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From the Hottest to the Dumpiest Drexel Students to Display Their Rides at Commuter Car Show

May 14, 2008

What: Drexel University’s commuter students will show off their wheels on campus at the third annual Commuter Car Show. They’ll compete for prizes in a range of categories — “hottest,” “dumpiest,” “modified” (upgrades) and “most spirited” (school spirit).

Visuals: • More than 20 cars and bikes on display in the competition • Winners receiving gifts such as a free Drexel parking space for one academic term • Mario The Magnificent, Drexel’s dragon mascot, checking out the action • Live bands keeping the energy level high

When: Wednesday, May 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Peak time: 1 to 2 p.m. (winners announced at 2 p.m.) Rain date: Wednesday, May 21, (call 215-895-2705 for event information)

Where: Outside Drexel’s Daskalakis Athletic Center, 33rd and Market streets

Who: Cars and bicycles will be judged by Dr. David Ruth, Drexel’s dean of students; Stacey Rose, a senior and student government’s commuter representative; and Drexel Commuters and Drexel Racing members.


News media contact: Brian Rossiter, Drexel News Bureau 215-895-2705, 267-228-5599 (cell) or

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