Review: Lost River

Matt Spurlock, Staff Writer
April 16, 2015
Filed under Features

Actor Ryan Gosling has stepped behind the camera for his new venture as writer/director for the new film “Lost River.” This fantasy-drama-thriller is about a single mother and her two sons. They live in a completely desolated area, and as Billy, the mother, does whatever she can to provide for her... Read more »

Review: It Follows

Matt Spurlock, Staff Writer
April 16, 2015
Filed under Features

The new film “It Follows” has experienced about as much success as an independently made horror film could ask for. In its first couple weeks, writer/director David Robert Mitchell’s second film was screened in only 32 locations and had a planned video-on-demand release of March 27. After doing... Read more »

Public relations conference brings unexpected

Matt Doyle, Marketing Editor
April 16, 2015
Filed under Features

From Friday through Sunday last week, the Drake University chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) hosted a regional conference. Students and faculty from Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois and Ohio came to hear speakers from across the country. The event, which was held at... Read more »

Poll: If you received a $100,000 tax return, what would you do with it?

Poll: If you received a $100,000 tax return, what would you do with it?

Heather Carpe, Staff Writer
April 10, 2015
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Campus church blesses students and community

Campus church blesses students and community

Sarah Price, Staff Writer
April 10, 2015
Filed under Features

Every year, students look forward to their much-needed break during Easter time to relax, procrastinate on homework and see family and... Read more »

El Palomino: the hidden store next to Grand View

Molly Adams, Staff Writer
April 10, 2015
Filed under Features

El Palomino, a small grocery store a block down the street from Grand View University, has many foods that a large grocery store would have with some culture flair put into it. Alonso took over El Palomino eight years ago. The primary cliental that El Palomino has is the Hispanic demographic, with... Read more »

Past editors reflect on their experiences with The Grand Views

Matt Spurlock, Staff Writer
April 10, 2015
Filed under Features

Since 1949 The Grand Views newspaper has remained a student-run publication that has given the Grand View community an in-depth look at not only the events that happen on campus but also the people who give the school its personality. While the paper helps the community stay up to date on what... Read more »

Newspaper provides lifelong lessons to staff members

Matt Spurlock, Staff Writer
April 10, 2015
Filed under Features

As The Grand Views approaches the end of its weekly published newspaper era, some of the graduating editors are looking back at their years of hard work in a bittersweet reflection. Some of the editors have worked on this newspaper staff the majority of their college careers and have grown significantly... Read more »

Tales from the archives

Sarah Price, Staff Writer
April 10, 2015
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From proposing the installation of parking garages behind Humphrey and biology students releasing an unknown virus on campus to copy center cats ruling Old Main, cheesy Grand View comics and the... Read more »

If at first you don’t succeed… order pizza

If at first you don’t succeed… order pizza

Angela Lose, Staff Writer
April 9, 2015
Filed under Features, Top Stories

As one of the classic college meals, pizza has become one of those things students know they can depend on, but the flavor and style of pizza varies depending on the... Read more »

Invisible Boyfriend/Girlfriend: a new dating service for a new age

Invisible Boyfriend/Girlfriend: a new dating service for a new age

Morgan Stanley, Staff Writer
April 8, 2015
Filed under Features

In my opinion, the saying “you always remember your first love” is true. I remember the day I first met Quincy. I was visiting my mother at work at Drake University when I ran into him. We instantly hit it off, and then he invited me to a party. After the... Read more »

Spring Break 2k15: the dual perspective

Sarah Price and Jenny Jones, Staff Writers
April 6, 2015
Filed under Features

Day 1 Sarah Price:  My mom invited my grandparents and my stepaunt and uncle over to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early. After they left, I spent the rest of the evening working on homework.  Jenny Jones:  I arrive in Salt Lake City, Utah,... Read more »