Fall Fest replaces two annual shows

Dragon Concert Series announced Sept. 4 that hip-hop artists 2 Chainz and Big Sean will co-headline the inaugural Drexel Fall Fest. Supporting acts are still to be determined. Fall Fest will take place Oct. 4 in Lot F, where Spring Jam has been hosted the past two years. It will… Continued

Hip-hop and rap dominate Homecoming Dance Party

Schoolboy Q and Carnage co-headlined the annual Homecoming Dance Party and brought exciting elements to the show Jan. 25 in the Armory. This year’s concert featured hip-hop groups and rappers, including a Drexel sophomore whose stage name is Mason IV Real , Ground Up, Trinidad Jame$ and Schoolboy Q. The… Continued

Sophomore to open Homecoming

Mason Payonk, a sophomore legal studies major from Scranton, Pa., will be opening for this year’s Homecoming Dance Party Jan. 25 under his stage name Mason IV Real. According to Payonk, he has been a rapper since his sophomore year of high school. “I started it as a joke my… Continued

Why doesn’t Drexel have a football team? Part I

It was a brisk mid-January night, and the Drexel University football team had practice. Florida State University had just defeated Auburn University in an epic National Championship Game as part of the Bowl Championship Series the week before. The college football season was over, but that didn’t stop Drexel’s team.… Continued

Homecoming artists revealed

After a two-day delay due to inclement weather, Drexel Traditions has officially announced that Schoolboy Q and Carnage will co-headline the Homecoming 2014 concert Jan. 25 in the 33rd Street Armory. The event will also feature rapper Trinidad James and electronic dance music disc jockey Griz. According to junior entrepreneurship… Continued

Homecoming show packs the Armory

Much about Drexel’s Homecoming Dance Party 2013, held Jan. 26 in the Armory, was out of the ordinary — most notably Drexel Traditions’ decision to bill its widest-known performer, Waka Flocka Flame, as the first headlining act of the night. The rapper’s performance began at roughly 8:30 p.m., when about… Continued

Dance Party line-up announced

Representatives from Drexel’s Traditions Committee announced Jan. 15 that Waka Flocka Flame, Porter Robinson and Flosstradamus will be performing Jan. 26 at Drexel’s Homecoming Dance Party 2013. David Hunt, a junior studying business administration, along with Emmy Levine, were in charge of marketing for the event. Hunt offered some insight… Continued

Snoop Dogg to perform at the Armory

Members of various event-planning groups at Drexel announced that Snoop Dogg would be headlining this year’s Homecoming Dance Party in a private meeting of student representatives held in the Pearlstein Business Learning Center Jan. 23. During the announcement it was revealed that Snoop’s performance will consist of “a full band… Continued

SAFAC launches Dragon Concert Series Committee

The student-run Drexel Student Activity Fee Allocation Committee is supporting the implementation of three campuswide concerts this year with the creation of The Dragon Concert Series Committee. The new committee will continue the existing concert traditions of Homecoming and Spring Jam, as well as add a new concert to the… Continued