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March 13, 2020

Over Spring Break 14 Drewids had the opportunity to go on the shortTREC to Belize. The overall focus of the trip was to observe the health of the world’s second largest coral reef. The students also studied a variety of different species of coral and marine life in the...

February 15, 2020

Did you know that pedometers were a thing during the 18th century? Neither did I until I attended “Early Data Bodies and Anglo-American Empire,” a talk by Jacqueline Wernimont of Dartmouth College which took place on Monday night in LC 28. The room hosted around 30-45...

February 7, 2020

Chipotle, pizza, painting and music were advertised for the Paint By Numbers event hosted by UBP this past Monday night, and that is exactly what was delivered to the students. 

Upon walking into Crawford Hall at 7 p.m., students were able to pick which painting they wo...

January 24, 2020

This winter, Seasonal Affective Disorder, commonly known as SAD, will affect many university students, especially those living in areas with less sunshine, like Drew University’s New Jersey campus.  SAD is a type of depression that comes and goes with the seasons, typi...

November 22, 2019

In case you ever end up needing to go to the Student Conduct office, it’s best to know who you are dealing with before walking in. William Petrick is the Assistant Dean of Students, but that’s not all that he does. 

This week, Petrick sat down with the Acorn to discuss...

November 8, 2019

Now that autumn is here and winter is slowly approaching, flu season is beginning. While the virus usually starts in October or November, it tends to peak between December and February. However, the flu can last until May in the United States because, in actuality, the...

November 1, 2019

The Pumpkin Spice Latte has surely been on the rise in the drink industry over the past couple of years. If you do not know, the drink in question consists of cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, steamed milk, espresso, sugar, pumpkin spice and is topped off with whipped cream to...

October 25, 2019

In case you were not aware yet, this past spring St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Shelter in Madison started a new program: Doggy Field Trip Days! Essentially, a person is able to take a dog out of the shelter for the day to take on walks, car rides or just to curl up in be...

October 18, 2019

It is hard to believe the semester is already half-way done! Midterms are upon us, and study sessions are gearing up. So, I checked in with some Drewids to see how the semester is treating them so far. 


Summer Zhang (’20)  

What is the har...

October 11, 2019

There is a new face around campus! Rachel Sawyer is a new Coordinator of Residential Engagement for the first-year residents in the Tolley-Brown complex and Coordinator of Diversity Programming on campus. 

After receiving an undergraduate degree in Communications with a...

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