Welcome to Des Moines, Iowa, where history comes alive through its charming historic neighborhoods. These neighborhoods offer a glimpse into the past while maintaining their relevance in the present. Join us on a journey through Des Moines’ historic districts as we look at the stories behind their brick-paved streets, graceful Victorian homes, and vibrant community spirit.Continue reading “Exploring Des Moines’ Historic Neighborhoods”
Do you love to shop? Love to support local businesses? Well, here is the article for you. Check out these Des Moines boutiques the next time you feel like shopping till you drop!Continue reading “Top 5: Best Clothing Boutiques around Des Moines”
Is Drake University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication Good?
Well, ‘good’ is subjective. For me, yes! My education so far with the SJMC has been more than ‘good.’ It’s been engaging, amazing, well-rounded, etc. Let me tell you why.
I’m a sophomore at Drake with a double major in Multimedia Journalism and Magazine Media. One thing I’m always noticing about the SJMC is that they shift their curriculum and major names to fit this ever-changing industry.Continue reading “Is Drake University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication Good?”
Most bustling cities are known for their large attractions and glamorous life. When you hear “New York City”, you think of the Statue of Liberty. When you Chicago, you think of Millenium Park and taking a trip to Wrigley Field. But what about Des Moines? Central Iowa is overflowing with non-profits that deserve more attention.
More time should be given to explore the organizations that make up the community and the area instead of the attractions found in a Google search. Do you want to get a taste of the real Des Moines? Here are five non-profit organizations to pay a visit or a few hours (or a check?).Continue reading “Five Non-Profit Organizations to Visit Near Des Moines (and what they stand for)”
The East Village neighborhood in Des Moines is a great place if you’re looking for a bite to eat, wanting to get work done in a peaceful setting, or try something new.
“I’ve always liked the diversity of things to do and see in East Village,” said Drake Student Courtney McCuddin. “There’s something for everyone to do and enjoy, both in the summer and winter.”Continue reading “5 Hidden Gems in the Historic East Village”