Philadelphia

02/07/17 9:49pm
Urban Studies expert Ira Harkavy said “democracy must begin at home, and its home is the truly engaged neighborly university and its local community partners.”
01/30/17 9:47pm
The bill’s sponsor, Councilman Bill Greenlee, believes these new regulations help female and minority applicants.
01/20/17 4:26pm
Three days before the Donald Trump's inauguration, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney said he would rather see former President George W. Bush back in office. 
01/16/17 8:27pm
During the incident on Nov. 25, a security camera at the Fresh Market in Chestnut Hill captured Lloyd filming or taking photos of an accomplice as he spray-painted the words “F**k Trump” on the wall of the grocery store. On Dec. 12, First Deputy City Solicitor Craig Straw said Lloyd would remain in his job, but would have to complete 40 hours of community service. The Solicitor’s Office did not respond to a request for further comment.
01/10/17 9:09pm
On Jan. 2, Graduate School of Education (GSE) professor Kate Kinney Grossman’s class resumed, as did all of the classes in Philadelphia's public schools.
12/17/16 11:06am
The University said it "would provide the best urban grocery store to support the Penn and local community going forward."
12/13/16 12:30am

Six festive things to do in Philadelphia during finals season

If puppies, holiday-themed study breaks and free cookies aren't enough to distract you from the stress of finals season, check out these Philadelphia events to get your mind off that last exam.
12/09/16 3:55pm
Philadelphia has three snow chances between today and next weekend. 
12/07/16 9:08pm
Joseph Lewis had been a Penn Police officer for close to six years before his sergeant told him to shave or go home, according to his legal complaint.
12/07/16 2:00am
Builders broke ground on the FMC Tower in May 2014, and the project is fast approaching completion. The tower is the sixth tallest building in Philadelphia.
12/05/16 4:04pm
Starting on Sunday, Dec. 11, all but three of SEPTA’s Regional Rail lines will begin running on new schedules. 
11/29/16 1:20am
Ethnic intimidation, which is another legal term for hate crimes, is an overt action coupled with targeting an individual of a group which falls under the statue.
11/28/16 12:01am
Caffé Bene, a South Korean chain, recently opened a location near Penn’s campus on 38th and Chestnut streets.
11/20/16 12:54pm
Experts are unsure how much the price of certain beverages will increase once Philadelphia’s “soda tax” goes into effect on Jan. 1.
11/15/16 3:47pm
The Trust hopes to raise $10,000 dollars from the GoFundMe page, on top of the $66,000 the foundation has already raised. 
11/15/16 2:24am
A networking event called 'Young Friendsgiving' showcased three new restaurants around the city on Monday night. 
11/15/16 12:30am
Last night, we experienced the natural phenomenon of a supermoon. This astrological event only happens once every several decades — the last supermoon occurred 69 years ago.
11/14/16 2:21am
Philadelphia will likely see between 25 and 30 inches of snow this winter season.
11/14/16 1:58am
The Provost’s Summer Mentor Program and Science Technology Engineering, Mathematics Mentoring Program have helped Philadelphia students navigate the college-application process, which leads some of them back to Locust Walk.
11/12/16 3:45pm
On Friday night, 2008 College graduate and current Drexel assistant research professor Adrienne Juarascio discovered the phrase "It's our p***y now, bitch" etched into her car about a block from her home in Philadelphia.