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09/30/14 2:13am
Despite pulling tobacco products off its shelves, CVS hasn’t ruffled many feathers at Penn.
09/26/14 12:03am
Penn's plan to build an apartment complex at 40th and Pine streets is one step closer to becoming a reality, but there is still much opposition to overcome.
09/25/14 1:54am

Student fundraises for family of eight-year-old girl who died

The fundraising campaign has raised $4,020 as of publishing time.
09/19/14 2:47am
The popular brunch spot Green Eggs Café, located on 13th and Samson, recently received its liquor license, and will start serving alcoholic beverages this weekend.
09/18/14 1:43am
With a recent award of $6,500 from PECO and Natural Lands Trust, University City District is slowly coming closer to redeveloping the 40th Street Trolley Station.
09/18/14 12:51am
Graduate School of Education student Jennifer Duffy is the third principal of the Lea School in three years
09/17/14 9:18am
An eight-year-old girl died earlier today after falling out of an apartment building blocks away from campus, CBS Philly first reported Wednesday morning.
09/17/14 12:44am
UCD is studying urban revitalization methods in order to create a more welcoming environment on the streets leading into campus.
09/11/14 8:28pm
Drexel University has employed JLL to advise in the formal search for a master developer of its Innovation Neighborhood.
09/11/14 12:58am

Parents sue Pa. over alleged school district investigation failures

Seven school district parents with the group Parents United for Public Education filed a lawsuit on Wednesday claiming that the Pennsylvania Department of Education has failed to investigate complaints about “curriculum deficiencies” in the School District of Philadelphia.
09/10/14 9:39am
In 2011, Holly Fetter joined Resource Generation after experiencing a conflicting sense of identity within the national economic system.As the Occupy movement illuminated the disparity between the 1% and the 99%, Fetter, a junior at Stanford University at the time, felt disillusioned by her privilege.
09/10/14 9:35am
Borrowing books from the school library is a thing of the past for many Philadelphia pubic school students these days?and not for the technological reasons you might be hoping.
09/03/14 6:29pm
West Philadelphia artist and 1977 PennDesign graduate James Dupree is fighting to save his art studio from the city’s seizure of private properties in Mantua.
08/27/14 7:42pm
A 2,000-foot-long boardwalk will run along the eastern shore of the river.
08/26/14 9:23pm

PennPraxis leader to head to Drexel

Drexel University will announce to trustees and senior staff tomorrow that Harris Steinberg, currently executive director of PennPraxis, will head the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, according to an article in Philadelphia Magazine. 
08/22/14 3:57pm

Liquor police cracks down on underage drinking in Phila. as college semesters start

The Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement is cracking down on underage drinking at Philadelphia colleges as the fall semester begins, although it is currently unclear whether the BLCE will patrol near Penn during New Student Orientation.
08/20/14 8:22pm

PennDems hopeful for 2016 national convention in Philadelphia

The Democratic National Committee named Philadelphia as a finalist to host the 2016 Democratic convention, where delegates will officially nominate the party's candidate for President.
06/14/14 9:25pm
Obama stepped in at the request of Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett, ordering a presidential emergency board to help negotiate an agreement between SEPTA and the two unions representing its locomotive engineers and electrical workers.
05/27/14 8:29pm
In addition to its menu of sweet and savory vegan treats, P.S. & Co. offers classes in juicing, mixology, gluten-free baking and a basic series of vegetarian cooking throughout the summer. The summer cocktails mixology workshop will be held on June 12, and a gluten-free baking series will be taught on June 19.
05/15/14 5:07pm

Restaurants, playgrounds proposed for Fairmount Park

On Tuesday, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, along with PennPraxis — the applied research arm of PennDesign — presented recommendations for a new East and West Fairmount Park.