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

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

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

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

Community Action Week Cleans Up Drew

By Mel Dikert April 16 through April 22 marks Drew University’s fifth annual Community Action Week, a whole week dedicated to activities and educational opportunities that allow people to learn about and take action against habits that harm the environment. The activities started on Monday, April 16, with an information session on Alternative Spring Break Service Trips and will continue through the end of the … Continue reading Community Action Week Cleans Up Drew

Drew Hosts the Madison Green Vision Forum

By Kassel Franco Garibay Drew students and Madison community members gathered on the evening of Thursday, April 19, at the second Madison Green Vision Forum co-hosted by Drew University and the Madison Environmental Commission. The event took place in Crawford Hall, consisting of both presentations from Madison students and conversation between the community members and borough councilpersons. Mayor of Madison, Bob Conley, gave the opening … Continue reading Drew Hosts the Madison Green Vision Forum

Student Government Faces Pressure to Act on Black Lives Matter Sign Defacement

By Michael McCurry On Sunday, April 15, Student Government met for their second to last meeting of the current Senate. Coming off the heels of last week’s university-wide announcement about the defacement of the Black Lives Matter sign, the student government faced significant pressure from student activists demanding they take action. Leading the group was former Student Government Senator Richard Taylor (‘20). “That sign was … Continue reading Student Government Faces Pressure to Act on Black Lives Matter Sign Defacement