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In West Philadelphia, a fight to save a neighborhood farm
At 8 a.m. on a Saturday in mid-July, a time many teenagers prefer to be asleep, Mika'al Broadus, a rising senior at Roxborough High School, was already at work at Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative's University City High School garden, harvesting armfuls of kale.
1 hr ago
John Knuttel, 86, comptroller
John J. Knuttel, 86, of Brigantine, N.J., a former comptroller for St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, died of heart failure Friday, July 25, at home.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
The Sampson Independent
UMO summer graduation Aug. 231:01 pm
The University of Mount Olive will graduate approximately 220 students at its summer commencement on Saturday, Aug. 23. Graduation exercises are scheduled for 2 p.m. in the George and Annie Dail Kornegay Arena.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Stuck? Try cultivating an 'aha' moment
It happens at moments when you least expect it: in the shower, while out for a run or, for me, right before falling asleep.
Losing Your Job Could Kill You, But Recessions Could Be Good For Your ...
Losing Your Job Could Kill You, But Recessions Could Be Good For Your Health PHILADELPHIA, July 24, 2014- Being unemployed increases your risk of death, but recessions decrease it.
Dislocation damages engineering clubs
We all know the line from Mike Judge's hilarious cubicle-based comedy "Office Space."
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Philadelphia Gay News
Center showcases queer youth art exhibit
For the next month, the William Way LGBT Community Center will display work created by artists from The Attic Youth Center in an exhibit titled "Proud Exposures: Youth Identities and Icons."
Sentinel & Enterprise
As Market Basket battle drags on, big winners are the competition
Receipts from grocery competitors and a poster of ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas hang on the doors of Market Basket on John Fitch Highway in Fitchburg Wednesday.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Provost Greenberg to retire upcoming fall
Provost Mark Greenberg is stepping down as an administrator this September after 35 years of service to Drexel University.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Sentinel & Enterprise
Ex-Market Basket CEO speaks out for employees as they rally for him
Thousands of Market Basket employees rallied outside the Stadium Plaza store Monday morning on the fourth day of a boycott attempting to get ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas reinstated.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Drexel biologists track New Jersey pine snake
Drexel University biologists are collaborating in an effort to save northern pine snakes from extinction using military technology.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Study says crime has not risen around SugarHouse Casino
A study by two Philadelphia researchers has found that crime in the immediate area of SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia's Fishtown section has not increased since the casino opened 2010.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
The Times Leader
Amy Pelak and Josh Rothstein were married on Sunday, May 25, in a private ceremony in Philadelphia, followed by a reception and sharing of their vows with close family and friends at In Riva in the East Falls neighborhood of Philadelphia.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Do urban casinos increase local crime? Not in this case study
Residents protested the opening of Philadelphia's SugarHouse Casino in 2010, but researchers found that crime rates were largely unaffected by the introduction of the gaming establishment.
IBC Foundation announces new partnership with Philadelphia Freedoms...
The Independence Blue Cross Foundation today announces that the Philadelphia Freedoms are the newest IBC Foundation Healthy Futures Initiative "Get Fit" partner.
At Drexel, testing a new approach to Alzheimer's
An Alzheimer's disease expert at Drexel University is testing an unusual approach to the disease: giving the brain what may be a more efficient source of energy.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Ranch Road Tacos Hosts Midsummer Pop-Up at Serrano
Serrano in Old City may have served its last meal on June 28th, but starting tonight there will still be dishes coming out of the kitchen.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
College Calling: The Districts' guitarist Mark Larson to bow out after XPoNential
One of the first things that newcomers to Lititz / Philly rockers The Districts mention is their age.
US News & World Report
10 Universities That Receive the Most Applications
The U.S. News Short List, separate from our overall rankings, is a regular series that magnifies individual data points in hopes of providing students and parents a way to find which undergraduate or graduate programs excel or have room to grow in specific areas.