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Philadelphia

10/11/15 8:50pm

Following Oregon shooting, school gun scares shake the nation

In Philadelphia, gun threats shocked campuses in Center City and Germantown later in the week, following the Oct. 1 Oregon shooting.
10/06/15 12:11pm
Community College of Philadelphia went on lockdown this morning after reports of a gunman.
10/04/15 11:54pm
Hope MacKenzie is a College junior who works as one of Sony's Marketing Representatives for Philadelphia, and has a unique student representative experience. 
10/02/15 11:00am
From proxy-blessings to child-births, the Division of Public Safety was all over the city on this weekend.
09/28/15 1:57am
It felt like a cross between a carnival, concert and the end of a post-apocalyptic movie.
09/27/15 1:27am
Pope Francis capped his first day in Philadelphia amid an adoring crowd on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, music from multi-Grammy Award winning artists and hardly any logistical problems.
09/26/15 1:56pm
There wasn’t a dry eye in the Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul in Center City this morning, as Pope Francis celebrated mass for a packed congregation.
09/26/15 10:20am
On Friday, the Dalai Lama cancelled his October visit to Philadelphia under doctor's orders.
09/24/15 12:48am
Here’s a look back at some the last papal visit as well as some other major events in Philly history.
09/24/15 12:43am
The Inn at Penn, the Homewood Suites Hilton and the Sheraton Hotel still have rooms leftover for the Papal Weekend, despite projections that up to 2 million Catholics would be traveling to Philadelphia.
09/24/15 12:39am
When the Pope comes to town, transportation around campus is going to be limited almost exclusively to emergency vehicles since Penn is surrounded by some of the best hospitals in Philadelphia.
09/24/15 12:17am
A guide to food vendors that will be open during the weekend.
09/22/15 11:43pm
The price would be included in the cost of attendance at Penn, and eligible for financial aid coverage if it is beyond one’s expected family contribution.
09/15/15 11:59pm
With a prize pool of one million dollars, the competition is the largest of its type. The winner will receive $500,000 and the five semifinalists will each receive $100,000.
09/10/15 12:06am
A July report summarized a pilot program in West Philadelphia supermarkets allowing wasted food to go to good use.
09/08/15 10:57pm
Furniture Campus Home Store has moved from its old location between Cosi and Urban Outfitters on 36th Street to a new location at 3801 Chestnut St.
09/05/15 2:00pm
It’s not Homecoming or Spring Fling, but Penn students will be out in droves for Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia.
09/03/15 12:07am
This year's hackathon will feature themed categories and place an emphasis on civic engagement.
09/02/15 12:17am
Although Penn tried to compromise with the neighborhood, proposing a plan to incorporate the mansion into the housing complex they had received permission to begin, the neighborhood ultimately refused to meet them in the middle.
09/01/15 12:39am
While some are capitalizing on high housing rates for visitors, others are opening their doors freely and still others are restricted in having guests that weekend.