Penn in the 1990s would have been unrecognizable today. Where Penn Bookstore and Fresh Grocer stands now, there were asphalt parking lots.
The former West Philadelphia politician — whose district included Penn's campus — was convicted of a series of racketeering and corruption charges last year.
There is still hope for the development of a 132-unit, mixed-used complex
Ongoing court cases block the demolition of a historic mansion which currently occupies the lot and the zoning compliance of the proposed development
For a high school with computers that hardly work, even hand-me-downs can be invaluable.
The PA Senate still has to pass the bill and Governor Tom Corbett would have to sign the bill into law.
In 2011, Holly Fetter joined Resource Generation after
experiencing a conflicting sense of identity within the national economic
system.As the Occupy movement illuminated the disparity between the
1% and the 99%, Fetter, a junior at Stanford University at the time, felt
disillusioned by her privilege.
The Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement is cracking down on underage drinking at Philadelphia colleges as the fall semester begins, although it is currently unclear whether the BLCE will patrol near Penn during New Student Orientation.
In order to help children suffering from cancer, SAE is teaming up with the IFC to provide move-in assistance free of charge between Aug. 21 and Aug. 24, requesting that those who use this service donate to the Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation
Penn Medicine is currently in the planning stages of development on a new hospital tower, which could cost $1.5 billion, according to the Philadelphia Business Journal.
The Daily Pennsylvanian recounts some of the summer headlines regarding the Philadelphia School District this summer.
On the corner of 52nd and Market streets, protestors raised signs in an effort to turn Mike Brown’s shooting into a catalyst for nation-wide change.
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.
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.