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February 21, 1994 | By Tim Panaccio, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
He was told when the season began not to even bother coming out for the team. He decided to walk on, anyway. No one gave him much of a chance, least of all Drexel, which didn't even list him on its preseason roster. So yesterday was sweet redemption for Chris Kohles. The 6-foot-6 junior forward from Abington High picked up a crucial offensive rebound and scored what proved to be the winning basket as Drexel beat Northeastern, 71-64, to go 20-3 overall, 10-1 in the North Atlantic Conference.
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November 14, 2007
Who: Drexel (2-0) at Florida Gulf Coast (1-0) When: 7 o'clock Where: Alico Arena, Fort Myers, Fla. TV/Radio: None/WNTP (990-AM) Note: This is Florida Gulf Coast's first home game since moving up to Division I. The Eagles are 80-11 all time at Alico Arena.
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April 10, 1994 | By Mayer Brandschain, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Drexel's unbeaten varsity eight won its third race of the season at yesterday's sixth annual La Salle University Invitational Regatta. Boats from 22 schools participated on the Cooper River in Camden County Park. Drexel, coached by Steve Orova and victorious over George Washington and St. Joseph's in previous regattas, stroked powerfully over the 2,000-meter course to win in 6 minutes, 12.1 seconds, in a cold, sharp crosswind. Bucknell was many lengths back in second place and later triumphed in the women's varsity eight.
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February 21, 1998 | By Marc Narducci, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Delran's Christine Kasprzak, a three-year starting midfielder, will play her college soccer at Drexel. Kasprzak signed a letter of intent with Drexel on Thursday evening. She was a first-team all-Burlington County Liberty Division selection last fall, when the Bears went 17-3-2 and were ranked fifth in South Jersey by The Inquirer. An unsung midfielder also known for her defensive skill, Kasprzak scored six goals as a senior. Kasprzak said she received a partial academic and a partial soccer scholarship.
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January 20, 2012
TYLER HALE AND Kamile Nacickaite scored 14 points apiece to lead Drexel in a 66-39 rout of Northeastern in women's basketball action at the Daskalaskis Athletic Center last night. Hollie Mershon added 13 points as Drexel (9-7, 5-1 CAA) led by as much as 30 and had 15 points contributed off the bench. Deanna Kerkhof and Jamie Conroy each scored 12 to lead Northeastern (3-14, 1-5).  
SPORTS
February 5, 2010
Drexel will travel to Bradley on Feb. 20, during the NCAA's Bracketbuster Weekend. The game, scheduled for 7 p.m., is considered an official Bracketbuster contest since it will not be televised. The event provides programs from 14 participating conferences, a chance to face top nonconference opponents about three weeks before Selection Sunday. Drexel and Bradley will have to win their respective conference tournaments to reach the NCAA tournament. Drexel is 13-11, while Bradley is 11-11.
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January 18, 2004 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
Tim Whitworth led Drexel to an 80-76 victory over William and Mary in a seesaw Colonial Athletic Association game last night. Whitworth, a graduate of Chestnut Hill Academy, scored 22 of his 30 points in the second half. That included a three-pointer that broke a 74-74 tie with 29 seconds left. Drexel (8-6, 3-2 Colonial) and William and Mary (4-11, 1-5) followed a roundabout route to that tie. William and Mary had led by as much as 11 in the first half. Drexel, which trailed by 38-35 at halftime, led by as much as 14 in the second half.
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January 25, 2015 | By John N. Mitchell, Inquirer Staff Writer
When: Saturday at noon. Where: Daskalakis Center. TV/Radio: NBC Sports Network/ www.gragons.com Records: College of Charleston (6-14, 1-6 Colonial Athletic Association), Drexel (4-14, 2-5). Coaches: College of Charleston, Doug Wojcik (3d season, 44-43), Drexel, Bruiser Flint (14th season, 232-187). Last meeting: Drexel won, 58-45, at home on Feb. 26, 2014. College of Charleston's top three: Canyon Barry (12.2 ppg., 5.6 rpg), Joe Chealey 11.9 ppg, 3.5 apg.)
SPORTS
January 18, 2015 | By John N. Mitchell, Inquirer Staff Writer
When: Saturday at 4 p.m. Where: Bob Carpenter Center, Newark, Del. Radio: www.gragons.com Records: Delaware (3-13, 2-3 Colonial Athletic Association); Drexel (3-13, 1-4). Coaches: Delaware, Monte Ross (9th season, 118-154), Drexel, Bruiser Flint (14th season, 231-186). Last meeting: Drexel won, 69-65, on Feb. 23, 2014 at home. Drexel's top three: Damion Lee (20.4 ppg., 5.9 rpg.), Tavon Allen (10.2 ppg., 2.9 rpg.), Rashann London (8.0 ppg., 2.4 rpg.)
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July 26, 2015 | By Madeline R. Conway, Inquirer Staff Writer
A man who killed his father in 1982 was charged Friday with the rape and murder of Jasmine Wright, a recent Drexel University graduate who was found dead last week in her West Philadelphia apartment. James Harris, 56, had worked as a maintenance man at Wright's apartment building, Homicide Capt. James Clark said Friday. Harris was fired from his job there a week before Wright's death, but still had keys to the building. Wright, 27, was found dead, apparently strangled and beaten, on July 16 in her third-floor apartment on the 200 block of South 50th Street.
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July 24, 2015 | BY VINNY VELLA, Daily News Staff Writer vellav@phillynews.com, 215-854-2513
IT WAS ALMOST by accident that Tyshawn Toney reconnected with Jasmine Wright, an old friend from Penn State University. A few weeks ago, a photo of her at Drexel University popped up on his Facebook. Toney, who works at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, had no idea that Wright was in Philly completing her master's in public health. Toney, 31, laughed last night as he recalled their first meeting in a late-night visit to a Sheetz convenience store in State College. "She was always the quiet one," Toney said as dusk fell at Drexel Park, on Baring Street near 32nd in Powelton, where about 10 of Wright's friends gathered to honor her memory.
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July 20, 2015 | By Dylan Purcell, Inquirer Staff Writer
Philadelphia police said Saturday that a man was being questioned by investigators as a person of interest in connection with the death of a recent Drexel University graduate. Jasmine Wright, 27, was strangled inside her West Philadelphia apartment last week, police said. After she was not heard from, Wright's family asked police to check the apartment. Police found no signs of forced entry when they entered the unit Thursday and discovered her body. Evidence has led investigators to believe that Wright may have known her assailant.
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July 20, 2015 | BY DAVID GAMBACORTA & VINNY VELLA, Daily News Staff Writers gambacd@phillynews.com, 215-854-5994
SOME PEOPLE stumble aimlessly through life, hoping to find purpose before their hourglass runs out of sand. Jasmine Wright wasn't one of them. "She had a promising future, she was definitely going to make a difference," said Wright's former roommate at Penn State University, who spoke with the Daily News last night on condition of anonymity. "It's beyond sad that her future got cut down so early. " At 27, Wright already had traveled the world in relentless pursuit of something simple, pure, noble - helping the less fortunate.
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July 18, 2015 | By Robert Moran, Inquirer Staff Writer
The body of a 27-year-old woman who appeared to have been beaten and strangled was found Thursday afternoon in her West Philadelphia apartment, police said. Jasmine Wright was in her third-floor unit in the 200 block of South 50th Street. Her father could not reach her by phone and asked an apartment attendant to check on her, said Homicide Capt. James Clark. Wright, who lived alone, was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:35 p.m. She was a 2015 graduate of Drexel University's School of Public Health, a Drexel spokeswoman said Thursday night.
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July 17, 2015 | William Bender, Daily News Staff Writer
The truck : Nice change of pace here in a food truck scene that's heavy on tacos and other Mexican fare. You can tell from a block away that Royal Tea Truck - a bright red and yellow truck featuring pandas and bubble tea - is bringing a bit of Chinatown to Drexel University's campus. Specialty drinks : So. Many. Beverages. Specialties include the Royal Tea (green milk tea, pudding and tapioca), Iron Man (mango and passion fruit, popping boba and rainbow jelly), Spider Man (strawberry and lychee, rainbow jelly and lychee jelly)
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July 17, 2015 | BY VINNY VELLA, Daily News Staff Writer vellav@phillynews.com, 215-854-2513
"LIKE A PUNCH in the gut. " That's how Keith Hooks said he felt upon hearing that Jasmine Wright, 27, his kind and quiet neighbor, had been found brutally murdered in her apartment. "It's just sick," Hooks, 53, said last night, mere feet from the slain Drexel University grad's front door, directly beside his own. "She was professional and sweet," Hooks said. "She just went about her business and didn't bother anybody. "And she certainly didn't deserve this. " Wright's body was found about 2:30 p.m. inside her third-floor apartment on 50th Street near Locust in West Philly, Homicide Capt.
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July 13, 2015 | By Lini S. Kadaba, For The Inquirer
Paul McCartney keeps a piano bedside to try out musical ideas that come to him in the middle of the night. Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin ( The West Wing , Sports Night ) overcomes writer's block by taking six or more showers a day. And John Kounios, a pioneer in the study of insight, rides the quiet Regional Rail car on his commute to and from his West Chester home so he can carve out a creative, idea-inducing space for himself. The Drexel University professor of psychology further isolates himself by donning noise-canceling Bose headphones (to block the rumble of the train)
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July 2, 2015 | By Susan Snyder, Inquirer Staff Writer
Drexel University has laid off "several dozen" administrative employees as a result of a new admissions policy that brought in fewer freshmen for the fall. University officials declined to specify the number of layoffs or how many vacant positions were eliminated, but said the move - along with other cost-cutting - will save $18 million. No faculty members were cut. The employees were to be dismissed by Wednesday. "When we made the conscious decision to take a smaller class size to increase quality, we knew we were going to have to cut administrative costs," said Lori Doyle, senior vice president for university communications.
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