Investigations by the Philadelphia Police Department and School District of Philadelphia come following an increase in "scary clown sightings" across the country, with a recent series of social media threats targeting the Philadelphia area.
Chanting barbs against the “homos” as well as Catholics and Jews, four preachers assembled next to the Benjamin Franklin Statue in front of College Hall around noon.
Ashley Sweeney, a manager at the 30th Street Station outlet said the Cosi outlets on Penn’s and Drexel’s campuses are “high-value stores” which are likely to remain open for a “long, long time" even if ownership of the chain changes.
It is the same chemical Erin Brockovich, later made famous when Julia Roberts portrayed her in a 2000 film, uncovered a large amount of industrial hexavalent chromium contamination in the drinking water of a town in California that had a cancer epidemic.
Michelle Obama delivered a speech at La Salle University at noon, drawing such a large turnout that TV screens had to be set up outside the auditorium she was speaking in to accommodate the large number of attendees.
While New York City is known as the “city that never sleeps,” Philadelphia magazine recently said “Philly refuses to become a 24-hour city.”
Attendees walked from the Penn Women's Center to Thomas Paine Plaza, where they joined up with hundreds of other Philadelphians who were holding up signs that said “Don’t blame the victim” and “Sleeping next to you doesn’t equal consent.”
Highs may not get out of the 60's by the end of the week.
"We have a really robust campaign in terms of food and waste," Director of Business Services and Hospitality Services Pam Lampitt said.
Even in an election where Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump once called Mexican immigrants “criminals” and “rapists,” there is little evidence showing that Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton is performing any better among Latino voters compared to previous Democratic presidential candidates.
Jonathan Zimmermann's book, "Campus Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know," puts student demonstrations in a historical context.
In late August, real estate development company Post Brothers Apartmentsadded full title revealed itssingular, its a company plans to renovate Hamilton Court, an apartment complex on 39th and Chestnut streets.
“The lack of such notice on this occasion was a big misstep by the school, and they are lucky no Penn students ended up in the crossfire," Engineering sophomore Jordan Rosen said.
On Friday night, when a gunman opened fire on a Philadelphia Police sergent’s cruiser, Penn Police Office Ed Miller jumped into action.
Elyas Tecle gives his weekly weather report.
Nicholas Glenn shot two police officers and four bystanders, including a 25-year-old woman who died from her injuries. He was later killed during a firefight with other Philadelphia Police responders.
The rain threat will increase as we head into the beginning of the work week.
“I couldn’t be more proud of the leader who will take my place,” Obama said. “I will do everything in my power to get her reelected.”
“This is a fundamental choice about who we are as a people,” Obama said. “This is a choice about the meaning of America.”
Thousands of attendees, estimated to be close to 4,000, participated in the eighth annual Philadelphia Naked Bike Ride, drawing attention to the culture of dependence on fossil fuels, cycling advocacy and body positivity.