Sen. Hillary Clinton won the Pennsylvania Primary by 9.4 percent of the vote, but is behind Sen. Barack Obama in the delegate count as of April 24. In Drexel's polling place, 76 percent of Democrats voted for Obama, according to Sean Miller, president of Drexel Democrats.
Over the next year, the newly-formed Drexel Traditions Program plans to revive old traditions, allowing students and alumni to come together and hold traditions such as class gift campaigns and homecoming events, according to Tatum Isenberger, assistant director of the Annual Fund.
The Environmental Living and Learning Community hosted a clothing swap and donation April 21 as part of the Earth Week celebration at Drexel University. The event was meant to promote environmental awareness by asking people to donate and reuse their clothes, according to Benjamin Smith, a freshman majoring in mechanical engineering and member of the Environmental Living and Learning Community.
The Bread-and-Puppet Theater company performed at Drexel University April 19, bringing both circus and political flair to the stage.
A 21-year-old man who allegedly shot two people in Yeadon, Pa., April 23 was falsely identified as a Drexel University junior studying computer science, according to University officials and news reports. The suspect, Tamarr Minor, was arrested after police said he shot a state constable and one other who was attempting to evict him from his Yeadon apartment.
April 22, 2008 Drexel student becomes youngest professor in history By Jordan Osecki Alia Sabur, 19, is becoming the youngest person in world history to be a university professor. She will be teaching at Seoul's Konkuk University as a full-time professor in the Graduate School Department of Advanced Technology Fusion.
The following are crimes that occurred on or near campus and were reported to The Triangle by the Drexel University Department of Public Safety. All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement or DPS incident reports.
Philadelphia businessman Walter D'Alessio spoke to Drexel students, faculty and staff April 24 about advice and information regarding the local job market at an event entitled "Getting that First Job." D'Alessio currently serves as vice chairman of NorthMarq Capital and is also president and CEO of the company's consulting group, NorthMarq advisors, according to an event news release.
Forget drunken debauchery. As soon as James Knitter, the University of Arizona campus leader for Students for Concealed Carry on Campus, turned 21, he got a concealed weapons permit.
Laptops are beginning to be banned in business meetings and university classrooms across the country, as professionals and professors are becoming frustrated with students and co-workers making more eye contact with their computer screens than with each other.