Memories of Sheryl Simons

Helen Nowotnik My second college class ever was English 101 in fall 2010. I showed up late because I left my map of the Main Building in my other pants pocket. Eventually I made it to the fourth floor of Curtis Hall and met Sheryl Simons. She had her iconic… Continued

Adjunct professor Simons found dead in residence

Drexel professor Sheryl P. Simons was found dead Dec. 2 in her Powelton Village residence by the Drexel Police Department after her students alerted the administration that she missed class. Simons had been an adjunct professor in the Department of English and Philosophy since 2005. She was teaching three sections… Continued

Porter returns home from Cairo

Greg Porter, a Drexel sophomore who was one of three college students detained in Cairo last week for allegedly throwing Molotov cocktails at local Egyptian police, returned to the United States Nov. 26 after he was released from custody and permitted to leave the country. Last week, news outlets around… Continued

Campus grieves loss of Schwartz

Daniel Schwartz, a Drexel sophomore chemistry student, was found dead by his friend and roommate, a non-Drexel student, in their off-campus apartment the morning of Nov. 18. In an email message sent by President John A. Fry to the University at 5:55 p.m. Nov. 18, Fry stated that Schwartz was… Continued

2011’s best of the best in hip-hop

2011 was another great year for hip-hop. We had superstar collaborations, incredible debut and sophomore albums and exciting new artists emerging onto the scene. Take a look at my favorite albums, mixtapes and songs of the year.   Top albums: 1. Jay-Z and Kanye West – “Watch The Throne” It’s… Continued

Band pays tribute to Grateful Dead

On Nov. 25, Dark Star Orchestra, known for being a Grateful Dead cover band, performed at the Best Buy Theater in Times Square. Fans that share a love for the group experienced a significant dedication that is a tribute to the old-time famous band. Every show that Dark Star Orchestra… Continued