1 week agoby urban_plainsOne of our senior editors, @wmuckian , explored Frank Lloyd Wright homes and the trials that these homeowners face (like some of the built-in furniture). Link in bio! #UrbanPlains
4 days agoby urban_plainsGroups like the All-Female Jazz Orchestra of Iowa prove that representation in music matters. Link to story in bio. #UrbanPlains
3 weeks agoby urban_plainsHold up, we’ve got some cool stuff to raffle off at Hold Up with Mitch and Jessie: Live at Gas Lamp. Join us on Dec. 4 from 7-9 pm at @gaslampdsm with a special guest. We’ll be raffling off two signed @courtney_krause CDs, two #UrbanPlains shirts, two gift certificates for Gas Lamp, and stickers.
2 weeks agoby urban_plains@jessiespangler is our social media editor. She calls Plainfield, Illinois home—“Plainfield is more boring when I’m gone.” She says that #UrbanPlains has “encouraged me to get out of my comfort zone and I hope that it encourages readers to think a little deeper about the Midwest and everything that it entails.”
7 days agoby urban_plainsCome to the “green side.” In part two of our four part series about The Plant in Chicago, @jessiespangler focuses on the research initiatives and education outreach. Click our link in bio to find out more. #UrbanPlains
3 weeks agoby urban_plains@fcm3145 is our audio producer. He calls Spokane, Washington home—“I may have lived in a lot of places, but after graduation, home is where the story is.” Cade is hoping “readers learn that the Midwest has a lot more to offer than they might expect!” #UrbanPlains
1 week agoby urban_plainsThe conversation around Confederate monuments is evolving. Learn more about the people behind the preservation of these monuments, by audio producer @fcm3145 . Link to full story in our bio . #UrbanPlains
1 week agoby urban_plainsOwning a home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright can be a great gift, but also can have its quirks, such as the too-low chairs and built-in furniture. Read more by @wmuckian about families' ups and downs living in Wright's masterpieces. Link in bio. #UrbanPlains
Urban Plains is a student magazine publication at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. The magazine is created and published by the Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication multimedia capstone.