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 traditional “topping out” ceremony, during […]
Archive | August, 2012
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 startup company that he founded […]
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 entering college, one of my […]
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 of Maryland, Baltimore County. Drexel […]
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 fall. Last season’s cliffhangers from […]
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 the plan are — let’s […]
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 business center, the Chestnut Square […]
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 dean of research in the […]
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 Ouranitsas, the current president of […]
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 the best in the country. […]
The good news is that the Drexel men’s soccer team scored more goals in its first 2012 match than it did through its first seven matches of 2011. The bad news is that it was in a losing effort, a 3-2 beatdown from the La Salle University Explorers Aug. 25. The match took place at […]
Night Skies in the Observatory Hosted by Derrick Pitts, chief astronomer at The Franklin Institute, the Joel N. Bloom Observatory is open late to the public and offers five different telescopes for you to view celestial objects in the sky, including stars, planets, nebulae, and if conditions are right, a galaxy or two. The evening […]
“Greather Than One” Dwele’s fifth album was released August 28th through E1 Music. Dwele previously appeared on Kanye West’s “Flashing Lights.” Over the years, Dwele has become one of the leaders of the neo soul genre. Despite the occasional collaboration with big names in hip-hop and features on hit songs including “Flashing Lights” by Kanye […]
The popular South Philly spot Circles contemporary Asian restaurant opened its second location in Northern Liberties in June. The fusion restaurant’s menu is filled with generous portions of high quality Asian cuisine at inexpensive prices. Eager foodies north of Market Street have been salivating for months over Circles’ new location in Northern Liberties with dreams […]
The Drexel women’s basketball team was tasked this offseason with replacing four key members, three of whom were starters. Tyler Hale, Marisa Crane, Ayana Lee and Kamile Nacickaite made up a quartet that helped lead the Dragons to four straight winning seasons. With such big shoes to fill, the coaching staff pulled together to pursue […]
Portuguese wines use a blend of indigenous grapes which lends each wine a distinctive aroma and flavor. Winemakers in Portugal have recently began creating sophisticated wines without the expensive price tag. Usually I’m not savvy, trend-seeking, or on the hunt for the next big thing. But when it comes to wine, I’m always on the […]
Troegs Anthology No. 1 variety pack, featuring a six-pack each of Dream Weaver unfiltered wheat, Pale Ale, Sunshine Pils pilsner and HopBack Amber American amber ale, has been the theme of my summer reviews. I love all these beers and almost always have one of these variety packs in my fridge because it has something […]
A man shot twice by a Drexel Police officer Aug. 3 is in custody and has been charged with reckless endangerment, harassment, aggravated assault, attempted robbery, assault on a police officer, and other related offenses. The arrest happened after the man allegedly punched a Drexel Police officer in the face and reached for his firearm […]
Drexel professor Mira Olson recently learned she won an Outstanding Teaching in Environmental Engineering and Science award from McGraw-Hill and the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors for her efforts in teaching environmental engineering. She will accept the award Oct. 1 at a ceremony in New Orleans. Olson, an assistant professor in the civil, […]
Spanning19 days, the 2012 Summer Olympics brought the best athletes from 204 nations to London to compete in front of a global audience. 85 of those 204 — from Afghanistan to Venezuela — earned a total of 962 medals. Over 10,000 athletes participated in 302 events in 26 different sports. For the fifth consecutive Summer […]
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