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Stop-and-Frisk Appeal Déjá Vu
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Stop-and-Frisk Appeal Déjá Vu

The New York City Police Department’s controversial stop-and-frisk practices are back in the spotlight. Again. It’s been a little more than a year since U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin ordered the NYPD to change its stop-and-frisk practices because they constituted unconstitutional racial profiling, but that ruling has not officially been put in place yet, as … Continue reading

Is CBS’s Streaming Service The Beginning of The End For Cable?
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Is CBS’s Streaming Service The Beginning of The End For Cable?

CBS recently announced that it will begin streaming its programming live online via a subscription service in selected markets. The move is certainly a victory for cable-cutters –those who eschew cable service in favor of viewing content online- but according to Drexel television industry experts, it might also be the first thread that starts the … Continue reading

The Mystery of Drexel’s Rare David Bowie Recordings
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The Mystery of Drexel’s Rare David Bowie Recordings

Rare finds from David Bowie’s personal archives of handwritten lyrics and stage costumes are currently shown at the “David Bowie Is” retrospective exhibit at the Chicago Museum of Modern Art. But which ones are stored away in the legendary musician’s personal collection, thanks to a Drexel University professor? It took over 30 years, but Bowie … Continue reading

The Soundtrack of Giving: WKDU’s Electronic Music Marathon
Arts & Culture

The Soundtrack of Giving: WKDU’s Electronic Music Marathon

For the first time in seven years, Drexel’s student-run radio station WKDU 91.7 FM is bringing back its Electronic Music Marathon (EMM) fundraising event for this upcoming Columbus Day weekend. Drexel DJs will host local DJs while raising donations for two local arts education nonprofit organizations. “We decided to bring back the EMM this year … Continue reading

Five Questions You Should Ask When Choosing a Therapist
Health & Medicine

Five Questions You Should Ask When Choosing a Therapist

Seeking care for behavioral health concerns, whether for yourself or your child, can itself cause some stress – especially if you don’t know what to look for in a therapist, or if your insurance coverage for mental health is limited or nonexistent. Here to help is Jennifer Schwartz, PhD, director of Drexel’s new Psychological Services … Continue reading

Obamacare’s Healthcare.gov Roll-Out: One Year Later
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Obamacare’s Healthcare.gov Roll-Out: One Year Later

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the controversial launch of HealthCare.gov, the federal government’s health insurance marketplace, and the beginning of enrollment in Obamacare. So how are the embattled health care law and its website faring one year later? According to nationally recognized health law expert Robert Field, PhD, a professor at Drexel University’s Kline … Continue reading