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09/07/11 11:14pm

Penn Police unfazed by prospect of future 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.
08/30/11 10:09pm

City curfew spares NSO

Incoming freshmen need not worry that the temporary 9 p.m. Philadelphia curfew will interfere with New Student Orientation.
08/29/11 5:08pm

New Philadelphia curfew may impact young Penn students

A newly-enforced curfew in Philadelphia led to the apprehension of dozens of juveniles this past weekend.
08/29/11 4:59pm
Despite fearsome predictions and precautionary measures, Hurricane Irene left the Penn campus relatively undamaged.
08/04/11 2:34am
Passengers took 334 million trips using the service's system of buses, trains and trolleys in the 2011 fiscal year.
07/21/11 5:20am
A bicycle shop will move into the property that has been empty since Strikes Bowling Lounge vacated it last year.
07/21/11 5:08am

School of Social Policy wins $250K grant for culture database

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.
07/21/11 5:08am

Wharton alums purchase 76ers

A group of investors, led by 1986 Wharton graduate Joshua Harris, will pay approximately $280 million to purchase the Philadelphia 76ers basketball franchise.
07/14/11 5:46am
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.
06/16/11 4:18am

Wharton grads may buy 76ers

A group of investors that includes two Wharton graduates may buy 90 percent of the Philadelphia 76ers for $280 million.
06/09/11 5:01am
Night Market Philadelphia, inspired by street markets throughout Asia, will come to University City Thursday night.
06/09/11 2:45am
University City's Asian and Hispanic populations showed drastic growth, while the black population decreased slightly and the white population remained steady.
06/02/11 4:02am
After seven months of delay, due to inspectors' reviews, Clark Park will open with better drainage systems and a new park center.
06/02/11 3:57am
The Penn Alexander School at 4209 Spruce St. is facing potential overcrowding for the first time in its history.
05/25/11 10:47pm
The University Square Farmer’s Market at 36th and Walnut streets, a staple of Penn’s campus life since 2004, is up and running in time for the warmer months.
05/12/11 8:05pm

Fresh Grocer wine machine may soon offer hard liquor

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board announced last month that they will be running a pilot program to sell hard liquor to some of the current wine kiosks across the state.
04/28/11 1:18am

2015 student addresses racial tension

Coming from a Phila. high school, Duong Nghe Ly has worked to promote racial dialogue and awareness.
04/28/11 1:07am

Retail theft sees slight decrease

While most theft has remained consistent since 2010, petty theft has lessened at many retailers.
04/25/11 2:33am

Philadelphia Orchestra declares bankruptcy

The Philadelphia Orchestra was the first to broadcast on radio and TV, and, as of last week, was also the first major U.S. orchestra to go bankrupt.
04/25/11 12:39am

ICA festivities draw diverse crowd

Coordinators and attendees alike hailed the Institute of Contemporary Art’s “Laundry Boat” day-long celebration Saturday as a success.