Geekadelphia hosts annual awards

Geekadelphia hosted the fourth annual Geek Awards at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University Aug. 16. The sold-out awards show celebrated the Philadelphia geek community and its contributions toward building a better and more united city. Drexel was featured in two of the 13 awards categories. Freshman engineering… Continued

M. bball making most of extra practice time

James “Bruiser” Flint doesn’t like to scream in the summer. “The summer time is for relaxing, so I don’t get on them as much,” the Drexel men’s basketball head coach said about his players. To a bystander at practice the Aug. 19 morning, this would have been far from evident.… Continued

W. soccer gears up for first test

On Aug. 17, four days after the team tied La Salle, 2-2, the women traveled to Maryland to take on Loyola University Maryland for a second preseason scrimmage. After dismantling the Greyhounds, 3-0, the team posted a group picture on Twitter in front of the Baltimore Inner Harbor that was… Continued

Field hockey in for a big season

The Drexel field hockey team is looking to have a strong season for the third consecutive year. In 2012 the Dragons beat Northeastern University to win the program’s first Colonial Athletic Association Championship, and in 2013, the Dragons came close to appearing in yet another championship game; however, Northeastern obtained… Continued

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

M. soccer bringing in eight freshmen

The Drexel men’s soccer team might be in the most prosperous era in its history. The Dragons have now accrued back-to-back regular season Colonial Athletic Association Championships. They finished last year’s regular season as the top seed in in the CAA tournament, and they lived up to their seeding with… Continued

Research ‘dream teams’ announced

Two medical research “dream teams” were announced July 30 as a result of the partnership formed Nov. 13, 2013, between Drexel, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The teams will be comprised of members of the three institutions, and each team will receive a $250,000… Continued

W. soccer has fleet of freshmen

Oscar Wilde supposedly said that youth is wasted on the young. Ray Goon certainly hopes that isn’t the case. Goon, head coach of the Drexel women’s soccer team, is bringing in eight freshmen for this upcoming season, pairing a massive influx of young talent with an already-young team. Last season,… Continued