Diwali Lights celebration held for Hindi New Year

Diwali Lights, a collaboration between Drexel University and the University of Pennsylvania to celebrate the Indian festival of lights, was held Nov. 18 in Drexel’s main building, drawing a crowd of more than 700 people. The festival brought together students and families from both universities to commemorate the Hindi New… Continued

‘Wicked’ star sings with her heart and soul in Philadelphia

With a frame under five feet and a petite Southern-tinted speaking voice to match, no one can prepare themselves for what happens when Kristin Chenoweth opens her mouth to sing. The Tony Award-winning Broadway superstar, best known for her portrayal of Glinda in the smash hit musical “Wicked,” earned herself… Continued

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra narrates the life of Beethoven

I’ll admit it: halfway through my latest concert experience in my hometown of Reading, Pa., I realized how truly bizarre it was that I was surrounded by a crowd of people rocking out to “Flight of the Bumblebee,” the finger-melting classical orchestra piece from the 1800s. However, if there’s anything… Continued

Orgazum T-shirt allows for power of expression

Have something you want to share with the world? Say it with a shirt! Orgazum, a student-run business created by Drexel sophomores Saurabh Bihani, Aryan Jain and Vinayak Kalani, is providing the Drexel population with cheap custom-printed T-shirts. Bihani serves as marketing director, Jain heads product development, and Kalani is… Continued

‘The Hunger Games’ comes to life in film adaptation

With the 2012 movie season to date proving mediocre at best, it’s high time for the most anticipated film of the year to crash into the charts. You know what I’m talking about: the silver-screen adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ bloodthirsty trilogy, “The Hunger Games.” In a future where the totalitarian… Continued

Salsa Club welcomes newcomers

Are your evening activities feeling pretty bland? Try adding a little salsa! Every Thursday in the basement of the Intercultural Center, Drexel’s Salsa con Cache dance group teaches students how to getintothe Latin groove with some sizzling salsa moves. They’re a bargain at $5 a session, with beginner instructions from… Continued

Scorsese creates a holiday gem

This Thanksgiving holiday, Martin Scorsese has given us one extra thing to count among our blessings: proof that 3-D is not on its last blurry, run-into-the-ground legs. Famous for bloody crimefests such as “Goodfellas,” “The Departed” and “Taxi Driver¸” the director has completely switched gears, transforming Brian Selznick’s novel, “The… Continued