Robots presented at Engineers Week

Drexel’s annual Engineers Week began Feb. 20 with a presentation centered around the innovative robot technologies that students and faculty at the University have recently been working on. The presentation, held in the Main Auditorium, was headed by Youngmoo Kim, assistant dean of engineering for media technologies and began with… Continued

Academy to honor 200 years with festivities

A touchable meteorite, an 80-foot wall of specimens and the mount of a rare animal are all parts of the bicentennial exhibit set to open March 24 at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. ANS, the nation’s oldest natural history museum, has announced the opening of “The Academy… Continued

Dragons clinch first ever CAA regular season title

If there were a night in which Drexel men’s basketball has seen more positives, one would be hard pressed to find it. The Dragons defeated James Madison University 78-61 at the DAC Feb. 22 for their 16th consecutive victory. The win gives Drexel (24-5, 15-2 Colonial Athletic Association) the second-longest… Continued

W. bball splits vs. DE, W&M

This week was filled with heartbreak and thrill for the Drexel women’s basketball team. Three seconds separated the team from winning their hard-fought battle against the University of Delaware, the top team in the Colonial Athletic Association. With just 2.3 seconds left in the second half, Delaware star Elena Delle… Continued

You Should Be Celebrating

Breakthrough albums are a fascinating thing in that they often change the perception of a band forever, no matter how many years it was relatively unknown before or after its sudden popularity. And when I say breakthrough, I really mean breakthrough — as in a first-time Grammy winner with a… Continued

The Vagina Monologues matter

William Lukas   Last week on MSNBC, Foster Friess, Rick Santorum’s billionaire sponsor and bigoted growth-stockpiler said, “Back in my day they used Bayer aspirin for contraceptives. The gals put it between their knees, and it wasn’t that costly.” Next weekend, 21 women from the Drexel community will present a… Continued

Less than Jake doesn’t disappoint

Less Than Jake … more like Less Than Nothing. The band visited Philadelphia Feb.17 at the Trocadero Theatre and delivered a concert unlike any I have seen. The “eff it, we’re musicians” attitude of the band, the enthusiasm of the music and, most of all, the genuine passion of the… Continued

Gorillaz spin for Converse

It has always been difficult to assign a genre to Gorillaz, Damon Albarn’s so-called “side project” that recently celebrated its 10-year run of hip-hop smashes, post-modern ditties and infectious dance tracks. The virtual band’s foundation was built on collaboration, and the Feb. 23 release of the promotional track “DoYaThing” may… Continued