Students Create Green Space at Drew

By Anna Gombert This past week, on April 20, the new Greenery behind Brother’s College officially opened. The space includes benches, potted flowers, native plants, garden decorations, tables and chairs. The team that helped put this project together consisted of Inji Kim (‘19), Josie Emanuelli (‘19), Mason Scher (‘20), Samantha Leinberger (‘18) and Marti Winer, Vice President for University Relations, served as a faculty advisor … Continue reading Students Create Green Space at Drew

Student Government Works to Stop Commons Theft

By Anna Gombert Over the past year, after the opening of the re-renovated Commons, the theft of utensils, mugs and plates has been rampant. Commons has taken steps to try to combat these thefts by replacing their green mugs with paper cups and closing the back exit. The Student Government has started a Dining Hall Concerns Committee that has tried to help address some of … Continue reading Student Government Works to Stop Commons Theft

Trump Bans “Most” Transgender People from Military Service

By Anna Gombert On Friday, March 23, the White House announced a new policy that would ban most transgender people from being able to serve in the United States military. On July 26, 2017, Trump said in a series of tweets, “After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow [t]ransgender individuals to … Continue reading Trump Bans “Most” Transgender People from Military Service

Woman of Color Open Mic Night Returns

By Anna Gombert Almost 100 people overflowed from the Space on Thursday, March 15, as Drew had its second annual Wake the F* Up: Women of Color Open Mic Night (*the F stands for feminism). The event took place in the Space from 8-10 p.m. and was put on by the Feminist Intersection, a new group on campus that is in the process of becoming … Continue reading Woman of Color Open Mic Night Returns

Drew University Responds To Parkland

By Anna Gombert      On Feb. 14, a gunman walked into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, with an AR-15 and opened fire, killing 17 students and injuring more. According to the New York Times, Nikolas Cruz, a former student of the high school, arrived at the school at 2:19 p.m. in an Uber carrying a black duffel bag and backpack. The … Continue reading Drew University Responds To Parkland

India Plans Launch to the Moon in 2018

by Anna Gombert India is planning to land on the moon. While this mission will not be India’s first trip to the moon, it will be their first attempt to land on the moon. The mission of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is unique in that the rover will touch down and explore around the moon’s south pole, where as all other rovers have … Continue reading India Plans Launch to the Moon in 2018

Upcoming International Intercultural Initiatives

By Anna Gombert      Drew’s INTO program, housed in Tilghman, has numerous intercultural activities planned for this semester.      Last semester, INTO facilitated a Japanese language program that consisted of five classes and a field trip designed to allow students to use their new language skills. This semester they will offer a Korean language class, following the same format, with the “field trip” … Continue reading Upcoming International Intercultural Initiatives

Monkeys Have Been Cloned in China

by Anna Gombert Scientists in Shanghai have successfully cloned a macaque monkey. The two cloned monkeys, Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua, were cloned seven and nine weeks ago respectively according to NPR. The monkeys’ names come from the Chinese word Zhonghua, which means “Chinese people.” The method used to clone the primates is the same that produced Dolly, the cloned sheep. According to CNN, the … Continue reading Monkeys Have Been Cloned in China

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Candidates for President Present their Platforms

By Kassel Franco Garibay and Anna Gombert Elections for Student Government president and vice president will take place on Friday, December 1 with Manny Lopez (’19) and Alessandra Le Pera (’20) running against Salma Mahmoud (’19) and Shehab Marzouk (’20). Students will be able to vote online on the Path, or in person from 9 to 11 a.m. in Brothers College and from 11 a.m … Continue reading Candidates for President Present their Platforms

Drew Hosts Annual Speed Networking Event

By Anna Gombert On Thursday, October 26, Drew had its annual Speed Networking event, which allowed students to connect with local executives from the Madison area. The event was held in Crawford Hall and, like speed dating, students got eight minutes to talk to an executive until they had to switch tables. The event has been held for the past several years. Professor of Economics … Continue reading Drew Hosts Annual Speed Networking Event