Vacationer bassist discusses ongoing tour

Self-described “Nu-Hula” band Vacationer opened for Bleachers at Union Transfer Nov. 26. Their latest album that was released in June, “Relief,” features the two top songs “The Wild Life” and “Go Anywhere.” The band released a music video for “Go Anywhere” a month ago, now with over 4,000 views, and… Continued

New Psychological Services Center opens in Stratton

The Drexel Department of Psychology held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Drexel Psychological Services Center, open on the second floor of Stratton Hall. The center will be providing services through evidence-based approaches (practices that are backed by research) for mood and anxiety disorders, disorders of eating, behavioral medicine, clinical… Continued

Perelman jump-starts Jewish center

Philanthropist Raymond G. Perelman donated $6 million for Drexel University’s future plans to build a Center for Jewish Life on the University City campus, it was announced Sept. 3. The center is set to be located at 118 N. 34th St., near the Lancaster Square construction site set to be… Continued

Millennium evacuates due to chemical leak

Millennium Hall residents were asked to evacuate the building around 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 3 after a chemical leak from an air conditioner set off the fire detection system. Fire fighters responded and had the situation under control by 9 a.m. The leak was isolated to an unoccupied room on… Continued

New cancer drug to fight metastasis

Drexel College of Medicine researchers Alessandro Fatatis and Joseph Salvino have developed a compound that helps prevent the metastatic spread of certain cancers, such as breast cancer and prostate cancer. Metastatic cancers are cancers that find a way to spread from one organ to another, and many are incurable. They… Continued

Professor to direct city public health

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter announced June 27 that James Buehler, professor in the Department of Health Management and Policy at the School of Public Health, will be taking over as health commissioner. This announcement came along with the announcement of the departure of three senior staff members: former Health Commissioner… Continued