Articles by Maggie Fedorocsko
Feb. 1, 2018
Drexel to hold “Future of American Playwriting” panel
Drexel University’s Department of Performing Arts will hold a “Future of American Playwriting” symposium in connection with EgoPo Classic Theatre as part of EgoPo’s John Guare Festival, Feb. 3 at 4 p.m. in Nesbitt Hall.
Jan. 26, 2018
Day-Lewis delivers unforgettable last performance
The term “phantom thread” refers to a phenomenon supposedly common at the turn of the century: seamstresses coming home from factories after working long hours would find themselves repeating the motions of sewing with no actual thread to work with. It’s a fitting, if enigmatic, title for Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest film, reuniting him with his “There Will Be Blood” star Daniel Day-Lewis for what is purported to be his final performance.
Jan. 19, 2018
Drexel housing: blessed not stressed
“Where are you living next year?” is a question that evokes instant panic, endless headaches and bitter dissatisfaction for many Drexel students.
Dec. 1, 2017
Drexel launches $750 million fundraising campaign
“I know that the world is going to change, and, therefore, the University must change with it,” A.J. Drexel notoriously said.
Dec. 1, 2017
President Donald Trump hosted an event Nov. 27 to honor Native people who served as code talkers in World War II and were able to use their language to assist with transmitting secret radio messages. The event hosted three of 13 code talkers in the White House, where Trump made some statements meant to honor the veterans. However, in his speech, Trump also aired his ongoing grievances with Democrat Sen. Elizabeth Warren by making a comment about her supposed shared heritage with Native peoples.
Nov. 17, 2017
Professor goes on Democracy Now!
Following the church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, George Ciccariello-Maher, a politics and global studies professor known for his controversial public comments on the structure of race in society, cited “whiteness” as a contributing factor to mass shootings in an interview with Democracy Now! on Nov. 6.
Nov. 10, 2017
2017 Analytics 50 Winners Awarded
“We are proud to recognize distinction in analytics among this diverse group of impressive organizations. The Analytics 50 is a powerful way to honor business solutions and to strengthen the intersection of academia and industry,” Paul Jensen, interim dean for Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business, said.
Nov. 10, 2017
Keep in touch
As you briskly saunter through Center City, prudently dodging through the vibrant crowds, past the hodgepodge of sights, smells and sounds, you feel a jittery sensation cascading through your gleaming physique. Something in you erupts and no, it’s not just that post-Halal burn. The bustling city around you places a content smile across your face, and you feel as tall as William Penn perched on top of City Hall. Look at yourself. You’re a grown-up now, ready to take on Drexel University, with the sixth largest city in the U.S. as your playground. Nobody can tell you not to skip that bio homework, to put down that pizza you’re about to have for breakfast, to clean that black abyss you call your bedroom, or to stop roaming the city at 3 a.m. — and you totally, definitely, seriously don’t have to keep you parents in the loop about anything — except you totally, definitely, seriously should.
Nov. 3, 2017
Timothy Kurzweg named vice provost
Timothy P. Kurzweg, an electrical and computer engineering professor at Drexel University, has been appointed vice provost for undergraduate education to foster student achievement at the university.
Sep. 15, 2017
Proud to be a Dragon
“Drexel is different.”