Holocaust survivor and artists brings story of hope and creativity to Drew

by Taylor Tracy, Staff Writer Even out of the darkest and most hopeless periods of human history come stories of inconceivable hope, courage and survival. More amazing is when these survivors take their experiences and commit their lives to inspiring others and creating as a response to human destruction. Eighty-seven year old Holocaust survivor and artist Tibor Spitz spoke to a packed audience earlier this … Continue reading Holocaust survivor and artists brings story of hope and creativity to Drew

London attack leaves many killed and injured

by Anna Gombert On Wednesday, March 22 around 2:40 p.m. in London, there was a deadly attack outside Parliament. An assailant drove a car into a crowd of people, injuring many and stabbed a police officer with a knife. There are a reported five deaths and over 40 other people were included. The attacker was identified as 52-year-old Khalid Masood, born in Kent, and it … Continue reading London attack leaves many killed and injured

Drewids trace the historical use of torture in recent lecture

by Brooke Winters LC 28 was packed on Monday, March 20, when guest lecturer Professor Lisa Hajjar from the University of California gave a talk titled, “The Afterlives of Torture: Executive Power versus International Law in the Age of Trump.” Hajjar’s work focuses on the use of torture, international and federal laws, and targeted killing through drone strikes. Students, professors from a variety of departments … Continue reading Drewids trace the historical use of torture in recent lecture

Baldwin Honors scholars collaborate to host series of events concerning immigration

by Inji Kim Ever since President Trump’s attempts to reshape immigration policies have started, many have voiced their concerns about the potential political and social repercussions. Leslie Loffredo (’19) was no different, concerned about how much the Drew campus would be affected. The initiative to turn her concern into action began when she consulted Professor Louis Hamilton, the Director of the Baldwin Honors Program, who … Continue reading Baldwin Honors scholars collaborate to host series of events concerning immigration

Drew president reacts to executive order

By Aliyah Kiesler On Jan. 27, President Donald Trump passed an executive order that will affect and restrict immigrants from the following Middle Eastern countries: Syria, Iraq, Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Libya and Yemen. This executive order bars refugees from these nations from entering the United States for 90 days, and bans residents from the previously listed countries from entering for 120 days. Mixed messages have … Continue reading Drew president reacts to executive order

Castro dead at 90

by Sotirios Doolen On Nov. 25, at approximately 10:29 p.m., Fidel Castro died. Castro was the former president and prime minister of Cuba who overthrew the U.S. backed military dictatorship and ruled Cuba with complete power from 1959 to 2006. After falling ill, he handed over power to his brother Raul, who has ruled as President ever since. As a controversial revolutionary and creator of … Continue reading Castro dead at 90

Wonder Woman Named as a UN Ambassador

by Charlotte Brockway Last Friday, the United Nations announced Wonder Woman as Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls. The decision came as part of a campaign to raise awareness on Sustainable Development Goal 5, which is achieving gender equality and empowerment for all women and girls. It is one of 17 goals set by the UN to achieve a more prosperous, protected … Continue reading Wonder Woman Named as a UN Ambassador