Weekly Entertainment Guide - The Shoplifters, Lyle, Lyle, & Invisible River

Weekly Entertainment Guide - The Shoplifters, Lyle, Lyle, & Invisible RiverLearn about podcasting, boat to the Schuylkill River Arts Festival, catch a live late night talk show, enjoy a concert or exhibit.  Robin Bloom shares her picks.

Q&A: Philadelphia's papal housing bubble has burst

Q&A: Philadelphia's papal housing bubble has burstBack in July, NewsWorks started wondering whether Philadelphia's papal housing bubble had already burst.  Fast forward to the end of August. With less than one month until Pope Francis touches down in Philadelphia, there

Drexel food lab cooks up solutions to food waste problem

Drexel food lab cooks up solutions to food waste problemEven though many Americans go hungry and few are eating enough fruits and vegetables, more than a billion pounds of produce are discarded in landfills every year in the U.S. It's not just a social justice issue. Food rots in

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Women's "news" has become all about selling ads that promote very specific kinds of women: Women are strong because they use TRESemmé for sleek, luxurious hair — not necessarily because they make a stand. News sites like
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Duke 'Fun Home' refusal a false belief in the right to not be offended

"Fun Home," by Alison Bechdel — the bestselling graphic memoir that became a Tony-award-winning Broadway musical — was also the book mailed to all incoming Duke University freshmen, who were encouraged to read it this

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Chester Upland can't pay its teachers -- but they're working anyway

Chester Upland can't pay its teachers -- but they're working anyway

Teachers union president Michele Paulick said she received some unwelcome news at the Chester Upland School District teacher convocation this week. "Our superintendent, Gregory Shannon, read a letter from our receiver, Francis
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