The Pennsylvania Ballet presented “Opus Jazz,” the final program of its 2011-12 season, the weekend of June 1 at the Merriam Theater. The show ran for three evenings and two matinee performances and featured a trio of vastly varied dances, including a world premiere. The Sunday matinee performance began with the “Barber Violin Concerto,” a […]
Archive | June, 2012
A car crashed through the storefront of the 7-Eleven located at the corner of 34th Street and Lancaster Avenue June 6, and thankfully no one was harmed. According to Drexel Police Chief Edward Spangler, a 59-year-old-male was pulling into the 7-Eleven parking lot that afternoon when his accelerator got stuck and he couldn’t stop the […]
First, I’d just like to describe my first-ever assignment for The Triangle. I will always remember the day I moved into Towers at the beginning of my freshman year. After all of the hard work and heavy lifting was done, my parents and I decided to roam the campus. We walked down 33rd from Arch […]
Yep, this is the end for your old pal Joey. The worst math student in the history of Drexel University is graduating. I was told I could write about whatever I wanted here, and because I’m graduating, the editors have to publish it. So, here is why I am convinced there is a conspiracy going […]
The Drexel Dance Ensemble held its spring concert, titled “Piece of Mind,” the weekend of May 31 through June 2. The performance showcased the work of eight student-choreographers, a Drexel faculty member and a professional guest artist. I was lucky enough to snag an interview with one of these student-choreographers, Drexel junior and Miss Philadelphia […]
Roberto Salome In just a few short days, some of us will be graduating. While we have all chosen different majors and concentrations, attending Drexel has unified us all in more ways than one. We have all learned some of the same invaluable lessons that can only be acquired at this University. 1. The […]
College graduation is a time of jubilation. After years of elementary school, middle school, high school, and finally four (or five) years of college, graduates can take pride in many things. The most memorable of those is having close friends and family watch them walk across that stage, shake hands with the administration and accept […]
Dear Editor, Connect. What a great word! Everything we do is based on connectivity. The decisions of where we go to school, live, eat, shop, work and vacation are all based on connectivity. The economic growth of our country is driven by connectivity. Look at the regions that are thriving and growing, and you […]
Article by Jess Herbine & Anne Most Comic book and pop culture enthusiasts assembled at the 2012 Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con May 30 through June 2 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The convention featured celebrity guests including comic book king Stan Lee, Chris Hemsworth, William Shatner, Patrick Stewart, Paul Wesley, Hayden Panettiere, Bruce […]
New technologies continue to evolve the medical field, and the Drexel Student Health Center is at the front with its QuiqMeds Onsite Digital Pharmacy, a device the center acquired in January that fills a patient’s prescription in seconds, streamlining the University’s student health care process. The machine, essentially a secure vending machine stocked with the […]
The winners of the U.S. title in Microsoft’s Imagine Cup competition were selected to participate in the worldwide finals in Sydney this July for their mathematics-teaching mobile application. The team, consisting of Drexel seniors Matthew Lesnak, Keith Ayers and N. Taylor Mullen, is one of 10 groups chosen as finalists in the category “Game Design: […]
I am a Dragon. There is a long, narrow corridor in the dormitory that I spent four of my high school years running up and down. About two people across, it was lined on both sides with pictures of sports teams that had represented the dorm in intramural competition as far back as 1855. Cricket, […]
Drexel University’s crew teams competed in what was scheduled to be their last regatta of the season May 31 through June 2, during which the men’s varsity eight took seventeenth place at the Intercollegiate Rowing Association National Championship Regatta. The IRA Championships, hosted on the Cooper River in Cherry Hill, N.J., feature some of the […]
With commencement ceremonies upon us, graduating seniors are looking for ways to celebrate their accomplishments. Sure it can seem a bit cliche, but sparkling wines will inevitably be consumed in abundance at all of these events. They’re actually rather perfect for a party — everybody loves a wine that sparkles, and not even your grandmother […]
Drexel’s very own female a cappella group, The TrebleMakers, held its spring concert June 1 in the Stein Auditorium. Starting off the night with an old favorite, the group sang “Not Over You” by Gavin DeGraw. Soloist Rachael Frese did a nice job bringing this soft sound to life and starting the show on a […]
Final Weekend of Philly Beer Week Philly Beer Week is a 10-day celebration of the best beer-drinking city in America. Established in 2008, it’s the largest beer celebration of its kind in the U.S., featuring hundreds of festivals, dinners, tours, pub crawls, tastings and meet-the-brewer nights at area bars, restaurants and other locations throughout Greater […]
Ah, Bikini Bottom, home to our favorite sea sponge and starfish, but also famous for the most sweet, juicy, perfect fruit ever known to mankind. I’m talking, of course, of the pineapple that SpongeBob SquarePants inhabits. Guarded by a rough, ominous exterior, the pineapple and I used to have a love-hate relationship. I’d be hacking […]
Chabad Serving Drexel will host Shabbat 100 June 8 to celebrate the Jewish Sabbath and end of the school year with prayers and lots of food. The event is open to all Jewish students and anyone who would like the opportunity to participate in the Jewish Sabbath. Chabad Serving Drexel hopes to draw a large […]
A new study conducted by Drexel University scientists at the Playa Grande beach in Costa Rica has found that climate change is directly affecting the survival of baby leatherback sea turtles. Based on projections from several models, the hatchling survival rate will decrease 50 percent in the next 100 years. The study concluded that changing […]
The initial incentive that comes with competing is rather obvious: Play at a very high level, and hopefully you will be rewarded for your efforts. The Drexel University field hockey team certainly justified its strong efforts with success on the field at the 2012 Women’s National Championships. Three individuals currently involved with the field hockey […]
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