Author: Nidhi Reddy

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A New Beginning: Education in Philly

Philadelphia’s issues with education have a long history, starting in 2001 when its relationship with the School Reform Commission began. The SRC brought about huge cuts in funding, voted to remove health benefits from teacher contracts, and implemented charter school caps without scheduling a hearing in advance. Philadelphia was hit […]

Agriculture, Conservation, Environment, Environmental Policy, Exercise & Nutrition, Health, Mental Health, Science, Wellness

Shedding Some More Light on Daylight Savings

This past weekend, people were probably having a typical Sunday night: plowing through backlogs of procrastinated work, mourning the loss of yet another weekend and preparing themselves for another dreary Monday. As I was doing just this, I checked my phone for the time: one second it read 2:00 AM […]

Arts, Identity

A Love/Hate Relationship

The picture above is by Dread Scott, an activist and artist whose chosen mediums include everything from performance to graphic design. This specific piece of artwork is called– not surprisingly – “HATE.” What struck me first was the uncanny resemblance it has to the familiar pop-culture icon we all know and love– […]