Bill Cosby visits Drexel health clinic

He wasn’t wearing a sweater, but Bill Cosby did wear a Drexel T-shirt when he toured Drexel University’s 11th Street Family Health Services Center April 24. The entertainer will also work with the Center Oct. 5 when he will hold a benefit fundraiser event, titled “An Evening with Bill Cosby,”… Continued

Delegates explore Turkey affiliation

A delegation of representatives led by Drexel University President John A. Fry traveled to Turkey April 16 to participate in activities designed to teach the delegates about the grassroots of the “regional innovation movement”’ in the cities, including Ankara, Istanbul and Izmir. Members of the delegation included faculty from Drexel’s… Continued

W. lax qualifies for CAAs

It’s official. For the second consecutive season and the second time in program history, the Drexel women’s lacrosse team has qualified for the Colonial Athletic Association playoffs. That being said, the road to the CAA playoffs was rough, and the road through the playoffs will not be easy, either. In… Continued

Philadanco dazzles audiences

The Philadelphia-based dance company Philadanco celebrated the Kimmel Center’s 10th Anniversary Season with “The Philadelphia Connection” April 20 through 22, including performances titled “Gatekeepers” and “Tribute.” The nationally renowned Philadelphia-based dance company Philadanco supported the Kimmel Center April 20-22 during its 10th anniversary season with “The Philadelphia Connection” at the… Continued

Gunter Grass’ next controversy

Robert Zaller   When was the last time a poem raised such a ruckus? Well, not really a poem, but a 67-line piece of doggerel titled “What Must Be Said.” Its author is Gunter Grass, the 1999 Nobel laureate in literature, last heard from in 2006 when he confessed to… Continued

Put your money where your mouth is

Bloomberg.com, which describes itself as “a premier site for business and financial market news,” published a story April 24 with the ominous title “Colleges Confuse Students with Letters Offering Aid That’s Debt.” And as soon as you read the first paragraph, you realize it’s partially about Drexel. Zach Romano, a… Continued

New office merges art journalism for Drexel

A new office within the Pennoni Honors College will consolidate several campus cultural publications under the leadership of Jason Wilson, a columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News and Washington Post and adjunct professor of writing, as announced April 19 in a Drexel press release. This expansion is due to a… Continued