News used to be a simple reporting of facts. People who wanted to know what was happening in places like Korea, India, Cleveland or Bosnia tuned in to the news and listened to the facts. Yes, believe it or not, people used to listen to the news so that they could get all the facts. […]
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The Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design partnered with the LeBow College of Business to host “A View from the Top with Ali Velshi” Dec. 3 in Behrakis Grand Hall. Students, faculty and alumni gathered to hear Velshi’s input on topics including the current economy, political controversy and broadcast journalism today. Velshi is […]
Stan Wright, a sophomore communication major, was recently elected to the position of editor-in-chief of The Triangle, Drexel University’s independent student newspaper, for the spring and summer terms. David Stephenson, former editor-in -chief of the Triangle, announced March 19 that Wright would assume his position starting spring term. Prior to his election, Wright worked as […]
Updated Wednesday, November 23, 3:45 a.m. A Drexel University student was among three students arrested Nov. 22 at the American University in Cairo and accused of participating in violent protests in the Egyptian capital, the American University said. Gregory Porter, 19, a Drexel international area studies major from Glenside, Pa., was shown around the world […]
22-year-old Drexel student Evan Morris was found by Philadelphia Police officers early July 29 in a private residence in the 3400 block of Race Street near campus. Initial reports suggest that an altercation between Morris and a student from another university resulted in the death. Information on which university the student came from was not released. News […]
Drexel University held a vigil for Japan March 16, in the wake of the earthquake and tsunami that destroyed parts of the country March 11. President John Fry issued a statement via email to the University community March 15 announcing the vigil and expressing the University’s commitment to support those directly affected by the disaster. […]
Students were welcomed back from spring break last week with an assortment of campus activities and events, including the Spring Jam artist announcement, which took place at CAB’s Activities Unlimited, March 30. The Division of Student Life hosted recreational events for students who were starting classes, which allowed them to familiarize themselves with student organizations, […]
Laura DiSanto, a junior majoring in graphic design, was recently elected to the position of editor-in-chief of The Triangle for the spring and summer terms. DiSanto, who is currently on co-op at Duane Morris, LLP, has taken over for Jamie Thomson, who will be graduating this year. Thomson previously held the position for the fall […]
Drexel University alumnus Paul Baran, one of the pioneers of the Internet, died March 26 at his home Palo Alto, Calif.; he was 84. His son, David, reported that Baran’s death was a result of complications from lung cancer. Baran was born in Gordno, Poland, April 29, 1926. When he was two years old, his […]
Drexel associate professor Christopher Li and his student research team recently received the National Science Foundation’s Special Creativity Award for their research on interfaces between hard and soft matter. According to a Drexel press release, this is the first time the Special Creativity Award has been given to someone at Drexel. As outlined on the […]
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