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Drake Men’s Basketball Pre-Season

Drake University Men’s Basketball season starts soon with the exhibition game against Coe College on Nov. 8th and the first regular game of the season, against Bowling Green, on Nov. 15th. Head Coach Ray Giacoletti and Assistant Coaches Dave Buchanan, Jeff Rutter, and Todd Townsend have the team preparing for the upcoming season. Coming off […]

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Local Coffee Shop is Brewing Opportunity

Among the abundance coffee shops in Des Moines, each one has something that sets it apart from the rest. Plymouth Grounds is no exception. In this Des Moines coffee shop they are brewing up more than just coffee. They are brewing opportunity and job experience. The shop is run by students from Ruby Van Meter, […]



Drake University Hosts Free Movie Friday

Drake University offers it’s students an alcohol alternative. Free Movie Friday is every Friday night at 9 p.m. in Sussman Theater in Olmsted. Free Movie Friday started at Drake University in the spring 2013 by Zach Keller. Keller had seen a program similar to Free Movie Friday offered at other schools as an alcohol alternative […]


Finding Jingle in the Junk

With less than forty days until Christmas, the clock is ticking on this year’s gift purchases. Walmart, Best Buy, and Target have a wide selection for most of your shopping list. But buying a gift for the unique uncle or finicky friend may require thinking outside the Macy’s shopping bag. The Junk Jubilee Jingles festival […]

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Let’s Play Lego!

Every third Sunday of the month, from 2pm to 4pm, the Des Moines Lego Users Group (LUG) meets in the Science Center of Iowa, to build, learn, and grow. The group is for adults and kids. The Des Moines LUG is a part of a network of LUG’s throughout the nation who come together to […]

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