Category: College of Arts and Sciences

Homecoming: an athletic week

To be frank, when I first heard of homecoming at Drexel, I thought there will be some sort of prom/dance thing that we have to dress up for (yes, I know right?). I was mentally ready to do all the tedious dress hunting, turns out everything was not what I was expecting!  The homecoming week ...

Good life in Philly

I’m Sunny, 21, and Go Eagles! Being an exchange student, I am always looking for chances to really enjoy life in Philly. Back in my home university in Korea, I was a vice president of an exchange student organization where we helped adjust exchange students to life in Korea through various activities and buddy programs. ...

First Week of School!

I’m Sunny, 21, an exchange student at Drexel University. On January 9, 2023 the winter quarter of Drexel University and my first day of school as an exchange student began! A mandatory orientation was scheduled at 10 a.m. at the intercultural center, so I left my apartment near 9. Since I left the house bit ...

Philly: A home away from home

As a new Irish person living in Philadelphia, it has been quite wholesome to be able to immerse myself in the rich cultural heritage of this city while also maintaining my own cultural identity. One of the things I have found to love most about living in Philadelphia so far is the abundance of Irish ...

My classes in Drexel and MLK day

It was officially the second week of classes, and so far, everything has been going great. I have finally recovered from my frustrating jet lag and got the energy to hit the gym for the first time at Drexel! My mood always gets better after a good sweat. One thing that I wanted to talk ...

Good Bye Seoul, Hello Philadelphia!

I’m Sunny, 21, from Seoul, South Korea to Drexel in Phila, PA On December 29th, 2022 I got on the plane to Philadelphia after teary goodbye to my friends at Incheon International Airport. After about 21 hours of travel, I arrived at my new apartment in Philly. The Uber driver was kind enough to help ...

Christmas Markets in Germany

It’s officially December, and I’m thrilled that the Christmas market season is here! It’s time to listen to “All I Want for Christmas is You,” “Jingle Bell,” or “Felix Navida” while sipping mule wine, drinking hot chocolate, or eating crepes and sausages. While there are dozens of Christmas Markets worldwide, I can assure you that ...

How has my abroad experience changed my thought about my academic and career path?

As Christmas and the holiday season approach, it’s a sign that my abroad experience is coming to an end. Four months in Germany have been filled with remarkable experiences, life skills, and friendships. Before getting into the season of finals and family gatherings, I decided to sit down and write down some thoughts about how ...

The Big Apple

This week was a busy one. Between classes, quizzes and travel I was kept fairly busy. My classes came and went as usual apart from a philosophy quiz on Tuesday. My brain was fried from trying to remember the difference between disjunctive and hypothetical syllogisms. That night I went to the men’s basketball game against ...

Countdown to the Holiday Season

This week saw the last few days of warm weather before the inevitable cold at the tail end of Fall sets in. Although this might be a disappointment for most, I myself love the cold and cannot wait for those days where I can wrap myself up in hoodies and hats. Given my complexion Fall ...