Should I Commute to School?

I‚Äôve lived in Dubuque my whole life and decided Clarke is the best school for me. Should I live on campus or be a commuter student? There are definitely pros and cons to both sides. I also grew up in Dubuque and decided to live at home and commute to school. It was nice to…

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…

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…