About 25 Penn Democrats members attended the talk, which took place on the evening of March 30. Prescod spoke to the group about his platform and plans for if he is elected.
The city postponed enforcing the ban for six months to help businesses adjust.
On March 22, the district announced the Facilities Planning Process, a plan to renovate Philadelphia school buildings and meet students' educational needs with community input.
In 2021, the Division of Public Safety issued a total of 67 UPennAlerts, up from 58 alerts in 2020 and 34 in 2019.
The decision arrives in response to a nationwide shift toward later school start times in order to accommodate teenage sleep patterns and enhance academic performance
The bridge — which crosses the Schuylkill River, connecting Center City to University City and West Philadelphia — first closed its traffic in early August 2019
The rate — which was on the rise earlier this year — fell to a record low of 20 carjackings in the week of March 9 to March 16.
The three institutions will purchase over 15,600 monthly passes for $140 each and distribute them to employees in the hopes of increasing riding rates back to pre-pandemic levels.
In December 2021, the Philadelphia Council passed a bill that permanently legalized streeteries in certain areas across the city
The Court selected the map, known as the Carter plan, for its “least-change” approach, preserving many elements of the current congressional map.
Five university students — College first year Taryn Flaherty, and four other first years from different schools — applied for the state marker in 2019.
The department double-counted thousands of records on the city’s COVID-19 dashboard in a failure to discern the doses, resulting in a raw number significantly higher than the actual pediatric vaccination rate.
Participants enjoyed food prepared by the townhome residents, listened to music, and conversed with community members. Organizers also led a march around the UC Townhomes complex.
The renovations are a part of Philadelphia’s Vision Zero initiative to eliminate all traffic-related deaths by 2030.
The School District lifted the mask mandate one week after Philadelphia health officials announced that Philadelphia is in the "All Clear" phase of the COVID-19 precautions tier.
The Philadelphia City Council approved the bill in a 15-1 vote on March 10, WHYY reported.
Community members will no longer be required to wear a mask in athletic facilities, libraries, residential halls, and dining halls.
In response, Philadelphia will now have a second team of experts to verify vaccine numbers in addition to a new monthly review of vaccination data, the Inquirer reported.
Chief Wellness Officer Benoit Dubé told the DP that the University is working in conjunction with the City of Philadelphia to determine whether it is safe to reverse the mask mandate.
An October 2021 survey by The National Council for Mental Wellbeing found that 78% of organizations experienced increased demand for behavioral health services in the three months prior.