On Friday night, when a gunman opened fire on a Philadelphia Police sergent’s cruiser, Penn Police Office Ed Miller jumped into action.
Elyas Tecle gives his weekly weather report.
Nicholas Glenn shot two police officers and four bystanders, including a 25-year-old woman who died from her injuries. He was later killed during a firefight with other Philadelphia Police responders.
The rain threat will increase as we head into the beginning of the work week.
“I couldn’t be more proud of the leader who will take my place,” Obama said. “I will do everything in my power to get her reelected.”
“This is a fundamental choice about who we are as a people,” Obama said. “This is a choice about the meaning of America.”
Thousands of attendees, estimated to be close to 4,000, participated in the eighth annual Philadelphia Naked Bike Ride, drawing attention to the culture of dependence on fossil fuels, cycling advocacy and body positivity.
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.
Last Thursday, Copabanana’s South Street location was ordered to temporarily shut down for a series of health violations.
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.
Trump said crime has risen sharply in Philadelphia, but statistics suggest the exact opposite.
“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.”
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.
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.
"Our vision of this community is that we are a 'global village,'” said New College House Faculty Director Campbell Grey.
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.
Hillary Clinton appealed to millennial voters on Aug. 16 in a speech largely focused on democratic participation.
For many political journalists, Philadelphia is nothing more than a stop on the campaign trail.
All of SEPTA’s 120 Silverliner V train cars are out of commission and likely won't return until at least Labor Day.
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.