Innovation neighborhood comes with a cost

There’s been a lot of talk recently about Drexel spearheading an “Innovation Neighborhood;” that is, a large real estate development dedicated to research and incubating revolutionary startups and other technobabble. It was all somewhat up in the air until very recently, when Drexel launched a new website and issued a… Continued

Winter can’t stop construction

Fall 2013 welcomed the opening of two major developments, Gerri C. LeBow Hall and Chestnut Square. As is typical with Drexel, plenty of construction projects are continuing during the winter 2014 term and began during the break. Software engineering major Halima Olapade explained that it is difficult to get to… Continued

Dorms to replace engineering labs

Come fall 2015, Drexel University hopes to complete a new housing project on the site of the current Frederic O. Hess Engineering Research Laboratory. The Hess building, built in 1997, currently hosts such essential engineering resources as the structural testing lab, the geotechnical testing lab and a hydraulic research facility.… Continued

Construction at Drexel: Will it end?

The Drexel community has long awaited the completion of the University’s latest construction projects on campus. Oh, how we long for the creation of the impressive LeBow business building with its walls made of glass and modern architectural structure or the inviting open lot that is perfect for the springtime,… Continued

Letter to the Editor – Construction

Dear Editor,   Everyone among the student body has noticed the recent rash of construction and incoming students. Not to mention everyone has been complaining about it. Would you guess that the two are related more closely than one might think? The construction projects going on right now are capital… Continued