Crusading for Pride

On February 2, 2017, Clarke University administration announced that their athletic teams’ nickname – the Clarke Crusaders – would be changed to the Clarke Pride effective August 1, 2017. As a result, there has been both backlash and support among Clarke community about the new moniker. According to athletic staff, there have been complaints by faculty and students about the name Crusaders for about 10 years. … Continue reading Crusading for Pride

Millennials and News Consumption

Although Clarke students believe staying up to date with current events is important, the student body is generally apathetic about actively seeking out news. For Millennials, accessing news about current events, even during the current shift in our federal administration, remains easy. Newspapers, social media, and built-in phone apps all allow for immediate access to news outlets. Yet, Clarke students may not be taking advantage … Continue reading Millennials and News Consumption

Residence Hall Changes Provide Gender Inclusive Options

In accordance with federal mandate, Clarke University will provide gender inclusive housing options to students who request these room accommodations starting in the 2017-18 school year. The Department of Residence Life at Clarke University will make several changes in the upcoming 2017-2018 academic year to make sure accommodations are available. The change to provide gender-inclusive housing is in response to a federal mandate for institutions … Continue reading Residence Hall Changes Provide Gender Inclusive Options

Looking for the best coffee in town? Look no further!

Jitterz Coffee & Café, located at 1073 Main St., here in Dubuque, Iowa, is the place to be. Not only are they open 7 days a week, but offer the best coffee drinks, baked goods, and a full menu of breakfast sandwiches, soup options, and paninis hot off the grill.   Stop in for a drink to go, or get comfy to study or chat … Continue reading Looking for the best coffee in town? Look no further!