El Ritmo Latino: Surprisingly a diverse and welcoming community

Thursdays in Olmsted’s Mezzanine, Allison Peterson of Salsa Des Moines teaches students latin dance, free of charge. These lessons are sponsored by El Ritmo Latino, an organization dedicated to promoting, celebrating and exploring Hispanic and Latino heritage and culture through their meetings and events. President of the club, Estuardo Menendez-Villa hopes in the future for

Drake’s students have strong feelings about construction on campus

Currently underway, the $52 million STEM @ DRAKE initiative, announced on March 2 by President Marty Martin to students, will have leave a mark on student’s everyday life at Drake University. Construction is expected to last well into Summer 2017, and estimated to conclude around August. This new science, technology, education and mathematics building (dubbed