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    Exploring Philadelphia is one of my favorite things to do. I live a little outside of the area, but I am taking my new home by storm. This weekend I took in all Philadelphia has to offer. From subway to walking, one place to another my experience was one for the books. It was a bright Monday afternoon when our excursion took place. We took full advantage of our day off. At 3:00 PM we set off for the subway. As freshman, the subway can be quite frightening. Which way is the right way? Do I have enough coins to get a subway token? All these questions filled my mind. As we got on the Market Frankford line we headed to 11th street. Our destination was Philadelphia Magic Gardens. The sight was like no other. Glasses and shiny mirrors lined every…

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    Movie Critique Submitted to Dr. Ashley Newell Submitted by Anuradha Adhikari Submitted on October 19, 2015 Philadelphia is a high-profile Hollywood movie which took AIDS plague seriously and was able to create a wave. The dread-disease drama seems difficult to deal within a company and the disease tends to scare even white collars. Basically the movie describes the downfall of an outstanding corporate lawyer because of his disease. (Demme, 1993) Andy Beckett, a senior associate…

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    “Philadelphia Theatre Company” The Philadelphia theatre company which is located in Philadelphia, PA was founded in 1974 by Robert Hedley and Jean Harrison.It is said that the theatre has produced over hundreds of world premieres and has hosted dozens of world recognized artists. But in October of 2007 the Philadelphia Theatre company has partnered with a new brand known as Suzanne Roberts Theatre. The PTC made a start decision to combined their company with the Suzanne Roberts Theatre. The…

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    The corner of Broad and Sansom will always have a special place in my heart. In my travels around the city of Philadelphia, it is one of the few places that can smack me in the face with déjà vu. Whenever I walk by and look up at the windows above I still see the “David Wright shot a 72 on Wednesday” sign (this became a battle cry for me whenever the Phillies played the Mets, regardless of whether or not Wright was in the lineup). That was the prime location I was able to snag on October 31,…

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    are caused by an error in a person’s genes. Some genetic disorders appear as birth defects, while others do not become distinct until later in life. They can rage from terminal to mild. Scientists have distinguished more that 9,000 genetic disorders, some of which are exceptionally rare while others are common. One such genetic disorder is Philadelphia Translocation, a possibly terminal and relatively rare genetic disorder (fewer than 200,000 people in the U.S. per year are diagnosed). Named for…

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    No Place For Hate

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    It is an initiative campaign that enables schools and organizations to challenge anti-Semitism, racism and bigotry as a whole. No Place for Hate has an innovative and powerful model for creating more inclusive environments, it aims to reduce bias and bullying, increase appreciation for diversity and build communities of respect. The initiative is free-of-charge, and is tailored to fit the needs and cultures of any school or organization. The Philadelphia Regional Office first implemented No…

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    "I, the said William Penn, have declared, granted, and confirmed, and by these presents, for me, my heirs and assigns, do declare, grant, and confirm unto all the freemen, planters and adventurers of, in and to the said province, these liberties, franchises, and properties, to be held, enjoyed and kept by the freemen, planters, and inhabitants of the said province of Pennsylvania for ever," said William Penn in his First Frame of Government. His ideas here clearly mirror the Declaration of…

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    In Elijah Anderson’s The Cosmopolitan Canopy, he delves into the diverse city of Philadelphia and observes how people of different ethnicities and backgrounds experience and interact with each other, as well as the city itself. Many areas of the city are segregated, whether it be by socioeconomic status, race, or background. However, within the city, there are many areas of harmony. Elijah Anderson calls these pockets, “cosmopolitan canopies”. A cosmopolitan canopy is viewed as public space in…

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    Franklin is our most engaging founding father and we see the reflections of him and his personality through his legacy and his life’s work, helping make this country great. Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706, in Boston Massachusetts. He was the fifteenth of the seventeen children to his father Josiah Franklin by his two marriages. As the youngest son of the family, Ben was taken out of school at ten to help at his father’s candle making shop but left to apprentice at his brother’s…

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    Chester County: Case Study

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    Chester County is where I have been raised all my life, it’s a wonderful area. It is located in southern Pennsylvania in the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area, about fifteen miles from Philadelphia. Specifically it is located at 40.0010 degrees N, 75.8069 degrees W. William Penn founded the county in 1682 making it one of his three original Pennsylvania colonies. It was named after Chester, England. The landscape is beautiful here, lots of rolling hills and valleys flourishing with wildlife and…

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