Get the Buzz on Samantha Bee

By: Nina Campli, Assistant Student Life and Arts Editor Lately everything in the news is either about the impending world doom, Trump or how he is helping to fuel the impending world doom. When they are not talking about those things, they are giving tips about how to live a healthier lifestyle, which makes you feel bad about the cookies you are eating as you … Continue reading Get the Buzz on Samantha Bee

Heathers the Musical is “Big Fun”

By: Nina Campli, Assistant Editor of Student Life and Arts Need something to do this weekend? Go see Heathers the Musical! The show plays Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. You definitely don’t want to miss this production. Everything about it is professional and well done. Alize Martinez (‘18) said, “I thought the production was really great! The music … Continue reading Heathers the Musical is “Big Fun”

Vegas Shooting 58 Dead and Hundreds Injured

By Colleen Dabrowski Gunfire disrupted the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, Nevada, on October 2, at 10:08 p.m. PST. The country music festival had around 22,000 attendees, over 500 of which were injured and 58 people were killed, according to CNN. Witnesses say gunshots rang out for more than 10 minutes. The shooter, a 64-year-old white man, was found dead in the luxury … Continue reading Vegas Shooting 58 Dead and Hundreds Injured

Violence at the Hands of Police in Catalonia Over Referendum Vote

By Ellie Kreidie Spain is in the midst of a constitutional crisis. On October 1, 2017, the region of Spain known as Catalonia voted on an independence referendum. According to the Government of Catalonia, in a 91.96 percent to 8.04 percent decision, the people of Catalonia, or the 42.58 percent who turned out to vote, voted to leave the Spanish union. But that vote doesn’t … Continue reading Violence at the Hands of Police in Catalonia Over Referendum Vote

Life, the Universe and Everything Else: A conversation with Neil deGrasse Tyson

Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson is a renowned astrophysicist, best-selling author and science communicator. This year he was awarded the Hubbard Medal by the National Geographic Society and joined us on Drew University’s campus to open Drew’s 2017-2018 Speaker Forum Series on Tuesday, September 26. Before his much-awaited talk “An Astrophysicist Reads the Newspaper”, the Acorn’s News Editor, Colleen Dabrowski, spoke to Dr. Tyson about his … Continue reading Life, the Universe and Everything Else: A conversation with Neil deGrasse Tyson

London Excommunicates Uber

By Mel Dikert From uber.com   Many of us are familiar with the facility that Uber has brought to our lives. It is a quick, easy and generally cheap way for people to hitch a ride somewhere, and it provides great job opportunities. It has gained a massive amount of popularity over these last few years in many cities and countries around the world. Cities … Continue reading London Excommunicates Uber

DSEM Heads to New York City

by Nina Campli, Assistant Student Life & Arts Editor For the third consecutive year the DSEM classes took a trip to New York City. This past Saturday and Sunday students, professors and writing fellows went to different spots throughout the Big Apple that corresponded with the topic of their DSEM. Some of these places included: the 9/11 Memorial, Ripley’s Believe It or Not, the Museum … Continue reading DSEM Heads to New York City