In our text-heavy world, fonts are everywhere — from the page you are reading to the sign on the building you are reading it in to the cellphone that you will likely fish out of your pocket at least once during these 668 words.
Newspapers are not going anywhere anytime soon. What I fear, however, is that the information within those papers, here in Philadelphia, will no longer tell the entire truth or even pretend to. Our view of the world will be narrowed, impaired and propagandized.
Costa Rica’s status as a tourist’s paradise has made it a divided country — one that leads a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde type of existence.
The re-election of Philadelphia Mayor and 1979 Wharton graduate Michael Nutter means another four years of positive relationships between Penn the city, administrators and students agree.
Today, Penn students registered to vote in Philadelphia will have a chance to have a say in the future of the city. For some, the decisions they make on election day will out last their time at Penn.
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Filmadelphia celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, and according to Madison Cairo, Annenberg Center director of operations and special artistic initiatives, 63 screenings — just over half of the festival — will be held in facilities owned by the University.
Leroy Nunery — a Penn parent, graduate and faculty member — was appointed acting chief executive officer and superintendent of the Philadelphia School District just before the start of the academic year.
Bounded by the cement and steel of urban traffic ways, Penn Park — which opened to fireworks and celebration on Sept. 15 — marks a historical development in Penn’s eastward expansion.
Philadelphia Mayor and 1979 Wharton graduate Michael Nutter has extended the weekend curfew once again to discourage violent flash mobs.
A city-wide curfew designed to limit the number of violent flash mobs is likely to end in a few days, but Penn Police aren’t fazed by the prospect of flash mob appearances on campus.
Incoming freshmen need not worry that the temporary 9 p.m. Philadelphia curfew will interfere with New Student Orientation.
A newly-enforced curfew in Philadelphia led to the apprehension of dozens of juveniles this past weekend.
Despite fearsome predictions and precautionary measures, Hurricane Irene left the Penn campus relatively undamaged.
Passengers took 334 million trips using the service's system of buses, trains and trolleys in the 2011 fiscal year.
A bicycle shop will move into the property that has been empty since Strikes Bowling Lounge vacated it last year.
The NEA awarded a $250,000 Our Town grant last week to a group that includes Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice to develop a Creative Assets Mapping Database for Philadelphia.
A group of investors, led by 1986 Wharton graduate Joshua Harris, will pay approximately $280 million to purchase the Philadelphia 76ers basketball franchise.
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter presented Ambassador of Japan Shigeyuki Hiroki with a check for $230,000 from the Philadelphia-Japan Disaster Relief Fund on Friday.
A group of investors that includes two Wharton graduates may buy 90 percent of the Philadelphia 76ers for $280 million.
Night Market Philadelphia, inspired by street markets throughout Asia, will come to University City Thursday night.