No Couch Necessary: Digital Media Program Showcases Top Games and Animations For Your Playing, Viewing Pleasure
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No Couch Necessary: Digital Media Program Showcases Top Games and Animations For Your Playing, Viewing Pleasure

The students who made a video game where you can save kittens in space, and help real cats on Earth as well, have taken an insidious turn with their second mobile game offering: Malevolence, Inc. This time they’ve cast players as employees at a company (that we can safely assume is up to no good) … Continue reading

Drexel Snapshot: Giant, Underwater Spear From Revolutionary War to be Recreated in Drexel Lab
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Drexel Snapshot: Giant, Underwater Spear From Revolutionary War to be Recreated in Drexel Lab

This massive, iron-tipped spear was affixed to the bottom of the Delaware River during the Revolutionary War to thwart British ships intending to invade Philadelphia. More than two centuries later, the giant spike—which was pulled from the murky depths of the river about eight years ago—is being recreated in a Drexel lab. Using a CNC … Continue reading

A Portal to an Unexpected World
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A Portal to an Unexpected World

Photographer Stuart Rome has always had a unique perspective on the world. From the early days of his career photographing ancient art treasures in Latin America or contemporary trance rituals in Haiti and Indonesia, he became sensitized “to patterns of imagery within nature,” which provided insight into the artworks and cultures he was capturing on film. “Even in … Continue reading

How to Build a Street Festival
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How to Build a Street Festival

Joseph Esposito, a senior in the Westphal College’s entertainment and arts management program, has been skateboarding since he was eight and working with Philadelphia’s Franklin’s Paine Skatepark Fund since coming to the city, but he has a bigger vision for giving back to the sport that’s given him so much. This weekend Esposito’s vision becomes … Continue reading

Drexel Snapshot: MAD Dragon Students Help Artist Behind ‘Mad Men’ Theme Song Release Vinyl Album For Record Store Day
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Drexel Snapshot: MAD Dragon Students Help Artist Behind ‘Mad Men’ Theme Song Release Vinyl Album For Record Store Day

This clear-gold vinyl record is one of just 1,000 special-edition copies of the Icebird album “The Abandoned Lullaby” that will hit the shelves in honor of Record Store Day on April 18. Students from MAD Dragon Records are working with Philadelphia-based recording artist RJD2, whose song “A Beautiful Mine” is known widely as the theme … Continue reading

From Don’s Suits to Megan’s Boots: Mad Men Fashion Undressed
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From Don’s Suits to Megan’s Boots: Mad Men Fashion Undressed

From Don’s perfectly tailored suits to Peggy’s buttoned-up business attire and Megan’s beehives and go-go boots, Mad Men’s award-winning costumes are as compelling as the characters that wear them. As the second half of the seventh and final season premiered last night, we checked in with fashion historian Clare Sauro about the historical accuracy of … Continue reading