Drexel student among Americans arrested in Egypt

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.,… Continued

Cooking with a K

Bruschetta is one of the most versatile antipasto. The word bruschetta only refers to the bread itself, which is typically tossed in olive oil, salt, pepper and rubbed with garlic after being toasted. Thousands of combinations come to mind when I think of bruschetta, all of which involve some variation… Continued

Field hockey confident they can overcome losses

Sophomore midflielder Lindsay McArdle brings the ball up the field along with senior midfielder Monica Baick (6) against Virginia Commonwealth University. McArdle was named to the Colonial Athletic Association’s all-rookie team. 37, 32 and 25 — those are the point totals for Drexel’s top three field hockey scorers last season.… Continued

Drexel graduate bikes across the country

Doug Markgraf, a 2010 Drexel graduate, biked more than 3,400 miles across the country this summer to promote traumatic brain injury recovery and awareness after recovering from a TBI himself. It took Markgraf 56 days and over 3,200 miles to bike through 11 states from San Francisco, Calif., June 27… Continued

College dating site opens to Drexel

Drexel University recently joined the ranks of 350 colleges and universities across the nation whose students are eligible to use the exclusive college meeting and dating site, Datemyschool.com. Classmates Balazs Alexa and Jean Meyer, both pursuing master’s degrees in business administration, originally launched the site in November 2010 at Columbia… Continued

Drexel Law earns full ABA accreditation

The Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University is now fully accredited by the American Bar Association, President John A. Fry announced Aug. 5 in an email to the University community. The announcement came after the Council of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar… Continued

Senior student killed off campus

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… Continued

Research team awarded $2.2 million from Navy

A group of researchers including four professors from Drexel’s College of Engineering won a $2.2 million grant from the Office of Naval Research to investigate new electronic devices based on the coupling of electronic and structural phase transitions in oxide materials, according to a University press release issued June 27.… Continued

The Roots light up the Parkway

The Roots along with Sara Bareilles, Michael McDonald, Estelle and Earth, Wind & Fire graced Philadelphia’s Fourth of July Jam on the Ben Franklin Parkway. As the former capitol and one of the most historically significant cities in the United States, Philadelphia once again did not fail to show its… Continued

Field hockey announces schedule

Drexel field hockey gears up for a tougher schedule than last year’s, especially with the departure of their leading scorer. Drexel field hockey is looking to build off a very strong season as they prepare to face St. Joseph’s University in the season opener Aug. 26 at Vidas Field after… Continued