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

Campus grieves senior biology major

Senior biology major Andrea Messina passed away May 31 from complications during treatment for leukemia. Better known to her friends and brothers as “Skillet,” Messina was the president of the Pre-Veterinary Medical Association, a Novice Class member of the Equestrian Team, member of the Beta Beta Beta Biological Honors Society… Continued

Student brings firearm into Hagerty

On the evening of April 23, 11 police officers from seven units of Drexel Police responded to a call from a security officer at the W.W. Hagerty Library regarding a male student wearing a handgun and verbally abusing other students in the basement. No injuries were incurred, as police officers… Continued

Porn industry needs regulation

On Feb. 14, a Duke University freshman under the pseudonym “Lauren” came forward to the Duke Chronicle, the student newspaper, as a porn star who works in adult film to make money to pay for the $45,000 tuition of her school. One week later, she released an article on,… Continued