Provost Greenberg to step down upcoming fall

Provost Mark Greenberg is stepping down as an administrator  this September after 35 years of service to Drexel University. While he is retiring from his executive position, he will be transitioning to a professorship and provost emeritus after taking a year off. Greenberg is one of the most well-known administrators… Continued

Men’s lax team plays in Tokyo

This past season, the Drexel men’s lacrosse team went further than it had ever gone before. The Dragons clinched their first NCAA tournament berth with a Colonial Athletic Association Championship and would go even further, winning their first NCAA tournament game ever over the University of Pennsylvania Quakers. This summer,… Continued

Triangle Talks with Katie LaVoie

Katie LaVoie is a recent music industry graduate. She is a founder and the former president of the Drexel Cleftomaniacs. The Triangle: When and why did you join the Cleftomaniacs? Katie LaVoie: In early 2012, another choir student [Tehilah Tielebein, a physics major,] and I decided that it didn’t seem… Continued

Truvia found to be possible pesticide

According to a paper by two Drexel University professors, erythritol, used as a semi-sweet and low-calorie bulking agent in some sweeteners, is both appealing and toxic to fruit flies. Because it is safe for humans to consume at far higher doses than those that are toxic to the flies, it… Continued

Sexting study raises concerns

According to a study led by David DeMatteo, the director of the joint degree program in law and psychology at Drexel University, the exchange of sexually explicit text messages and images among minors is more prevalent than previously imagined. The study, “Youth Sexting: Prevalence Rates, Driving Motivations, and the Deterrent… Continued

Campus grieves senior biology major

Senior biology major Andrea Messina passed away May 31 from complications during treatment for leukemia. Better known to her friends and brothers as “Skillet,” Messina was the president of the Pre-Veterinary Medical Association, a Novice Class member of the Equestrian Team, member of the Beta Beta Beta Biological Honors Society… Continued