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Drexel President Gets Five-Year Contract Extension

Drexel University has extended the contract of President John Fry for five more years. The Drexel Board of Trustees announced the move at its latest meeting. […]


FBI Warns Area Colleges of Threat of Violence for Monday

This is a developing story. On the weekend following the deadly campus shooting rampage at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, the FBI has warned Philadelphia-area […]


A Sneak Peek at Drexel’s World-Class Costume Exhibition Opening Tomorrow

Fashion junkies, aspiring designers and blogger wannabes alike: The greatest fashion resource in this city is about to open its doors to the public. Starting tomorrow, you can […]


Drexel Food Truck Bill Tabled

In June, Councilperson Jannie Blackwell introduced legislation to limit food truck numbers and movement on and around Drexel University’s campus. Earlier this month critics called […]


Foot Orgasm? Drexel Prof Says Yes, Explains Footgasms

It wasn’t so long ago that we all had a few chuckles over Drexel University’s virtual butt, a hysterical-looking tool that allows medical students to […]


New Legislation Could End Drexel’s Food Truck Culture

When Philadelphia city councilman Mark Squilla’s legislation to modernize Philadelphia’s code regarding food trucks and carts passed earlier this year, the Philadelphia Mobile Food Association saw […]


Headlines: Big Plan to Cap the Railyards at 30th Street Station Needs You

After the planning process for the 175-acre area surrounding 30th Street Station officially kicked off in January, the Philadelphia 30th Street Station District Plan is starting to […]


University City Science Center Plans Massive Live-Work Innovation Hub

The surge in development in University City is showing no signs of slowing down, especially now that Wexford Science + Technology has unvieled plans to […]


Drexel’s Virtual Butt Draws National Attention — Again

Last week, as I scrolled through my Facebook feed on my phone, I kept seeing the same photo of a seated man with his gloved hand inside a plastic […]


Hotel News: The Study at University City Breaks Ground

Drexel University is making some noise this week. Hot off of announcing their big plans for the Korman Quadrangle, Study Hotels and Hospitality 3, a […]


Drexel’s New-Look Quad Will Feature Campus Green, Renovated Korman Center

Any university worth its salt has a centralized location where everyone gathers. At Penn, it’s College Green. Temple has Beury Beach at the Bell Tower. Drexel […]


Drexel Professor Accidentally Sends Anal Beads Porn to Law Students

File this under “Big ol’ oopsie.” Above the Law reports that Lisa McElroy, a professor at Drexel University’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law, accidentally sent her students an […]


3201 Race Street Plans Apartments, Homes and Childcare

A Drexel-owned lot at 3201 Race Street looks to have a new life in its not-too-distant future. Radnor Property Group plans for a glassy 16-story apartment […]


Drexel Hosting Spring Series of Dining Events

This Spring, Drexel University’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management is hosting a series of events including a wine pairing event with the New York Times […]


Drexel Alum Emily Selke Killed in German Plane Crash

The Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday claimed the lives of all 150 people on board, including 2013 Drexel University graduate […]