Nov 10

My Trip To The New York Times

This past summer I was given the opportunity to visit The New York Times with a friend of mine, Ben Harris, and sit in on the paper’s evening Page One meeting. It was pretty interesting and I was just blown away by the entire experience. Never in my wildest dreams did I think that I …

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Nov 10

Summer Teaching

Can’t remember if I posted this or not, but I worked on the above video for the majority of the summer while assisting with Temple University’s High School summer journalism program, otherwise known as Prime Movers and Shakers. It’s led by Professor Maida Odom, former reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer and one of my former …

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Oct 17

Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk Connects Philadelphians

Opening on October 2nd, the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk is a 2,000-foot long concrete structure running parallel to the Eastern Shore of the river from Locust St. to the new stair tower on the southern side of the South Street Bridge. This project provides an important link to the Schuylkill River Trail and Center City from …

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Oct 17

Robert Margolskee Appointed Monell Chemical President

The Monell Chemical Senses Center is an independent nonprofit basic research institute based in Philadelphia. On Oct. 1, Robert Margolskee succeeded Gary Beauchamp as the center’s next president and director. Margolskee will be the center’s third director since its founding in 1968. “This will be a big change for me and a big change for …

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Sep 23

Q & A With Janice Gable Bashman, Author of Predator

Janice Gable Bashman is the Bram Stoker nominated author of Predator, her first novel and solo book project for young adults. Bashman is also the editor of The Big Thrill, an International Thriller Writers’ magazine, and has had her short fiction published in various anthologies and magazines. Bashman is also a member of the Society …

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Sep 23

Global Conversations With: William Fedullo, Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association

When William Fedullo was young, he remembers wanting to be a center fielder for the Philadelphia Phillies. Eventually, he realized that he might need a back-up plan. Besides baseball, Fedullo had enjoyed movies and television shows having to do with lawyers and felt that as a lawyer, he could change a lot of things that …

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Sep 22

What Makes Philadelphia A “Renaissance City”?

Philadelphia is a city of innovators, a city of makers, a city of immense cultural and historic significance. There’s a reason why it was once the capital of the United States. As a native son of the city, President and CEO of the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) Jack Ferguson represents Philadelphia to the …

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Jul 09

Global Conversations With William Burke-White

When William Burke-White attended Harvard Law school, he worked very closely with Ann Murray Slaughter, who was then a professor at the university. As Burke-White completed his PHD in political science, Slaughter became Dean of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Affairs at Princeton University. She gave Burke-White his first academic job as a lecturer. …

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Jul 09

GPA Spotlight

I started writing for Global Philadelphia in early 2013 and have been writing different pieces for them since then. They were nice enough to include me in their monthly newsletter last June. Super nice of them. You can read the small write-up on me below and check out the newsletter in all of its entirety …

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Apr 21

Documenting The Faces Of Temple

Pramanik created “Humans of Temple University,” which she said tells a variety of stories through pictures and short interviews as a way to showcase how diverse her peers are. Her efforts started out as way to showcase some of her own work. Pramanik began taking pictures for Humans of Temple University in January of this …

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