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All News tagged "Daskalakis Athletic Center"

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.
Contestants wait for the start of the race at the Rec Recycle Regatta.

Hope Floats and Cardboard Boats Sink at Drexel’s 2017 Rec Recycle Regatta

Three teams participated in Drexel’s annual cardboard boat race, in which students build boats out of cardboard and duct tape that are meant to carry them across the Recreation Center’s pool.
Top stories at Drexel in 2015. Starting at left and moving clockwise: bruschetta appetizer, Princess Grace of Monaco's dress, Provost M. Brian Blake, victory at Dad Vail Regatta, "A Check-Up From the Neck Up" and, background, archived Drexel campus photos.

Top Drexel Stories of 2015

Drexel made a lot of news this year. Check out the best stories about Drexel that came out in 2015.
The court set up for the U.S. Open in the Daskalakis Athletic Center. Photo by Steve Line/

5 Things to Watch at This Year’s U.S. Open Squash Championships

Here are a few intriguing details about this year’s U.S. Open Squash Championships to look for when it’s held at Drexel’s Daskalakis Athletic Center for the fifth straight year.
Mary Semanik, far right, in the lobby newly dedicated to her and her husband, John, speaking with former women's lacrosse player Amanda Norcini (center) and the Mary Semanik Head Coach of Women's Lacrosse, Hannah Rudloff (left).

DAC Lobby Named for Transformative Athletic Directors

The Daskalakis Athletic Center’s lobby will bear the name of John and Mary Semanik, a husband and wife team who led Drexel athletics to new heights for almost three decades.
The Uncle Scotty team in last year's Rec Recycle Regatta on their way to securing the Black Pearl Award for speed.

Cardboard on the Water: Return of the Rec Recycle Regatta

It’s almost time again to take the high seas (the DAC pool) in mighty (taped-together) vessels for Drexel Recreation’s annual, silly boat race.
Glass Squash Court at Daskalakis Athletic Center

Free Tickets: Drexel Hosts World’s Top Squash Players at U.S. Open Championships

Drexel will again be at the center of the squash world this week when the U.S. Open Squash Championships come to campus for the third straight year. And free tickets are available for students, faculty and staff.

2012 US Squash

2012 U.S. Open Squash Tournament Wraps Up at Drexel

Nine days of intense competition at the Daskalakis Athletic Center culminated with a pair of thrilling championship matches at the Delaware Investments 2012 U.S. Open Squash Championships. The tournament saw thousands of squash fans descend on Drexel during the week to get a glimpse at the top squash players from around the world.