8 hrs ago
Comic pushes bounds of sensitivity
Anthony Jeselnik, a comedian and host of the television series "The Jeselnik Offensive," gave a one-hour stand-up comedy performance May 20 in the Main Auditorium, sponsored by The Good Idea Fund.
12 hrs ago
Philadelphia Public Record
City Workers In Poverty Double Under Mayor Nutter
A new Temple University study has found city workers in Philadelphia are twice as likely today as they were in 2007 to have incomes that fall below the poverty guideline for a family of four when wages are adjusted for the local cost of living.
Thu May 23, 2013
Wall Street Journal
When the First Amendment Is Repealed by Bureaucrats
Greg Lukianoff is right to criticize the Education Department for illegally trying to abolish the requirement that comments must be offensive to a "reasonable person" to constitute sexual harassment .
Does a Graduate Law Degree Increase a Lawyer's Value?
Today, LL.M. degrees, a.k.a. Masters of Law, or, for the fancy, the Latin name Legum Magister, are offered in a variety of legal specialties ranging from trial advocacy to intellectual property to international law to taxation.
Teens Road-Tripping to Watch Gillibrand Play in Softball Game
Two young women will be traveling from states away to cheer on Gillibrand in this year's Congressional Women's Softball Game.
WWII Veteran Reflects on Military Service
After nearly 71 years, Peter Rossetti still rattles off his enlistment date like it happened yesterday: Oct.
New Media Journal
We Are the Idiots
Born in Philadelphia in 1936, Walter E. Williams holds a bachelor's degree in economics from California State University and a Master's degree and doctorate in economics from the University of California at Los Angeles.
Live Chat: Does 'Psychiatry's Bible' Need to Be Rewritten?
See below for the chat box. Join us each Thursday at 3 p.m. EDT for a live conversation with leading scientists and expert reporters.
Wed May 22, 2013
Dona t judge a book by its cover
I'm writing this in Harrisburg where I'm honored to present at the Temple University PA Adolescent Sexual Health: Everyone Counts conference.
Seeking true satisfaction
I was at the Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry on a recent morning, a beehive of industry and intelligence plopped in the middle of a blighted area where outside the walls are hustlers and addicts and down-and-outers. I got into the elevator with a young industrious-looking man in powder blue scrubs, one of the many bright dental ... (more)
Past Presidents of the United Way Executive Association attend the group's annual meeting at POSH.
'Silent Sentinel' Civil War statue returns
The bronze figure of a Union soldier, clasping the end of a musket, was moved to Laurel Hill Cemetery on May 22, 2013, where it's awaiting a new post and an old mission.
Tue May 21, 2013
Leona Rubin named interim Graduate School dean
Rubin, currently a professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine, will begin serving as dean June 1, according to a news release.
Race and gender influence diagnosis of COPD
ATS 2013, PHILADELPHIA - African-Americans are less likely than whites and women are more likely than men to have had a prior diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease regardless of their current disease severity, according to a new study.
A new kind of college 'signing day'
With cheerleaders, mascots, and thunderous applause, thousands of students from Mastery Charter Schools gathered for a giant pep rally Monday, but the event had nothing to do with sports.
Mon May 20, 2013
Temple University Sophomore Puts School's Leftovers To Better Use
"The debate as to whether to buy food or to heat the house should not be a debate, in my opinion," says Temple University sophomore Nadia Ouazzi.
Sun May 19, 2013
Stefan Abrams "Model #1" (2013), inkjet print, at the Print Center.
Two Philadelphia artists who created entirely different bodies of work in their careers but whose art displayed a similarly strong desire for personal expression are being remembered in memorial exhibitions this month and next.
Sat May 18, 2013
Asbury Park Press
Red Bank Regional student earns national award for skateboarding photo
Jacqueline Drewes of the Antonelli Institute presents RBR VPA photo major Ryan Murray of Little Silver with the first place award in the Institute's annual photo contest.