“Pharma Bro” Found Guilty of Defrauding Investors

By Brittany Greve Martin Shkreli, a pharmaceutical executive known as the “pharma bro,” was just convicted of fraud and sentenced to seven years in prison. Though he is well-known for raising the price of Daraprim, a drug used to prevent toxoplasmosis infection in people with HIV, by 5,000 percent, Shkreli was actually charged with fraud related to his involvement with Retrophin, a pharmaceutical company he … Continue reading “Pharma Bro” Found Guilty of Defrauding Investors

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

Casperson Introduces New Masters in Education Program

Michael McCurry Starting this year, Drew University will offer a new Masters of Education degree. The new program expands upon the current offerings in the field of education at Drew’s Caspersen School of Graduate Studies, which already offers a Masters of Arts in Teaching that’s aimed at preparing students for their initial New Jersey teaching certificates. “There are two aspects to teacher education: pre-service teacher … Continue reading Casperson Introduces New Masters in Education Program

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

Forum Gets New Equipment

By Olivia Winters Attention, gym rats. Your thirst for cardio can finally, at long last, be quenched. Over spring break, the Simon Forum underwent a big renovation in its upper workout room. Upon returning from Spring Break, students were surprised with a new set of cardio machines, replacing the outdated models that have been used for the past several years. According to Christa Racine, Director … Continue reading Forum Gets New Equipment

Drewids React to Potential Trump, Kim Talks

Michael McCurry Early last week in a surprise move, President Trump agreed to a meeting with North Korean Dictator Kim Jong-un. According to the New York Times, during a meeting with South Korean officials, President Trump was relayed a direct invitation from the North Korean leader. The person who relayed the invitation was South Korean National Security Advisor Chung Eui-yong, who had met with Kim … Continue reading Drewids React to Potential Trump, Kim Talks

“Black Panther” Surpasses $1 Billion Worldwide

By Michael McCurry Marvel’s “Black Panther” continues its record-breaking streak, passing the $1 billion mark at the global box office in just 26 days. The Ryan Coogler-directed film is the 33rd movie to reach the $1 billion box office mark as well as the 16th Disney film to do so. “Black Panther” also joins four other Marvel films at the billion-dollar milestone — the others … Continue reading “Black Panther” Surpasses $1 Billion Worldwide