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5 Cool Things I Learned When Touring Philly Airport

5 Cool Things I Learned When Touring Philly Airport

Not many people get to go “behind the scenes” at a major US airport. Fewer people get a private tour from the largest airline at that airport. But that’s what 20 members of the Travel & Hospitality Club did last April, when we visited American Airlines’ team at PHL. 1. Having your own private TSA

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First Take on Wharton

After reciting my terribly-canned “Andrew… New York… PE…” 30-second intro some five-hundred-odd times it’s easy to look back and see that many early interactions were just a slightly more professional version of the awkward middle school dance: everyone is nervous, there are only a few quick words exchanged, there’s a minimum distance apart, very little

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Philadelphia’s Newest Temple

As early members of the Mormon church, my ancestors joined other converts seeking refuge from intense religious persecution, which in one instance included an order from the Governor of Missouri to “exterminate the Mormons.” After finding temporary refuge in religiously tolerant places such as Pennsylvania (thank you William Penn), these pioneers fled west looking for

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The Pope is Dope

“OMG! The Pope is coming to Philly!” *screams of excitement* That was my reaction when I found out about the Pope’s visit. Some of you totally understand my reaction but others think I am crazy. Well, maybe. The point here is that this visit is really, really, really (did I say really?) important to me.

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