NAFTA’s numerous nasty nuances

Twenty years ago, in January 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement took effect. The agreement was proposed by then-Mexican President Carlos Salinas to help the Mexican economy. The theory was that free trade with the United States would stimulate the Mexican economy, and, as a result, many experts thought… Continued

Triangle names LeBow student as Editor-in-Chief

Sandra Petri, a pre-junior studying international business, was selected to be the editor-in-chief of The Triangle for the fall 2013 and winter 2014 terms. Petri stated that she has three main goals as editor-in-chief: to increase visibility of the student paper, to create a mobile application for The Triangle, and… Continued

Huffington addresses ‘new media’

The Huffington Post President and Editor-in-Chief Arianna Huffington spoke about the positives and negatives of the ever-changing participation-driven Internet April 30 as part of the College of Arts and Sciences’ third annual Distinguished Lecture Series. The lecture, titled “The Brave New World of the ‘New Media’: How Social Media Has… Continued

The social media circus

Were you on Twitter this week? Between the Boston Marathon bombing, the ricin mailed to the president and a Mississippi senator, and the Senate voting down new gun control legislation, Twitter has had a high-traffic week. As the head of social media for The Triangle, it is my job to… Continued

DUCoM hosts AIDS benefit concert

The Drexel University College of Medicine raised $9,775 at the 20th annual Pediatric AIDS Benefit Concert Feb. 16 in the Main Building. Including the Nov. 30 spaghetti dinner, the silent auctions from both events, and special donations, the PABC 2013 Committee raised just over $27,454 for the Pediatric HIV/AIDS Program… Continued

‘Dragon Cakes’ opens up shop

With the official opening of Dragon Cakes Feb. 11, student bakers in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies’ culinary arts program were busy Feb. 14 filling 30 orders for special Valentine’s Day cakes. Dragon Cakes is a student-run special-occasion cake bakery that bakes, decorates and delivers cakes out of the… Continued

College will fuel student innovators

Drexel President John A. Fry announced Jan. 30 that the University will establish the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship thanks to $12.5 million in donations and support from the Charles and Barbara Close Foundation. The Close School of Entrepreneurship will be one of a small number of freestanding entrepreneurship… Continued

The C-Word

Ah, January, a month of bitter chill and a super-packed recreation center. You now what they say, new year, new you! Well, I’ve already met my 10 sit-up quota for the year, and it’s time to get cooking. Everyone always says that breakfast is the most important meal of the… Continued