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Drexel crew celebrating their third straight overall championship at the Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta.

Drexel Crew Three-peats at Dad Vail Regatta

For the third straight year, Drexel crew took home the overall championship in U.S. college rowing’s most prestigious event, the Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta.
The men's varsity eight team celebrating at last year's Dad Vail Regatta.

A Three-Peat for Drexel at the Dad Vail Regatta?

Can Drexel’s rowers replicate their magic on rowing’s biggest stage for yet another 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.
Kush Navinchandra bowling for Drexel's Club Cricket Squad. Photo by American College Cricket.

Drexel Cricket Builds Name, Reaches National Championship

Just three years ago, Drexel's cricket team had trouble beating local mid-level squads. Now, the club team is one of the best in the country.
A big moment from the homecoming men's basketball game against the College of Charleston.

Homecoming 2015 Photo Recap

It was a good weekend to be a Dragon. Game-winning shots on the basketball court, gravity-defying dives in the pool and stunning dance moves at the Armory: This Drexel homecoming had it all, and now you can relive it here.
Drexel men's lacrosse celebrates its first-ever NCAA tournament victory by dumping Gatorade on coach Brian Voelker

Drexel Athletic Director Picks 20 Biggest Moments of 2014

In a year which featured a collection of Drexel Dragons competing at the highest levels, Director of Athletics Eric Zillmer picks his 20 favorite moments from 2014.
Drexel's growing sailing team

Drexel Sailing Team Getting Into Shipshape

Following the success of the team's trip to France, Drexel's sailing team finds its roster tripling in size as it prepares for the 2015 season.
DAC Pack

Drexel Basketball Set to Tip Off 2014-15 Season

Drexel’s men’s and women’s basketball teams will open their respective seasons this weekend and begin their quest for a Colonial Athletic Association title. The men are on the road against Colorado on Friday, Nov. 14; while the women host Cornell on Sunday, Nov. 16 at the Daskalakis Athletic Center.
Sonny Vaccaro is a former marketing executive and college athlete advocate

Sonny Vaccaro Joins Drexel for Annual Sport for Social Change Conference

Sonny Vaccaro, one of the most “influential and controversial” (Washington Post) figures in sports, will join Drexel University on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 13 – 14 as the keynote speaker for its annual Sport for Social Change Conference. The conference will feature discussions on social justice in sport, athlete’s rights, the future of the NCAA, the misappropriation of American Indian imagery in sport and youth participation in sport. The conference is hosted by the Drexel University Sport Management Student Union (SMTSU), an undergraduate student organization, and the Department of Sport Management in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management.

Celebrity Chef Carla Hall Comes Back to Drexel, This Time in a Food Truck

"Top Chef" finalist Carla Hall and Drexel culinary and hospitality students will dish up Hall's famous hot chicken recipe and others at a food truck on Drexel's campus on Nov. 5.
West Catholic Prep cheerleaders at Maguire Field

Drexel and West Catholic Preparatory High School Open Athletics Field

West Catholic Preparatory High School and Drexel University celebrated the official opening of an open-grass area located within Drexel’s Vidas Athletic Complex that was converted into a synthetic field for both institutions to use. A $1.5 million gift from the Maguire Foundation made the transformation possible.
Team in locker room

Han Dynasty Owner Gives Drexel Men's Basketball Team a Taste of China

In preparation for its upcoming trip to China for a series of exhibition games, Drexel’s men’s basketball team received some expert coaching in Chinese culture from Han Chiang, well-known restaurateur and owner of seven Han Dynasty restaurants in Philadelphia and New York City.