Oct. 13, 2017
Moving on from dorm life: pros and cons
After having lived in Kelly Hall for almost a year, the switch to The Summit at University City has been a major change after the freshmen dorm life to which I had become so accustomed. Living in Summit these past weeks has made me realize that there were a lot of things about Kelly Hall that weren’t all that great, but over time I became almost oblivious to them.
Oct. 6, 2017
To bias or not to bias
I’m sure all of you have just been through the termly ritual that is textbook buying season. You’ve gone to your first class, hoped the textbook wouldn’t be mandatory, found out you need it for homework assignments, paid $300 for it and read the first two chapters in a foolish belief that if you start well, you’ll stay up on the reading all term. Even though most of us don’t like them, textbooks are a required part of how we all learn in school.
Sep. 29, 2017
Conquering the quarter
The quarter system that Drexel University operates under is one that can be quite overwhelming, especially if you haven’t ever experienced this type of system before. The main aspect that some people have trouble with is the speed. Because each quarter is only 10 weeks, classes go very quickly and professors have to fit as much important information as they can into the 10 weeks.
Jun. 9, 2017
Reflecting on freshman year
Entering college life, I was rather pessimistic about the whole idea because of the fact that I’d been homeschooled for all of my educational life. I had never been to any kind of public, private or any other type of school, but I did start going to community college at fifteen years old as an early college start student. As an early college start student, I was only allowed to take two classes per term, which wasn’t too difficult, but I was heavily occupied with studying for the PSAT and SAT, as well as other subjects that I was studying at home.
Jun. 2, 2017
Be smart about off campus housing
I like to compare dorm life to ice cream sandwiches — great in theory, but in practice, just messy.
May. 26, 2017
Take Back the Night Walk raises awareness
The Take Back the Night Walk was an event hosted by Alpha Phi Omega in an attempt to help raise awareness about sexual assault and rape culture on college campuses.
May. 26, 2017
What is a break?
In summertime, the living is supposed to be easy — but not for Drexel students.
Apr. 21, 2017
Bye bye, freshman 15
Drexel University offers its students a vast array of resources that can be used to help with both academic and nonacademic needs.
Mar. 17, 2017
Don’t get overinvolved
Drexel University is so much like the city around it. It’s hectic, rushed and full of endless opportunities to get involved. Coming to college, you will be encouraged by so many people to join a variety of different clubs to become a part of something bigger. You absolutely should.
Mar. 17, 2017
Optimizing the college experience
Being involved in a Drexel University student organization is something that can have all kinds of different benefits.