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Tenure Track Professors Not Necessarily Best Teachers

Researchers found that college instructors who are not on the tenure track system surprisingly out-performed the tenured professors in introductory undergraduate classes.

11/06/2013

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Philadelphia Smartphone Theft Ranked Highest In Country

Philadelphia is ranked number one for smartphone thefts, according to a new survey by AAA.

10/28/2013

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Debate Over Property-Tax Exempt Colleges Renewed

Philadelphia’s school funding crisis has renewed a debate over whether local colleges and universities that are property-tax-exempt should help out more. Those universities responded this past week with a report laying out how much they already contribute.

10/20/2013

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Penn Students Launch App That Connects Undergrads To College Parties

Penn students looking to party can now turn to their smartphones.

10/02/2013

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Practice Underway For New Look Owls

The Owls were hit hard by graduation, as five seniors from last year’s squad have moved on. Head Coach Fran Dunphy understands there must be more patience with a host of players which saw limited action last season.

09/30/2013

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V.P. of Finance Finds Internships Better Prepare You For The Philadelphia Job Market

College internships make the transition into the working world a lot smoother and could sometimes lead to a full-time position after graduation.

09/23/2013

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Drunk Students More Likely To Drive

A new study suggests students who know alcohol and driving don’t mix are less likely to use good judgment once they’re drunk.

09/20/2013

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NJ Considers Requiring Higher GPA For New Teachers

New Jersey is considering requiring at least a “B” average in college for most aspiring teachers.

09/18/2013

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Princeton Among 11 Schools Joining Program That Provides Students With Tuition-free Path To College

The new additions bring to 54 the number in the Say Yes Higher Education Compact, whose members waive tuition for eligible students, Say Yes founder George Weiss said Wednesday.

09/18/2013

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Tuition Aid From A Zombie Elf

While most college scholarship winners credit a teacher or mentor for academic success, Douglas Johnson thanks Glissa, the Traitor, a zombie elf, for his scholarship.

09/17/2013

Temple University

Temple Ready To Battle Notre Dame

The Temple Owls will get a real good feel for where they are right away here in 2013. Coming off a 4-7 campaign, the Owls open their college football season on Saturday afternoon as they visit #14 Notre Dame.

08/30/2013

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Brotherly Love: Keeping Stanley’s Dream Alive

Young Stanley Edwards was full of life. Now, he lives on in college students, thanks to his West Chester parents and a lot of brotherly love.

08/28/2013

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Best Books To Read Before Heading Off To College

It’s that time in the summer: you’re about to send your kids off to college. Regardless of whether your child is a freshman or a rising senior, these books can help with all stages of a college career. From inspirational works to short stories to advice, our sister company, Simon & Schuster have hand selected a list that will be the perfect gift just as you leave your kids at their dorm.

08/28/2013

Stigall Show Log 8.23.13

Chris reviews Health and Human Services Secretary’s visit to Philadelphia yesterday, Hillary Clinton’s political future, and the decision to make Ben Affleck the next Batman. He also talks to Climate Scientist Steve Goreham, Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, and CBS 3’s Beasley Reece.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/23/2013

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College Football Preview: Cheyney Wolves

The Wolves have struggled for years in the extremely strong Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference. However, there is hope that 2013 could be the year that things start to click.

08/22/2013

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