“During the summer it’s definitely slower,” Smokey Joe's manager Paul Ryan said, “[but] we get a lot more neighborhood people willing to hang out.”
The SEPTA Youth Advisory Council has long advocated for an alternative to the traditional pass, targeting students who live on campus and are looking to explore the city. A Change.org petition they filed in support of that proposal garnered over 1,200 signatures last year.
Recent studies by civil rights organizations like the NAACP and a scathing piece by comedian John Oliver on HBO's "Last Week Tonight" have questioned the effectiveness of charters nationally.
"Our vision of this community is that we are a 'global village,'” said New College House Faculty Director Campbell Grey.
On and around Penn’s campus there are five different Starbucks locations where you can get your skinny soy caramel macchiato: 34th and Walnut, 34th and Chestnut, under 1920s Commons, in the Penn Bookstore and at 39th and Walnut streets.
Hillary Clinton appealed to millennial voters on Aug. 16 in a speech largely focused on democratic participation.
For many political journalists, Philadelphia is nothing more than a stop on the campaign trail.
All of SEPTA’s 120 Silverliner V train cars are out of commission and likely won't return until at least Labor Day.
The 1-acre plot sits behind the Karabots Pediatric Care Center at 48th and Market Street. It is considered the main volunteer project for the Democratic National Convention. The DNC will be held at the Wells Fargo Center in South Philadelphia July 25-28.
There may be some hope left for former congressman and 1986 Fels Institute of Government graduate Chaka Fattah, who was convicted last month of 23 charges including bribery, racketeering and fraud.
Unlike the numerous road closures experienced during the Pope Francis visit last fall, the Democratic National Convention that is set to take place from July 25th to July 28th should be more quite near the University City area and students should experience fewer, if any disturbances as a result of the convention.
Temple University’s board of trustees announced its intention to dismiss Temple’s president, Neil D.
The project, created by Professor and Chair of the Fine Arts Department Ken Lum, Urban Studies Professor Dr. Paul Farber and A. Will Brown, will feature several installations by world-renowned artists in ten pavilions across the city.
25 Philadelphia schoolchildren will be among the thousands of journalists expected to cover the Democratic National Convention (DNC) this July.
Mayor Kenney signed a soda tax into law on Monday, June 20, making Philadelphia the second city in the United States to instate such a measure.
The conviction marks a dark end to the career of one of the region’s longest-serving members of Congress.
The federal corruption trial of U.S. House of Representative Chaka Fattah is continued the week of May 31 - June 3.
Next month, Philadelphia will host the Democratic National Convention — and some Penn students are helping make that happen.
Two Muslim holidays, Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, will be added to the district’s official school calendar.
Some experts have accused the Philadelphia Water Department of having water testing methods that are “worse than Flint.”