It felt like a cross between a carnival, concert and the end of a post-apocalyptic movie.
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.
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.
On Friday, the Dalai Lama cancelled his October visit to Philadelphia under doctor's orders.
Here’s a look back at some the last papal visit as well as some other major events in Philly history.
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.
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.
A guide to food vendors that will be open during the weekend.
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.
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.
A July report summarized a pilot program in West Philadelphia supermarkets allowing wasted food to go to good use.
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.
It’s not Homecoming or Spring Fling, but Penn students will be out in droves for Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia.
This year's hackathon will feature themed categories and place an emphasis on civic engagement.
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.
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.
Those who live on the streets will likely need to be relocated as a result of the city's plans.
Next year marks the expected completion of several PennConnects projects, including Perry World House and New College House.
A Change.org petition entitled "Save the Drexel Food Trucks!" has received over 2,850 signatures to date.
What you need to know to staying safe on and around campus.