Approximately 30 members of Fossil Free Penn protested outside Penn's Board of Trustees meeting on Friday, creating a "partial blockade" outside the room and prompting most of the trustees to leave through the fire exit.
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An Acme supermarket will replace the Fresh Grocer at the corner of 40th and Walnut streets.
The Fresh Grocer will close its doors in March after nearly 20 years of operation. Penn students criticized the University's decision to shut down the supermarket and raised concerns about the vacancy period before the store is replaced.
The Fresh Grocer, located at 40th and Walnut streets, will close its doors in March.
In an effort to make progress toward Penn's goal of carbon neutrality by 2042, the University will purchase carbon offsets to help neutralize emissions from University-sponsored air travel.
On Wednesday, Penn President Amy Gutmann sent an emailed announcement to the Penn community with updates on the University’s responses to climate change. The University will restrict its investment program and not invest in the coal and tar sand industries, according to Gutmann's email.
Penn could lose over $1.2 million in Philadelphia subsidies if they do not comply with the city-mandated $15 per hour minimum wage, according to the Service Employees International Union 32BJ Vice President Gabe Morgan and the Mayor's office.
After two years of development, a new five-story apartment complex in University City is set to open at 42nd and Ludlow streets in July 2020.
A protest by about 100 members of Fossil Free Penn shut down a Board of Trustees meeting Friday that took place at the Inn at Penn.
On Tuesday, Nov. 5, Philadelphia residents will head to the polls to vote in the city's local election.
After two years without an official director, the Asian American Studies program now has a formal leader in Josephine Park, who assumes this role in addition to being undergraduate chair of the English Department and teaching ASAM courses.
For Penn students living off campus, knowing your rights as a tenant is vital to keeping yourself safe and informed.
Pulmonary researchers at Penn Medicine are investigating the health complications of vaping in an effort to tamp down the growing number of hospitalizations for lung-related injuries in recent months.
Fossil Free Penn will host weekly silent sit-ins every Friday at noon in College Hall, with the intent of pressuring the University to address the climate crisis “to the extent that science and justice demand,” according to the group's page.
Penn has been paying security guards less than the city's required $15 wage, said Gabe Morgan, vice president of the Service Employees International Union 32BJ.
In a recent disciplinary report, Penn announced that mediation and conflict services for students have been expanded to the Restorative Practices at Penn Program within the Office of Student Conduct.
Freshmen arriving wide-eyed to Penn for New Student Orientation hear ample praise of the University’s values, its prestige, and its gifts to the local and global community.
Penn is suing Bernie’s University City Restaurant and Bar for $1.6 million, for alleged unpaid rental fees, according to court documents.
The largest Panera Bread restaurant in Philadelphia is expected to open on Penn’s campus on May 20, just days after most students will leave for summer break.
For many students looking to convert their meal swipes to dining dollars at the end of the spring semester, the requirement that students must commit to a dining plan the following year can be a financial burden.