Oct. 13, 2017
Sep. 29, 2017
Reopening old wounds
100 years ago yesterday, an Australian soldier was shot in the face in the midst of World War I. Now, a century later, his skull is stirring up controversy right here in Philadelphia.
Jun. 9, 2017
As you read this, there are around 3,500 living, breathing students who are chomping at the bit to get to Drexel — all members of next year’s prospective freshman class.
Jun. 2, 2017
How many pieces?
On Dec. 12, 2015, 196 countries committed to adopting the Paris Agreement, an agreement between nations to dedicate efforts towards reducing global greenhouse gas emissions.
May. 26, 2017
More questions than answers
Drexel University officially announced May 25 that the Alpha Tau chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon will be suspended for five years — but to us, TKE’s suspension leaves more questions than answers.
May. 19, 2017
May. 12, 2017
Still a safe place
On May 1, Drexel Socialists held a demonstration protesting Drexel University administration’s refusal to declare the school a sanctuary campus.
May. 5, 2017
Opening old wounds and graves
Philadelphia native H. H. Holmes, subject of Erik Larson’s popular 2003 book “Devil in the White City,” was convicted and sentenced to death in the 1890s for the murder of his business partner. He is more famous for having allegedly murdered several dozen if not hundreds of people during the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair, where he lured guests to his “hotel,” which was home to trap doors, gas chambers and a crematorium, though he was never officially charged for these crimes. H. H. Holmes was hanged at a Philadelphia prison May 7, 1896.
Apr. 28, 2017
March for Science, talk for policy
More than 500 cities took part in the Earth Day “March for Science” on Saturday, April 22.
Apr. 21, 2017
Players get contracts, teachers still don’t
According to philly.com, Central High School teacher George Bezanis is raising money for a plane to fly a banner over the NFL draft, and it won’t be about the Eagles — it’ll be about how it’s been more than three years since Philadelphia teachers have received a new contract.