On July 20, 1969, mankind took its first step on the moon. On May 3, 2014, that became the second-most important “first”in history. The Drexel Dragons men’s lacrosse team is on its way to its first National Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament berth in their otherwise storied history after topping Colonial… Continued

Hunters, gatherers and you

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending “Love, Lust and Loathing: The Science Behind Our Strongest Emotions,” organized by the Philadelphia Science Festival. Of the six scientists (and one comedian) who presented that evening, the lecture that stayed with me most was by Coren Apicella. An assistant professor of… Continued

Towson sweeps Drexel softball

It was another dismal week for the Drexel softball team, whose only win came April 16 against La Salle University. Overall, the Dragons went 1-5 this week, which included a sweep by Towson University. Drexel is now 12-29 on the season and has a tough matchup April 20 against Georgia… Continued

Sweetgreen offers fresh alternative

One of the absolute worst things one can do to oneself is to go on a diet. Now I fully understand that being healthy is important, but to sacrifice food for that goal is abhorrent. There is a small point of merit in that by starting a diet you may… Continued

M. soccer makes statement to CAA

In the final two men’s soccer matches of the 2011 season, Drexel defeated No. 12 James Madison University by a score of 2-0 and played to a 1-1 draw against No. 16 Old Dominion University. Even though those two results only raised the Dragons’ disappointing season record to 5-10-3, head… Continued

Authorities detain four-time robber

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… Continued

Diwali students celebrate Festival of Lights on campus

The lobby of Drexel’s Main Building was transformed into an illuminated oasis to celebrate the Hindu “Festival of Lights,” Diwali, Oct. 27. Students from Drexel and the University of Pennsylvania, as well as organizations from around Philadelphia, came together for an evening of culture and festivities. “Diwali Lights” was primarily… Continued