Astronaut alumni receive honor

Astronauts and Drexel alumni Chris Ferguson (’84) and Paul Richards (’87) participated in a panel discussion and were honored at a gala Oct. 26 at the University, during which they reflected on their careers, the end of the space shuttle program and what the future holds for NASA. Both studied… Continued

Affiliation adds BEES to CoAS

To celebrate the recent partnership between Drexel University and the Academy of Natural Sciences, the public was given free admission to the museum Oct. 26, during which Mayor Michael Nutter and Drexel President John A. Fry signed the affiliation into effect. Academy of Natural Sciences CEO George W. Gephart Jr.… Continued

Women’s soccer needs win to make post season

When the schedules come out at the start of each Colonial Athletic Association season, some games are circled as potential conference deciders, others as senior-night games, and finally some as absolute must-wins. Every now and again, the list makers throw up a fixture that blends all three into a compelling… Continued

Squash opens first ever season

In the first-ever games for the Drexel squash varsity programs, the Drexel women’s and men’s squash teams earned a 1-1 split at Haverford College in their inaugural season openers Oct. 26 and 27, respectively. Out of the two teams, the men were the ones to collect the program’s first-ever win… Continued

Is there class warfare in America?

Roger McCain   The language of “class warfare” has come up in the news lately. Does this make any sense? Antagonism between classes — and sometimes warfare between them — has been prominent in Western civilization from medieval times (and perhaps in all or most other civilizations as well). Before… Continued

What’s Happening In Philly

Eastern State Penitentiary’s Terror Behind the Walls Terror Behind the Walls, America’s largest haunted house, celebrates its 20th year with the launch of two brand-new, state-of-the-art attractions: a special Encore Night and the return of the Eastern State After Dark VIP Tour. The event evolves every year, and the designers… Continued

City promotes healthy diet

Oct. 24 was National Food Day, and here in Philadelphia, plenty of local organizations took advantage of the opportunity to share their goal of planting seeds in this city. of the participants hosting the day’s events included [JH1] the Eastern Pennsylvania Permaculture Guild, the Health Promotion Council, the Chester County Food Bank,… Continued