Ilhan Omar is a Muslim Somali refugee and state representative running for congress in Minnesota's fifth congressional district (Minneapolis and the surrounding areas).
Issue 1 is a proposed amendment to the Ohio constitution that would decriminalize non-violent drug offenses and redistribute money to rehabilitation and treatment centers.
Students share their vision for their adventure at Iowa State University, and how they hope to continue that adventure after graduation.
Every year thousands travel to St. Charles, a city in rural Iowa, for a weekend of music, bonfires, and camping beneath the stars.
There are just three cancer centers serving the 50 million people of Tanzania. These centers work with limited resources and equipment to battle what are slowly becoming the country's leading causes of death.
After a week at Mercy Birthplace Unit, a family welcomes home their first child.
Architects construct our built environment, and in doing so they construct the experiences and emotions those environments can cultivate.
The Lorentzen Hatchery is a small business incubator at Drake University, and a product of the disctinctlyDrake campaign which raised over 200 million dollars over ten years. DISTINCT is a five part series on the benefactors of the fundraiser.
Jim Head is a seasoned copywriter at Meyocks, a marketing firm in West Des Moines. He shares his ideology surrounding copy.
If English isn’t your first language, taking a citizenship test can feel intimidating. Mario Flores learned this firsthand after immigrating to the US from Mexico 9 years ago. He decided to start teaching a free test-prep class to Spanish speakers in his community.
Pyramid Theatre Company, the first all black theatre company in Iowa, opened their 2017 season with this teaser.
Kris McVicker draws on childhood experiences at her Grandma's home to design houses where clients can be at peace.
In June of 2008, heavy rainfall caused the Cedar River to overflow and flood the city of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Ten square miles of the city were underwater. A local architectural firm, OPN Architects, was tasked with rebuilding and redesigning the city in the interest of sustainability.
Part 1 of a six part promotional series on Downtown Des Moines neighborhoods.
A motion graphics piece promoting Drake University's first online master of arts in communication program.