Drexel Snapshot: Fashion Prof’s Gorgeous Gown Sculptures on Display for the Holidays
Arts & Culture

Drexel Snapshot: Fashion Prof’s Gorgeous Gown Sculptures on Display for the Holidays

Nothing makes a statement quite like a dazzling holiday gown. Miniature, to-scale sculptures of such gorgeous, festive dresses, created by Renée Weis Chase, a professor of fashion design in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, are currently on display at the Joan Shepp boutique in Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Square for the holiday season. … Continue reading

Naughty or Nice? Ugly Christmas Sweaters and Other Holiday Fashion Dos and Don’ts
Arts & Culture / Community & Society

Naughty or Nice? Ugly Christmas Sweaters and Other Holiday Fashion Dos and Don’ts

From sparkles and scarves to jingle bell earrings and Santa sweaters, holiday fashion can bring out the best in us – or the worst. We checked in with the fashion experts at Drexel’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design to find out what’s naughty and nice in this year’s trends. NICE: “Wear an … Continue reading

Is CBS’s Streaming Service The Beginning of The End For Cable?
Arts & Culture / Business & Law

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
Arts & Culture

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 Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary 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 finally was … Continue reading

The Soundtrack of Giving: WKDU’s Electronic Music Marathon
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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