…Columnist Alexis Sachdev discusses an incident of gender-based disrespect.
Several months ago, I assigned our Multimedia Editor Luis Rodriguez an article on DateMySchool.com, a dating site exclusively for college students. An .edu email address is required to create an account, and users can view fellow students from their school, their city or around the country, and subsequently message, and if all goes well, meet other users.
…Columnist Joe Hoey breaks down both sides of the fracking debate and Aubrey McClendon’s role in the issue.
I remember the first time I heard about fracking. I was sitting in the Student Center as a freshman and there was this pretty smelly guy yelling different cliché slogans replacing a less-than-socially-acceptable word with “frack.” Completely confused and slightly taken back, I decided it was important that I looked into what this guy was going on about.
Dr. Rominder Suri, a researcher in the Water and Environmental Technology Center, uses vibration and other methods to purify water.
Americans use a lot of water. The average family of four living in the United States uses approximately 400 gallons of water per day, compared with the five gallons used by the average family living in Africa.…
After several accidents between bikers, drivers and pedestrians, the need for designated bike lanes on Main Campus becomes apparent.
The Office of Transportation and Mobility is working on extending bike lines east of the Berks Street train station and south from Cecil B.…
According to Uwishunu, Cookie Confidential has plans to renovate Sugar Rush and join Main Campus’ fleet of lunch trucks by mid-March.
To add to the already vast array of food trucks on Main Campus, South Philly cookie shop Cookie Confidential has announced plans to open a corresponding cookie truck next month.…
For those of you who think that spring break consists of wild, half-naked pool parties, wet T-shirt contests, mango body shots, performances by Snoop and Wiz, DJ Pauly D on the turntables and naked debacles to remember – or not – for the ages, I regret to inform you that you’re seriously mistaken.…
…Columnist Marisa Steinberg offers advice to enjoy a greener cup of coffee for less.
When you’re imprisoned at the TECH Center, kicking yourself for leaving that Mosaic paper until the last minute, the remorse and self-loathing you’re feeling doesn’t sting as much when you know you picked an environmentally-friendly caffeinated companion.
…In her inaugural relationship column, columnist Alexis Sachdev considers the reasons behind vague relationship statuses.
It’s Friday night in a basement somewhere near North Gratz and Berks streets. Cigarette and marijuana smoke devour the oxygen, so we retreat outside for the cliché and counterintuitive cigarette and fresh air.
…Columnist Victoria Marchiony discusses the ever-popular trend of womens weather-inappropriate party clothes.
At this point in the flu-season, I figure everyone has popped into Student Health Services at least once, and has seen those charming anti-smoking posters that read “It’s 30 below, your teeth are chattering and you’re thinking ‘I’m not addicted, I’m not addicted, I’m not addicted.’” As the temperature drops and the winter winds pick up, it’s increasingly evident – at least to me – that we’re in need of a new version of this poster that applies to seasonally inappropriate dressers.
Jumpstart Organization, a national program with chapters on college campuses, sends corp members to local schools to aid inner-city students.
Every child deserves the chance to achieve, thrive and succeed. Unfortunately, studies show that poverty tends to limit educational opportunities that are available to children.…