Articles by Helen Nowotnik
Sep. 19, 2014
New Farmers Market moves to Chestnut Square
The Drexel Farmers Market, which was taken over by Philadelphia-based agriculture program Farm to City in May 2014, will be moving its operations to Chestnut Square between Zavino and Shake Shack starting fall quarter 2014.
Apr. 25, 2014
Tough Mudder and the human spirit
There has been a lot of talk in the media about the strength of the human spirit surrounding the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing. “Boston celebrates the human spirit,” an ESPN article headline read, and “Human spirit’s still alive in Boston,” read another from CNN. Until this weekend, I’m not sure if I even knew what the human spirit is. It wasn’t until I started running my first Tough Mudder April 19 and ended the day in the hospital that I learned exactly what the human spirit is.
Feb. 7, 2014
NAFTA’s numerous nasty nuances
Twenty years ago, in January 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement took effect. The agreement was proposed by then-Mexican President Carlos Salinas to help the Mexican economy. The theory was that free trade with the United States would stimulate the Mexican economy, and, as a result, many experts thought the amount of illegal immigrants passing into the United States would decrease. They were wrong. NAFTA did not quite end up working the way Salinas dreamed it would.
Sep. 27, 2013
Triangle names LeBow student as Editor-in-Chief
Sandra Petri, a pre-junior studying international business, was selected to be the editor-in-chief of The Triangle for the fall 2013 and winter 2014 terms.
May. 17, 2013
Multimedia collection personifies march to Baghdad
A multimedia exhibition telling the story of the Iraq War through the perspectives of a Marine, a reporter and a photojournalist, “Invasion: Diaries and Memories of War in Iraq,” opened May 15 with a panel discussion in the URBN Center Annex.
May. 3, 2013
Huffington addresses ‘new media’
The Huffington Post President and Editor-in-Chief Arianna Huffington spoke about the positives and negatives of the ever-changing participation-driven Internet April 30 as part of the College of Arts and Sciences’ third annual Distinguished Lecture Series.
Apr. 18, 2013
The social media circus
Were you on Twitter this week? Between the Boston Marathon bombing, the ricin mailed to the president and a Mississippi senator, and the Senate voting down new gun control legislation, Twitter has had a high-traffic week. As the head of social media for The Triangle, it is my job to be logged into TweetDeck all day to monitor what people are saying about our publication. Usually I can let TweetDeck ping in the background while I get work done for co-op, but that was not the case this week.
Mar. 8, 2013
Loss of LeBow senior shocks campus community
Drexel senior Jakub Susul was found dead by his roommate in their off-campus apartment March 2. Susul was a business major with an accounting concentration in the LeBow College of Business.
Feb. 22, 2013
DUCoM hosts AIDS benefit concert
The Drexel University College of Medicine raised $9,775 at the 20th annual Pediatric AIDS Benefit Concert Feb. 16 in the Main Building. Including the Nov. 30 spaghetti dinner, the silent auctions from both events, and special donations, the PABC 2013 Committee raised just over $27,454 for the Pediatric HIV/AIDS Program at St. Christopher’s Children’s Hospital.
Feb. 15, 2013
‘Dragon Cakes’ opens up shop
With the official opening of Dragon Cakes Feb. 11, student bakers in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies’ culinary arts program were busy Feb. 14 filling 30 orders for special Valentine’s Day cakes.