Mushrooms: the fruit of fungi. Not the most appealing description for something edible, but they can create delicious dishes. Mushrooms have three parts: the cap, the gills and the stem. The cap and gills are the most flavorful portions; the stem is commonly discarded or used as a base for mushroom […]
Archive | April, 2011
A few years ago, director Ari Gold (not to be confused with the “Entourage” character of the same name) premiered his movie “Adventures of Power” at the Sundance Film Festival. The film is now out on DVD and is resonating with audiences nationwide. This heartfelt film is about a small town boy with a very […]
Over 130 works of art by over 60 Drexel faculty members are featured in the first ever college-wide faculty exhibition at the new gallery, the Urbn Center at 3401 Filbert Street from now until May 27. On Wednesday, April 20, an opening reception was held at the gallery. Coordinated by faculty of the Antoinette Westphal […]
The Drexel Players bring their 2010-11 theater season to an end May 12-15 with Michael Frayn’s “Noises Off,” a comedy like no other. This three-part comedic farce brings to light what really goes on backstage. A play within a play, “Noises Off” takes its audiences to England, where the cast performs a ridiculous sex farce […]
“Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” is a musical that many people may call the most expensive disaster in theater history. Opening on Broadway after many halts and delays this past February, “Spider-Man” flooded with excited fans, waiting to see their favorite highflying superhero, Spidey, take the stage in a musical spectacular. To everyone’s dismay, this […]
“Rites, Rhythm … Riot!” Center City Opera Theater in collaboration with Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers and Orchestra 2001 presents “Rites, Rhythm … Riot!” This triple feature includes the world premiere of Paul Moravec and Terry Teachout’s opera “Danse Russe” and Philadelphia premieres of Igor Stravinsky’s “Renard and Ragtime.” Artistic collaborators include Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers and Orchestra 2001. “Danse Russe” […]
Last week I tried Delirium Tremens, so this week I decided to try another beer from the same brand: Delirium Nocturnum. Delirium is brewed by the Huyghe Brewery in the town of Melle in East Flanders, Belgium. The modern brewery was founded in 1906 by Leon Huyghe, but brewing on this site dates back […]
“Doctor Who” is a television program about a human-looking alien that travels through time and space in a blue police box. It sounds crazy and bizarre, and, to a certain extent, the show is. However, it is also one of the most beloved television shows in the United Kingdom and has been since its start […]
Namatie Mansaray Is it conceivable for a 20-year-old adult who graduated early from one of the top public colleges in the country to have only just read a book cover to cover? It is if you happened to be basketball star Kemba Walker. Walker, who recently celebrated winning the National Collegiate Athletic Association men’s basketball […]
Shoshana Weiss “Entertainment Weekly” is a magazine filled with the types of articles young adults our age can appreciate: articles regarding the next best films, TV series, music and books. When I open EW, I expect to read about Angelina Jolie’s next big role, or the upcoming episode of “Glee.” I do not expect to […]
Billy Kahora, the editor of Kenya’s first literary magazine, Kwani, gave a speech titled “The Kenya I Live In” in the Stern Conference Room at Hagerty Library, April 20. Kahora lives in Nairobi, Kenya, where the government threatens writers in an attempt to control information. He was in Pennsylvania speaking on behalf of City of […]
Jessica Mintz, a junior fashion design major, recently won the Macy’s Phillies Ballgirls Uniform Design Challenge for her dress design inspired by the traditional Philadelphia Phillies pinstripe uniform. Macy’s and the Philadelphia Phillies baseball team held a contest to see who would be the next “MVP of Fashion.” Contestants from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware were […]
After receiving a complaint from two Drexel Public Safety security officers, an unidentified Public Safety supervisor removed a 50-year-old Polish poster from an exhibition on the second floor of Nesbitt Hall, damaging the work in the process, April 12. The poster, which depicted an African American male with a noose around his neck and a […]
Drexel students Zachary Howitt and Daniel Sullivan competed in the United States finals of the Microsoft Imagine Cup student technology competition April 8-11 in Redmond, Wash. Howitt is a senior majoring in business and engineering, and Sullivan is a freshman majoring in computer science. For the competition, the duo developed a mobile application that attempts […]
Representatives from the Earle Mack School of Law have postponed their preliminary plans to build the new law facility in light of market conditions and expense, according to Founding Dean Roger Dennis. “It’s a challenging time for the legal profession and we didn’t think it would be responsible to increase the size of the law […]
The following are crimes that occurred on or near campus and were reported to The Triangle by the Drexel University Department of Public Safety between April 12, 2011 and April 22, 2011. All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement or DPS incident reports. Assault 2 April 18, 4:50 p.m. 100 Block of […]
The Philadelphia Orchestra is known for having many firsts. In 1997, it became the first major orchestra to give a live cybercast of a concert on the Internet. Nine years later, it was the first to offer downloads of music from its own website without a distributor and it became the first major U.S. orchestra […]
The men’s lacrosse team bid their seniors goodbye the right way. Drexel defeated Towson 13-9 at Vidas Field April 23 for the last home game of the season. In an effort led by senior Scott Perri, the Dragons surged ahead in the second half and the Tigers couldn’t catch up. “We had a lot to […]
The Drexel men’s golf team participated in the 2011 Colonial Athletic Association men’s golf championships in Pinehurst, N.C. April 22-24. The Dragons struggled throughout the weekend and shot a team score of 969 strokes to finish in 10th place out of 11 teams. University of North Carolina Wilmington won the tournament with an overall team […]
The Drexel women’s lacrosse team lost two and won one out of their last three games — April 22, 24 and 28 —but to say they simply lost two and won the other would be misguiding. Now tied as the ninth ranked team in the nation in the Inside Lacrosse National Rankings, the James Madison […]
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