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The Women’s March on Washington

On January 21st, millions of women marched around the world in opposition to the incoming Drumpf administration. The most anticipated march, taking place in Washington D.C., had over 470,000 people marching, around three times more than the estimated amount of people who attended Donald Drumpf’s inauguration.

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SEPTA Strike Strife

At 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday Nov, 1st 234 SEPTA employees walked away from their stations and off of their vehicles, stopping almost all public transportation in Philadelphia and in some suburban areas. The strike has effected many people, including the sick, disabled and elderly, as well as adults getting to and from work, and students–even some at GFS. Continue reading SEPTA Strike Strife

The Promised Land: Will the Eagles Pull Through?

This is week ten in the NFL season, and all of the teams are thinking about the playoffs.

The Philadelphia Eagles are currently 4-4. Which is playoff potential. On the other hand, they have a very hard schedule for the rest of the year. They are in last place in their division, though it is not by much.

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Railroad History in Philadelphia

Philadelphia has been a historically major city for railroading. Big railroads have been headquartered here, and thousands of locomotives once wore builder’s plates that read “Baldwin Locomotive Works, Philadelphia, PA.” Here, read some basic info about most of the big railroads that were in or currently are in Philadelphia. Continue reading Railroad History in Philadelphia

Philadelphia Comic Con 2016

2015 was the year they held the first Comic Con in Philadelphia. This year it’s coming back on June 5th 2016. This is one of the favorite conventions on earth. Whether you’re a fan of Marvel, Star Wars, DC, or something else, you’re guaranteed to have a blast.

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The Popemobile Hits Philly

Written by Ada Yeomans and Annie Mclaughlin

Pope Francis was the fourth pope in history to ever come to the United States. He began his journey in Washington D.C., and visited the White House and Capitol Hill. Then, he headed to N.Y. and appeared before the U.N. General Assembly, and continued to Saint Patrick’s Cathedral. And finally, he ended his trip by coming to Philly!

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The Sixers This Year

Have you ever seen a Philadelphia 76’ers game?  Have you ever heard of the Sixers?  If you have seen a Sixers game this season, you probably saw them lose.  The Sixers have 18 wins which is the third worst record in the NBA this year.  Why is this, you wonder?  Why are the Sixers so bad this year? Continue reading The Sixers This Year