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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

Stop Shooting People

Stop Shooting People

Story by: EMMANUEYNE DARGBEH / Academy at Palumbo Photo by: SYDNEY GEATHERS / Paul Robeson High School “It’s just as easy as getting weed” says Quinzel Tomoney, outreach coordinator and supervisor of Philadelphia Ceasefire, on how easy it is to get a gun in Philly. You may be wondering what is Ceasefire? Ceasefire is a structured, deliberate … Continue reading

Let’s Talk Human Relations

Let’s Talk Human Relations

Story by: KRYSTAL FLOYD / Academy at Palumbo Photo by: NAJA BUTLER / Paul Robeson High School  Rue Landau, What is your job position exactly? I’m the executive director of the Philadelphia Human Relations Commission and Fair Housing Commission. How did you get fto this position?  So I was a lawyer for Community Legal Services before I … Continue reading

State Rep. Thomas: Stop Closing Schools

State Rep. Thomas: Stop Closing Schools

Story by: SYDNEY GEATHERS / Paul Robeson High School Photo by: EMMANUELYNE DARGBEH / Academy at Palumbo “It’s like you’re getting a scholarship to jail not for school,” State Representative W.Curtis Thomas said. In North Philadelphia, two schools, William Penn and Wanamaker, were closed in the past and now Harrison. “Something is wrong with that picture, it’s … Continue reading

Breaking Barriers

Breaking Barriers

Story by: NAJA BUTLER /Paul Robeson High School Photography by: KRYSTAL FLOYD / Academy at Palumbo Dwayne H. Adams, a 52- year- old man from North Philly with a vision disability, founded the Breaking Barriers Rowing Program in July 2005. This is a non-profit organization that Adams feels is a “good way” to get kids off … Continue reading