Jeter hits 3,000 Derek Jeter is all smiles before the start of action against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium July 7. Arguably the best player in the history of the greatest baseball franchise of all time has added to his long list of achievements. Derek Jeter became the first New York Yankee to [...]
This week I decided to celebrate the birthday of the United States of America with some truly patriotic beer, even though this article won’t see the presses for a couple of weeks. Last year I celebrated the Fourth of July with one of the few truly American beer styles, the double IPA, but this year [...]
Hundreds of students from around the University turned out to watch the July 8 morning launch of the U.S. Space Shuttle Atlantis. The craft, which took flight at 11:29 a.m. July 8, was a bittersweet one as it would be the last flight of the U.S. space shuttle program. Mission STS-135 also held a special [...]
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 June 11, 2011 and July 11, 2011. All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement or DPS incident reports. Assault July 10, 5:50 a.m. 100 Block of [...]
Pittsburgh Steelers’ wide receiver Hines Ward (86) in the third quarter in Super Bowl XLV, where the Green Bay Packers beat the Pittsburgh, Steelers. 31-25. Looking back on this season of “Dancing With the Stars,” there were many questionable characters — yet of all of the contestants of the 2010-11 season, the least predictable “player” [...]
Hip-hop artists The Cool Kids released their debut album “When Fish Ride Bicycles” July 12. The album features Bun B, Killah and Travis Barker on some songs. The Cool Kids flew onto the hip-hop scene in 2008 with “The Bake Sale EP” and their unique, old school sound. They were performing all over the country [...]
“Torchwood” is a mythology-heavy set, but still easily digestible by new and established fans of BBC’s “Dr. Who” spin-off show. Strangeness sometimes has its appeal, and if “Torchwood,” the BBC spinoff of the television series “Doctor Who,” is one thing, it is strange. The television program follows the trials and tribulations of the Torchwood Institute, a present [...]
Directed by Seth Gordon, “Horrible Bosses” hit theaters July 8. The comedy stars Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudeikis. Don’t get too excited to graduate, college kids. Things aren’t looking too good out there — or at least that’s what “Horrible Bosses” will have you believe. Students might want to pay a bit more [...]
The flavors of summer are particularly exciting for anyone who enjoys biting into that first juicy peach of the season or a perfectly crunchy ear of corn. Taking a trip to Reading Terminal Market could excite anyone’s culinary imagination. I’d like to delve into a delicious dish including fresh U10 sea scallops, colorful heirloom tomatoes [...]
Students from the Drexel University College of Engineering watch the the final launch of the Space Shuttle Atlantis, July 8, 2011 in the lobby of Bossone Auditorium. Drexel engineering alumnus Christopher Ferguson, ’84, is the commander of STS-115, the final mission of the space shuttle program. For more information on the flight: Students design patch [...]
Superheroes Who Are Patriotic! Save The Day Productions signature series, Superheroes Who Are Super! delivers word-for-word staged readings of comic books that at once celebrate and parody the soap operatic qualities of classic comics. Each performance runs approximately one hour and features comic books brought to life with the best in low budget costumes and [...]
Very few objects have ever been launched into space, but a few Drexel students will have the distinct experience of having their creations carried into orbit. A team of graphic design students has given the crew on the final space shuttle mission something that the astronauts will hold close to their hearts, literally, by designing [...]
The faculty, professional staff and students involved with the task forces of Drexel University’s 2012-17 Strategic Plan recently completed the first of five official phases dedicated to improving the University and started the second phase, President John Fry announced via email June 27. The Drexel University Strategic Plan: 2012-17 is being coordinated by Fry, his [...]
This year, Drexel was lucky enough to present the talented freshman dance team, FreshDance. This group of girls has marveled their peers for the second term in a row after their first successful concert, “New Beginnings,” this past winter. To top off such a fantastic term, the girls ended with a bang: the freshman dance [...]
The great purge of Philadelphia has begun. Well maybe not the great purge, but it was a pretty big trade of two very important players for the Flyers June 23. Flyers’ captain Mike Richards and one-time 40-goal scorer Jeff Carter were both drafted in the first round of the 2003 draft by General Manager Paul [...]
Every year a new batch of young National Football League prospects enter the NFL draft in the hopes of playing the game they love the next year on a national stage. After these 230 some-odd are drafted, they are invited to the NFL rookie symposium, which is basically a “new player orientation.” And, just like [...]
The mob of costumed fanatics wrapped around the Philadelphia Convention Center the weekend of June 17-19 must have had onlookers and passersby a little confused. Summer just started, so why are we acting like it’s Halloween? Well, because for closet nerds as well as self-proclaimed ones, geeks and fervent fans alike, Wizard World’s Philadelphia Comic-Con [...]
Since the days of the ever-helpful Clippy, Drexel students have been provided with the latest version of Microsoft Office software, on the house. However, Drexel’s Department of Information Resources and Technology recently announced that they would be pulling the plug on the program, know as the “Microsoft Campus Agreement for Students”, with students being legally [...]
The Handschumacher Dining Center was found to be out of compliance with several provisions of the Pennsylvania Food Code during an inspection Dec. 30, 2010. The violations recorded in the report included mouse feces found in the kitchens and storage areas, fruit flies observed underneath a self-serve beverage station and lack of a dedicated sink [...]
- Crew team victorious at Dad Vail Regatta May 17, 2013
- Jewish Center will be first of its kind May 17, 2013
- Fry updates faculty on strategic plan May 17, 2013
- Drexel students co-op in Italy with Parma Panthers May 17, 2013
- Classic Steinbeck comes to life in Drexel Players’ ‘Grapes of Wrath’ May 17, 2013
- How to save the USPS February 1, 2013
- University responds to tuition dispute January 13, 2012
- QE3 on horizon for US economy August 17, 2012
- Law school delays plans for new building April 29, 2011
- Occupy Wall Street dying down April 6, 2012
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