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Dean Announces Reorganization of the College of Arts and Sciences' Department of Culture and Communication

December 17, 2014
Wes Shumar

Last week, the University approved the college's request to reorganize the Department of Culture and Communication into four distinct departments. Those units, and their respective leadership, are as follows:

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Who's a Bigger Idiot? Men, Women or Purveyors of Joke Science?

December 15, 2014
Who's A Bigger Idiot

Did you hear the news today? Science has finally proven that men are bigger idiots than women. Men: Hold on and don’t get too defensive just yet. Women: Don’t gloat, or we may turn out to be the idiots here. Because there are a few problems with this news that we should talk about.

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Communications Student Builds His Brand One Blog at a Time

August 19, 2014
Ian Michael Crumm Drexel Communication Student

It all started with a blog. Eighteen months ago, Ian Michael Crumm launched his eponymous style blog with the goal of showing, in his own words, “what I wear, what I love, what I do and where I go.” And that was just the beginning. In that short time, he’s built what started with his blog into a full-blown lifestyle brand that has spread throughout Philadelphia and is now reaching the rest of the country.

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The Scholar of Street Style

July 24, 2014
Brent Luvaas, PhD

Perched at the entrance of Lincoln Center, on the grand plaza that leads into the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week tent, Luvaas counted fewer photographers on the sidewalks this year snapping photos of the models, magazine editors, buyers and celebrities who swarm the annual event.

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Do Urban Casinos Increase Local Crime? Not in this Case Study

July 17, 2014
Sugar House Casino

Philadelphia’s SugarHouse Casino opened its doors in September 2010 after years of protests from community members who feared that the casino would lead to an increase in neighborhood crime. However, a new study by researchers at Drexel University and Temple University reveals that these concerns were unfounded.

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