The 27th Ward, which includes Penn, is contributing 22,860 eligible voters this election.
Campus will feel more like August than October this week due to a high pressure system.
Hamilton and others spoke in support of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in West Philadelphia Sunday on behalf of the group Mothers of the Movement, which represents mothers who have lost sons and daughters to fatal encounters with law enforcement.
Lauren Hitt, Kenney's spokesperson and a 2013 College graduate, first tweeted a link to an Inside Higher Education article that described how Penn does not have to pay property taxes to Philadelphia due to its nonprofit status.
An exhibit in the Biddle Law Library features images from photographer Rich Ross’s “Juvenile In Justice” series, which depicts the living conditions of teens experiencing solitary confinement.
Pennsylvania is a key swing state for the 2016 election season and throughout Penn’s campus numerous advocacy groups have been registering students to vote in the Keystone State.
The twelfth annual Pennsylvania Conference for Women took place on Oct. 6 at the Philadelphia Convention Center. With over 9,000 people in attendance, this year’s sold-out conference boasted the best turnout in its history.
A federal judge has ruled in favor of Penn in a recent lawsuit against a neuroscientist who died after exposure to radiation while researching at the University. The plaintiffs plan to appeal the result.
In her speech, Katie McGinty focused mostly on eviscerating Republican nominee Donald Trump, a 1968 Wharton graduate.
The agreement established by the Philadelphia Parking Authority to grant legality to UberX and Lyft expired on Oct. 1, placing the companies in "legal limbo," until a judge's ruling on Friday.
On Wednesday night, Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) spoke about the economy, immigration, reproductive rights and criminal justice reform at the Sheet Metal Workers Local Union 19 Hall in South Philadelphia.
The suspect, a fully-bearded black man wearing construction gear, is still at large.
Aspiring writers who identify as trans or gender nonconforming can cultivate their passion in a welcoming environment at a new workshop run through the Kelly Writers House.
Investigations by the Philadelphia Police Department and School District of Philadelphia come following an increase in "scary clown sightings" across the country, with a recent series of social media threats targeting the Philadelphia area.
Chanting barbs against the “homos” as well as Catholics and Jews, four preachers assembled next to the Benjamin Franklin Statue in front of College Hall around noon.
Ashley Sweeney, a manager at the 30th Street Station outlet said the Cosi outlets on Penn’s and Drexel’s campuses are “high-value stores” which are likely to remain open for a “long, long time" even if ownership of the chain changes.
It is the same chemical Erin Brockovich, later made famous when Julia Roberts portrayed her in a 2000 film, uncovered a large amount of industrial hexavalent chromium contamination in the drinking water of a town in California that had a cancer epidemic.
Michelle Obama delivered a speech at La Salle University at noon, drawing such a large turnout that TV screens had to be set up outside the auditorium she was speaking in to accommodate the large number of attendees.
While New York City is known as the “city that never sleeps,” Philadelphia magazine recently said “Philly refuses to become a 24-hour city.”
Highs may not get out of the 60's by the end of the week.