Articles by Gina Vitale
Nov. 17, 2017
Students walk out of class to protest prof’s removal
Students in George Ciccariello-Maher’s class, Race and Politics, are once again lobbying for his return to campus.
Nov. 17, 2017
Lancaster Walk lit up for Epilepsy Awareness Month
The row of trees on Lancaster Walk and outside the Paul Peck Alumni Center aren’t wrapped in purple lights just to brighten your nighttime stroll — they’re for National Epilepsy Awareness Month, thanks to a partnership between The Good Idea Fund and the Undergraduate Student Government Association.
Oct. 27, 2017
Drexel alumna discusses treating patients in Las Vegas aftermath
When trauma surgeon Deborah Kuhls saw the influx of patients at the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada the night of Oct. 1, all she had been told was that there was an active shooter.
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.