Reporter / Curator
Mark Dent is a reporter/curator at BillyPenn. He previously worked for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, where he covered the Jerry Sandusky scandal, Penn State football and the Penn State administration. His work included breaking news stories and in-depth pieces on the university and football team as they recovered from the effects of the scandal.
Prior to the Post-Gazette, Mark worked as a sports reporter for The Dallas Morning News, covering Texas’ state religion: high school football. He’s also had internships with The Indianapolis Star, MLB.com, The Kansas City Star and The Bucks County Courier Times.
Mark grew up on the Kansas side of the Kansas City area and graduated from the University of Kansas. He currently lives in Center City. He also listens to more top-40 pop music than any reasonable human should.
The school has been criticized by faculty, alumni and politicians for years because of the case.
About 160,000 votes are needed in the DA’s race just to match spring turnout.
But it’ll likely be another six months before it actually comes down.
We’ve wrongly had the outside of the letters painted blue for nearly 30 years.
The School Reform Commission is going away, and Philly is taking back control.
Many residents are concerned they’ll clash with Center City’s historic charm.
Yes, we have an election this year. It’s six days away.
In which we reflect on margs and the meaning of life for $19.
Dancing, handball, yoga and all kinds of activities in the Barrio on Saturday
‘Any box store if you can’t supply their huge demand,’ said one farmer, ‘they won’t even look at you.’