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Taylor Townsend, who plays with the Philadelphia Freedoms, will compete this weekend at the DAC. She is currently undefeated in singles this year and is at a career high ranking of No. 61 in the world.

Tennis at the DAC? Yes, Get Ready For Another Championship, Philly!

Drexel University will host the World TeamTennis Finals at the Daskalakis Athletic Center on Aug. 5.

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Five Little Known Facts: Drexel Recreation Center

Whether you’re a gym pro or a novice, an individual or a group, a Drexel Dragon or community member, there’s something for everyone at the Rec Center. Don’t let these myths stop you from getting through the door and getting your workout on!

The Drexel Dragon posing with the University's cheer squad in the 1990 yearbook. Photo courtesy University Archives.

Hidden Treasures: The 90-Year Evolution of the Drexel Dragon

Drexel University’s mascot has changed a lot through the years ­— from an engineer to a dragon to a dragon named Mario.
Credit: Emily Cheng

Player-Only Villages on College Campuses Could Hinder Student Development

“If you build it, they will come” seems to be the mantra of top football programs around the country that have invested in the creation of exclusive player-only villages. Coaches are behind the concept of the “Athletic Village,” believing it will enhance the togetherness of their team. However, researchers are raising caution to the exclusivity of these compounds – which may support the further segregation of athletes from the campus population that can cause significant social and personal drawbacks.

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In Photos: A Wet But Inspiring Eagles Autism Challenge

Despite heavy downpours at points during the morning, thousands turned up for the Eagles Autism Challenge to support research at the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute.
One child had the opportunity to touch and feel a real-life dinosaur fossil at the Academy of Natural Sciences during Drexel's Inspire a Child to Dream event.

Little Dragons Inspired to Dream — and Create, and Play — at Annual Event

At 2018’s annual Inspire a Child to Dream Day, the children of Drexel faculty and staff came to campus for a special day of activities.
Photo credit: Tommy Leonardi.

Steady as She Goes

Denise Dillon breathed life into the Drexel women’s basketball program when she took over coaching the team 15 years ago. She’s now the winningest coach in program history — and she’s just getting started.
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Heard Around Campus — February

Through the month, Drexel offered ways for faculty and staff to become more engaged with its recycling practices and social networking opportunities.

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Help Drexel Win RecycleMania at Thursday’s Men’s Basketball Game

Besides cheering for the men’s basketball game at the DAC against the University of Delaware, you can help the University win its RecycleMania Game Day Challenge.
The Homecoming bonfire kickoff gave everyone a chance to get cozy on a cool winter night.

Homecoming 2018: A Week in Photos 

Relive all of the fun from Drexel University’s weeklong Homecoming 2018 celebration with a collection of the best images from around campus.
Drexel's men's lacrosse team.

Top ‘Dragon Moments’ for Drexel Athletics in 2017

2017 created many special memories ­— or "Dragon Moments”  — for Drexel Athletics.
Mario the Dragon in a snowstorm.

Winter Term: What’s on Tap?

DrexelNow has a rundown of all the key dates, events and opportunities for students during Drexel’s winter term.