Prince Harry and American Actress Meghan Markle Announce Engagement

by Mel Dikert After dating for over a year, Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle have recently announced their engagement and plan to be married in the spring of 2018. The pair met via a blind date set up by a friend, in which Markle commented, “The only thing I asked her was, ‘Was he nice?’” According to the New York Times, the couple … Continue reading Prince Harry and American Actress Meghan Markle Announce Engagement

Drew Students Have Spoken: New Student President and Vice President Elected

by Michael McCurry On Friday, December 1, Drew students elected Salma Mahmoud (‘19) and her running mate Shehab Marzouk (‘20) as their new Student Government President and Vice President. With current President, Jared Sutton, graduating in the spring, two candidate pairs stepped up to replace the outgoing two-term executive. As last year’s election was uncontested, this was the first time since 2015 that Drew students … Continue reading Drew Students Have Spoken: New Student President and Vice President Elected

Public Safety Reports No Transports at Holiday Ball

by Shaylyn MacKinnon This past Saturday, December 2, was the widely anticipated Holiday Ball and, surprisingly, there were no transports. The Holiday Ball has been notorious for rowdy student behavior and transports due to intoxication for years. The Drew Acorn reached out to the head of Public Safety, Bill Ortman, for comment on this surprising turn of events. When asked if the rumor that there … Continue reading Public Safety Reports No Transports at Holiday Ball

Flynn Pleads Guilty on Trial

by Brittany Greve Michael Flynn, the ex-national security adviser in the Trump administration who resigned after just one month in the position due to his alleged involvement with a Russian ambassador during the election, is back in the forefront of the news after he plead guilty this past week to those same allegations almost nine months later. Flynn said he had given “incomplete information” regarding … Continue reading Flynn Pleads Guilty on Trial

Volcano Erupts in Bali, Trapping Thousands

By Ellie Kreidie An SOS Alert was sent out earlier this week to neighbors around Mount Agung in Bali, as the volcano was due to erupt. Officials raised the alert to the highest level on Monday, after fears of a major eruption were mounting. The eruption of the volcano began the week before, but it wasn’t until this week that the largest impact of the … Continue reading Volcano Erupts in Bali, Trapping Thousands

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Leadership Struggle

By Colleen Dabrowski The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is in the middle of a leadership battle that has politicians getting heated on both sides. The CFPB is an independent bureau funded by the Federal Reserve whose central mission, according to their website, is to “make consumer financial markets work for consumers, responsible providers, and the economy as a whole […] protect consumers from unfair, … Continue reading Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Leadership Struggle

Defaulting on Student Loans Can Make You Lose Your License

By Brittany Greve Businessman and investor Mark Cuban has bought the domain http://www.collegedebt.com, to keep track of the current student loan debt in the United States. As it currently stands, student loans are at $1,550,517,988,260.60. As debt levels rise, creditors are taking increasingly tough actions to chase people who fall behind on student loans. The main threat that students now face is states going after … Continue reading Defaulting on Student Loans Can Make You Lose Your License