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 […]
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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 of cheeses, meats, dried fruits, […]
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. Christina Mastropaolo, Susan Ciufo and […]
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 to Fall Rivers, N.J., Aug. […]
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 University. The website, available only […]
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 approved the school’s application for […]
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 […]
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. The Drexel professors on the […]
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 patriotism and celebrated the Fourth […]
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 defeating the Hawks 7-1 at […]
Students from the Drexel University College of Engineering watch the the final launch of the Space Shuttle Atlantis, July 8, 2011 in the lobby of Bossone Auditorium. Drexel engineering alumnus Christopher Ferguson, ’84, is the commander of STS-115, the final mission of the space shuttle program. For more information on the flight: Students design patch […]
Very few objects have ever been launched into space, but a few Drexel students will have the distinct experience of having their creations carried into orbit. A team of graphic design students has given the crew on the final space shuttle mission something that the astronauts will hold close to their hearts, literally, by designing […]
This year, Drexel was lucky enough to present the talented freshman dance team, FreshDance. This group of girls has marveled their peers for the second term in a row after their first successful concert, “New Beginnings,” this past winter. To top off such a fantastic term, the girls ended with a bang: the freshman dance […]
Critically acclaimed indie band Death Cab for Cutie came to the Trocadero Theatre Saturday, June 4 on a tour of smaller venues in support of their new album “Codes and Keys.” Because of the significant decrease in size from Death Cab’s usual venues (they’re coming back to Philadelphia in August to play The Mann Center), […]
Drexel sophmore attackman Nick Trizano and Robert Church play offence against Delaware Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Team The Philadelphia Inquirer has chosen to honor seven different Drexel student-athletes by naming them to the Academic All-Area Team. These student-athletes were able to maintain a 3.2 grade-point average while also excelling on the field, court or […]
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