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Rodney Gilbert Still Doing the Work

     by Alcides Costa      Whether you saw him in passing with his Gucci loafers and Canadian tuxedo or heard about his illustrious acting and directing classes or productions, you knew that the name Rodney Gilbert carried significant weight around Drew University. With notable quotes such as: “Do the Work” and “Mind. Body. Voice. Soul,” he made his statements so articulate and clear … Continue reading Rodney Gilbert Still Doing the Work

Leaf the Blowers Alone

By Violet Wallerstein Drew is proud of promoting sustainability, and yet during the fall, leaf blowers can be heard all over campus at various hours of the day. Leaf blowers are detrimental and do not serve a useful function other than making the campus look pretty. Drew is spending lots of time, energy and money to push leaves all around campus. While it may be … Continue reading Leaf the Blowers Alone

Adieu London

By Inji Kim To compensate for the rather overwhelmingly cranky voice that dominated my previous article, I have decided to gush over the more glamorous moments we’ve experienced during the program. Sometimes the banality of everyday life eclipses the special moments we get to experience, and this certainly has been a case during my time here.  For example, today, I was on the treadmill, running … Continue reading Adieu London

Wall Undecorator, You Are My Hero

By Nate Chada I’ll be frank—the person who keeps ruining the Tolley-Brown wall decorations? Whoever you are, you’re a goddamn hero. My goddamn hero. A frickin’ godsend. Look, everybody else might find your actions to be toxic, destructive, pointless and all around just a dick move, but I get it. I understand you. Just like me, you are capital-T-Tired of having to walk down the … Continue reading Wall Undecorator, You Are My Hero

Stop Glorifying Men for being Mediocre

There is nothing sexier than a bigot, amiright ladies? Blake Shelton was recently chosen as this year’s ‘sexiest man alive’ by People magazine, and for a solid second we all wondered how many beautiful men had to die to make this possible. We are not sure what standards are used to determine which man deserves this title, but they obviously do not care much about … Continue reading Stop Glorifying Men for being Mediocre

Candidates Make History in 2017 Election

by Michael McCurry The 2017 elections provided big wins for the Democratic Party. With the victories of Phil Murphy in the New Jersey Governor race and Ralph Northam in the hotly contested Virginia Governor’s race garnering a majority of the nation’s attention, a myriad of historic victories took place at the local level all across the country this election cycle. A parade of barrier-breaking firsts … Continue reading Candidates Make History in 2017 Election

Roy Moore: The Republican Problem

by Ellie Kreidie Two weeks ago, it seemed as if Alabama was about to get a new Republican senator, filling the remaining Senate seat vacated by current Attorney General Jeff Sessions. After Sessions’ appointment, Luther Strange was given the Senate seat and was projected to win the election to take on the remaining years of Sessions’ term. Strange, a favorite from the Republican Party establishment, … Continue reading Roy Moore: The Republican Problem