Articles by Walker Alexander
Oct. 13, 2017
Professor placed on leave due to threats
Drexel University professor George Ciccariello-Maher was placed on administrative leave by the university following backlash to a recent string of tweets and a concern for public safety.
Jul. 28, 2017
Drexel to reshuffle top administrative positions
Multiple Drexel University administrators in top leadership positions will be either leaving the university or changing positions for the new academic year, and this reshuffling has the potential to change the Drexel experience.
Jul. 14, 2017
Triangle Talks with George Ciccariello-Maher
George Ciccariello-Maher is an associate professor of political science at Drexel University who drew national attention earlier this year following a tweet satirizing the White Nationalist theory of “White Genocide.” Professor Ciccariello-Maher sat down with The Triangle to discuss a wide variety of issues ranging from white nationalists and the right-wing media to police brutality, academic freedom, provocative free speech, his classroom philosophy, and his upcoming class, Race and Politics. The class, coded PSCI T180 and scheduled for next fall, will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 to 3:50 p.m. This interview has been edited for clarity.
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. 30, 2017
Hospitality and Sport Management splitting
Drexel University’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management is splitting into two new centers, effective July 1.
Jun. 2, 2017
CCP, Drexel enter transfer agreement, effective immediately
The Community College of Philadelphia and Drexel University entered an agreement May 22 that will transition students graduating with certain two-year associate degrees into junior-year status for pre-identified bachelor of science programs at Drexel.
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. 5, 2017
Students call for Drexel to declare sanctuary status
Drexel Socialists held a rally in Perelman Plaza with the primary goal of pressuring Drexel University administration to declare the university a sanctuary campus May 1.
Apr. 28, 2017
Pennoni receives honor
A press release announced April 19 that C. R. “Chuck” Pennoni, a graduate and two-time president of Drexel University, will receive the 2016 William Penn Award for his contributions to business and the Greater Philadelphia community.
Apr. 14, 2017
Tom Brokaw talks life in news
Long-time NBC broadcaster Tom Brokaw reflected on his 50-year career in journalism at Nesbitt Hall April 8.