New center brings ‘ExCITe’ment

The Expressive and Creative Interaction Technologies Center is a work area and showcase bringing together art and science to promote exploration and innovation. The Center is located on the first floor of University City’s Science Center at 3401 Market St. and opened Nov. 28. Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and University… Continued

400 donors visit for A.J. Drexel gala

The A.J. Drexel Society Annual Gala hosted over 400 of the University’s “strongest stewards and great friends” Nov. 17 in the Drexel Recreation Center Multipurpose Room in the Daskalakis Athletic Center. With 400 affiliates of Drexel in the audience, the Protocol Office and the Annual Fund Office worked hand in… Continued

Dragons win LIU Turkey Classic in dominating form

Coming off a tough two-point loss against local rival Saint Joseph’s University, Drexel women’s basketball head coach Denise Dillon knew they would again be tested against another local school: La Salle University. The game against La Salle would prove to be a launching point for the women’s team for their… Continued

M. basketball wins Battle of 33rd St.

The Drexel University men’s basketball team earned its first win of the season Nov. 17 against the rival University of Pennsylvania 61-59. However, the Dragons were unable to carry that momentum into the DirecTV Classic, losing two of their three games. The Dragons put in a more complete effort against… Continued

Wyatt Cenac brings crowd to tears

Wyatt Cenac of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” who announced Nov. 26 that he will leave the show in December, came to Drexel Nov. 17 to headline the 13th annual Drexel comedy show. The show, presented by the Campus Activities Board, showcased Cenac as well as fellow Daily Show… Continued

Massive monuments to mammon

I don’t recall anyone ever taking a poll of the faculty and staff who work in the MacAlister-Creese complex or the students who use it daily about whether they wanted the building to be permanently embalmed behind an academic version of the Twin Towers. I’ve taken my own private one,… Continued

SEPTA stands out

“The best of the best in North America.” Those are the words that President and CEO Michael Melaniphy of the American Public Transportation Association used while presenting SEPTA the 2012 Outstanding Public Transportation System Achievement Award. While SEPTA administrators will be quick to embellish on the prestigious award, it doesn’t… Continued

Israel unfairly portrayed by media

The alleged “standards” of journalism have failed me. They have failed the Israelis, and they have failed the Palestinian people. By now, most students have heard about the recent battle between Israel and Hamas. However, most students are extremely ignorant to the situation in its entirety, and I cannot blame… Continued