As summer rapidly approaches, it’s time to block off some dates on the calendar for an amazing group of concerts coming through Philadelphia over the next few months. It’s only right that we start with this week’s huge announcement from Jay-Z and Mayor Michael Nutter, in which they unveiled the Budweiser Made in America festival, [...]
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Drexel Police Captain Fred Carbonara arrested Torin Myer, 23, a confirmed University City robber, May 8. Myer confessed to four robberies occurring in University City over the past two weeks and was arraigned May 9. He was charged with four counts of robbery, theft, reckless endangerment of another person, aggravated assault, simple assault, terroristic threats, [...]
The Philadelphia-based dance company Philadanco celebrated the Kimmel Center’s 10th Anniversary Season with “The Philadelphia Connection” April 20 through 22, including performances titled “Gatekeepers” and “Tribute.” The nationally renowned Philadelphia-based dance company Philadanco supported the Kimmel Center April 20-22 during its 10th anniversary season with “The Philadelphia Connection” at the Perelman Theater. After the show, [...]
Philadelphia is home to one of the top 20 food trucks in the nation, as rated by the Smithsonian. Sugar Philly is a dessert truck just a short walk away from Drexel, co-owned by Drexel and University of Pennsylvania alumni John Suh and Franklin Shen, respectively. Suh and Shen first conceived the idea for the [...]
New City Stage Co. presents “Terrorism” There’s a bomb scare at the airport and a suicide at the office. A man ties up his lover, and an old woman plots murder. At the scene of a gas explosion, the rescue workers are busy photographing limbs for fun. What do these situations have in common? Everyone [...]
An associate dean of the LeBow College of Business facilitated a discussion March 1 at the KYW News Radio office about the importance of innovation in the modern business environment. Donna DeCarolis led the program, titled “Leadership in Innovation,” with LeBow Executive MBA alumnus Olakunle Ekundare, who now is the director of standards at Comcast. [...]
Drexel alumnus and chef Chip Roman, who graduated in 2002 from Goodwin College’s culinary arts program, was recently honored by GQ magazine, which placed his restaurant, Mica, eighth on their list of “The 10 Best New Restaurants in America” earlier this month. Mica is a progressive American cuisine restaurant located in Philadelphia’s Chestnut Hill neighborhood. [...]
“Finding North,” a documentary about hunger in America featuring members of the Witness to Hunger research project at the Drexel University School of Public Health, debuted Jan. 22 at the annual Sundance Film Festival. The film competed against 15 other films in the U.S. Documentary Competition of the festival, which ended Jan. 29. While “Finding North” was [...]
The Foundations of Hypnosis Are you fascinated by the idea of hypnosis and often curious about how it works? “The Foundations of Hypnosis” seminar is for you! During your time at this free seminar, you will learn the principles behind hypnosis, how to do effective and quick inductions, what it is like to go into [...]
After an initial review of the Campus Master Plan released by President Fry, we were wholeheartedly behind his intrepid, broad and very needed revamp of Drexel’s direction. More green space, a stronger connection to Center City and the creation of an engaging transportation and retail hub around 30th Street Station are all things that excite [...]
The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program has created over 3,500 murals and works of public art since 1984, earning Philadelphia the title of the “City of Murals.” Since the Mural Arts Program was established, over 100 communities have positively transformed, education outreach programs have been served, and adult offenders in local prisons have broken [...]
On Nov. 2, Jay-Z and Kanye West performed in Philadelphia at the Wells Fargo Center during their “Watch The Throne” tour. The two stars performed hit songs all night long. It’s around 9:15 p.m. on Nov. 2, and the lights in the Wells Fargo Center go out unexpectedly. The sold-out crowd begins to scream as [...]
Admit it: Few things are more adorable than seeing a flock of children toddle around in princess and Buzz Lightyear costumes, with puffy jackets and tights bundled over frilly dresses. This chilly pre-Halloween weekend saw youngsters and their families flocking to Franklin Square Park for Historic Philadelphia’s first-ever PumpkinFest. A fundraiser for the Square, it was [...]
Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell discussed law, politics and the Occupy Philadelphia protests during a discussion hosted by the Earle Mack School of Law Nov. 2. Rendell was prompted to express his opinion about the Occupy protestors, and he challenged demonstrators to organize their efforts. “The fact that they went up to picket against Mayor [...]
Federal Donuts opened its doors at 7 a.m. Oct. 17 with hot doughnuts, coffee, and fried chicken ready for the masses. Located at 1219 S. 2nd St., Federal Donuts and it’s unusual but ingenious menu was brought together by chefs Steven Cook and Michael Solomonov, BODHi Coffee owners Thomas Henneman and Bob Logue, and local [...]
Roger McCain As I write, the “Occupy Wall Street” movement continues and has spread to cities from Portland, Maine to Santa Barbara to Philadelphia. The demonstrators seem to be mostly young people who see little future for themselves in the “new normal” economy. They have been criticized for having no agenda and no specific [...]
Our generation has witnessed the rise of a new type of writer: the foodie. Through the ever-expanding world of online journaling and blogging, people from all parts of the world have been freely able to express their appreciation of food in all its forms. Here in Philadelphia, crowds of these passionate writers swarmed Chinatown Oct. [...]
A lot has changed over the past two years for rapper Wale. After releasing his debut album, “Attention Deficit,” on Allido Records through Interscope in fall 2009. Wale left the label a year and a half later to sign with Rick Ross’ Maybach Music Group and Warner Bros. Now, he’s gearing up to release his [...]
Sadie Says… Got a question? Send it to me at Sadie@thetriangle.org! My name’s Sadie Samson, and I’m an undergraduate student here at Drexel University. I love to write, listen and give my opinion, so ask away! Dear Sadie, I’m not gonna lie: my roommate is an absolute terror. I can’t stand her. She has [...]
Justin Roczniak So you came to Drexel University. Maybe you came for co-op, maybe you came for the education, or maybe you came for the scenery. The oil refineries all lit up at night are beautiful, don’t you think? At any rate, you’re here, you’re a freshman and you probably have no idea what [...]
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