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

Drew’s SummerTerm Offers a Host of Choices

By Kassel Franco Garibay Registration for Drew University’s 2018 SummerTerm opened March 12, with classes available for Drew students and students of other colleges and universities. Courses are offered from a wide variety of academic departments, allowing students to get 4 or 8 credits closer to graduation. Tuition is offered at the price of $721 per credit, which adds up to $2,884 per 4-credit course … Continue reading Drew’s SummerTerm Offers a Host of Choices

Former Vice President Joe Biden Comes to Drew

By Kassel Franco Garibay Shortly before the 2017-2018 school year, the Acorn conducted a poll asking the Drew community what they were most excited about when they get back to campus. The results showed that an overwhelming 41 percent of Drewids chose the Drew Forum Lecture Series, beating the next option by 14 percentage points. The highly anticipated series, which is supported by the Blanche and … Continue reading Former Vice President Joe Biden Comes to Drew

Rangers Finish Fourth in Conference Championships

Kassel Franco Garibay The Rangers returned from the Landmark Conference in Germantown, Maryland this past Wednesday both with fourth place finishes, matching the results of the Landmark coaches preseason poll. The women’s swimming and diving team achieved a total of 410 points while the men amassed a total of 472. The Drew athletes won various medals and awards, including the 2017-18 Swimmer of the Year, … Continue reading Rangers Finish Fourth in Conference Championships

An Education on Education

By Kassel Franco Garibay More than half of the children in the world are not learning. According to the UNESCO Institute of Statistics’ 2017 report, more than 617 million children and adolescents are not achieving basic proficiency levels in reading or mathematics. Across the world only 6.7 percent of adults get the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree, and yet every day I am baffled by … Continue reading An Education on Education

Conversion Therapy is the Real Issue to be Fixed

By Kassel Franco Garibay Every single person that identifies as LGBTQ has a different story. These stories all tend to include a process of coming to terms with the fact that they are not heterosexual. These stories range from happy and liberating to downright tragic. Sometimes, this process is complicated when LGBTQ folks are forced to undergo conversion therapy. A recent study by the Williams … Continue reading Conversion Therapy is the Real Issue to be Fixed

A Call for International Understanding

Next week, the world will be tuning in to the 2018 Winter Olympics. Every four years, the international community turns their eyes to one of the greatest athletic events in the world. Throughout history, the Olympic Games have been regarded as a symbol of international cooperation and understanding amongst cultures, and this year is no different. Not for the first time, North and South Korea … Continue reading A Call for International Understanding