Articles by Gina Vitale
Sep. 29, 2017
Nanodiamonds may make lithium batteries safer
In the A.J. Drexel Nanomaterials Institute, diamonds are not just for jewelry and drill bits.
Sep. 15, 2017
How to get to class: a visual guide to the academic buildings
If you look at your schedule, you’ll probably see that you have classes in a lot of different buildings, and you might have no idea how to get to them. Don’t panic — we’re here to help.
Sep. 15, 2017
What I Wish I’d Known
Hi there! Welcome to Drexel University. I don’t know about you, but when I first started college here three years ago, I had no idea what I was doing. I’m sure you’re much smarter than I was, but in any case I’ve written you a guide to some things I wish I’d known when I first stepped onto Lancaster Walk. Maybe when someone invents time travel (a DU grad no doubt), I’ll be able to hop back and deliver it to my 17-year-old self.
Aug. 25, 2017
Biomed prof. receives funding for pediatric cardiac research
The Hartwell Foundation has awarded $100,000 per year for three years to a biomedical engineering associate professor researching artificial heart components for infants and children at Drexel University.
Jul. 21, 2017
Parents sue two Drexel fraternities following son’s brain injury
The parents of a former Drexel University student who suffered brain damage after a 2015 altercation have filed a lawsuit against Drexel’s Pi Kappa Phi fraternity chapter and others, according to a press release from the parents’ law firm published Thursday.
Jul. 13, 2017
White nationalist flyers reportedly found on campus
Flyers containing white nationalist messages have been reportedly found on Drexel University’s campus, according to a July 2 tweet by Twitter user 72pfm.
Jun. 9, 2017
PA politicians respond to US Paris Agreement withdrawal
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney is one of 187 mayors who have said they will honor the Paris Climate Agreement despite the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw, according to a statement by the Climate Mayors group.
May. 24, 2017
TKE suspended for five years
Drexel University placed the Alpha Tau chapter of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity on a five-year suspension on May 23, an anonymous source told The Triangle.
May. 19, 2017
Rape alleged at Pike
According to the Drexel University Crime Log, a sex offense was reported May 13 at Pi Kappa Alpha, commonly referred to as Pike.
May. 19, 2017
Writers, musicians featured at Drexel Writing Festival
The Drexel Writing Festival, hosted by Drexel University’s Department of English and Philosophy, took place from May 9 to 11 and featured a series of writing-related events.