Apr. 21, 2017
Bye bye, freshman 15
Drexel University offers its students a vast array of resources that can be used to help with both academic and nonacademic needs.
Mar. 10, 2017
Aramark meets its mark
It’s no secret that dining halls suck — at least 95 percent of the time. Alas, the Drexel dining hall was no exception; eating at Urban Eatery or the Hans wasn’t usually something students look forward to, but a task done in an effort to use their thousands of dollars of meal swipes.
Mar. 3, 2017
On drugs for Alzheimer’s
The Dental Institute of King’s College London discovered that tideglusib, an experimental drug designed to treat Alzheimer’s, can also be used to help teeth regenerate.
Mar. 3, 2017
It’s up to us to save the environment
A few weeks ago, I went to a beach near my home in New Jersey where I spent many days of my childhood. My parents would take my brother and I weekly; we would run through the water, play in the sand and search for seashells. I went back to the beach for old times’ sake and when I got there, I was completely shocked. I found bottle caps nestled between shells and plastic bags floating on top of the water.
Mar. 3, 2017
Eat more veggies, save more lives
Although vegetarianism has been popularized for many years and has influenced most restaurants and stores to carry more meat-free options, its more extreme cousin, veganism, is a term not known by many people. But it is quickly becoming more mainstream.
Feb. 17, 2017
A new product has burst onto the market for anyone who eats a gluten free diet. It’s called Nima, and in less than three minutes it can confidently detect whether or not there’s gluten present in a food sample, with a sensitivity of 20 parts per million or even lower. Scientific testing by top food laboratories has confirmed the technology as 99.5 percent reliable. Nima uses disposable capsules, is small and easy to carry and is rechargeable. The only catch?
Jan. 13, 2017
Many people find that the best way to commemorate a new year is by creating resolutions to go along with it.
Nov. 18, 2016
Acknowledging mental health
Last week, I was supposed to give a presentation in class. However, that same week I was very sick and could barely speak, my throat in constant pain. I emailed my professor and she was sympathetic, immediately telling me that, of course it was fine if I postponed my presentation until a later date.
Nov. 4, 2016
Finding time for relaxation
Staying sane in college is just another task to add to our lengthy to-do lists. Between all the homework, extracurricular activities and social events, who has the time?
Oct. 24, 2014
Prepare for this flu season
In the course of the past few months, hardly a day has gone by without the mention of Ebola. News of the virus and its victims has overtaken our country, taking priority on our major media outlets and invading our daily lives. Tune into any television or radio news channel and you are almost guaranteed an update on the death toll, the number of people infected and the mounting civil unrest in affected countries.