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“The spirit of entrepreneurship is crushed in the current school system:” EduCon 2.5

“The spirit of entrepreneurship is crushed in the current school system:” EduCon 2.5 | Temple University Department of Journalism Student Work | Scoop.it
The spirit of entrepreneurship is crushed in the current school system, said Kevin Hogan, the editor-in-chief of Technology & Learning Magazine, at education conference EduCon this weekend. Hog...
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PennApps Finishathon: crowdsource a building’s temperature, a dorm room doorbell and other hackathon updates

PennApps Finishathon: crowdsource a building’s temperature, a dorm room doorbell and other hackathon updates | Temple University Department of Journalism Student Work | Scoop.it
As a hackathon community in Philadelphia has grown in the last five years, there has been growing interest in keeping projects alive after they launch. Take a look here at all the hackathons planne...
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GradHo Realtor: Nobody wants to see their taxes skyrocket

GradHo Realtor: Nobody wants to see their taxes skyrocket | Temple University Department of Journalism Student Work | Scoop.it
“I get that the house should be taxed at a higher rate.... The concern is that we’re going to get slammed.
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‘Penntrification’ brings big tax changes to University City

‘Penntrification’ brings big tax changes to University City | Temple University Department of Journalism Student Work | Scoop.it
In University City, where increased investments by UPenn and Drexel have produced dramatic demographic shifts, property taxes are generally expected to rise.
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'Manayunk on Ice' returns for third year on Main Street — NewsWorks

'Manayunk on Ice' returns for third year on Main Street  — NewsWorks | Temple University Department of Journalism Student Work | Scoop.it
The Manayunk on Ice winter festival is back for its third year on Main Street this weekend   The free three day professional ice carving event kicks off at 6 p m Friday with a  fire and ice
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Germantown church's coffeehouse event promotes unity through the arts — NewsWorks

Germantown church's coffeehouse event promotes unity through the arts — NewsWorks | Temple University Department of Journalism Student Work | Scoop.it
An afternoon of poetry reading storytelling singing and joke telling entertained the crowd at the Bread and Cup Coffeehouse event at the First Presbyterian Church in Germantown on Sunday But for the
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Sisters Action Media - Philly Cam

Sisters Action Media is an after-school program for teenage girls in Philadelphia, where creativity in media meets a critical eye for change. It is the first...
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Frankford Avenue prostitution a problem for many neighborhoods

Frankford Avenue prostitution a problem for many neighborhoods | Temple University Department of Journalism Student Work | Scoop.it
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Part 1 of 2: Frankford takes steps toward revitalization

Part 1 of 2: Frankford takes steps toward revitalization | Temple University Department of Journalism Student Work | Scoop.it
This is the first of a two-part look at revitalization efforts in Frankford.

For the residents of Frankford, neighborhood revitalization efforts are nothing new.
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How vacant school buildings affect surrounding communities | PlanPhilly: Planning Philadelphia's Future

How vacant school buildings affect surrounding communities | PlanPhilly: Planning Philadelphia's Future | Temple University Department of Journalism Student Work | Scoop.it
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Bootstrapping in Philadelphia: why focusing on revenue, rather than investment, fits here [VIDEO]

Bootstrapping in Philadelphia: why focusing on revenue, rather than investment, fits here [VIDEO] | Temple University Department of Journalism Student Work | Scoop.it
Philly tech news | Technically Philly - A Better Philadelphia Through Technology
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Police held public meeting in Germantown, but nobody showed up — NewsWorks

Police held public meeting in Germantown, but nobody showed up — NewsWorks | Temple University Department of Journalism Student Work | Scoop.it
Officers with the 14th District held their monthly Police Service Area meeting at St Luke s Episcopal Church on Tuesday night but it proved difficult to get their message out to the public That s...
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Harry Potter Weekend serves up ghost stories, costumes and Quidditch in Chestnut Hil — NewsWorks

Harry Potter Weekend serves up ghost stories, costumes and Quidditch in Chestnut Hil — NewsWorks | Temple University Department of Journalism Student Work | Scoop.it
Most days Walt Maguire works on web content at Fox Chase Cancer Center This weekend he slipped into a silver cloak and became Albus Dumbledore the long bearded professor from the Harry Potter book...
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Machine learning: 4 ways digital ‘pattern-matching’ is more than just spam filtering

Machine learning: 4 ways digital ‘pattern-matching’ is more than just spam filtering | Temple University Department of Journalism Student Work | Scoop.it
In the battle of spam filtering, the art of war is machine learning, which keeps systems updated with the help of data. When you mark an email message as spam, you are contributing to a vast data s...
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Chestnut Hill business owners worry about coming tax impact

Chestnut Hill business owners worry about coming tax impact | Temple University Department of Journalism Student Work | Scoop.it
Tax rates in Chestnut Hill cover both extreme ends of the scale. Taxes are expected to either decrease more than $1,000 or increase more than $3,000.
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Chestnut Hill business owners discuss tax changes

Chestnut Hill business owners discuss tax changes | Temple University Department of Journalism Student Work | Scoop.it
Many in attendance were uneasy of what reassessment would mean for their family and community.
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Germantown artists display their work in underused buildings — NewsWorks

Germantown artists display their work in underused buildings — NewsWorks | Temple University Department of Journalism Student Work | Scoop.it
On a recent Friday morning the office space at 322 W Chelten Ave stood empty Only red white and blue walls remained from its time as an Obama for America headquarters By evening artwork covered the
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Germantown Friends' annual A Cappella fest features songs by fun., Frank Ocean and more [Video] — NewsWorks

Germantown Friends' annual A Cappella fest features songs by fun., Frank Ocean and more [Video] — NewsWorks | Temple University Department of Journalism Student Work | Scoop.it
This weekend Germantown Friends School hosted its annual A Capella Fest at the Loeb Performing Arts Center an event for which tickets are sold two weeks in advance for those eager to watch singing
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Campus Philly: college attraction and retention nonprofit grows interest in tech jobs pipeline

Campus Philly: college attraction and retention nonprofit grows interest in tech jobs pipeline | Temple University Department of Journalism Student Work | Scoop.it
If the technology community is gaining credibility as a jobs creator in Philadelphia, and the focus has turned to strengthen the pipeline between university students and employers, then Campus Phil...
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Kensington Football: Rise of the Tigers

Kensington Football: Rise of the Tigers | Temple University Department of Journalism Student Work | Scoop.it
A web series documenting the rise of the Kensington H.S. Multiplex football team.
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Part 2 of 2: Frankford takes steps toward revitalization

Part 2 of 2: Frankford takes steps toward revitalization | Temple University Department of Journalism Student Work | Scoop.it
This is the second of a two-part look at revitalization in Frankford. You can read the first part here.

In the early 20th century, Frankford was a bustling neighborhood. With a growing middle-class population, it attracted residents from throughout the tri-state area, many of whom shopped at the popular businesses on Frankford Avenue.
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School buyers use different tactics with surrounding communities | PlanPhilly: Planning Philadelphia's Future

School buyers use different tactics with surrounding communities | PlanPhilly: Planning Philadelphia's Future | Temple University Department of Journalism Student Work | Scoop.it
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In Chestnut Hill, it's historical preservation by committee — NewsWorks

In Chestnut Hill, it's historical preservation by committee — NewsWorks | Temple University Department of Journalism Student Work | Scoop.it
In Chestnut Hill history stands for itself literally Many of the longstanding buildings in the affluent Northwest Philadelphia community were built with a unique Chestnut Hill stone or Wissahickon
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Iraqi teen's Eagle Scout ceremony part of the ongoing 'dream' of living in the U.S. — NewsWorks

Iraqi teen's Eagle Scout ceremony part of the ongoing 'dream' of living in the U.S.  — NewsWorks | Temple University Department of Journalism Student Work | Scoop.it
The silence and serenity inside St Paul s Episcopal Church starkly contrasted Mohammed Al Jumaili s life in Iraq In the not so distant past Al Jumaili of Fallujah Iraq was living in a state of fear...
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West Philadelphia: Stormwater plan provides opportunities | PlanPhilly: Planning Philadelphia's Future

West Philadelphia: Stormwater plan provides opportunities | PlanPhilly: Planning Philadelphia's Future | Temple University Department of Journalism Student Work | Scoop.it
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