Drew Gets Medieval at MedFest 2018

By Ryman Curtis On Saturday, April 21, the lawn between Hoyt Hall and the Ehinger Center was transformed into a medieval fairground. MedFest, That Medieval Thing’s annual event, is one of Drew University’s traditions. First held in 1986, 32 years ago, Medfest grew to draw support from off campus, bringing in businesses and lovers of all things medieval alike. Dotted around the lawn were vendors, … Continue reading Drew Gets Medieval at MedFest 2018

In the Face of Vandalism

By Matthew Ludak When I opened my email and read that the Black Lives Matter sign, which had been on display in Seminary Hall, had been vandalized, I was many things, but not surprised. And after talking it over with several friends and fellow students, I quickly realized that nobody else seemed that surprised either. Sure, there was a general sense of angry disappointment, but … Continue reading In the Face of Vandalism

Drew’s SummerTerm Offers a Host of Choices

By Kassel Franco Garibay Registration for Drew University’s 2018 SummerTerm opened March 12, with classes available for Drew students and students of other colleges and universities. Courses are offered from a wide variety of academic departments, allowing students to get 4 or 8 credits closer to graduation. Tuition is offered at the price of $721 per credit, which adds up to $2,884 per 4-credit course … Continue reading Drew’s SummerTerm Offers a Host of Choices

Drew Students Walkout for Gun Control

By Caitlin Shannon Enough is enough. At 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 14, students all over the country walked out of class to demonstrate that enough is enough when it comes to gun violence, and Drew students were no different. As the Brothers College bell tower rang, students, faculty and staff from all three schools gathered on the steps of Mead Hall to demonstrate. The … Continue reading Drew Students Walkout for Gun Control

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

RISE Alum Returns to Share his Journey in the Development of a Cancer Drug

by Katelynn Fleming The RISE program has allowed students to work with accomplished researchers since 1979. Dr. Louis Lombardo was a part of the RISE program at its inception, working with a RISE fellow on lab-based research while earning his B.A. in Biochemistry. He went on to graduate studies at Yale University and emerged with a Ph.D. in Synthetic Organic Chemistry. Last Wednesday, Lombardo returned … Continue reading RISE Alum Returns to Share his Journey in the Development of a Cancer Drug

A Magical Night in the Archives (Hogwarts)

By: Nina Campli, Assistant Editor of Student Life and Arts Photographer: Lynne DeLade Have you ever wanted to go to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry? Thursday, Feb. 4, was your opportunity. At 5 p.m. students and faculty of Drew gathered in the United Methodist Archives and History Center to drink Butterbeer, eat magical treats and enjoy the wonderful world of Harry Potter. This event … Continue reading A Magical Night in the Archives (Hogwarts)

Concert Preview: The Scoop on the Drew Ensembles Concerts

By: Caitlin Shannon, Editor of Student Life and Arts While we’re all worried about final exams and papers looming, Drew’s musicians are busy preparing for their upcoming concerts. At the end of each semester, Drew’s five performing ensembles each put on a concert as a culmination of their work for the semester. The concerts all go up in a crazy weekend of music where the … Continue reading Concert Preview: The Scoop on the Drew Ensembles Concerts

Finals Getting You Down? Relieve Your Stress in One of these Five Ways

By: Willy Nichter, Staff Writer Finals may be an important part of the college experience, but they still tend to make the last few weeks of the semester one of the most stressful times for students. Whether it be cramming for exams or banging out a fifteen-page essay the night before it is due, students can often feel completely overwhelmed by work. However, there are … Continue reading Finals Getting You Down? Relieve Your Stress in One of these Five Ways