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Fast food doesn’t mean fast solution

Pamela Miller-Green says she thinks everyone needs to slow down and cook more often in order to stay healthy and avoid high cholesterol. After church let out, Pamela Miller-Green walked to the Fresh Grocer at Broad and Oxford streets to get groceries for her family’s Sunday dinner.…

Visit Philly’s GLBT locales

Philadelphia has a thriving gay scene, and students should experience it. One of the best things about being in Philadelphia – or any place that isn’t rural or suburban – when you’re queer in the United States is that there’s more to do than plant your roots in the Temple bubble.…

Plan ahead to aid low literacy issue

When making plans to fix the low literacy rate, the city and the Central Library need to consider the needs of the volunteers and the adult learners On Thursday, multiple media outlets reported depressing news – a majority of adult Philadelphians can’t read the news, or any other document or publication, properly for that matter.…

Leadership and cowardice don’t mix

President Obama may need to kick his leadership up a notch if he wants to inspire democrats before the midterm elections. Saying that I was pro-Barack Obama in 2008 would be an understatement – I was infatuated with the then-democratic presidential candidate.…