I took the Broad Street Line to its southern end Sept. 28 to check out Xfinity Live’s Xtoberfest. Around 5,000 people showed up to the sold-out, second annual Oktoberfest celebration and beer festival. The event featured nearly 200 beers from over 100 breweries, including big names like Dogfish Head, Brooklyn and Stone. Some of my […]
Tag Archives | feature
President John A. Fry announced Sept. 9 a new college to be opened in fall 2014. The College of Computing and Informatics will be a combination of several different departments at Drexel University in order to provide a focus on computing. CCI will combine the computer science and cybersecurity and technology departments with the existing […]
College students may not be the largest demographic filling up seats at the Walnut Street Theatre, but for the venue’s run of “In The Heights,” they certainly should be. The musical premiered on Broadway in 2008, racking up four Tony Awards from 13 nominations. It was also nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and […]
The ever-popular Philadelphia Night Market returned for the third time this year Aug. 15, bringing together over 80 food and drink vendors for a summer extravaganza on South Street. Their largest event yet, Night Market, hosted by The Food Trust, spanned nine blocks from Front Street to 9th Street from 6 to 10 p.m. The […]
Marketing in the music industry has changed drastically over the last few years with the advancement of technology, with more power shifting into the hands of the artists. Some artists have used social media to break major news or release new music; others have released music videos or video blogs to build up hype for […]
To begin with a disclosure, the location of Brick American Eatery in the more residential neighborhood of Rittenhouse Square swayed my opinion of the restaurant more favorably than had it been placed in an area surrounded by skyscrapers. Located at 1708 Lombard St., the restaurant is nestled in a picturesque neighborhood of suburban and urban […]
At the end of 2011, before ever releasing a mixtape, A$AP Rocky signed a $3 million record deal with RCA and Polo Grounds Music. Just weeks later, on Halloween, Rocky unleashed his impressive mixtape, “Live.Love.A$AP,” and instantly became one of the next rising stars in hip-hop. After touring off of that mixtape again to hype […]
Music-loving students came together May 16 in Mandell Theater to jam to indie rock band Motion City Soundtrack for the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design’s sixth annual MAD Dragon concert. MAD Dragon Records teamed up with Motion City Soundtrack to produce a seven-inch vinyl series titled “Making Moves,” featuring new songs by […]
For many of you, when you hear the name Asher Roth, your instant connection is to his hit 2009 single, “I Love College.” While that song was a huge part of his success, it’s just a tiny piece of the puzzle that makes up one of the most impressive young MCs in hip-hop today. Roth’s […]
On Feb. 13, 2009, Drake’s career took off. On that day, he released his critically acclaimed mixtape, “So Far Gone,” which almost won him a Grammy for the most popular song on that album, “Best I Ever Had.” Last June, he dropped his debut album, “Thank Me Later,” which sold 447,000 copies in its first […]
Written by Drexel University communication professor Ronald Bishop, “More: The Vanishing of Scale in an Over-the-Top Nation” was published Aug. 15 by Baylor University Press. The main argument behind Bishop’s book is that Americans do not engage in activity simply for the casual joy of it anymore; we have to do things for a greater […]
As the 20th annual Philadelphia Film Festival came to a close Nov. 3, Philadelphia film lovers were left once again in anxious anticipation for next year’s event. The Film Festival never ceases to keep expectations high and never ceases deliver on those expectations. There were few frills to the festival, short of a relatively modest […]
Most people associate the term “mental asylum” with nightmarish, Hollywood-fueled images of cruelty and hopelessness. But Christopher Payne’s photographs, on display now through Oct. 29 at the Pearlstein Gallery, tell the true story of those old state hospitals, the crumbling remains of which still dot the quiet corners of the American landscape, standing as monuments […]
Click the above image to view the full PDF of this week’s feature The last two terms have brought an extraordinary series of changes at Drexel University. With new buildings, new discoveries, and Drexel grads flying higher and riding longer, the last few months have kept all of us busy running to cover the many […]
Bruschetta is one of the most versatile antipasto. The word bruschetta only refers to the bread itself, which is typically tossed in olive oil, salt, pepper and rubbed with garlic after being toasted. Thousands of combinations come to mind when I think of bruschetta, all of which involve some variation of cheeses, meats, dried fruits, […]
- Puppies bring cuddles to ease stress December 6, 2013
- Pennoni staff writer awarded $50,000 for art critiques December 6, 2013
- Dragons pull out two triple-OT victories December 6, 2013
- Moo Over This | Vitamins for vegetarians December 6, 2013
- W. basketball drops third consecutive game, 65-60 December 6, 2013
- How to save the USPS February 1, 2013
- QE3 on horizon for US economy August 17, 2012
- University responds to tuition dispute January 13, 2012
- Law school delays plans for new building April 29, 2011
- Occupy Wall Street dying down April 6, 2012
- Matt: I'm a liberal arts student, and no I don'...
- Drexel ENGINEER: So where do you suppose we find time in the alread...
- Marko: Indianapolis had 42,000 fans an st louis had close...
- @that_was_random: this movie was horrid. ...
- Edz: Congratulations both of you! You are a great honor...