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Featured Stories

Cutting the Cord: Smartphone vs. Computer

https://vimeo.com/18394847] Apple’s iPhone and iTouch sold 57 million units in 28 months, according to Morgan Stanley’s The Mobile Internet Report. Smartphones and other Internet-ready handheld devices have gained immense popularity. According to the Pew Internet […]

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Hunting Park: Graffiti

https://vimeo.com/18393636] Jorge Santana apologizes for his mounting frustration. With each graffiti-laden corner in the Southwest section of Hunting Park that he passes, his sighs get louder and his head shakes more emphatically. “Sorry, I get […]

Center City

Flash Mobs: A New Social Phenomenon

https://vimeo.com/18395126] Flash mobs are usually considered harmless, defined as mass group activities. However, the activities have been taking a turn for the worse as of late. Young people filled South Street last Saturday night in […]

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West Philadelphia: Tough Winter Brings More Potholes

https://vimeo.com/18395093] [soundslide url=”https://smcsites.com/soundslides/uploads/sp1038market/” height=550 width=600] The next and newest battle drivers face after the long winter of severe weather conditions are the potholes plaguing the city streets as the rainy months of spring have begun. […]

Artwork from Juan Sánchez's exhibit, "Unknown Boricuas + Prisoner: Abu Ghraib."
Arts and Entertainment

Fairhill: Art Sparks Cultural Connections

https://vimeo.com/18391944] Taller Puertorriqueño operates out of a skinny building in the heart of Fairhill’s typically buzzing Fifth Street, surrounded by various food stops, barbershops, apartment buildings and laundromats standard in urban neighborhoods. But Taller looks […]