This week I decided to pick up a beer from a brewery I’ve never sampled before. I’ve seen Hitachino Nest beer before, as the Foodery usually keeps several types in stock, so out of deference to the warm weather I decided to grab one of their IPAs, the Japanese Classic Ale. Hitachino Nest Beer is […]
Archive | August, 2011
Kat & Jesse sitting in a tree … again About a month ago, it was announced that Kat Von D and Jesse James (cough … life ruiner … cough) had called off their engagement. Well, August 24 was quite a day for our tattooed beauty queen, with TLC announcing that it had decided to cancel […]
Bruschetta is one of the most versatile antipasto. The word bruschetta only refers to the bread itself, which is typically tossed in olive oil, salt, pepper and rubbed with garlic after being toasted. Thousands of combinations come to mind when I think of bruschetta, all of which involve some variation of cheeses, meats, dried fruits, […]
Philly Mini Golf The 18-hole Philadelphia-themed course allows Guests to putt through favorite icons including Elfreth’s Alley, Benjamin Franklin Bridge, Philadelphia Museum of Art, LOVE statue, Chinatown Friendship Gate and on the 18th hole, putt through the crack in the Liberty Bell and land in front of Independence Hall. Plus, holes celebrating Philadelphia Sports teams […]
For the second consecutive year, Drexel University Housing is enacting a series of overflow housing measures to accommodate a larger-than-expected incoming freshman class. Despite the return of Van Rensselaer Hall as an all-freshman building after it housed upperclass and graduate students last year, the magnitude of this year’s overflow is greater than that of last […]
Drexel University’s research affiliate, the Academy of Natural Sciences, opened its most recent Art of Science exhibit Aug. 6, showcasing a variety of grasshopper, beetle and cricket sketches at various stages of completion. The collection is comprised of work by ANS Curator of Entomology Dan Otte, a seasoned animal artist and the world’s foremost expert […]
Sophomore midflielder Lindsay McArdle brings the ball up the field along with senior midfielder Monica Baick (6) against Virginia Commonwealth University. McArdle was named to the Colonial Athletic Association’s all-rookie team. 37, 32 and 25 — those are the point totals for Drexel’s top three field hockey scorers last season. Christina Mastropaolo, Susan Ciufo and […]
The men’s soccer team has kicked off 2011 with a bang — and they haven’t even played their season opener yet. The Dragons took down Fairleigh Dickenson University 3-1 in a scrimmage at Teaneck, N.J., at noon Aug. 21. With goals scored by three different players, second-year head coach Doug Hess is proud of his […]
Michael Hyatt I’ve read the recent article titled “Chestnut Street Housing Plans Approved” in the July 29 edition of The Triangle that reports on the University’s plans to encase the Creese Student Center and its support buildings within an envelope of new residential living space along Chestnut Street and up 32nd Street, and to […]
For the second year in a row, Drexel is experiencing severe issues regarding the overcrowding of campus housing. Students planning to live in upperclassman dorms, such as North and Race, recently received communication from the University detailing alternate housing options; simultaneously, incoming freshmen are being notified in tiers of their housing assignment for the 2011-12 […]
Doug Markgraf, a 2010 Drexel graduate, biked more than 3,400 miles across the country this summer to promote traumatic brain injury recovery and awareness after recovering from a TBI himself. It took Markgraf 56 days and over 3,200 miles to bike through 11 states from San Francisco, Calif., June 27 to Fall Rivers, N.J., Aug. […]
Drexel University recently joined the ranks of 350 colleges and universities across the nation whose students are eligible to use the exclusive college meeting and dating site, Datemyschool.com. Classmates Balazs Alexa and Jean Meyer, both pursuing master’s degrees in business administration, originally launched the site in November 2010 at Columbia University. The website, available only […]
The suspense is over for Drexel University first-year wrestling coach Matt Acevedo. The schedule has been finalized and he can now prepare his team for the tough season ahead. “I can’t tell you how excited I am for the season to start,” Acevedo, who is taking over for legendary coach Jack Childs, said. “Our pre-season […]
Emblazoned on the covers of disaster survival manuals, one usually finds a phrase such as “Be Prepared.” What goes without saying is the inherent admonition from Douglas Adams’s classic Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: “Don’t Panic.” In a week that saw office buildings evacuated and social media sites swamped as we handled the biggest earthquake […]
Using music can reduce anxiety in cancer patients and possibly have positive effects on mood, pain and quality of life, according to a Cochrane systematic review led by Joke Bradt, an associate professor in Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions. Bradt, who was the lead author on the study that was published earlier […]
It was up to just two-dozen nursing educators visiting Drexel University from across North America to quell the zombie outbreak that struck the campus Aug. 15, with waves of the undead escaping from their designated morgue and demanding brains. This simulation kickstarted a weeklong certificate program on clinical simulation at Drexel’s College of Nursing and […]
The pre-season is just that: a period before the regular season. It has almost no bearing on what will happen when wins and losses count, but when you are the self-proclaimed “dream team” of the National Football League, you tend to be under a microscope. The Eagles were anything but dreamy against the Pittsburg Steelers […]
London-based songwriter Emma-Lee Moss, known by stagename Emmy The Great, performed for a 21+ audience at The Trocadero Aug. 17. She brought an abundance of laughs in between serious and gracefully constructed songs. Before stepping off the stage at the Trocadero balcony, Emma-Lee Moss confidently delivered the lyrics to a song titled “Dinosaur Sex.” As […]
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 May 22, 2011 and Aug. 19, 2011. All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement or DPS incident reports. Burglary 5 Aug. 1, 11 a.m. 3400 Block […]
A graduate student at Drexel in the public communication program, Elizabeth Dempsey flew to San Diego, at the start of August for the annual State Games of America for ice skating, coming home with three gold medals. Earlier this month, I participated in the figure skating events at this year’s State Games of America, held […]
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