The Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, in partnership with the Greater Philadelphia Film Office, welcomed Los Angeles-based film producer J. Todd Harris to the URBN Center Annex March 2 to host his one-day film seminar, “Producing the Independent Film.” The goal of the seminar was to give students interested in pursuing a [...]
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Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority hosted Drexel’s ninth annual Deepher Dude fundraiser Feb. 2 in partnership with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The sorority raised over $45,000 in donations, surpassing last year’s earnings by approximately $15,000. All proceeds from the male beauty pageant went to CFF, which helps to fund the development of medications to fight the [...]
It seems to come naturally to Drexel students to complain about our University’s disgustingly high tuition, nonstop construction, registration time tickets and other things we find undesirable. The term “Shafted” has become a household sarcastic quip in every residence hall and classroom on campus. I have noticed that it has almost become instinct to accuse [...]
If the Mayans knew how many edge-of-your-seat anticipated films were being released in 2013, I’m pretty sure they would have delayed the end of the world another year because even the Mayans wouldn’t want to deny the world of what is to come in theaters. Well, thank goodness they were wrong, because now we get [...]
Comedian and actor Bill Cosby performed at Drexel University Oct. 5 in a fundraiser for Drexel’s 11th Street Family Health Services Center. He used the performance to promote the health center and give the audience a new perspective of growing up in poverty. The health center is located in the Richard Allen Homes in North [...]
Everyone had the same reaction to the description of my Matt and Kim experience: “But it’s a Matt and Kim concert!” Indie duo Matt and Kim put on a wild show Oct. 7 at the Electric Factory. Needless to say, this show was not your typical indie show but a combination of indie and electronic [...]
One of the best parts of the new school year is the culmination of new television series and the return of your favorite shows. Summer is great, but I spent a lot of it watching reruns of “Friends” and “One Tree Hill,” waiting for my favorite shows to return and anticipating the new ones. Let’s [...]
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 [...]
To all you alternative rock and punk rock fans out there: I want you to think back to your middle school and high school days. Music was a big deal. The type of music you listened to helped determine your social standing in school. Well, I’m sure all of you listened to Yellowcard, thus making [...]
One of the most important tactics when searching for an internship is to tune out anyone who says that you can’t do it, according to Lauren Berger, the Intern Queen, who spoke to Drexel students May 22 in the Sky View Lounge of MacAlister Hall. The event was hosted by the Campus Activities Board to [...]
Music-loving students came together May 16 in Mandell Theater to jam to indie rock band Motion City Soundtrack for the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design’s sixth annual MAD Dragon concert. MAD Dragon Records teamed up with Motion City Soundtrack to produce a seven-inch vinyl series titled “Making Moves,” featuring new songs by [...]
The Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design welcomed Angela Ahrendts, the CEO of British luxury brand Burberry, to campus for a question-and-answer forum May 2. Earlier in the day, CoMAD representatives awarded her the inaugural Westphal Award. The discussion appealed to design and business students alike. Ahrendts, who became the CEO of Burberry [...]
The music industry is building a conglomerate of the synthetic: mannequins whose concerts revolve around putting on a spectacle with bright lights, robotic dance moves and outfits that look like they belong in an abstract art exhibit rather than on a human being. However, Free Energy proved to be as real as it gets after [...]
Based on a Nicholas Sparks novel, “The Lucky One” stars Zac Efron, Taylor Schilling and Blythe Danner. Directed by Scott Hicks, the film is set to hit theaters April 20 and is distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. What’s better than a movie based on a Nicholas Sparks novel? A movie based on a Nicholas Sparks novel [...]
In honor of the Year of the Dragon, The Drexel Collection presents “The Iconography of the Dragon: East and West” exhibit, located in the Rincliffe Gallery on the third floor of the Main Building April 2 through May 11. The E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation funded the exhibition. The Drexel Collection is hosting [...]
When you sit down to watch a Will Ferrell movie, there are a number of things you can expect: plenty of humorous vulgarity, irony, chaos and an altogether good time. Ferrell’s latest movie, “Casa de Mi Padre,” releases in select theaters in the U.S. March 16 with Pantelion Films, meeting all of the expectations of [...]
Drexel University’s Pi Kappa Phi fraternity is hosting a show headlining Swedish disc jockey Alesso Saturday, Feb. 18 at 8 p.m. in the Armory. Tickets are $35 and open to the public. Attendees must be 18 years or older. DJ Alesso, the DJ to look out for in 2012, was discovered by Swedish house music [...]
Frontman Andrew McMahon stole the crowd at his sold out show at the TLA. The evening opened with solo artist Allen Stone and Jukebox The Ghost. In this cold winter season we all need a little something to remind us that warmth and sunshine still exist. Just give Jack’s Mannequin a listen for a quick [...]
One thing that makes Ingrid Michaelson so relatable to her fans is how real and grounded she is. Adorned with her black-framed glasses and cute, girly smile, Michaelson could win anyone over. She doesn’t need to dress provocatively or be center-stage in the latest scandal to earn recognition. All she needs is a guitar and [...]
2011 seemed to be the year of taking chances in the music scene, from Florence and the Machine’s “Ceremonials” to Coldplay’s “Mylo Xyloto.” 2012 seems to be getting off to the same start with Snow Patrol’s sixth album, “Fallen Empires,” released in the U.S. Jan. 10 with Island Def Jam Recordings. The album was released [...]
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