Articles by Chris Doyle

07/05/17 8:41pm
The petition, which had collected 131 signatures by Wednesday evening, was created by rising Engineering sophomore and web developer for The Daily Pennsylvanian Colby Cox.
06/21/17 9:08am
As part of the scheduled meeting of the Board of Trustees last week, the Facilities and Campus Planning Committee discussed Penn's newest investment projects, including the Penn Medicine Pavilion.
06/20/17 8:18pm
David Cohen, the chair of the board of trustees, said in a meeting last week that he thinks Penn has done enough to show its support for climate action. 
05/31/17 10:17pm
The Philadelphia statute prohibits employers from asking for an applicant’s wage history, a practice shown to adversely affect the salaries of women and people of color. Although passed by unanimous vote in December, the law has sparked strong resistance and is now in suspension pending litigation.
04/25/17 7:52pm
The Philadelphia Office of Property Assessment announced that it is reevaluating the city’s “commercial, industrial, and institutional properties,” and Penn has come under scrutiny.
04/17/17 10:13pm
Despite earlier reports from CEO Dave Magrogan indicating that the Harvest in University City will undergo repairs and eventually reopen, there has still been little sign of activity at the property.
04/06/17 8:04pm
PennEnvironment found there were 97 days of unhealthy levels of smog in the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington metropolitan tri-state area last year. 
04/03/17 8:13pm
“I think the issue, which I’ve been told, is trying to staff it from really, really early in the morning. I’d say like past 4:00 a.m., to like 9:00 in the morning was a nightmare,” Allegro waitress Maria Francisci said.
03/29/17 11:22pm
Director of Business and Hospitality Services Pam Lampitt says Penn, like Temple, is now paying significantly more for the sweetened drinks available at dining halls. But Lampitt said the prospect of a raise in costs for students was never mentioned.
03/29/17 11:03am
In a three to one vote, SRC board members passed over Penn, along with Temple, Drexel, and New York University, in favor of the Relay Graduate School of Education—an institution not accredited to award master’s degrees in Pennsylvania.
03/19/17 9:09pm
College and Wharton sophomore Daphne Fong, vice president of WUGS' annual "Giving Month," is eager for Wartman to move so close to campus. She said she feels confident that Rosa’s will give Penn students a great opportunity to help the local community.
03/14/17 8:15pm
Jezabel Careaga has been bringing traditional Argentine cuisine to Philadelphia since 2010, when she opened her namesake café on 26th and Pine.
03/01/17 10:41pm
The city’s “hottest” housing market is just blocks from Penn’s campus — and reasons for this market heat-up may have much to do with Penn itself.
02/28/17 6:47pm
After nearly a decade of planning and construction, 4050 Haverford will offer all residents, regardless of occupation, units with one to three-bedrooms at significantly discounted rental rates. During the application period, however, priority housing was given to those who could demonstrate that they are actively working as artists in the city.
02/21/17 9:22pm
University City District communications director and 2006 College graduate Alissa Weiss said the new restaurants show how new dining options complement University City’s overall development.
02/09/17 9:50pm
On Saturday, 19-year-old sophomore and New Jersey native Timothy Piazza died as a result of an incident that occurred during a Thursday night Beta Theta Pi Fraternity party.
01/30/17 9:47pm
The bill’s sponsor, Councilman Bill Greenlee, believes these new regulations help female and minority applicants.
01/28/17 12:15pm
In his speech, Vice President Mike Pence pledged to defund national organizations that sponsor abortions, such as Planned Parenthood, and vowed that Trump would appoint a pro-life nominee to fill the vacancy left by late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court.
01/26/17 8:33pm
Built during 1883 in traditional “Queen Anne” style, the 420 residences exemplify the "suburban streetcar development" of late 19th century Philadelphia and the United States Northeast in general. 
01/23/17 9:46pm

Mural collapses in Center City

Attached to a wall on a Broad and Race street Hahnemann University Hospital building, the 12,500 foot mural began shaking against gusts of intense winds coming from the day's Nor'easter. NBC 10 reports that the loosened portions of the wall finally collapsed under the storm's strain at around 10:30 a.m., damaging two cars parked below.
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