TKE suspended for five years
Drexel University placed the Alpha Tau chapter of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity on a five-year suspension on May 23, an anonymous source told The Triangle.
24 Hours of Impact back for second year
On May 24, Drexel University will hold its second Day of Giving, an online social campaign where students, faculty, alumni and other friends of the university are encouraged to donate money to be utilized throughout university endeavors.
Apr. 2, 2017
Drexel professor issues statement following “first-class seat” tweet
On March 26, George Ciccariello-Maher, a Drexel University associate professor of political science, tweeted: “Some guy gave up his first-class seat for a uniformed soldier. People are thanking him. I’m trying not to vomit or yell about Mosul.”
Feb. 17, 2017
Email storage soon rising to 50 gigs
All drexel.edu email accounts will be moved to the cloud and upgraded to 50 gigabytes of storage, Drexel University Information Technology announced in an email to students Feb. 10.
Feb. 10, 2017
Thousands show for Phila. March for Humanity
More than 2,000 people protested President Donald Trump’s travel ban in Center City, Philadelphia as part of the Feb. 4 March for Humanity, according to NBC10.
Feb. 10, 2017
Your brain on love
The complex emotions that make up love are all based in science. An exploration of love in terms of physiological changes provides insight into the phenomenon, but it also shows how love is related to other emotions and even mental illness.
Jan. 27, 2017
Women’s March sweeps the nation
On Jan. 20, Donald Trump took the oath of office and became the 45th president of the United States, but the following day quickly became what some are calling the largest demonstration in American History.
Jan. 20, 2017
FBI investigates student email scam
The FBI is investigating a scam email that has been sent to some students at their drexel.edu accounts, according to Robert Lis, Associate Director of Investigations at Drexel University.
Jan. 13, 2017
Employee merit raises cut due to decreased income
Due to decreased income from smaller class sizes, Drexel University faculty and staff will not receive merit increases in 2017, according to an email sent by President John A. Fry on Dec. 16.
Dec. 26, 2016
Drexel Professor issues statement on “White Genocide” tweet
At 10:48 p.m. Dec. 24, Drexel University Professor George Ciccariello-Maher tweeted: “All I Want for Christmas is White Genocide.”
Dec. 2, 2016
Holiday cheer in the heart of the city
Philadelphia’s annual Christmas Village opened Nov. 24, and once again Philadelphians can get in the holiday spirit through exploring the German culinary offerings, handcrafted gifts, ice-skating and light displays at City Hall.
Nov. 11, 2016
Trump wins presidency
On Nov. 8, 2016, Donald Trump was elected president of the United States.
Oct. 14, 2016
Sodexo sues Drexel for contract breach
Claiming fraudulent inducement, breach of contract and unjust enrichment, SodexoMagic filed suit against Drexel University Sept. 26, six days after the university terminated its longstanding partnership with the food service provider.
Sep. 23, 2016
Obama visits Philly
President Barack Obama visited Philadelphia Tuesday, Sept. 13 to endorse Hillary Clinton as inheritor of his presidential legacy. The party that wins Pennsylvania will clinch 20 electoral votes, and in the last presidential election Obama won them by only about 5 percent over 2012 Republican candidate Mitt Romney. As a result, Pennsylvania is being watched closely as a battleground state, and Clinton strategically chose to have her most powerful advocate campaign to the state on her behalf.
Sep. 9, 2016
Welcome from the President
A Message from President John A. Fry to the Incoming Class
Aug. 19, 2016
Exploring undergraduate research
More than 150 Drexel University students will be presenting research they carried out as part of the Students Tackling Advanced Research (STAR) Scholars Program Aug. 25. The Summer Showcase event will take place in Bossone Research Center, and each participating student will present a poster detailing their research.
Jul. 22, 2016