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

Former First Lady Barbara Bush Remembered

By Ben Slattery Barbara Pierce Bush was remembered Saturday, April 21, for her strong character and sharp wit which led her to become one of the most popular first ladies in U.S. history. She was laid to rest by a political dynasty in which she was a key figure, including her husband and son, whom she helped reach the presidency. An estimated 1500 people showed … Continue reading Former First Lady Barbara Bush Remembered

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

Drew Elects Student Government Senate

By Michael McCurry On April 20, Drew students went to the polls to select next year’s upperclassmen Student Government Senators. Ballots were cast online by logging onto path.drew.edu from the hours of 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The positions on the ballot included four Sophomore Senators, four Junior Senators, four Senior Senators and a Commuter-at-Large Student Senator. “I was on Student Government for a little … Continue reading Drew Elects Student Government Senate

Students Create Green Space at Drew

By Anna Gombert This past week, on April 20, the new Greenery behind Brother’s College officially opened. The space includes benches, potted flowers, native plants, garden decorations, tables and chairs. The team that helped put this project together consisted of Inji Kim (‘19), Josie Emanuelli (‘19), Mason Scher (‘20), Samantha Leinberger (‘18) and Marti Winer, Vice President for University Relations, served as a faculty advisor … Continue reading Students Create Green Space at Drew

DeVos, Department of Education Rolls Back Civil Rights Regulations

By Michael McCurry The Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights has started rejecting hundreds of civil rights complaints that they consider burdensome to the office in accordance with a new protocol. Department officials argued that the new policy is aimed at advocates who flood the office with thousands of complaints about similar violations, overloading the office’s staff with cases that they claim could be … Continue reading DeVos, Department of Education Rolls Back Civil Rights Regulations

Nabi Tajimi, Oldest Person in the World, Dies at 117

By Max Felsenstein The oldest person in the world, Nabi Tajima, passed away on Saturday in Akari, Japan at the age of 117. She was the last known person born in the 19th century as she was born on Aug. 4, 1900. Tajima had nine children including seven sons and two daughters, and according to the Associated Press, she had more than 160 descendants. She … Continue reading Nabi Tajimi, Oldest Person in the World, Dies at 117