• September 9, 2014

    Pa. Republicans flog Corbett's Common Core call as politics, not policy

    Want to boil the blood of some Pennsylvania voters? Utter four words: "Common Core state standards." For those leery of all things federal,...
  • September 9, 2014

    'White Rabbit, Red Rabbit' actors describe dramatic demands of singular performance

    The main conceit of "White Rabbit, Red Rabbit," one of the curated productions of the current Philadelphia Fringe Festival, is that the lone...
  • September 8, 2014

    First day of school in Philly inspires fears, hopes

    Ben Franklin High School student Brian Burney arrived at school early on the first day of classes. Before first bell, he joined a crowd of education ...
  • September 8, 2014

    As Fringe installation, 'WetLand' floats ideas of crisis, survival and adventure

    Alongside the river wall on Delaware Avenue, outside Philadelphia's Independence Seaport Museum, visitors will encounter a strange sight -- a lar...
  • September 8, 2014 |  CENTRE SQUARE BLOG

    A summer beset by crisis, or simply drenched in media?

    Ukraine. ISIS. Beheadings. Ebola. Gaza. Ferguson. This seems a particularly grim time in our world. Yet is it, really? Is our current daily dose of ...
  • September 5, 2014 |  Listen

    As students head back to class, schools are still dealing with bare bones budgets

    The Philadelphia School District will open its doors Monday. And for the second year in a row top district officials admit that resource levels are no...
  • September 5, 2014

    In Philly visit, new VA leader pledges to 'earn back' trust

    In the wake of the scandal over long wait times and the cover-up of delays in treatment, the new Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald visited...
  • September 5, 2014

    Philly exhibit offers pungent exploration of the art of odor

    A new art exhibition at a West Philadelphia gallery is not on the walls, not on the floor, and not hanging from the ceiling. It's all in the air.
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