The experimental chamber music group pushes audiences to have an epiphany about the scale and potential consequences of global climate change. [continue reading…]
The Philadelphia Freeze, a women’s ice hockey team based out of University City, returned to the ice on Oct. 2 after its 2020 season was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
West Philadelphia: How One Organization Uses Baseball to Teach Sportsmanship and Life Lessons to Players From Diverse Backgrounds
The 48th and Woodland playground has served as the field for many youth baseball players. Regardless of race, gender, and economic status, PAYSA has created a home for everyone within the West Philadelphia community.
Story by Rjaa Ahmed “COVID don’t respect no borders,” Anh Nguyen, a local organizer, shouted at a crowd of roughly 50 protesters and spectators who gathered outside Amtrak’s 30th Street Station. “Why should we?” the [continue reading…]
West Philadelphia: Councilmembers and Citizens Call on Wealthy Nonprofit Institutions to Pay Fair Share of Taxes
Concerned citizens and advocates met with Philadelphia City Council members recently to demand wealthy nonprofits in the city, especially universities, pay their fair share of property taxes. Nonprofits don’t pay property taxes but often make [continue reading…]
The Fresh Grocer on the corner of Walnut and 40th Street announced it is ending its tenancy in March after nearly 20 years in business. The University of Penn, who owns the location, announced that [continue reading…]
Political activists and community members joined Matthew Charles at the University of Pennsylvania on Oct. 9 to discuss criminal justice reform on a national and local level. Charles spoke about his personal experience with prison [continue reading…]
The nonprofit artist community Da Vinci Art Alliance(DVAA) is collaborating with Lightbox Film Center to bring queer voices to the forefront. The new exhibition, Civil Disobedience: Celebrating Queer Narratives, is currently on display at International [continue reading…]
University City not only has an eccentric personality from its local shops and architecture, it also provides an array of restaurants. Within just a few blocks, University City provides ethnic cuisine ranging from Japanese and [continue reading…]
The Dean of Students at Paul Robeson High School for Human Services, Keith Newman, strives each day to connect with 312 students through restorative practices. Robeson offers citywide enrollment to students from all over Philadelphia [continue reading…]