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The Millennial Revolution: Gay Equality Is a Value

It’s a frustrating thing, being young and gay in Philadelphia. Go to any Pride celebration and it’s obvious we live in a city that nurtures […]

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The Millennial Revolution: We Want to Create

I was talking to a family friend recently who asked me, with genuine bemusement, why it is that my generation—taught by parents like him to […]

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The Millennial Revolution: Diversity Isn’t Just a Nice Idea

I was asked to write a piece on how millennials feel about race and what that means for Philadelphia. The truth is, I’m reluctant to […]

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The Millennial Revolution: We Have the Potential to Change Politics

Fueled by pathetic voter turnout and anecdotally observed apathy, the narrative about young people in Philadelphia—so-called “new Philadelphians,” especially—is that they don’t care about local […]

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The Millennial Revolution: Singlehood Is Better Than Ever

I went on 38 first dates last year. I’d like to say I had some sort of grand plan to get out of a rut, […]

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Does Your Company Have a Bring Your Parent to Work Day?

Lest you think that “helicopter parenting” is an American thing, know this: a French woman was just charged with fraud for taking the Baccalaureate test […]

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Only One Third of Center City Workers Drive to Their Jobs

Looks like millennials aren’t the only ones driving less these days—at least in Center City. According to a survey from the Center City District, just […]

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The Next Great Mind to Speak at Penn Is … Ashton Kutcher?

Looks like the Ivy League is going a little Hollywood thanks to a projected Sept. 18 visit from Ashton Kutcher as part of the Wharton […]

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Student Loan Rates Double Today, Ensure Pauperism for College-Bound Millennials

This time on “No, really, we have your best interests at heart,” the Senate has gone on summer vacation and left America’s college students to […]

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Campbell’s Soup Trying to Appeal to “Hipsters”

What do hipsters love? Eating food out of pouches! That was the conclusion Camden-based Campbell’s soup came to after doing “anthropological” research on the much […]

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The Best, Real World, Non-Celebrity Advice for College Grads

As a graduate of the class of 2007, I was sent out into the world blissfully ignorant that I was about to land in the […]

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First Day on the Job, Kid? Step Right This Way for the Moonbounce and the Funnel Cake!

You can say what you like about the millennials who are now, with the resurgent economy, trickling into the workplace for their first “real” jobs. […]

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Millersville U. REALLY Doesn’t Want Governor to Speak at Graduation

Basically nobody at Millersville University is excited for the Governor of Pennsylvania to deliver their commencement address tomorrow. They blame him for the budget cutbacks […]

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Nooooo! Is Kai the Viral Internet Sensation Hitchhiker Really Wanted for Murder?

Kai the Hitchhiker–one of our very favorite internet sensation heroes of the year 2013–is reportedly wanted for murder in the state of New Jersey. Today, […]

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Diplo, Carl June Make Fast Company’s “100 Most Creative” List

Fast Company released its “100 Most Creative in Business” list today, and Philly makes a pretty good showing. Clocking in at #11 is Penn professor […]