Title IX office reveals results of campus climate survey

by Laura Archer, Staff Writer This week, Title IX Coordinator Emily Ralph hosted Drew’s Campus Discussion of Sexual Violence and Climate Survey event. The two discussions took place on Wednesday were open to the entire campus. At the first session, which was attended mostly by faculty and staff, Emily presented the data collected through an Administrator Researcher Campus Climate Collaborative (ARC3) study that was sent … Continue reading Title IX office reveals results of campus climate survey

Robert Shoaf: a professor, a pastor, and a leader at Drew

by Henry Ferchau, Contributing Writer Drew University is one of the country’s most unique colleges, partially because it is home to many inspiring people. Robb W. Shoaf, a professor and pastor at Drew has proven to be one of these inspiring people. Shoaf is exemplary at his job working with the youth of the Madison community, and he aspires to get more involved at Drew … Continue reading Robert Shoaf: a professor, a pastor, and a leader at Drew

Writers@Drew highlights student contest winners

by Willy Nichter, Staff Writer      On Tuesday, April 25, Writers@Drew hosted an event honoring the winners of the English Department’s various creative writing contests. These contests included the Prose Contest hosted by Insanity’s Horse, Drew’s literary magazine, which also launched their 2017 issue during the event.         “It’s one of my favorite Writers@Drew’s, always, because I think that there’s such a diversity of … Continue reading Writers@Drew highlights student contest winners

Pulitzer Prize winning composer Julia Wolfe shares passion in the Forest

by Caitlin Shannon, Student Life & Arts Editor It isn’t often that you get to take a class with a Pulitzer Prize winning composer.  It’s even less often that you get to hear a piece you composed being played by a world-renowned music collective before you even receive your undergraduate diploma. Well, Drew students were awarded these opportunities with the residence of Julia Wolfe, the … Continue reading Pulitzer Prize winning composer Julia Wolfe shares passion in the Forest

WOCO hosts annual march for women’s empowerment against sexual violence

by Nina Campli, Staff Writer Last Thursday WOCO, the Women’s Concerns house on campus, held their annual Take Back the Night march, an event that “… marks our refusal to live in fear and be controlled by the threat of violence perpetrated against us (women).”  Keiran Wilson (‘17), a member of WOCO, explained, “This event is an important and long standing feminist tradition that is … Continue reading WOCO hosts annual march for women’s empowerment against sexual violence

Softball splits against Scranton with playoff hopes still alive

By Mateo Maduro Over the weekend, the university’s softball team celebrated three members of the class of 2017 against Scranton University in the Landmark Conference doubleheader. The doubleheader ended in a split with the Rangers winning game two with a score of 3-2. Scranton won the first game 13-2 before the Rangers had a walk-off win in game two in the eighth inning, which now … Continue reading Softball splits against Scranton with playoff hopes still alive

Professor Spotlight: Michael Avagliano

Where are you originally from, how did you end up at Drew and how long are you planning to stay here?    I’m a Jersey boy, born and raised just a few minutes away in Summit. As a musician, my career has taken me everywhere, from New Jersey to Alaska to Germany and Singapore, but the New York/New Jersey musical scene is still the most … Continue reading Professor Spotlight: Michael Avagliano