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Members of the West Philadelphia and Penn community disapprove of Drexel University's plan to turn the garden located near the intersection of 36th and Warren streets into a parking lot.
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At approximately 7:52 a.m., Philadelphia Police, the Philadelphia Fire Department and Penn Police responded to a call for a strong odor and steam coming from the Wistar Institute at 3601 Spruce St. , according to the Division of Public Safety. The steam leak resulted in one person being sent to HUP for evaluation.
At approximately 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Penn police and Philadelphia Police responded to a water main break near 37th and Chestnut Streets. Chestnut Street was closed between 36th Street and 38th Street for repairs.
Despite speculation of a bid for the 2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton gave attendees no inclination of her political plans. Buttons emblazoned with slogans like "Hillary 2016" and "Madame President" were spattered throughout the crowd.
Selection criteria include whether the city has facilities capable of staging the event and if there are enough hotels to accommodate the delegates and media. The final decision will be announced later in 2014 or in early 2015.
Meeting attendees were encouraged a sign a petition aimed at President Gutmann requesting that Penn commit $6.6 million annually.
The Daily Pennsylvanian talked to the founders of Osmosis and ProfessorWord, two Philadelphia-based winners of a recent GSE competition, about their companies’ origins and future goals.
Philadelphia-based education innovations Osmosis and ProfessorWord both won awards at the 2014 Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition on May 14.
The Philadelphia skyline is about to change.On Wednesday, Penn President Amy Gutmann and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter broke ground on the construction of the new FMC Tower near 30th and Walnut streets.
The Philadelphia Streets Department expects that bumpouts will be installed this summer at one of Penn’s most problematic intersections, following two previous delays on the project.
Adventurous is one way to describe Zachary Woods. He and his brother Matthew “always like to do the crazy things,” recalled his younger sister Callie Woods.
According to an article posted earlier in the morning on ABC Action News, friends confirmed that the 27-year-old victim involved in yesterday's car accident at 30th and Walnut streets was a Wharton student.
The crash caused a 27-year-old male pedestrian to fall from the Walnut Street overpass.
The brothers of Sigma Phi Epsilon have launched plans for a long-term mentorship program for students at West Philadelphia High School, in collaboration with the Netter Center for Community Partnerships.
The importance of swimming is what brought Clarissa Palmer, Daniel Schupsky and Marc Christian together to found We Can Swim!, a nonprofit group that provides swimming education for underserved children in West Philadelphia.
The Woodlands Cemetery, located on 40th Street and Woodland Avenue, is currently surveying the community on how to spend a $300,000 grant.
State representative James Roebuck is running for reelection for the 188th Legislative District, which encompasses Penn’s campus. The Daily Pennsylvanian spoke to Roebuck about his political platform.
The driver of a car involved in an accident at 38th and Spruce streets that injured three Penn students is suing the University and another driver for negligence.
Allen is running for state representative in Pennsylvania’s 188th District,
which includes University City, West and Southwest Philadelphia.
Chaka Fattah Jr., son of Congressman and 1986 Fels
Institute of Government graduate Chaka Fattah Sr., has filed a $10 million lawsuit against the
IRS, DOJ, FBI and United States.