Crime & Policy Violation Report The following are crimes that occurred on or near campus and were reported to The Triangle by the Drexel University Department of Public Safety between May 22, 2012 and June 4, 2012. All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement or DPS incident reports. Burglary 2 May […]
Archive | June, 2012
The Roots Picnic, a music festival curated by The Roots, returned to The Penn’s Landing Festival Pier June 2 for its fifth year. The picnic has become known for its eclectic lineups, and this year it ran the gamut from underground hip-hop (Danny Brown, Mr. Mutha—–n’ eXquire, Shabazz Palaces), old-school favorites (De La Soul, Mos […]
On the front page of the Drexel University Dragons’ website, there is a new YouTube video. The two-minute compilation encompasses the wide variety of athletes and teams that make up the athletic program with a central message: “I am a Dragon.” It is a video geared toward incoming students, alumni and current students, meant to […]
This week I decided to celebrate the coming brutal heat of summer by grabbing an IPA. The India pale ale style was developed in England in the 18th century at the height of the British Empire. The most popular story of the creation of this beer is that the levels of both alcohol and hops […]
With a frame under five feet and a petite Southern-tinted speaking voice to match, no one can prepare themselves for what happens when Kristin Chenoweth opens her mouth to sing. The Tony Award-winning Broadway superstar, best known for her portrayal of Glinda in the smash hit musical “Wicked,” earned herself a massive fandom with the […]
The Drexel University women’s basketball team just welcomed a familiar face to the newly vacant assistant coach position. After four years as the team’s coordinator of basketball operations, head coach Denise Dillon and her squad announced that Stacy McCullough will fill that spot, effective immediately. McCullough succeeds James Clark, who contributed as an assistant coach […]
They may be pushing 70, but that hasn’t stopped The Beach Boys from giving us yet another offering in the form of their latest album, “That’s Why God Made the Radio.” The album, released June 5, marks 50 years since brothers Brian, Dennis and Carl Wilson; their cousin, Mike Love; and longtime friend Al Jardine […]
As a regular concertgoer, I have always hoped that one day I would be able to tell a story about seeing some famous band back when they were young and nobody had heard of them. After seeing Kalob Griffin Band at World Cafe Live June 1, I think I may finally have my story. More […]
Whether you’re heading into your dream job or going home to your parents’ basement, graduation is a scary and exciting time. And what better reflects our feelings about any great life event than Hollywood? The following movies will inspire you to run after your goals or comfort you when you’re not quite sure where you’re […]
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is fairest of them all? “Snow White and the Huntsman,” yet another adaptation of the Grimm Brothers’ classic fairy tale, opened in U.S. theaters June 1. The story of Snow White has made quite a comeback recently. Recent adaptations have reinterpreted the Disney classic, including the whimsical live-action feature […]
Thirty-two senior and graduate students from the fashion design program showed off their own collections June 2 during two runway shows at the annual fashion show, which was put on by the fashion and design & merchandising programs at Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design. The two shows, which were held at the […]
Whatever your reason for visiting the College of Arts and Sciences’ Dean’s Office of the fourth floor of MacAlister, Vanessa Bailey Adams, 28, was usually the first smiling face you saw. The Drexel community will mourn her passing after she died May 22 of a pulmonary embolism. Adams, who preferred to go by her middle […]
Drexel pre-junior Sage Cifaloglio will be cheering for a team other than the Dragons this fall after being selected to join the Philadelphia Eagles cheerleading squad. Cifaloglio, a business administration major currently on her second co-op at Tarte Cosmetics, was one of eight “rookies” to make the cut and join the Eagles cheerleading team after […]
After a one-boat bronze-medal appearance for the men’s varsity four in the 2011 Intercollegiate Rowing Association National Championships, the Drexel University men’s crew team came back this season hungry for more. This week, Drexel was selected as one of 18 universities across the coun- try to compete in the 2012 IRA National Championships. The events […]
Kelli Joran has another ac- colade to add to her personal lacrosse season description. The Drexel University junior midfielder was named to the 2012 Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association Division I All-Region last week for the Mid-Atlantic re- gion Second Team. This is the fourth time Jo- ran has been honored for her tremendous 2012 […]
Welcome to the first installment of The C-Word, a cooking guide that breaks the ramen noodle tradition. This will be a rather informal cooking column geared toward teaching culinary basics to the average college student attempting to cook in a college residence hall. First, a little bit about me: I am not a professional chef. […]
The pub-dwelling Irishman in me is pleased. Fado Irish Pub and Restaurant, located at 1500 Locust St., fulfills the standards expected of such an establishment. To start, customers are granted the privilege of self-seating, though, in no seat will a customer be shortchanged. Fado’s layout ensures that no visitors will be confined to a dark, […]
Stan Wright After much anticipation, students preparing for fall-winter co-op were notified of the A-round interviews they were granted May 31 at midnight. For those awaiting their second or third co-op, the process has likely been business as usual. But it is a little more complicated for freshmen who aren’t from the Philadelphia area, […]
With spring term coming to an end, it’s hard to believe that we’ve only received one DrexelALERT from Drexel Public Safety in these past nine weeks. That’s right, one — and it was about a faulty bomb threat that ultimately amounted to nothing. Yes, we found ourselves pleasantly surprised, too, but we know that Drexel’s […]
Roberto Salome There are many reasons why a student might choose to attend Drexel University. The No. 1 reason for most students is the nationally recognized co-op program. With the current economic situation at hand, work experience is becoming increasingly important for students when searching for a full-time job. However, pursuing a graduate degree […]
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