When Penn released its admissions decisions on March 31, admitted students took to social media to celebrate their excitement. But while students celebrate every year, Penn’s Class of 2020 was able to express their excitement this admissions season with a Penn emoji.
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Wondering why there were children roaming campus last week?
In the past year, University City hit a major landmark with 75,000 jobs in the area for the first time ever.
One Penn faculty member is taking a piece of the past and creating it into something brand new.
Philadelphia polls closed at 8 p.m., and the results for key races across the city and state are in.
Over the past few years, a number of cities around the country have put restrictions on Styrofoam use in food trucks — but Philadelphia is not one of them.
Helen Gym, a 1993 College graduate, is running for the Philadelphia City Council At-Large as the Democratic nominee on a platform of education and housing reform.
If you’re looking to grab food around campus this weekend, the food trucks may not be the best place to go.
A Penn professor is saving would-be wasted food and changing it into sustainable meals to help feed the hungry.
For those confused students who wandered around Cosi and Urban Outfitters on 36th Street wondering where that dorm goods store went, look no further — Furniture Campus Home Store is still in University City, just at a new location.
After a long battle between Penn and the neighborhood of West Philadelphia, the historic mansion at 400 S. 40th St. has finally been demolished.
While Penn students are looking forward to cancelled classes for the pope’s visit to Philadelphia later this month, other Philadelphia residents will need to work to find somewhere to stay for the weekend. Those who live on the streets will likely need to be relocated as a result of the city’s plans.
University City residents are passionate about their food trucks. Since the proposal of a bill to limit the number of food trucks on Drexel's campus, the district's councilwoman has received regular complaints.
Alumni Weekend isn't just about returning to campus to reunite with classmates. For the Netter Center, Alumni Weekend is an opportunity to connect Penn graduates with the West Philadelphia community.
With a number of cities across the country implementing bike share programs, Philadelphia is following suit.
SEPTA is looking to implement a number of improvements in the 2015-2016 fiscal year, but it seems as though the long-awaited Key program will not be one of them.
With warmer weather approaching, University City District plans to brighten the neighborhood with the addition of parking-spot sized parks called parklets.
Though St. Peter’s Church is much farther from campus than Fisher Fine Arts Library, the building has almost as many connections to Penn. Both the church, on 47th Street and Kingsessing Avenue, and the library were designed by architect Frank Furness. The church has received a lot of attention and support lately, as it came in danger of closing, and it was ultimately saved by Penn affiliates.
Beer and wine may be coming to the Fresh Grocer at 40th and Walnut streets.