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Why Gritty Is a Big Win for the Flyers

It’s been over a week since Gritty was introduced to fans as the new mascot for the Philadelphia Flyers. Since then Gritty has caused quite a stir —to say the least—and has fueled stories, jokes and memes nationwide. 374 more words

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Get Schooled in Sneaker Studies: a Q&A with Drexel Rankin Scholar Sean Williams

Could you imagine being shunned from a restaurant, church or social soiree just because you are wearing your fresh Jordans? Back in the day, sneakers weren’t a cultural phenomenon like they are today. 463 more words

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Can't We All Just Get Along?

It’s a question that most of us ask, at least once. “Can’t we all just get along?” Evidently, the answer is, “No.”

Want evidence? Honestly, evidence is overwhelming. 707 more words

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Media Watch: Change is Better Embraced with Promise of Continuity

Common wisdom has it that change in organizations can be embraced by employees when leaders effectively explain how their vision will positively impact the organization. However, new research recently published in the… 433 more words

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Research Finds People Willing to Pay More for Real Green Products

To cash in on consumers’ willingness to pay higher prices for green products, several companies are promoting conventional products as green by highlighting a few green attributes. 380 more words

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Quick Take: Did Nike Do it Right with New Ad Campaign?

Nike aired its “Just Do It” ad, narrated by Colin Kaepernick, during Thursday night’s NFL season opener between the Atlanta Falcons and the Philadelphia Eagles, but the ad has ignited heated conversations since the company revealed it on social media earlier in this week. 435 more words

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Let the Rabbits Run

If memory serves…this was written by an educator circa 1940’s . His peers surely ostracized him, forever banishing him from the traditional education brick-making factory. 870 more words

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