Philadelphia

09/07/16 11:18pm
Clinton’s campaign has had a large presence on Penn’s campus by trying to get new students to register to vote in the influential swing state as well as to participate in the 2016 election.
09/06/16 2:38am
Last Thursday, Copabanana’s South Street location was ordered to temporarily shut down for a series of health violations.
09/06/16 2:12am
Philadelphia's Water Department follows the Environmental Protection Agency’s testing guidelines, but this is not the threshold for public health, one Penn professor argued. 
09/05/16 11:28pm
Trump said crime has risen sharply in Philadelphia, but statistics suggest the exact opposite.
09/03/16 6:00am
“During the summer it’s definitely slower,” Smokey Joe's manager Paul Ryan said, “[but] we get a lot more neighborhood people willing to hang out.” 
09/01/16 12:12am
The SEPTA Youth Advisory Council has long advocated for an alternative to the traditional pass, targeting students who live on campus and are looking to explore the city. A Change.org petition they filed in support of that proposal garnered over 1,200 signatures last year.
09/01/16 12:10am
Recent studies by civil rights organizations like the NAACP and a scathing piece by comedian John Oliver on HBO's "Last Week Tonight" have questioned the effectiveness of charters nationally.
08/30/16 12:42am
"Our vision of this community is that we are a 'global village,'” said New College House Faculty Director Campbell Grey.
08/29/16 11:40pm
On and around Penn’s campus there are five different Starbucks locations where you can get your skinny soy caramel macchiato: 34th and Walnut, 34th and Chestnut, under 1920s Commons, in the Penn Bookstore and at 39th and Walnut streets. 
08/16/16 8:58pm
Hillary Clinton appealed to millennial voters on Aug. 16 in a speech largely focused on democratic participation. 
07/27/16 10:04pm
For many political journalists, Philadelphia is nothing more than a stop on the campaign trail.
07/13/16 11:16pm
All of SEPTA’s 120 Silverliner V train cars are out of commission and likely won't return until at least Labor Day.
07/13/16 11:13pm
The 1-acre plot sits behind the Karabots Pediatric Care Center at 48th and Market Street. It is considered the main volunteer project for the Democratic National Convention. The DNC will be held at the Wells Fargo Center in South Philadelphia July 25-28.
07/13/16 11:12pm
There may be some hope left for former congressman and 1986 Fels Institute of Government graduate Chaka Fattah, who was convicted last month of 23 charges including bribery, racketeering and fraud.
07/13/16 11:11pm
Unlike the numerous road closures experienced during the Pope Francis visit last fall, the Democratic National Convention that is set to take place from July 25th to July 28th should be more quite near the University City area and students should experience fewer, if any disturbances as a result of the convention.
07/13/16 10:24am

Temple board plans to dismiss President Neil Theobald

Temple University’s board of trustees announced its intention to dismiss Temple’s president, Neil D.
07/06/16 10:51pm
The project, created by Professor and Chair of the Fine Arts Department Ken Lum, Urban Studies Professor Dr. Paul Farber and A. Will Brown, will feature several installations by world-renowned artists in ten pavilions across the city.
06/23/16 12:02am
25 Philadelphia schoolchildren will be among the thousands of journalists expected to cover the Democratic National Convention (DNC) this July.
06/23/16 12:00am
Mayor Kenney signed a soda tax into law on Monday, June 20, making Philadelphia the second city in the United States to instate such a measure.
06/21/16 4:18pm
The conviction marks a dark end to the career of one of the region’s longest-serving members of Congress.