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Charles Khora leads children at a Saturday morning book club. PHOTO: DEVIN YINGLING 22/THE HAWK

Volunteers host weekly book club for children at Gandhi’s former home

Elise Welsh July 18, 2022

Bhambayi, South Africa ––  One Saturday morning in mid-June, Charles Khora gathered a group of children in a circle and had them join hands, just as he does every week. They ran back and forth...

Elizabeth Lesesa, Tshepo’s chef, prepares a meal at Tshepo Generation Soup Kitchen. PHOTO: LESLIE QUAN 22/THE HAWK

Community-supported nonprofit aims to help vulnerable children, spread hope

Devin Yingling July 1, 2022

Mautse, South Africa — Tshepo is the Sesotho word for hope, which is why Thabisang Kantini finds the name Tshepo Generation Soup Kitchen so fitting for the organization’s mission: to “bring hope...

Elizabeth Morgan, Ph.D stands with her unvaccinated children, Graham (left), 5, and Thomas (right), 8, at their home on Sept 12. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/ THE HAWK

Faculty with unvaccinated children express back-to-school concerns

Allison Kite September 14, 2021

Laura Crispin, Ph.D., associate professor of economics, sent her 5 year-old daughter to kindergarten for the first time last week. Crispin said she is remaining optimistic about the upcoming year of face-to-face...

Philadelphia children are getting hit hard

Caren Teague September 14, 2021

Under-served and lower-income Philadelphia public schools have finally made the transition to an in-person learning format, months after other districts throughout the state and country had already done...

Welcoming all to Sesame Street

Welcoming all to “Sesame Street”

Jenna Mangold March 28, 2017

The Muppets introduce a character with autism No matter who you are or where you come from, most people on campus can likely say that they grew up watching “Sesame Street.” The beloved television show...

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