A new data brief released by the Urban Health Collaborative found that almost a quarter of Philadelphians who are obese reported skipping or downsizing a meal because they could not afford it. Philadelphia has the […]
Month: June 2018
A Flakey, Delicious Gluten-Free Croissant… Seriously.
Traditional croissants are delicate and airy pastries, made through “laminating”- a process where cold butter is wrapped with yeasted dough, kept cool and folded repeatedly to create multiple layers. The process in itself is laborious […]
Media Watch: In the Social-Media Age, Are Ad Boycotts Effective?
With all the social media channels available to us, campaigns by angered consumers calling for companies to stop advertising on websites that provide content they deem controversial or that they disagree with — ad boycotts […]
Media Watch: Computer Science at Center of 76ers Twitter Controversy
Strange tweets? Strange coincidence? Or strange individual? Former Philadelphia 76ers General Manager Bryan Colangelo has been fielding a lot of questions about his Twitter behavior, all stemming from the findings of a computer algorithm. An […]
Media Watch: Drexel Students 3D Print a Helping Hand for Young Violinist
When 11-year-old Julian Caraballo performed in his elementary school’s spring concert this year, he saw a few new fans in the audience: three Drexel University graduate students. Tyler Bogaczyk, Kimanthi Gicovi and Alex Hahn — […]
Co-Ops Offer Work Experience Students Need
Written by Drexel University President John Fry and published in Inside Sources, this piece focuses on the need for colleges and universities to prepare students for meaningful careers by incorporating professional work experience into academic […]
For Kids With Crohn’s, Drexel Student Creates a ‘A Guide to Gutsy Living’
After seven years of living with bouts of excruciating gastrointestinal pain and constant trips to the bathroom, the option of ostomy surgery sounded “freeing” to then 19-year-old Jennie David. She knew undergoing the surgery for […]