There is no amount of stress that the warm, wet nose of an adorable puppy can’t banish, or at least that’s the theory behind Puppy Pawlooza held Dec. 4 in Gerri C. LeBow Hall. The event was hosted by the Campus Activities Board; Active Minds at Drexel University, a student run peer-to-peer mental health advocacy […]
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Morgan Meis, a staff writer for the Center for Cultural Outreach in Drexel University’s Pennoni Honors College, joined nine other award winners of the Whiting Writing Award, which awards $50,000 for exceptional emerging talent. Meis, a critic and essayist, generally writes about art and culture and was recognized for his contributions to The Smart Set, […]
What’s the link between two tickets to the U.S. Open golf tournament, a tattoo designed by the artist behind the ambigrams that are central to the plot of “Angels and Demons” and backstage passes to a Boyz II Men concert? Each of those experiences was offered by Drexel University as part of a fundraising effort […]
Two Drexel students launched their new lifestyle app, goPuff, on the Android and the iOS platforms Oct. 16. This app was created by co-founder junior business majors Rafael Illishayev and Yakir Gola for their delivery company, a retail and wholesale company that specializes in hookahs and hookah supplies. The app also includes categories such as […]
Natisha Chen is a senior nursing major at Drexel. She leads the Students Advocating Feminism and Equality organization in discussions on breaking barriers of adversity and creating equality for all races and sexes. The Triangle: What’s your story? What brought you to Drexel? Natisha Chen: I transferred to Drexel back in 2011 from Temple University. […]
A collaboration between the Pennsylvania Ballet and the Philadelphia History Museum is showing what happens when the ingenuity and creativity of Drexel students and staff collides with one of Philadelphia’s oldest and most beloved holiday traditions. Five Drexel students created a behind-the-scenes exhibit celebrating the 45th anniversary of George Balanchine’s “The Nutcracker.” On display from […]
Drexel University will switch from annual billing to quarterly billing in fall 2014, President John A. Fry announced in an email to the student body Nov. 19. The email explained the impact of the new system, which only applies to full-time undergraduate students. Amy Bosio, vice president for financial planning, described quarterly billing as a […]
President John A. Fry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem President Menahem Ben-Sasson and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia CEO Steven Altschuler announced a research consortium Nov. 11. The agreement, publicized during Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter’s trade mission to Israel, focuses on pediatric medical research that has the potential to be commercialized. The agreement was signed with Jerusalem […]
Former NASA astronaut and Drexel University alumnus Jim P. Bagian visited Philadelphia Nov. 19 to lecture at Drexel’s College of Medicine. Bagian, who graduated from Drexel as a mechanical engineer but obtained a doctor of medicine degree from Thomas Jefferson University, spoke on the medical aspects of spaceflight. His presence was part of the Henry […]
Each week, a team of volunteer Drexel medical and health profession students files out of a large van onto a street corner in Southwest Philadelphia and joins Dr. Stacey Trooskin, assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine. This street team offers free HIV and hepatitis C testing in Philadelphia’s most at-risk […]
In the winter term, the Filipino Intercultural Society of Drexel University will be holding a fundraiser to assist the people affected by the earthquake that shook the Philippines earlier this season as well as those devastated by Typhoon Haiyan. Their hope is to host a coffeehouse concert on campus that will feature Drexel’s a cappella […]
The Triangle: What’s your full name and where are you from? President John A. Fry: John Fry and I’m from Haverford, Pa. TT: If you were a superhero, what superpowers would you have and what would your name be? JF: You know in “Harry Potter” where Hermione is able to do two things at once? […]
The following are crimes that occurred on or near campus and were reported to The Triangle by the Drexel University Department of Public Safety between Nov. 13, 2013 and Nov. 19, 2013. All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement or DPS incident reports. Assault 1 Nov. 17, 3:46 a.m. Unit Block […]
Diane Rosenfeld of the Gender Violence Program at Harvard Law School and rape survivor Angela Epifano of the Huffington Post presented a seminar at Drexel Nov. 13. Their talk highlighted a powerful message on the future of sexual violence and abuse at Drexel and left lingering questions for students: How are abuse and violence handled […]
Drexel’s Graduate Student Association hosted its first Creativity and Innovation Colloquium Nov. 14 at the Edmund D. Bossone Research Enterprise Center, featuring two lecturers who spoke on the role of creative ideas in research and development. Ross Cagan began the session by speaking about his technique for fostering innovation. As a professor and associate dean […]
Diane Rosenfeld, director of the Gender Violence Program at Harvard Law School, and Angela Epifano, a rape survivor, presented “Who you calling a ho? A Conversation About Sexual Respect” Nov. 13 in the Mitchell Auditorium on the topic of sexual respect in our culture. Rosenfeld and Epifano emphasized the importance of education and awareness of this […]
What is cool? How has cool been defined through time? Drexel University professors Brent Luvaas and Alphonso McClendon joined the community conversation “The History of Cool” Nov. 13 at the First District Plaza to discuss stories surrounding the concept with local people. The event was hosted by the Philadelphia Jazz Project with the participation of […]
Michael Widenhouse, assistant special agent in charge of the Washington metro area for the Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Criminal Investigations, spoke Nov. 11 to Earle Mack School of Law students about his career and health law in a lecture hosted by the Health Law Society. Widenhouse began his law enforcement career in the […]
An indigenous prayer accompanied by the hazy smoke of sage was the opening ceremony of the “Two-Spirit People: Sex, Gender and Sexuality” lecture Nov. 12 in the Black Box Theater. Presented by Harlan Pruden and Sheldon Raymore, members of the Northeast Two-Spirit Society, the lecture gave a brief though wide-ranging overview of the history of […]
Theresa Shockley, the executive director of the Community Education Center located in West Philadelphia, takes her heritage quite seriously. Partnering with DanceAfrica, a program offered at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Shockley helped direct DanceAfrica Comes to Philadelphia Nov. 8 and 9. The two-day event included Philadelphia’s Kulu Mele African Dance & Drum Ensemble, Kariamu […]
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