Having your Drexel co-op in Italy is amazing, but having your Drexel co-op in Italy while working for an Italian football team is just incredible. Luckily enough, that is exactly what two sport management students, Rene Coleman and Cullen Hynes, are doing. The Parma Panthers, based in Parma, Italy, are an American football team playing [...]
Last week the Drexel community finally got to see the product of the Drexel Players’ last couple months of work as they close the 2012-13 season with “The Grapes of Wrath.” Preceded by two lighter performances, “The 25th Annual Putnam Country Spelling Bee” and “To Fool the Eye,” the adaptation of John Steinbeck’s classic is [...]
It always feels like you went back in time to 1940s Manhattan when you dine at The Prime Rib. The first Prime Rib restaurant location opened in Baltimore in 1965, followed by Washington in 1976 and Philadelphia in 1997. All three restaurants were modeled after supper clubs that were popular during the 1940s in New [...]
Two weeks ago I wrote in my column about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender pride events and LGBT organizations as well as protection laws and a multitude of other issues. Since then, the response toward my opinion on those issues has been mixed, with much opposition coming from many who deal with the reality of [...]
Bei Bei Shuai, a Chinese immigrant from Shanghai, was charged March 14, 2011, with the murder of her daughter, Angel, by Marion County, Ind. According to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office report, Shuai was eight months pregnant when she attempted suicide Dec. 23, 2010, by consuming rat poison. Investigators discovered that she attempted suicide because [...]
There is no doubt that Philadelphia is an exciting setting for your four or five years of college. Philly is bursting with culture, history and opportunities that other college students aren’t lucky enough to have. Although it’s mesmerizing to gaze at the Philly skyline, there is nothing quite like eating at a French cafe near [...]
It’s been a long time coming for opponents of the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline — public comments, rallies of over 50,000 people in D.C., petitions from all corners of the globe, and 72-year-old women U-locking their necks to pipeline equipment. The proposed pipeline (with various possible routes) will be used for transporting tar sands from [...]
In last week’s issue of The Triangle, Aaron Strauss wrote a piece in response to the biweekly Queerview column. In this column, he addressed the Catholic Church’s opinion and teaching in regard to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Strauss, as a Catholic, follows those teachings but also agreed with Queerview author Vaughn Shirey [...]
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. The exhibition, currently on display in the URBN Center lobby, includes diary pages from [...]
A doctor at Drexel’s College of Medicine has helped to create the first cesarean section “manikin” that will save lives through realistic C-section simulation training in developing countries. The simulation, dubbed “C-Celia,” will teach health professionals how to perform emergency surgical interventions in areas of the world where neonatal and maternal mortality rates are extremely [...]
Two members of the Drexel men’s golf team were honored for their contributions to the team this season. Head coach Mike Dynda was voted the Colonial Athletic Association Coach of the Year, and freshman Christopher Crawford was voted CAA Rookie of the Year. Crawford was also named Second Team All-CAA. Their awards reflect the success [...]
Seeing a former athlete in the broadcast booth has turned into a common occurrence in today’s sporting landscape. However, a sport like crew typically lacks big-name stars, so when Drexel University graduate Alexandra Paulin found her way into the 6ABC booth for the Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta May 10 and 11, it was quite the [...]
When it comes to movies based on true stories, it is always fascinating to see unbelievable events transpire in a real-life setting. While most schlocky horror movies these days claim to be extracted from reality, it is the crime genre that really succeeds in grabbing and holding my attention. In “The Iceman,” Israeli director Ariel [...]
Some people are content with the typical toast and butter. I am definitely not one of those people. Adding an assortment of your favorite ingredients can transform an ordinary piece of toast into a gourmet dish. Mexitoast is something I concocted while studying for and taking midterms during my sophomore year. When I was growing [...]
In what is estimated to be one of the largest green retrofitting projects in U.S. history, a makeover of the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center is underway in New York City. The cost of the transformation is on the order of $463 million. While the effects that the green technology will have on the massive [...]
The Goodwin College of Professional Studies Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts Program offered its students the opportunity to create a five-course meal for a collaborative dinner May 14 with one of Philadelphia’s top French restaurants, Le Bec Fin. Two Drexel students were paired up with a chef to create a specific course for the meal. [...]
Last week I reviewed a light, delicate beer perfect for a summer day — the Troegs Sunshine Pils. This week I’ll be shifting gears a bit by reviewing a veritable hop bomb, Green Flash Brewing Co.’s West Coast IPA. The India pale ale style originated in England in the mid-1800s. The famed brewing waters of [...]
Dear Eloise, Got any tips for building a resume? Sincerely, Workaholic Will Dear Workaholic Will, As a master of deception, I have a few tips on embellishing your resume to make you appear irresistible for even the most competitive jobs. I suggest making every hobby or skill of yours appear sophisticated. For [...]
The Good Idea Fund and Drexel’s Active Minds hosted an event May 13 for the first day of Mental Health Awareness Week with Tamar Chansky, a psychologist focused on anxiety disorders, who gave a lecture titled “Freeing Yourself from Anxiety: How to Not Let Stress Freak You Out or Worry Fake You Out of Doing [...]
Dario Salvucci discussed the advances made in modeling multitasking in the latest lecture in the College of Engineering’s Dean’s Lecture Series. The talk, titled “Walk, Text, and Chew Gum: A Computational Approach to Understanding Human Multitasking,” was presented May 14 in Mitchell Auditorium. Salvucci, an alumnus of both Princeton University and Carnegie Mellon University, began [...]
- Crew team victorious at Dad Vail Regatta May 17, 2013
- Jewish Center will be first of its kind May 17, 2013
- Fry updates faculty on strategic plan May 17, 2013
- Drexel students co-op in Italy with Parma Panthers May 17, 2013
- Classic Steinbeck comes to life in Drexel Players’ ‘Grapes of Wrath’ May 17, 2013
- How to save the USPS February 1, 2013
- University responds to tuition dispute January 13, 2012
- QE3 on horizon for US economy August 17, 2012
- Law school delays plans for new building April 29, 2011
- Occupy Wall Street dying down April 6, 2012
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