W. soccer has fleet of freshmen

Oscar Wilde supposedly said that youth is wasted on the young. Ray Goon certainly hopes that isn’t the case. Goon, head coach of the Drexel women’s soccer team, is bringing in eight freshmen for this upcoming season, pairing a massive influx of young talent with an already-young team. Last season,… Continued

Golf coach Dynda recognized by Philly Magazine

As far as the Drexel golf team is concerned, the future just keeps looking brighter. The team’s head coach, Mike Dynda, was named the best golf pro in Philadelphia in the August edition of Philadelphia magazine this past week. It is his second Philadelphia-based award of recognition since he began… Continued

The Graduates

“It is not easy to be a pioneer — but oh, it is fascinating! I would not trade one moment, even the worst moment, for all the riches in the world.” — Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States The Photograph that Started… Continued

Scenes from the World Cup on South Street

The sidewalks of South Street are buzzing. Off-gold cans of Warsteiner beer exchange hands and an adventurous few walk around with their beer in plastic boots. In a little over an hour, Germany and Argentina will face off for soccer supremacy in the World Cup final. Lionel Messi will try… Continued

Professor to direct city public health

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter announced June 27 that James Buehler, professor in the Department of Health Management and Policy at the School of Public Health, will be taking over as health commissioner. This announcement came along with the announcement of the departure of three senior staff members: former Health Commissioner… Continued

Utley heats up, Phils meander

The Phillies never make it easy, and this season, that has proved to be truer than fans care to admit. This time, the front office has a heavy hand in the blame, and this was reinforced tenfold this week. Recently, Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. went on “The Mike… Continued

Phillies need to focus on the rebuild

Remember when the Phillies would hit themselves back into games that were poorly pitched? Or when the pitching was dominant enough to make up for a bad hitting stretch? How about when the Phillies could sweep a team and it wouldn’t be a surprise? Phillies fans do remember these things,… Continued