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Emily Offit


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Drexel University purchase will close community garden

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.

July 30, 2014

Contactless PennCards to make entry easier

The University is moving away from its 30 year-old magnetic strip PennCard to a new, contactless technology that will open up more possibilities for PennCard use.

July 22, 2014

A glass of wine a day may not keep the doctor away

Penn faculty contributed to a British study that found that drinking less wine is more beneficial to cardiovascular health.

July 15, 2014

Class design projects intervene in public spaces

Foundations of Art Design and Digital Culture, a class taught by Design professor David Comberg, recently finished up a summer session project in which each creation had to intervene in a public place.

July 8, 2014

Delaware River Waterfront brings the beach to banks

The Spruce Street Harbor park is a floating attraction featuring a restaurant, a boardwalk, a garden of rainbow hammocks, and free admission.

July 1, 2014

Reconstructions, renovations and repairs, oh my

Campus renovations include the Class of 1949 Bridge, the Kelly Writers House and the Neural and Behavioral Sciences Building.

June 17, 2014

Trading libraries for classrooms: Towne Library closes

Students and faculty continue to raise concerns over the closing of the math and engineering libraries, citing the importance of physical text.

June 3, 2014

Vegan cafe opens to teach Philadelphia how to 'eat well and feel well'

In addition to its menu of sweet and savory vegan treats, P.S. & Co. offers classes in juicing, mixology, gluten-free baking and a basic series of vegetarian cooking throughout the summer. The summer cocktails mixology workshop will be held on June 12, and a gluten-free baking series will be taught on June 19.

May 27, 2014

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