LeBow throws “topping off” ceremony

Faculty and staff of the LeBow College of Business gathered in the quad Aug. 21 to celebrate as the final beam was placed atop the building that will be the business school’s new home. The ironworkers who have been working on the structure for months joined the crowd for the… Continued

Law work simulator awarded NSF grant

Drexel University law professor Karl Okamoto received a $500,000 grant in late July from the National Science Foundation to continue his development of LawMeets, a free online legal apprenticeship simulator that is open to the public. This is the third NSF grant that Okamoto has received for ApprenNet, a two-year-old… Continued

Sport editor says farewell to the Triangle family

Featured above are former sports editor Alex Falk (left), co-sports editor Julia Fisher (center), and co-sports editor John Chagaris (right). The trio spent many late production nights at the Triangle office. What does writing for The Triangle mean to me? Well, let’s go back a few years. As a teen… Continued

W. soccer kicks off season right

After losing the first contest of the 2012-13 season against Longwood, the women’s soccer team has rebounded with an impressive three-game winning streak. The Drexel University women’s soccer season is finally underway. The Dragons (3-1-0) have already played four games against Longwood University, Liberty University, Villanova University, and the University… Continued

Gleeful new television shows abound this fall

Besides loads of homework, fall brings back everything good: new clothes, humidity-free hair days, beautiful leaves, and most importantly, the season premieres of all your favorite shows. Cult hit “Glee” returns with a brand-new season and cast members galore while “New Girl” takes over the primetime spotlight on Tuesdays this… Continued

The dynamite has been planted

Douglas Hammond   Mitt Romney’s vice-presidential pick, Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, is the metaphorical TNT placed within the U.S. political mountain that will trigger an enormous landslide victory for Barack Obama. Before I begin, I will admit, Ryan deserves some credit for his tax plan. Although the details of… Continued

Lebow’s topping out is progress for University

There was a time when Drexel’s campus was free of cranes, chain-link fences and construction workers. Most current students can vouch that they cannot remember Drexel’s campus sans construction sites, but slowly yet surely, progress is being made. Currently, the three major construction sites on campus are the new LeBow… Continued

Antennas allow microchips to go wireless

A Drexel professor was awarded a National Science Foundation grant May 18 for his development of wireless networks on microchips. Baris Taskin, an associate professor in Drexel’s College of Engineering, has been researching how to implement wireless interconnects on microchips for several years. Kapil Dandekar, an associate professor and associate… Continued

Greek org. brings students together

Greek-Americans at Drexel University are dedicated to promoting Hellenism on campus, contributed by the founding of the Hellenic Student Association of Drexel University and the appointment of late University President Constantine Papadakis in 1995. The Hellenic Student Association was founded in 1996 with the help of Papadakis. According to Konstantine… Continued

Field hockey earns top CAA rank

Coming into the 2012 season, head coach Denise Zelenak and the Drexel field hockey team were picked as the second-best team in the Colonial Athletic Association. After the first couple games it seems as though the Dragons are not only one of the best in the CAA but also among… Continued