Insurance policy is ‘discriminatory’

History professor Robert Zaller recently wrote on the impropriety of Drexel University’s new pension plan (The Triangle, Nov. 21), and the way it was not properly designed in consultation with the faculty senate — a body, it seems, greatly troubled by a lack of openness and expressed jurisdiction, much like… Continued

On An Island

It’s a gray day in early October and Lauren Stollar is signing backpacks. Vidas Field sits a dozen blocks from Drexel University’s campus. The field is named for Vince Vidas, an alumnus who played on the Drexel football team that hasn’t existed in over four decades; today, the field played… Continued

Found in Translation

Driving back from the University of Delaware on a hot day in mid-May after a nine-goal defeat wasn’t how the Drexel men’s lacrosse team had hoped to end its 2014 season. The Dragons had toppled high-profile teams in Hofstra University and the University of Pennsylvania in successive games, pushing expectations… Continued

University City is named innovation district

The Brookings Institute, one of the nation’s most influential and quoted nonprofit public policy think tanks, named University City an “innovation district” in its May report. Brookings is dedicated to high-quality independent research and is based in Washington, D.C. According to the Brookings Institute, an innovation district must contain three… Continued

Final gubernatorial debate escalates

Drexel University and the Democratic City Committee presented the last of the Pennsylvania gubernatorial primary debates May 12 in Mandell Theater. Candidates Rob McCord, Katie McGinty, Allyson Schwartz and Tom Wolf are vying for the Democratic nomination to take on Republican incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett. The debate was moderated by… Continued

Swimming and diving shows promise at Frank Elm

There was some excitement to be found from the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams following their performance Nov. 22-24 in the Frank Elm Invitational at the Rutgers University Aquatic Center. The Dragons didn’t come home with a first-place finish, but they have proven themselves valid competitors in the… Continued