Dear Drexel, “Look to your left and look to your right,” I was told during my freshman orientation at Drexel’s engineering school. “Only one of you will graduate,” Dominic Di Bucci, an alumnus here at Drexel University, said. Drexel has always had a low graduation rate, but is it fair to students? In more […]
Over the years, spring break has become synonymous with going to the beach, partying and drinking. Yet some Drexel students have chosen to forgo the stereotypical college spring break experience this year, instead deciding to volunteer their time for an Alternative Spring Break trip. Although the deadline to sign up for ASB has passed, there […]
Dear Editor, The University has grown exponentially in recent years with the “Drexel Renaissance.” There are many concerns surrounding the rapid increase in student enrollment and physical infrastructure keeping up with demand. The influx of new students has put constraints on many aspects of student housing. Dorms are frequently beyond capacity, yet there have […]
Drexel’s Witnesses to Hunger project is making waves nationally; it was a major theme in the Sundance-screened film “Finding North” in January, and an exhibit on the project was featured March 12-15 in Doric Hall at the Massachusetts Statehouse. A School of Public Health initiative, Witnesses to Hunger captures photos of people suffering from food […]
A new version of the DrexelOne mobile application for Android, along with push notification updates to the Apple iOS and Windows Phone applications, will be released sometime next week, according to Ken Blackney, associate vice president for core technology infrastructure and co-producer of the app. “[The new version] will bring the Android app up to […]
Drexel head coach James “Bruiser” Flint roams the sidelines during the Dragons 56-59 loss to Virginia Commonwealth University in the Colonial Athletic Association Championship game. The tournament took place in Richmond, Va. at the Richmond Coliseum. Drexel vs. the world — not necessarily. The above statement has caught on as “the thing” to say after […]
Junior attackman Brendan Glynn passes the ball. In the Dragons’ most recent game against Bucknell Glynn had one assist, four shots and four ground balls. Drexel’s men’s lacrosse team is quickly digging itself into a big hole. While on the way down, the team is finding out there are multiple ways to lose a lacrosse […]
New City Stage Co. presents “Terrorism” There’s a bomb scare at the airport and a suicide at the office. A man ties up his lover, and an old woman plots murder. At the scene of a gas explosion, the rescue workers are busy photographing limbs for fun. What do these situations have in common? Everyone […]
The classic status of an album can be based as much on its influence to future generations as its own musical merit. That statement may sound unfair to you, but it’s true. The Beatles sure wrote fantastic songs their entire career, but their importance is greatly diminished if future bands were not inspired by them. […]
Drexel Green’s RecycleMania collection events, held this month on Drexel’s three Philadelphia campuses, have collected 14 64-gallon totes of paper and over 13 skids of electronics as part of the nationwide university recycling tournament. RecycleMania is an annual competition that promotes recycling programs and waste reduction activities on the campuses of over 600 colleges and […]
The Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts and Design signed a $1 million agreement with knitting machine producer Shima Seiki USA in February in order to build a lab emphasizing the research and development of smart textiles, as announced Feb. 27 in a Drexel press release.Genevieve Dion, CoMAD’s fashion design program director, headed the agreement […]
Robert Zapata, a 2002 graduate of Drexel University with a degree in hotel and restaurant management, returns to his alma mater to start up a new food truck featuring a multicultural menu. Working as a dynamic husband-wife duo, Robert and Nuruk Zapata own Cucina Zapata. Popularly nicknamed Cucina by Drexel students, the truck will be […]
The beer that I picked up this week is from a brewery that has a reputation for brewing odd and extreme beers. The American champion in this category is Dogfish Head Brewery, but over in Scotland the reigning champ is BrewDog. This brewery is best known for making the world’s second-most alcoholic beer, End of […]
As a self-proclaimed jam band nerd, I have developed the bad habit of assuming that I know everything there is to know about jam bands and the scene that surrounds them. So it was with full confidence in my jam band intelligence that I went to see moe. (Yes, all lower case, with a period […]
As the Drexel women’s basketball season comes to a close, so do the collegiate careers of four seniors: Kamile Nacickaite, Tyler Hale, Marisa Crane and Ayana Lee. Over the course of their tenure at Drexel, these four talented women made their mark on the court. Starting with the dominating guard, Nacickaite has earned her fair […]
After wins against La Salle University and Longwood University, the Drexel University women’s lacrosse team has now won four games in a row. Against La Salle March 10, the Dragons went down 3-0 early. However, sophomore Amanda Norcini put Drexel on the scoreboard by scoring a free-position goal. Alissa Watts took advantage of another free-position […]
Almost a quarter of 2012 has passed by, and so far the year has been generous with new album releases. The end of winter also means an overwhelming amount of spring tours. Here are some bands with new records that will be stopping in Philadelphia in the coming months. Dry the River — “Shallow […]
A lone spotlight illuminates the stage, revealing a black-clothed figure slumped in despair over an organ. As he tips back his head, we see that half of his time-worn face is concealed by an object that has stirred the dark fantasies of musical lovers for decades: a bone-white porcelain mask. Music slowly swells, and we […]
Drexel University’s Army ROTC hosted “Bring a Buddy to Lab Day” in the Armory March 8, which included a cadet-performed ranger demonstration involving a simulated scenario of storming a bunker using fake weapons. The day, which was meant to make the organization more visible to the University community, also offered a number of other activities, […]
Drexel sophomore Zeynep Mafa prepares to serve the ball at the Drexel Armory during a 2-5 home loss against George Washington University Feb. 12. Mafa fell 6-0, 6-3 in the No. 2 singles match as the Dragons would go on to end their three-match homestand. At this time last year, the Drexel University women’s tennis […]
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