All new episode of Dnews is ready for your viewing pleasure. May’s edition includes stories about Bernie Sanders visit to Drexel’s campus; dance instructor Rosario Toledo; “Kitchen Jams” with music industry senior Alyssa Joseph; an augmented reality skate park; Philadelphia’s first Cat Cafe; the Morris Arboretum cherry blossom festival; a visit to the Historical Society of Pennsylvania; a special exhibit called Toys, Trinkets and Trifles; and a look at a Drexel Hip-Hop club.
In the latest episode of DNEWS, find out how engineering and digital media students are transforming Drexel’s motion simulator; meet Mr. Sampson, a rising electronic duo who met as freshmen in our Music Industry program; and get up close and personal with arachnids in the tarantula exhibit at the Academy of National Sciences. Click here to watch the February episode, which airs on DUTV throughout the Philadelphia metro area. DNEWS is a monthly TV news magazine shot and edited by students from our Cinema & Television department and from across the University.
Digital Media professor Robert Lloyd and his students talk with DNEWS about their work on the University’s motion simulator, Drexel Ride, which they’re redesigning and modifying to be more versatile for use in a wide range of research applications. DNEWS also drops into the Chess Chat youth mentorship program at the Urban Art Gallery in West Philly, profiles local photographer and clothing designer Kate Gors, and takes a peek at the hundreds of blue items in the former studio of artist Randy Dalton at West Philly’s Community Education Center.
The episode was edited by Ryan Savage and hosted by Elizabeth Mak, with Caroline Chadwick on studio camera. Producers include Sankha Wanegasara, Caroline Chadwick, Jaqueline Leon, Lindsey Glasser, Aisha Animashaun, Latisha Brown, Wenfeng Ruan and Yibing Ying. Camera operators include Tristan Seyek, Aisha Animashaun, Jack McCaffery and Devon Voelkel.