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Department, city observe National Public Health Week

Courtesy Philaplace.org The John F. Street Community Center hosted the National Public Health Week events in Philadelphia last week, which included sexual health workshops for kindergarten through eighth grade students. April 2 marked the beginning of the 17th annual National Public Health Week, a nationwide effort to raise awareness of healthy habits.…

‘Stuff people say’ videos don’t carry cruel intentions

Olivier argues that there are negative stereotypes and then there are stereotypes that people should be able to laugh at. There is a stereotype for everything. If you’re a doctor your handwriting is sloppy, if you’re a male athlete you’re promiscuous, if you’re a white female you abuse the word “like” and if you’re black your choice of drink is grape Kool-Aid.…

Love bites

CHRIS MONTGOMERY TTN From Feb. 13-16, Matyson, a BYOB on 19th Street, will serve a special Valentine’s Day aphrodisiac menu. Seared diver scallops are one of the many menu options. Restaurants throughout the city are encouraging their patrons’ romantic appetites on Valentine’s Day with special aphrodisiac menus for the holiday.…

Let your booty drop

Illustration Joey Pasko BootyDrop.com is a website for college students to post their hookup histories for other users to read and rank. No one likes a kiss and tell – unless it’s funny and completely anonymous, of course.…