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    Drexel University is one of the most prominent institutions for higher learning in Pennsylvania for a multitude of reasons, chiefly its history, educational programs, urban location and remarkable architecture. Founded in 1891, Drexel remains a landmark in the great city of Philadelphia. Located a few blocks outside the city’s center is the university’s principal structure known today as the Main Building, which is situated at 31st and Chestnut. The university shares geographic proximity with the

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    engineering or dentistry. His list of candidate institutions included Drexel Institute of Technology and Temple University, each of which was local and had arranged a program so that a student could work full-time to earn tuition while attending college. Upon receiving letters of acceptance from both schools, a flip of a coin at the counselor's desk cemented the lifetime decision: engineering it was! Almost immediately after starting Drexel, I was certain that I had chosen incorrectly. My father was of

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    Centrust Bank

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    loyal buyers of Drexel underwritings. They paid fat trading and investment banking fees to Drexel and helped the firm to launch bigger and bigger deals. CenTrust held more than $1 billion in junk bonds and worked closely with Drexel. The relationship was launched when Drexel led an underwriting syndicate of five investment bankers that raised $12 million in subordinated debt to bolster CenTrust's capital base. Eventually, CenTrust also bought $1.4 billion in junk bonds from Drexel. Moreover, in early

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    Gary Winnick founded Global Crossing in 1997, observing the surge in telecommunications of the 1990’s and utilising it to construct the largest fibre optic network in the world for the purposes of transmission of voice, text, video and other data between 27 countries. The Company went public in 1997, with Winnick maintaining hold of 27% of stock in the company valued at $1.4 billion, and a year later held a market value of £38 billion surpassing Ford Motors. Winnick employed the services of Salomon

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    up. College athletic programs around the country recruit high school athletes to participate in their sports programs. However, athletes are not always able to afford attending these universities. Thus, athletic scholarships at a collegiate institute provide a student-athlete with the opportunity to attend a University for no expense of their own. Receiving

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    Another Heisman candidate, Jameis Winston, is currently under investigation for a myriad of rules violations, to include receiving compensation for autographs. While universities often provide a full scholarship to their athletes, the funds are not adequate to cover daily expenses incurred by these players. The NCAA and universities should compensate their athletes, or loosen rules and regulations that inhibit the athletes to receive compensation for their likeness. Until college athletes receive

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    The Problem With Modern Education

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    shower students with higher grades in order to keep low-demand classes at the minimum enrollment. “As a result of the university’s widening elective leeway, students have more power over teachers” (Edmundson 153). For example, at Drexel University, and many universities across the country, they are doing away with tenure and more and more professors are part-time, and have no security in their job. This leads to professors tailoring their instruction to what the student, the “consumer” wants and

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    academic eligibility. In the documentary of Schooled: The Price of College Sports explain the pros and cons of student athletes getting paid or not and the NCAA rules of college sports. Because of the what all the students are doing for the college/university I believe students should get back for their service of the field for entertainment. One reason being if institutions paid their student athletes for their service on the playing field,

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    In 1852 when John Henry Newman wrote his essay, “The Idea of a University,” he wanted to convey that a University’s purpose was to be able to educate first-rate members of the social order. Newman’s theory, although over a hundred years old, still applies to today’s college students; many are seeking higher educations to not only lead to successful careers, but to also become an improved person in society. In a time when human endeavor was being redesigned, as industries, philosophies, and sciences

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    Greek Life at Colleges

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    question I set forth on how Greek life differs from college to college is quite broad because I cannot go to all the universities in the world comparing and contrasting Greek life. Studies show that there are top ten schools known for its Greek life. The most publicly known schools out of the top ten happen to be Lehigh University, Pennstate University, Virginia Tech, and University of Florida (College Magazine). Greek life in colleges on my perspective is tending to get out of hand. Although many

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