By Colleen Dabrowski Netflix’s new comedy series, “Atypical”, is a coming-of-age story about an 18-year-old boy named Sam. Sam is on the autism spectrum and has come to the conclusion that he wants to start navigating the intricacies of dating and romance. The show’s intent was to answer the question: “What does it mean to be normal?” When it was first announced, the show seemed … Continue reading New Show, Typical Stereotypes
While Drew makes a good effort to address the different needs of its student body, there is still a long road to travel in order to make sure that, regardless of whether a student has a disability or not, they can thrive and learn at the same level as their counterparts. It has been discussed before that most buildings are not handicap accessible. But the … Continue reading Academic Accessibility Continues to be Inaccessible
By Hannah Bouchard I have heard plenty of talk about the tuition decrease and was excited at first, but soon after began thinking: “It was bound to happen eventually.” I mean that. I have had extremely passionate conversations with friends from high school about the cost of college and what I have learned is both sad and frustrating. Schools are just too expensive, and it … Continue reading Tuition went Down: It was About Time.
By Anna Gombert On Sunday, September 10, President Baenninger sent out a campus wide email, announcing the university’s plan to reset tuition, reducing it by 20 percent. The news was then shared across the university’s different social media accounts. The following evening, an informational forum was held about the topic in Crawford Hall, where students could learn more about the reset and ask questions. The … Continue reading Drew Announces Tuition Decrease of 20 Percent
By Hannah Bouchard Image from newsweek.com On Thursday, September 7, an 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit the southern coast of Mexico, making it the strongest earthquake to strike Mexico in a century since an 8.0 magnitude quake hit in September of 1985. The most recent death toll has been confirmed as 96, 71 of these coming from the southern state of Oaxaca, 15 from Chiapas, and … Continue reading High-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Mexico
By Ellie Kreidie In 2015, Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla confirmed publicly that Puerto Rico’s debt was “not payable” and if the government was not able to successfully grow the economy, the country would turn in a “death spiral”. Since then, the issue of Puerto Rico’s debt crisis has flooded every part of the country’s government and has suspended growth across the country. With Hurricane Irma … Continue reading Puerto Rico Faces More Economic Trouble After Irma
By Matthew Ludak The sun had not yet fully risen when I arrived at Emancipation Park in Charlottesville, Virginia. It was barely 6:30 in the morning, but there was a large police presence in and surrounding the park already. The main roads had all been shut down, and a sort of box had been created to keep the protesters in and away from … Continue reading An Eyewitness’ Approach to Charlottesville