Olney: This Week in the News – Philly Accents, Chosen League And Neighborhood Diversity

Olney: This Week in the News – Philly Accents, Chosen League And Neighborhood Diversity

In case you missed it, we found a few places where people were talking about things happening in Olney: Chosen League- Outdoor Philly hoops with a flair at 10th and Olney: Every game is like Game 7 in the Chosen League. (via Philly.com) FBI profiler’s Philly accent plays part in ‘Unabomber’ miniseries: Philly’s pronunciation of […]

 By Kelsey Kondraski

Nutrition Intuition: Water for Life

Nutrition Intuition: Water for Life

A lot of people know that working out, you drink water. And when you’re hung over, it’s a good hangover cure. But many people don’t know the hidden benefits that water has and all the magical things that it can do for a body. Water exists in every cell, organ and tissue. In fact, up […]

 By Andrew H. Sandefur and Ben J. Hyclak

Water: The Issues of Supply in South Africa

Water: The Issues of Supply in South Africa

[vimeo 72431772] In 2025, it is predicted that the water levels in South Africa will hit dangerously low levels. Anticipating this dire circumstance, Temple University journalism students talked with representatives from two organizations attempting to solve this impending dilemma.  It is groups like Greenpeace and South Africa’s Department of Water Affairs that are fighting to preserve the […]

 By Najee Clancy and Tyler Dougherty

Hunting Park: Renovations Being Made to Hunting Park Football Field

Hunting Park: Renovations Being Made to Hunting Park Football Field

The football field at Hunting Park has been degrading for some time now, so why is there a bulldozer digging more holes in its surface? That is because there are plans to have the field remodeled, but first Kobe Addo-Boateng needed to test the current soils drainage. “I’m measuring the soil’s infiltration, trying to see […]

 By Melissa Nowicki, Michele Aweeky, Anna Yermilov, Kalima Thomas and Christopher Malo

Center City: Protestors Stage ‘Die-In’ at PNC Branches

Center City: Protestors Stage ‘Die-In’ at PNC Branches

On Monday, Occupy Philadelphia joined the Earth Quaker Action Team for a non-violent, theatrical protest. Protestors referred to the event as a mass “die-in” and gathered to oppose PNC Bank’s financial support of companies that perform mountain top removal coal mining and natural gas hydrofracking. More than 100 demonstrators, led by organizer Zachary Hershman, marched […]