Tag Archives: DUTV

WELCOME TO DUTV

Drexel University Television (DUTV) is carried throughout Metropolitan Philadelphia by both Comcast channel 54 (or 62) and Verizon FIOS channel 37, reaching more than 400,000 homes. The station broadcasts from The Paul F. Harron Studios, home to fully-equipped studios and remote production and post-production equipment. DUTV broadcasts on a 24-hour schedule and provides ample opportunities for students to participate in front of and behind camera. Those who want to gain additional production experience can participate in the station’s professional training program and may join the production staff through co-op positions, internships, work study, and part-time work. Our students produce DNEWS—a monthly magazine show covering all things Drexel, and OFF CAMPUS—a scripted comedy series written and produced by students. Numerous Drexel events are televised, including the annual Drexel Fashion Show and many Music Industry events.

COVID-Stories: An RA with an International Co-op

Gabrielle Brizzi had been looking forward to her dual country co-op, especially since she has been in classes for six straight terms, and this is the only co-op her plan of study offers her. However, due to COVID-19 it as cancelled. She was also forced to find new housing as she was an RA, and the university no longer required RAs due to the pandemic.

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Inside Look: Homelessness and COVID-19

Lots of us experienced what it’s like to lose housing for the first time as a result of the pandemic. How is Philadelphia homeless population doing during the midst of all of this?

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Sources: https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/qjdawd/the-coronavirus-outbreak-is-leaving-college-students-with-no-place-to-live

https://drexel.edu/now/archive/2020/May/The-New-Normal-Stories-of-Drexel-Students-Living-on-Campus-During-COVID-19/

https://www.inquirer.com/health/coronavirus/coronavirus-covid-19-homeless-philadelphia-pennsylvania-convention-center-20200323.html

https://www.inquirer.com/health/coronavirus/philadelphia-coronavirus-quarantine-site-homeless-holiday-inn-20200323.html

Project HOME: https://www.projecthome.org/

One Step Away: https://www.osaphilly.org/

Inside Look: Westphal Students Taking Action

Since Drexel is operating virtually, it is impossible for most of Westphal’s hands-on classes to be moved online. Plus, their industries are at a standstill, so it is very hard for them to secure co-ops.

A group of Westphal students decided to take action to solve these issues. Fill out their survey (for all students, parents, or Drexel affiliates) here:

https://forms.gle/sv48q8i6QafbNnJQ8?fbclid=IwAR1b4XJ8LzBY81cDY004ozGHeXN7qDPA2YkZSSIMmRmospWj4JaBp7XD1O0

For updates on the change.org petition, or anything else related to this issue check out their Facebook group:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/246271316756568/?fref=nf

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