Apologizing for the unapologetic

Earlier on in this semester it came to our attention that some students who have contributed articles to The Drew Acorn have received messages that can only be described as hate mail. Because of the gravity of this issue, we were not able to address the situation sooner in order to avoid interfering with Title IX Office confidentiality and privacy policies and Public Safety’s procedures, … Continue reading Apologizing for the unapologetic

“I’m triggered”

By Violet Wallerstein At least once a day I hear someone, sometimes a friend, use the phrase “I’m triggered” in reference to something funny/annoying/upsetting that just happened. Sometimes they go further and claim “that brings back my PTSD” or “I have PTSD about that.” While these jokes normalize symptoms of PTSD, it is in a mocking way that is harmful to people living with PTSD. … Continue reading “I’m triggered”

Softball celebrates senior day

Over the weekend, the university’s softball team celebrated three members of the class of 2017 against Scranton University in the Landmark Conference doubleheader. The doubleheader ended in a split with the Rangers winning game two with a score of 3-2. Scranton won the first game 13-2 before the Rangers had a walk-off win in game two in the eighth inning, which now brings their record … Continue reading Softball celebrates senior day

End of an era for Coach T

By Kathryn Swenor On April 21, the Drew University Athletic Department announced that head men’s lacrosse coach Thomas Leanos would retire after the 2017 season. Known by his players and other student athletes as Coach T, he is a 1970 graduate of Hofstra University, where he was an All-Met Division All-Star for the team and participated in the North-South All-Star Classic. Having served 34 year … Continue reading End of an era for Coach T

Women’s tennis to host playoffs

By Josie Emanuelli The Drew University men’s and women’s tennis teams combined for a complete victory over Susquehanna University on Sunday, April 23. The men defeated the River Hawks with a score of 7-2, while the women increased their winning streak to 13, winning with a score of 8-1. On the men’s side, the Rangers won virtually every singles match apart from the number five … Continue reading Women’s tennis to host playoffs

Baseball hopes for playoff chance

By Chris Morville Drew’s baseball team has moved forward in their chase for a Landmark Conference playoff spot with a complete three-game sweep of the University of Scranton this past weekend. Throughout the three games, Drew outscored their opponent 25-7, with their largest win coming from a 17-5 score in game two. Drew’s overall record moves to 20-11 and they have put together a four … Continue reading Baseball hopes for playoff chance