Articles by ROSS AVILA

07/27/06 5:00am

Israel conflict through Penn eyes

While most college students are getting news about the Israeli war with Hezbollah on television, some Penn students are witnessing the conflict firsthand. Life in the north of Israel is continually disrupted by rocket attacks but students and University staff are finding a surreal sense of normalcy in Jerusalem as the conflict rages less than 100 miles to their north.
07/27/06 5:00am

Phila. loses bid for '16 Olympics

Philadelphia's dream to host the 2016 Summer Olympics was cut short yesterday as the City of Brotherly Love was eliminated by the United States Olympic Committee. The city was one of five American cities vying to be the single American city potentially making a bid for the world games.
06/01/06 5:00am

Presidential treatment

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