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Drexel U. Experts Available to Comment on Protests in Missouri Following Death of Michael Brown
Community & Society / Experts

Drexel U. Experts Available to Comment on Protests in Missouri Following Death of Michael Brown

For more than a week, protestors have taken to the streets in Ferguson, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis, following the fatal shooting of unarmed black teen Michael Brown by a white police officer. While the majority of the demonstrations have been peaceful, some have erupted into violence. The Missouri National Guard was called in, … Continue reading

What Makes Market Basket Employees Irreplaceable
Business & Law / Opinion

What Makes Market Basket Employees Irreplaceable

By Daniel Korschun The battle at Market Basket continues to draw international attention. The dispute pits 25,000 supermarket employees against much of the Board of Directors and its newly appointed co-CEO’s. The employees want their former CEO, Arthur T. Demoulas back at the helm. The Board appears to be looking to sell the company. Employees … Continue reading

How the Market Basket Protests are Unprecedented
Business & Law / Opinion

How the Market Basket Protests are Unprecedented

By Daniel Korschun Unprecedented. That is how the protests at Market Basket have been described by the media and other scholars. Thousands of employees have been picketing stores, slowing deliveries and participating rallies that have effectively shut down the company’s operations. They say they will continue their protest until Arthur T. Demoulas, their beloved CEO … Continue reading

Is ‘Kim Kardashian: Hollywood’ The Modern-Day ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ ?
Community & Society / Science & Technology

Is ‘Kim Kardashian: Hollywood’ The Modern-Day ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ ?

In just over three weeks a mobile role-playing game featuring Kim Kardashian as your life coach has made more than $85 million and is projected to eclipse $200 million in sales by year’s end. While hitching a game to a rising star is a tried-and-tested business plan, the rapid success of this app likely has … Continue reading

Television Industry Expert Available to Discuss Supreme Court’s ABC v. Aereo Ruling
Business & Law

Television Industry Expert Available to Discuss Supreme Court’s ABC v. Aereo Ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court’s 6-3 ruling in favor of American Broadcasting Company in ABC v. Aereo effectively struck down the web-based streaming service’s business plan for capturing and rebroadcasting television content to its subscribers. The court ruled that this model amounted to a violation of the broadcasters’ content copyrights. This issue argued by ABC was … Continue reading