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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

Terror Attack in New York City Leave Drew Shaken

By Olivia Kingree Eight  people were killed and at least a dozen more injured in a terrorist attack last week when a man drove down a bike path in lower Manhattan hitting bikers, pedestrians and a school bus. Sayfullo Saipov, a 29-year-old Uzbek man living in New Jersey, drove a rented Home Depot pickup truck approximately 10 blocks down the bike path. A note inside … Continue reading Terror Attack in New York City Leave Drew Shaken

Drew Hosts Annual Speed Networking Event

By Anna Gombert On Thursday, October 26, Drew had its annual Speed Networking event, which allowed students to connect with local executives from the Madison area. The event was held in Crawford Hall and, like speed dating, students got eight minutes to talk to an executive until they had to switch tables. The event has been held for the past several years. Professor of Economics … Continue reading Drew Hosts Annual Speed Networking Event

Soft Magic at Drew

By Maïmouna Kanté & Kassel Franco Garibay On the evening of  October 27, the Malawian writer, sociologist and human rights advocate, Upile Chisala attended Drew’s African Students Association’s event to read some of her work. Last year, in November 2016, the DASA was granted up to $1000 through the Drew’s Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict (CCRC) as part of a series called Arts of … Continue reading Soft Magic at Drew

Stop Investing in Your Own Failure: An Interview with Upile Chisala

By Maïmouna Kanté and Kassel Franco Garibay Kassel Franco Garibay: Many of the things you talked about during your reading really stood out to me, one of them being the fact that you said you like to celebrate women in your book and celebrate women every single day. What are some ways you can celebrate women? Upile Chisala: I think it starts by lifting the … Continue reading Stop Investing in Your Own Failure: An Interview with Upile Chisala

Update on Puerto Rico: Drewids Get Involved

by Mel Dikert The Drew Disaster Relief Coalition held a disaster relief panel on Tuesday, October 24 at 7 p.m. to bring different perspectives and angles on disaster relief together in one educational session. Topics discussed included how to create your own flood bucket and future plans for the club. One such future plan, explained by Pearl Sutter (‘18), the communications manager of the Coalition, … Continue reading Update on Puerto Rico: Drewids Get Involved

Drew University Board of Trustees Appoints New Members

by Anna Gombert Drew University appointed six new board of trustee members. The new inductees include Joyce Brocaglia, Gregory Gordon, Gaetana Kopchinsky, Sanjay Mirchandani, Andrés Peñate and Suneet Varma, joining other trustees to make up the 35 person board, which includes President Baenninger. Gordon, Kopchinsky and Mirchandani are all graduates of Drew. Several of the members work with the College of Liberal Arts, the Caspersen … Continue reading Drew University Board of Trustees Appoints New Members