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Just Dropping In

“The runner goes aaaand the throw isn’t in time. Hernandez is safe at second. Safe and Secure with New York life…” If stolen base calls like this sound familiar to you, then you’re probably a sports fan. Further, you’re probably familiar with the “AT & T call to the bullpen” and “Chevrolet player of the … Continue reading

For Those Who Have Played “The Sims”
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For Those Who Have Played “The Sims”

Right now, I’m wishing I were playing Sims. I’ve been an avid Sim-player since I-can’t-remember-the-year-but-we-had-a-PS2. Now I’ve upgraded to playing Sims 4 on my laptop, Vladimir. In terms of age, if we are comparing the Sims franchise to computer series, Vladimir is basically the Original Sims Game. Therefore, since download, he now makes sounds at … Continue reading

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How to Read Jane Austen

“It is a truth universally acknowledged” that to know Austen is to love her. Whether your first Jane Austen novel of choice is “Emma,” “Sense and Sensibility,” “Pride and Prejudice,” or another, below are some basic guidelines for approaching her work and getting the most out of your experience. (You will have to forgive me, … Continue reading

What’s it Like to Have Articles Written About You? A Realistic Interview with Someone Who Can Tell Us
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What’s it Like to Have Articles Written About You? A Realistic Interview with Someone Who Can Tell Us

Since I’m significantly (less) more sophisticated as an intern this year, I now receive assignments with which to work. As for this week, I decided to tackle “Interview with a Drexel Personality.” First step was deciding whom to interview. Essentially, if you go to Drexel and have a personality, you qualify. This is more difficult that … Continue reading

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Dr. Catudal on the Doctrine of Orexis, Have We Become Spiritually Anorexic?

“When students come to me to talk about their senior projects, I say, ‘Well, what interests you?’ And sometimes there’s a pause. It’s a worrisome pause.” -Dr. Jacques Catudal The Doctrine of Orexis Last week, I sat down with Dr. Jacques Catudal, an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Drexel University, to talk about the doctrine … Continue reading

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Arguments over Food

When people ask me what I study and I reply “food science” in an effort to keep the explanation short, the conversation often takes on one of three scenarios. Scenario 1: “Hmm. I’ve never heard of that before. What is that?” I proceed to discuss how food science covers everything from understanding why our food … Continue reading

Actual Questions You Will Hear as a Five-Year Co-Op Student
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Actual Questions You Will Hear as a Five-Year Co-Op Student

Hi! I’m A-Drexel-Student-In-The-Five-Year-Program. 1. “Oh, so you’re coming out with your master’s degree?” No. 2. “When are you done school for the summer?” Never. 3. “Why would you do that?” I’m glad you asked. It’s because I have an aversion to free time. 4. “What’s a co-op?” I spend six months going to class in … Continue reading