St. Joe’s Alumni Association Respects Lesbians After Media Scandal

Plus: Wayne Simmonds and the Flyers beat the Preds, everyone's surprised by a child porn offender who molested a toddler, the school district cuts 90 cops, and more of what the city is buzzing about today.

St. Joe’s Says Lesbians Don’t Count. Sike. Remember that time when the St. Joseph’s Alumni Association didn’t want to include a lesbian couple in its “How I Met My Hawk Mate” contest? Yeah, so do we. But it looks like SJU is hoping you forget because they’ve decided to let the couple participate. How thoughtful. [NBC Philadelphia]

Knock, Knock. So, the Nashville Predators are good (they’ve notched 66 points this season). But, they’re not good enough to stop Wayne Simmonds and the Flyers from beating them 4-1.[The 700 Level]

Babysitter Arrested for Molesting Toddler. You know what’s a good indicator if someone is likely to molest a child? If they were arrested a year ago for possessing child pornography. A Norristown man is alleged to have molested a two-year-old girl a year after facing child porn charges. The family found him online at [NBC Philadelphia]

Philadelphia School District Cuts Cops. What’s the best way to combat rampant violence and prevalent bullying? Cutting 90 cops from the public school system. [Inquirer]

Sad. A 25-year-old man committed suicide last night by shooting himself in the head on the Liacouras Walk at Temple University. [Inquirer]

People in Jersey Protest Rutgers-Camden/Rowan Merger. Governor Chris Christie and many others in Jersey support the idea of Rowan University engulfing Rutgers-Camden in an effort to consolidate the state’s higher education system. These people disagree. [WHYY]