The Triangle (newspaper)
The Triangle is the independent student newspaper of Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Editions of the paper are printed early every Friday morning; they are distributed in buildings on Drexel's campus as well as in select locations in University City, Philadelphia.
The Triangle was first published on February 1, 1926, under the direction of students with University advisors functioning only to offer advice. The publication has been on a weekly schedule during the academic school year with bi-weekly publication during summer. The Triangle began publishing in color in the summer of 2004. During the summer of 2007 publishing switched from tabloid to broadsheet format. Sections include News, Sports, Opinion, Arts & Entertainment, and Style.
The Triangle has won several Mark of Excellence Awards which honor the best in Student Journalism from the Society of Professional Journalists. First place in Editorial Writing (2000), General Column Writing (2000), Second place in Editorial Writing (2001), and third place in Sports Column Writing (2001). In 2004 it won two National Pacemaker Awards for excellence in college newspapers.
One of the paper's most notable former columnists is Chuck Barris. A 1953 graduate of Drexel, Barris, among other things, created and hosted The Gong Show, wrote Freddy Cannon's 1962 hit single "Palisades Park," and was the subject of the movie Confessions of a Dangerous Mind. John Gruber, creator of Daring Fireball was also a former columnist and past Editor-in-Chief. Albert Boscov, the chairman and chief executive officer of Boscov's Department Stores, was a sports writer in 1948.
An April Fool's Day edition of The Triangle, known as The Rectangle, has been published yearly since 1941. This publication features satire pieces, fake advertisements, and fictionalized articles.
|The Triangle Staff|
|Managers and Directors|
|Managing Editor||Calvin Kiniale|
|Production Manager||Emma Dietz|
|Staff Manager||Jahnavi Kalyan|
|Chief Copy Editor|
|Co-Chief Copy Editor||Palak Bhargava|
|Co-Chief Copy Editor||Mikayla Butz-Weidner|
|Comics Editor||Alexander Gray|
|Assistant Comics Editor||Jelani Kelly|
|Business Manager||Utkarsh Panchal|
|Finance Director||Liza Kosareva|
|Marketing Director||Linda Sigg|
|Social Media Coordinator||Alexandra Pachowski|
|Sales Executive||Darsh Ghandhi|
|Sales Executive||Joshua Hamilton|
|Sales Executive||Lavesh Appiah|
|Sales Executive||Noah Mamane|
|Sales Executive||Shanique Williams|
|News Editor||Maggie Fedorocsko|
|Assistant News Editor||Roy Aguilar|
|Opinion Editor||Alex Nagy|
|Assistant Opinion Editor||Matthew Brooks|
|Arts & Entertainment|
|Entertainment Editor||Tosh Farrell|
|Assistant Entertainment Editor||Michael Duffin|
|Sports Editor||Utkarsh Panchal|
|Assistant Sports Editor||Stefan Kusmirek|
|Photo Editor||Benjamin Ahrens|
|Web Production Manager||Mike Avena|
|Distribution Manager||Nick Defilippis|
- "The Triangle Staff List". The Triangle. October 23, 2018. Retrieved 2018-10-24.
- "Advertising Guide" (PDF). The Triangle. 2011. Retrieved 2012-06-06. Italic or bold markup not allowed in:
- "Drexel's Media Outlets Inform and Entertain Students and Philadelphia". Drexelink. August 5, 2004. Archived from the original on June 24, 2006. Retrieved 2008-02-20.
- "Society of Professional Journalists: Mark of Excellence Awards". Society of Professional Journalists. Archived from the original on 2007-05-04. Retrieved 2007-04-13.
- "Society of Professional Journalists: Mark of Excellence Awards". Society of Professional Journalists. Retrieved 2007-04-13.
- "2004 ACP Newspaper Pacemaker Winners". Associated Collegiate Press. 2004. Archived from the original on 2009-02-17. Retrieved 2008-08-13.
- "Alumnus, host of "The Gong Show" dies at 87 – The Triangle". The Triangle. 2017-04-07. Retrieved 2019-01-19.
- Barris taps immortality with egg in Creese's lap, retrieved 2019-01-19
- "The Rectangle – Just another WordPress site". www.therectangle.org. Retrieved 2019-01-19.
- "About The Triangle, Drexel's Independent Student Newspaper". The Triangle. Retrieved 2019-01-19.
- "Staff – The Triangle". The Triangle. Retrieved 2019-01-19.
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