Special topics classes enrich DU

Roberto Salome   Whether you go to a large public school with a ranked football team or a tiny private one focused on farming, all colleges are pretty similar. The first day is awkward, you become close with your floormates from freshman year, there’s at least one student who raises… Continued

Super Mash Bros. play Spring Jam 2012

Despite the hodgepodge of local acts that performed May 19 at Drexel University’s Spring Jam, the performers all found common ground by bringing out the crowd’s local pride. Spring Jam featured mostly Philadelphia-based bands such as Cheers Elephant, The Wonder Years, Man Man, and LA Riots, with mashup group Super… Continued

Sixers even up series, force Game 7 againsts Celtics

Moments before the start of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals between the Boston Celtics and the Philadelphia 76ers, a very familiar announcement was heard. “A six-foot guard from Georgetown University, number 3: ALLLLLLLLLEN IIIIIIIIVERSON.” The Wells Fargo Center erupted as “The Answer” took the court donning a Lou… Continued

SquareBurger proves to be overhyped

Franklin Square is one of the more whimsical destinations in Philadelphia. Between the carousel, the prominent fountain, and the miniature golf course featuring replicas of notable Philly monuments, an establishment like Stephen Starr’s SquareBurger fits right in. Situated in a stand near the middle of Franklin Square, SquareBurger, thanks to… Continued

Once again Greece tries to exit

Shawkat Hammoudeh   Greece has been a hot topic recently, and it needs a detailed plan on how it can orderly exit the eurozone. The plan includes elements that should minimize the risk to Europe and the global and American financial systems if a thoughtful exit is considered. The plan… Continued

SNL star brings the laughs to Drexel

Seth Meyers, the head writer of “Saturday Night Live,” performed an hour of stand-up comedy May 23 to a sold-out crowd of Drexel students. The event, which was sponsored by the Good Idea Fund, featured the host of SNL’s Weekend Update performing a college-tailored comedy routine as well as an… Continued

Fry reveals more upcoming Strategic Plan details

Drexel President John A. Fry gave the second of four presentations planned to inform the University community about future renovations and expectations from the “Drexel University Strategic Plan 2012-2017” on May 21 in Behrakis Grand Hall. In a talk titled “Transforming the Modern Urban University: Drexel University Strategic Plan 2012-2017,” Fry… Continued