Still just in his first year at SEPTA, T found himself amid a strike of all the transportation service's subway, bus and trolley operators and engineers. As a new employee, he said he was afraid to do anything that went against both SEPTA and the Transport Workers Union. “I just know a lot of people... Continue Reading →
A 2015 Pew Research study of Philadelphia said not only did homicide rates in Philly slightly increase, but Frankford had the highest crime rate out of any other neighborhood in Philly. After speaking to a police officer and a local business owner, Frankford does not sound like such a dangerous place.
The LGBTQ community in Philadelphia annually celebrates National Coming Out Week with a huge block party accurately named "Outfest." This celebration happens to be the world's largest National Coming Out Day celebration, providing the perfect setting to ask some people in the community about their coming out stories and how coming out has changed them and... Continue Reading →
On the small, cobblestone block of Church Street in Old City, Sarah York pours a pumpkin spice latte, something she has been doing over the last thirteen years at Old City Coffee. York, now an operations manager, says pumpkin spice was always an option on their menu. “We carry all the savory pumpkin stuff,” said York.... Continue Reading →
Scour the map to find some of the most fun and unique cultural events going on in Philly from a screening of "The Lego Movie" to a night full of the Blues in University City. There is definitely an event for everyone on here and some of these events require registration, so make sure you... Continue Reading →
An entertainment lover and frequent concert-goer, junior journalism major Kaci Lewandowski dreams of working with publication design someday. But today she's just focusing on covering entertainment. Jon: Why did you choose to come to Temple? Kaci: I chose Temple at first because Communications had originally been my major and I knew they had a great program,... Continue Reading →