Posted in August 2012

Do You Want to Vote? Show Us Your ID

Do You Want to Vote? Show Us Your ID

  Story by: NETERA BRICKLE / Paul Robeson High School Photo by: VICTORIA LEE / Academy at Palumbo “The right to vote in America is not dead, the right to vote in Pennsylvania is not dead, but it’s on life support!” Rawell Andrews the Regional Vice President of the AARP said in  a very inspiring speech about … Continue reading

Internet Start-Up Gets Set to Go

Internet Start-Up Gets Set to Go

Story by: HEIDIE MOJICA / Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush Photo by: MADELINE CLAPIER / Constitution High School “Picture an Internet marketing agency as a magician right?” says Ryan Draving, CEO of Compete Leap, “They know all the tricks, but you don’t know the tricks, so if you want one of those tricks done for your guest … Continue reading

Sheltering Our Pets

Sheltering Our Pets

Story by: CORDELIA ROMERO / Wayne Valley High School Photo by: ALBERTO ROMERO / TUHS Press Staff There are many problems that have been plaguing Philadelphia recently. Rape, abductions, and violence to name a few. But there is another problem that is taking over Philly’s streets, one that many people don’t seem to care about. These victims … Continue reading

Daily News Editor: Is Open to New Ideas

Daily News Editor: Is Open to New Ideas

Story by: BRITTANY JACOBS / Communications Technology High School Photo by: NYSHADAE’ TAYLOR / Paul Robeson High School Accomplished, admirable, blessed and dedicated are four words to describe Michael Days who is the Executive Vice-President & Editor of the Philadelphia Daily News. Days entered the reporting industry 25-years ago. Today, he has a plethora of awards under … Continue reading

Pop Up Garden Grows

Pop Up Garden Grows

Story by: DAYANE OLIVEIRA / Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush Photo by: JANIECE OWENS / Paul Robeson High School For the second year, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has opened its popular ‘Pop-up Gardens’ but this year’s garden is at an unusual location. This year the Society selected a location near ritzy Rittenhouse Square in Center City, a … Continue reading

Young Leader Takes on Large Responsibilities

Young Leader Takes on Large Responsibilities

Story by: ABIGAIL PERLMAN / Constitution High School Photo by: LISA WILK / TUHS Press Staff At only 27-years old, Chris Woods has climbed the executive ladder to become the youngest Executive Vice President in the National Union for Hospital and Health Care Employees. As the Executive VP for local District 1199C Woods manages 13,000 members of … Continue reading

Occupy Philly Where Art Thou?

Occupy Philly Where Art Thou?

Story by: MADELINE CLAPIER / Constitution High School Photo by: HEDIE MOJICA / Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush There was a buzz in the city of Philadelphia last October. The Occupy Wall Street movement had finally hit the streets of Philadelphia. However after just a few months, the supporters seemed to disappear. So where have they gone? … Continue reading

Uncovering the Past at the National Archives

Uncovering the Past at the National Archives

Story by: JOVAN LONGS-TUCKER / Central High School Photo by: TANISHA LAMPART / Bok Technical High School Imagine discovering that you are a descendant of royal lineage or that you are related to a prominent figure that helped shape the course of history. Tracing one’s genealogy can be a very enlightening experience because it provides missing clues … Continue reading