8 hrs ago
Sparta High School Performs Spring Musical
The Sparta High School Spring musical is High School Musical. Performances begin Thursday, March 13 and run through Saturday, March 15 with a 7 p.m. curtain.
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13 hrs ago
Recent Findings from Drexel University Has Provided New Data on Drug Delivery Systems
Editor at Biotech Week -- Current study results on Drugs and Therapies have been published.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Kick off this year's Philly Tech Week with a gigantic game of Tetris
There's a few reasons why Tetris is one of gaming's most enduring classics: it's easy to pick up, hard to master and can be played on just about any platform -- including the sides of a building .
Detail from image of UCHS from GreatPhillySchools.org
What would the residents of Powelton Village like to see Drexel University do with the University City High School site? Top of the list: create a new K-8 public school to augment the highly regarded Samuel Powel School.
University City Review
Flamenco Superstars Israel Galvan and Pastora Galvan Will Perform at...
Pastora Galvan will perform Pastora choreography with her brother, Israel, on Thursday, March 13 and Friday March 14 at 8 p.m. Israel Galvan will perform his work La Curva on Saturday, March 15 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, March 16 at 3 p.m. All performances will take place at Drexel's Mandell Theater .
Drexel Student Found Dead
Philadelphia's Drexel University was put on alert this morning after a college sophomore died suddenly from a suspected case of meningitis.
Death of Drexel U. student from Pittsburgh investigated as possible meningitis case
Authorities say the death of a student at a Philadelphia university's sorority house is being investigated as a suspected case of meningitis.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Much more than a few small bites - TAPAS
For the past two weeks, the 2014 Flamenco Festival has brought world renowned artists to Philadelphia, who are moving Flamenco in new directions, while spreading awareness about the many layers of complexity, strength, and beauty in their art form.
National frat with local ties eliminates pledge program
A national fraternity with a number of chapters in Southeastern Pennsylvania says it has eliminated its pledge program due, in part, to hazing.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
String and sponges refined into art
It's been hit or miss at Drexel University's Leonard Pearlstein Gallery over the last few years, the former being the terrific and terrifying Wangechi Mutu solo show inaugurating the gallery's new space a little over a year ago, the latter being sprawling international shows that should have been more tightly edited and group shows of local artists ... (more)
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Asking current students for donations is no way to foster school spirit
Imagine that you, a Drexel student, could give back to your community. Imagine that, even by only giving five dollars, you could make a real difference to someone, maybe far away in a third-world country, or maybe just some homeless person on the street in West Philadelphia.
CNHP Health Center to Expand
Eleventh Street Family Health Services of Drexel University, at 850 N. on the eponymous street, received a $2.5 million donation from the Sheller Family Foundation Feb. 17. The health center is expected to use the money to help add a new wing to its building, which is to be renamed the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services ... (more)
Thu Mar 06, 2014
New Real Estate Tool
A screenshot of SheriffRoscoe.com, a site that maps out all the properties up for Sheriff's Sale in Philadelphia.
Bounce to "Little Ghost," the new single from Philly electro-popper W.C. Lindsay
Philly's W.C. Lindsay bridges worlds in unexpected ways. The project of 22-year-old singer / rapper / guitarist / beatmaker Will Lindsay, the band got its start four years ago in the Drexel University basement show scene.
Algae in Glass Cases Could Determine Fracking's Toll
Tucked away in back rooms above the dinosaur skeletons and gawking school groups at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University in Philadelphia a series of file cabinets and drawers houses a whole lot of something you can't see.
Anthony Siedlecki, 92, lineman for N.J. Bell Telephone
Anthony Siedlecki, 92, a longtime resident of Haddonfield who was a career lineman for New Jersey Bell Telephone Co.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
In surprising move, Corbett forestalls deep cuts in food stamps
In a move that surprised even his most cynical critics, Gov. Corbett Wednesday night forestalled an estimated $3 billion in cuts to food stamps in the state over the next 10 years.
Drexel Students To Usher in 2014 Science Fest With the Ultimate Silly Invention
Drexel University students will attempt to set a Guinness World Record next month to kick off the 2014 Philadelphia Science Festival .
Christian Science Monitor
Chavez anniversary: Military parade and opposition protests fight for attention
But that political landscape has changed. As Venezuela commemorates one year without its "Comandante" ChA vez, who altered the course of history in this oil-rich nation, his successor's capacity to sustain the Chavismo movement is facing its toughest challenge yet from opposition street protests.