Senior student killed off campus

22-year-old Drexel student Evan Morris was found by Philadelphia Police officers early July 29 in a private residence in the 3400 block of Race Street near campus. Initial reports suggest that an altercation between Morris and a student from another university resulted in the death. Information on which university the student came… Continued

Chestnut Street housing plans approved

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission approved Drexel University plans for three residence halls and retail space along the 3200 block of Chestnut Street the week of July 18. According to plans submitted to the planning commission and the Drexel Campus Master Plan, the construction of the residence halls and retail… Continued

English professor DeLancey dies

F. Elaine DeLancey, associate professor in Drexel’s Department of English and Philosophy, died July 16 in her home. She taught courses in American and African-American literature and in the past had served as the director of the African-American studies and women’s studies programs. DeLancey was the founding editor of “BMa:… Continued

Past DU wrestler moves to MMA

Former Drexel wrestler Steve Mytych took to the matt against Pittsburgh University Nov. 13, 2009. Mytych is now focusing on his Mixed Martial Arts career and hopes to ultimately compete on the professional level. In the past few years, Mixed Martial Arts fever has been sweeping the nation, and Drexel… Continued

NFL lockout ends and practice starts

Football fans can breathe easy as the NFL lockout was lifted July 25. The National Football League Players Association agreed to ratify a new collective bargaining agreement. Although most knew the deal was inevitable, there was a still anxiety among fans that the deal would not occur in time, impacting… Continued

Music venue to open September

From R5 Productions’ founder Sean Agnew comes Union Transfer, Philadelphia’s newest venue located at the old Spaghetti Warehouse at 10th and Spring Garden streets. It is set to open Sept. 21. As a prelude to their weekly email blast, R5 Productions made the official announcement July 12 regarding a brand… Continued

U.S. solution to debt not feasible

Shawkat Hammoudeh The United States suffered from a financial crisis in 2008 that spread to the real economy and became a global crisis. Research has shown that economies that suffer a recession brought out by a financial crisis will have a lengthier period to get out of the slump and… Continued

New Building Plans Need Student Input

Last week, The Philadelphia City Planning Commission was presented with the plans for new additions to campus on the 3200 block of Chestnut Street in the small grass area in front of MacAlister Hall and the Creese Student Center, which include three new residence halls, retail and office space, and… Continued

More classes at 8 a.m. in the fall

The Office of the University Registrar released Drexel’s 2011-12 term master schedule July 5 after months of preparation to work around the loss of classrooms caused by the closing of Matheson Hall. The reduction in classroom space resulted in the fall term schedule having more 8 a.m. class sections and… Continued