Tickets for the Campus Activities Board's 5th Annual Comedy Show, headlined by comedian Dane Cook, went sold out less than three hours after going on sale at 6 p.m. Nov. 15. Students began waiting in line for tickets at 2:15 p.m. Freshman Edward Ostapowicz was first in line, but had his laptop and friends for company.
Student Bill Valerio claimed the last ticket to the Campus Activity Board's 5th Annual Comedy Show showcased by comedian Dane Cook. When asked how he felt about claiming the ticket, Valerio, an English major, responded, "Pretty damn good, but it sucks for my friend.
Over the past term some changes that have taken place at Ross Commons as a result of lobbying by the Undergraduate Student Government Association Initially, very little input was taken from the student body when Ross Commons opened in the summer of 2003.
At a school without a football team, the beginning of the basketball season is a day that all sports fans mark on their calendar. This is the season that the Athletic Department has been waiting for since they moved to the Colonial Athletic Association four years ago.
Exterior renovations to the Academic Building located at 33rd and Arch Streets has been in the process for many years leaving many students wondering what was being done. "The cornice on the Academic Building is being secured and parts of the steel brace behind the cornice and terracotta that may have rusted over the years is being removed and replaced," Director of Communications for Student Life and Administrative Services James Katsaounis said.
Two of University's computer programming teams, the Kumodo Dragons and the Flaming Yawns, competed in the Mid-Atlantic Regional ACM Computer Programming Contest in Chestertown, Maryland Nov. 13. A total of 156 teams competed in the regional competition, representing 74 schools in the mid-Atlantic region.
The fifth annual Oxfam World Hunger Banquet, held Nov. 18, was hosted by Drexel University Circle K and consisted of a simulation that included dinner and speeches by David Lutten, professor of Asian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and Julie Mostov, director of the International Area Studies program at Drexel.
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