Sports News!

What I have noticed this month is that Philadelphia is a sports oriented kind of city. Some people are extreme fans of these teams. For example, the Philadelphia Phillies; the Phillies are the face of baseball for Philadelphians. These supporters believe in the Phillies 110 percent. Nicole, my roommate from last year, is from Philadelphia…

Zero tolerance, The Future, and Dreams

School to Prison Pipeline For the past three weeks in my Urban Political and Social Systems, Issues and Practices class we have entered the topic of education. More specifically how public policy affects the quality of education as well as the ongoing issues of implementing Zero tolerance policies in schools. Our case study starts with…

Teaming Up for an Eventful Semester

It’s been a little over a month since the program started and it has been going fantastic! I like the feeling of meeting new people and getting to know different opinions. Out of all the 48 students this semester, I am the only student from Allegheny College. I never thought about it being intimidating at…

The City of Brotherly Love

Philadelphia, the city of brotherly love is full of history. The various historical events that took place here stained the city with remarkable monuments, statues and art. During my first week in the city, The Philadelphia Center stressed the idea that the city is extremely easy to navigate.    William Penn, the man who stands…