Articles by Caroline Meuser

04/17/13 6:07pm

Philadelphia tourism focuses on local preferences

The Philadelphia Neighborhoods campaign highlights 14 appealing areas all within a 15-minute walk or ride from Center City hotels.
04/15/13 10:45pm

Students continue Tyga discussion after Fling

Though Fling weekend is over, talk of Tyga’s controversial lyrics is not.
04/14/13 8:04pm

City planners to present draft of University Southwest District Plan

As a part of the comprehensive plan for the city’s future, Philadelphia2035 separated Philadelphia into 18 districts and aims to improve each one according to community needs and suggestions.
04/07/13 10:46pm

Affordable Housing Grants will fund new projects in Philadelphia

Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-Pa.) announced that $960,000 in Affordable Housing Grants would be awarded to sponsors of building projects that will house veterans, homeless families and the mentally ill.
03/25/13 10:07pm
As University City brightens in the coming months, one of its unique public areas is also springing to life.
02/27/13 11:25pm
Though it often seeks new innovation, Penn’s campus holds true to certain long-standing traditions — even those in the realm of retail.
02/07/13 12:33am
On Tuesday night, Brandywine Realty Trust along with Campus Crest Communities, Inc. and Harrison Street Real Estate Capital announced they will collaboratively develop a new student housing building called The Grove at Cira Centre South. The building will be located at 30th and Chestnut streets and is expected to be complete by fall 2014.
01/17/13 10:18pm

Student groups adapt to Philadelphia school district changes

The Philadelphia public school system is undergoing some changes — changes that are rightfully capturing the attention of some service groups at Penn.
12/09/12 10:07pm

Police provide holiday shopping tips

However, the Philadelphia Police Department, along with Penn’s Division of Public Safety, has issued several holiday shopping tips to remind students to practice cautio
12/06/12 7:09pm
The Philadelphia Parking Authority mandated a law in 2005 stating that all taxicabs in Philadelphia are required to accept credit cards
12/03/12 10:33pm

HUP crime on the decline for 2012

Total crime is down 21 percent in the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for Jan. to Dec. 2012 as compared to 2011, according to the Division of Public Safety.
11/28/12 11:56pm

Crime Log | Nov. 15 - Nov. 20

A look at crime in the past week.
11/27/12 8:18pm
My living experience has proven itself valuable in more ways than I had expected.
11/26/12 12:29am

Division of Public Safety earns top ranking again

For the sixth year in a row, the Division of Public Safety ranks first in safety and security, according to Security Magazine.
11/25/12 9:33pm

Drexel University takes steps to develop Schuylkill Rail Yards

Drexel University is taking essential steps towards developing this land by initiating a feasibility study of the area. The university-funded, $1 million-plus study is being done collaboratively with Amtrak and SEPTA, which own most of the land.
11/14/12 10:20pm
Crime increased by 25 percent this October, with the number of all incidents rising from 67 in October 2011 to 84 in October 2012.
11/12/12 8:36pm

Philadelphia Police Department faces restructuring

Most of these shifts are occurring due to reorganization, promotions and retirements of high-ranking officials.
11/08/12 12:28am

Crime Log | Oct. 25 - Nov. 1

A round up of crime for the week of Oct. 25 to Nov. 1.
11/07/12 11:10pm

Certain stores around campus are more popular among thieves

According to Vice President for Public Safety Maureen Rush, retail theft tends to center around both of the CVS locations on campus, American Apparel and Urban Outfitters.
10/31/12 10:23pm

Philadelphia police turn to social media, crowdsourcing

The Philadelphia Police Department, the Philadelphia Fire Department and City Hall have launched mobile apps to increase awareness and efficiency in public safety.
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