Romaine Responsible for E. Coli Outbreak

By Colleen Dabrowski Nineteen states have been affected by an outbreak of Escherichia coli, also known as E. coli, that Center for Disease Control (CDC) officials link to romaine lettuce harvested in Yuma, Arizona. Ingestion of a food item contaminated with E. coli often leads to illness within two to eight days after consumption, with symptoms ranging from diarrhea to stomach cramps to vomiting. According … Continue reading Romaine Responsible for E. Coli Outbreak

Passed Over

By Olivia Winters אִלּוּ הֶאֱכִילָנוּ אֶת הַמָּן‬ וְלֹא נָתַן לָנוּ אֶת הַשַּׁבָּת‬ דַּיֵּנוּ. “If he had given us the manna and had not given us the Shabbat, dayeinu– it would have been enough!” For former Hillel President Leah Nadel (‘18), “… keeping Passover has always been a way to showcase pride for my different religious traditions. Keeping Passover is also a way to connect with … Continue reading Passed Over

Five Tips for a Great Spring Break

Caitlin Shannon, Editor of Student Life and Arts Photo from: Women’s Valley Clinic In just three short weeks Drewids will be packing up their bathing suits, sunglasses and flip flops to go on spring break. Don’t have plans to sit on a beach drinking piña coladas and reading? Worry not! You still have time to get great deals on flights and hotels. Apps like Hopper … Continue reading Five Tips for a Great Spring Break

New Commons Lounge Dedicated to Generous Alumnus

by Josephine Emanuelli On October 22, Commons was abuzz not just with visiting parents and families but with several Drew alum, students and members of the administration, all of them there to commemorate the dedication of the Joseph B. Baker C’69 lounge. Mr. Baker is an active alum and philanthropist who has donated to Drew several times before his $3.5 million donation to help with … Continue reading New Commons Lounge Dedicated to Generous Alumnus

Drew Honors Latinx Students during Hispanic Heritage Month

By Caitlin Shannon, Student Life and Arts Editor The United States as we know them today would be completely different if it were not for the contributions of Latinx throughout our history. Without Latinx we wouldn’t have the ballpoint pen, the birth control pill or color television. We are currently in the middle of National Hispanic Heritage Month, a celebration started by President Johnson in … Continue reading Drew Honors Latinx Students during Hispanic Heritage Month

The Trials of a Veggie Eater

By Anna Gombert While there are many amazing things about Drew, their food options are not one of them. It has come to my attention that options for vegetarian and vegan students are quite lacking. While I understand that Commons has made a big improvement since last year, it is a struggle to fill my nutritional needs both there and in the EC. Let’s talk … Continue reading The Trials of a Veggie Eater

The Five-Star Michelin Dining Hall Is My Happy Place

Don’t you just love the sweet, fresh aroma of Commons in the morning? There is nothing better than waking up for your early-morning class and stopping by the cafeteria just to be baffled by the multiple breakfast choices. I try to make my way to the Commons early because I simply never know what to get! I’m always overwhelmed by the options. What can I … Continue reading The Five-Star Michelin Dining Hall Is My Happy Place

Commons continues to use disposable utensils

By Andrew Wang As of 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 13, Commons was closed due to capacity issues within the hot water retention tank. After being closed down for two meals on Oct. 14, the Commons opened for full operation around 5:30 p.m. Students were thrilled that they did not have to squeeze into the EC to eat anymore and the Commons’ regular hours resumed. However, … Continue reading Commons continues to use disposable utensils

Breaking News: Commons in Hot Water

by Inji Kim After announcing a capacity issue in the hot water generation tank in The Commons on the afternoon of October 13, Drew made an official statement on that the Commons will be closed until further notice. The campus notifications estimates that it will take 2-3 days to fully address the problem. All meals for Friday October 14 and until further notice will be … Continue reading Breaking News: Commons in Hot Water