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Apr. 8, 2016
Lessons learned from a night at a political rally
Like the thousands of others at Temple University’s Liacouras Center, April 6, I was eagerly anticipating seeing Bernie Sanders. As this was my first rally, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. Fortunately, it was an even better experience than I anticipated. Unlike the thousands lined up around the block, I caught a break and got to cut to the front of the line with some of my friends. Immediately, I saw how caring and selfless this group of people were. Thanks to the cut, we ended up with floor access. Fifteen feet away from Bernie Sanders.
Mar. 3, 2016
Temple and Drexel combine resources for seizure study
A new collaboration between researchers at the Drexel University College of Medicine and Temple University, led by research coordinator Vernon Kalugdan and Dr. Ralph J. Riviello, will be focusing on a condition called status epilepticus — named for patients who remain in a prolonged, often life threatening, state of seizure. The prolonged state transforms into a condition called Established Status Epilepticus if symptoms are resistant to typical seizure medications. Status epilepticus is also unique in that only 7-10 percent of these patients suffer from epilepsy, but it has been known to affect both the very young and very old.
Sep. 24, 2015
Charges against Temple professor dropped
Federal prosecutors are attempting to dismiss their case against Xiaoxing Xi, the Temple University professor who was recently charged with espionage.
Oct. 25, 2013
Field hockey shut out by Temple
Junior Allyson Fuller reaches to break up a rush by Temple freshman forward Katie Foran during Drexel’s 1-0 loss to the Owls Oct. 20. The defender played all 70 minutes in the game and recorded two defensive saves. Fuller has one assist this season, which came during the team’s 2-1 win over Saint Joseph’s University Sept. 6.The Drexel field hockey team is coming off an Oct. 20 loss against rival Temple University. The Dragons fell to the Owls 1-0 in a very defensive game. Both teams were scoreless at halftime until Temple converted on a penalty stroke awarded in the 44th minute of the contest.
Oct. 18, 2013
F. hockey racks up two straight
Junior Rebecca Werner looks upfield during a game at Vidas Field last year. After their 1-0 win over Lafayette College, Drexel has now recorded three shutouts this season.The Drexel field hockey team is coming off a weekend of ups and downs against two tough conference opponents. To open the weekend, the Dragons traveled to Boston Oct. 11 to take on Northeastern University in a rematch of the 2012 Colonial Athletic Association championship game.
Oct. 11, 2013
M. soccer stumbles into CAA play
Something must be in the water at Vidas Field, or maybe there has been a bad batch of Wheaties going around. Perhaps, most realistically, someone put a hex on the Dragons, because suddenly, none of the Drexel athletic teams can score goals!
Oct. 4, 2013
Men’s soccer upset 3-2 in the Battle of 33rd Street
Dragons defender Skylar Olson is a starter in his senior season for head coach Doug Hess. With the 3-2 loss to Penn, Drexel falls to 5-3-1 on the season with a home match against city rival Temple upcoming on Saturday.When a rivalry game comes up on the schedule, everything goes out the window. Team records don’t matter. Winning streaks don’t matter. Losing streaks don’t matter. All that matters is the score as the final buzzer sounds.
May. 24, 2013
Women’s tennis program adds two for next season
The 2012-2013 season for the Drexel men’s and women’s tennis teams was a successful year under head coach Mehdi Rhazali. Last year, Rhazali was promoted to head coach of a Dragons program looking to make a mark within the Colonial Athletic Association. In a short period of time, Rhazali has made an initial mark and now has his eyes set on bigger and better things for the program.
Apr. 5, 2013
MBA student starts technology-based nonprofit
James Johnson, a Drexel Master of Business Administration student, co-founded Tech2Educate with Tony Perry, a recent Temple University graduate.
Sep. 21, 2012