Beautiful Bulldog." They were all defeated by a nat...

Joe Biden May Have Asked Where His 'Old Butt Buddy' Is During Iowa Speech

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 02.13.2015 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden may have given a shout-out to an “old butt buddy” during a speech in Iowa on Thursday. During a stop at Drake Universi...

Huckleberry The Pup Crowned 'Beautiful Bulldog'

AP | Posted 04.22.2013 | Weird News

DES MOINES, Iowa -- If at first you don't succeed, wipe the slobber off and try again. Just ask 4-year-old pup Huckleberry, who's been crowned this ye...

Drake and the Caucuses: Reflections on the ABC/Yahoo GOP Debate

Rachel Paine Caufield | Posted 02.12.2012 | Politics
Rachel Paine Caufield

Now that the dust is settling on the Drake University campus and we're all re-entering normal campus life during finals week, the political universe is making sense of what we saw on Saturday night.

Drake and the Caucuses: How Iowa Reveals the Great Oz

Rachel Paine Caufield | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics
Rachel Paine Caufield

Iowa caucusesSomething really interesting happens in Iowa -- candidates come and hang out with us for years at a time.

Drake and the Caucuses: Ring Side Seats

Rachel Paine Caufield | Posted 01.30.2012 | College
Rachel Paine Caufield

Here at Drake University, as classes gear up for the final stretch, we are anxiously awaiting our moment in the spotlight when we host a nationally-televised Republican candidate debate. For a smaller liberal arts university located in the middle of the country, it's a rare privilege.

Bachmann Gets Into Heated Exchange With College Students

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

After speaking about her conservative views, Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) was drilled by students at Drake University du...

Drake Student Dies After Night Of Binge Drinking

Posted 12.12.2011 | College

Drake University student Lydia Gale Clark died after an apparent night of binge drinking on her 21st birthday. The Des Moines Register has more: ...

Drake Student Dies After Night Of Binge Drinking

Posted 10.12.2011 | College

Drake University student Lydia Gale Clark died from an undiagnosed heart condition after an apparent night of binge drinking on her 21st birthday. ...

Drake Student Finds Himself In The Middle Of A Revolution

Times-Delphic | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

As he looked out from the roof of the apartment, Ian Weller could see black smoke billowing over the skyline of Alexandria, Egypt. The Drake Uni...

Drake Student Accused Of Second Sexual Assault

Matt Vasilogambros | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Matt Vasilogambros

**SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO** Anthony Bertolone, a Drake University student accused of sexually assaulting a fraternity brother in August, has been accus...

Will Edgier College Marketing Get A Failing Grade?

AP | ERIC GORSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Drake University hoped a bold, blue "D+" on a direct-mail piece and its admissions website would grab the attention of high school kids inundated with...

Drake University's 'D+' Logo Earns Failing Grade

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

DES MOINES, Iowa — A "D+" campaign logo aimed at encouraging recruitment at Drake University is getting a failing grade from some faculty, stude...

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

Matt Vasilogambros | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Matt Vasilogambros

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

Drake Student Charged With Sexually Assaulting Fraternity Brother

Huffington Post | Matt Vasilogambros | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

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

Baucus Nominated Melodee Hanes, His Girlfriend, For U.S. Attorney

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***UPDATED, SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTO OF MELODEE HANES*** WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus is defending recommending his gi...

The Tao Of Iowa Caucus Voters

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

DES MOINES -- Lynn Sweet, the big dog political columnist for the Chicago Sun Times - fond of wearing clogs on the campaign trial, snapping photograph...