As early as next school year, Penn students and homeless activists may room together in West Philadelphia.
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West Philadelphia has seen a growth in vegan dining at cafes, restaurants and even grocery stores — driven in part by student demand.
Philadelphia, a leader in programs for the homeless, spends $50 million in federal funding a year on shelter and rehousing programs, but homelessness remains widespread with 3,000 individuals facing homelessness each night.
As internet bookshelves grow, booksellers that remain standing — including giants Barnes and Noble and recently rescued Borders — find terra firma difficult to navigate.
Located just a few blocks from campus at 47th and Walnut streets, West Philadelphia High School is causing heated debate in the community.
As the summer months begin, farmers’ market enthusiasts at Penn will find they can now buy local one more day of the week.
National Poetry Month may be just a whisper in the ears of some — especially those of Penn’s poets.
Given buckets of paint and LED light, nationally renowned muralist Meg Saligman creates art.
Fans of Dan Brown’s novel Angels and Demons may remember CERN’s development of antimatter and a plot to annihilate Vatican City. But it seems the real CERN scientists, including several from Penn, are more interested in creation than destruction.
Scientists are debating what constitutes normal and pathological behavior with the release of the draft of the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders.
Clark Park, one of University City’s only green spots, will be getting a facelift in coming months.
Public pedalers may soon populate the streets of Philadelphia.
Effective last Monday, the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure Act aims to increase consumer protection by imposing a variety of regulations on credit card companies. As part of the act, individuals under 21 years of age seeking to open a credit card account need a cosigner or the ability to prove sufficient assets for repayment.
Although Philadelphia is no longer the fattest city in America, as it was at the turn of the millennium, it still ranks in the top 20, according to the American Obesity Association.
A federal credit policy that seeks to protect consumers from what President Barack Obama referred to as “deceptive, unfair tactics” practiced by credit card companies took effect Monday.
Those in need can now find a new source of fresh produce in West Philadelphia.
Penn students worked up an appetite throwing snowballs and sledding down the Locust Walk bridge during last week’s snowstorms.
Drivers northbound on I-95 will soon get a half-mile-long peek at Philadelphia dancing.
Just a few blocks from campus, two programs link Penn with up-and-coming West Philadelphia artists.
In an effort to promote higher education among West Philadelphia high schoolers, Penn’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships matched adolescents with advisors Tuesday as part of Shadowing Day.