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Jill Golub


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State rep incumbent: To fix Philadelphia schools, we need a 'funding formula'

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.

April 27, 2014

Democratic state rep hopeful talks education, equality

Algernong Allen is running for state representative in Pennsylvania’s 188th District, which includes University City, West and Southwest Philadelphia.

April 23, 2014

Penn releases contingency plan in case of SEPTA strike

Penn Transit Services has released a SEPTA Strike Contingency Plan outlining what Penn will do if SEPTA goes on strike.

April 9, 2014

Penn partnership helps teach financial literacy at the Lea School

A course on adult financial literacy taught by Professor of Strategic Management Keith Weigelt is a recent partnership between him, the Netter Center for Community Partnerships and the Lea School.

April 7, 2014

Grad students refurbish homes in West Philadelphia

Graduate students from Wharton, PennDesign and other graduate schools — 75 students in total — volunteered for Rebuilding Together Philadelphia by providing essential repairs to homes on the 37th and 38th streets on Fairmount Avenue and the surrounding neighborhood.

March 31, 2014

Urban farm to open in West Philadelphia

Located at 4912 Baltimore Ave., Greensgrow West will be the first expansion of Greensgrow Farms, located in Kensington, Pennsylvania.

March 24, 2014

Study: poverty risk factors affect school performance

New research finds that having enrolled students with risk factors in schools affects the entire student body. 

February 23, 2014

West Philly farm school brings Jewish context to environmental issues

Founded by Penn alum Nati Passow, the Jewish Farm School offers a wide variety of workshops and programs ranging from bee-keeping to global food topics.

February 10, 2014

Teaching unity through dance

Hip Hop Fundamentals, a dance group in Philadelphia, teaches peace, unity, and mind-body physics through dance, treating personal wellbeing as a form of professional development.

February 9, 2014

A Presidential 'promise' to improve West Philadelphia

President Obama's plans for Mantua, Philadelphia, one of five areas in the country designated as a Promise Zone, aims to encourage investment and job creation, and reduce crime and school dropout rates.

February 2, 2014

The Netter Center to discuss necessity of higher ed

The Netter Center and university reps will discuss how higher ed institutions enhance a community during a webinar.

January 30, 2014

Food trucks at The Porch find success

Each Wednesday, Josh Kim can be found grilling gourmet burgers in his food truck at The Porch, an outdoor seating space next to 30th Street Station . At Spot Burger, Kim’s truck, burgers are built from scratch, from the butchering and grinding of the meat to the homemade condiments.

January 29, 2014

Report suggests increased spending by universities would create jobs

The city controller said that the report serves the purpose of showing how large an impact anchor institutions can have on the local economy.

January 14, 2014

New Haven officials tour campus, U. City

Officials from Yale University and New Haven toured local campuses and University City to see how the Philadelphia colleges encourage investment in their surrounding communities.

December 4, 2013

Women's Political League tackles public speaking

The workshop tonight will focus primarily on overcoming symptoms of anxiety such as shaking hands and rising heart rate, as opposed to technique.

November 18, 2013

Miss America, Kina Grannis for APAHW

Singer-songwriter Kina Grannis will also peform as part of the week long serieis of events

November 7, 2013

J-Bagel creates 'From Our Hut to Your Heart' sukkah

On Sunday, the sukkah team will host a party to paint the walls of the structure.

September 19, 2013

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