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Philadelphia

04/07/22 12:02am
The Daily Pennsylvanian spoke with 12 Penn community members and University leaders about the challenges that Penn currently faces under his leadership.
04/06/22 11:15pm
Philadelphia Health Commissioner Cheryl Bettigole said that while not required, the department of health recommends residents wear masks indoors and in public spaces.
04/06/22 10:39pm
The renovation, which was announced in July 2021, includes plans for 473 furnished units, totaling 588 beds, reported the Construction Specifier.
04/05/22 12:22am
The restaurant will close its doors on April 17. The restaurant block is expected to be rebuilt into a new high-tech office and lab space in early 2023. 
04/04/22 1:12am
The search — which was led by Mayor Jim Kenney, current Superintendent William Hite, and other officials — concluded when the board announced its pick on Friday, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer.
04/04/22 1:05am
The 50th anniversary reunion event attracted former and current residents of Du Bois College House, who came together to reflect on their experiences living in the college house.
04/03/22 11:31pm
DIG is a fast-casual restaurant with a "vegetable-forward" menu and will be located at 36th and Sansom streets near the Penn Bookstore. 
04/01/22 3:15am
About 25 Penn Democrats members attended the talk, which took place on the evening of March 30. Prescod spoke to the group about his platform and plans for if he is elected. 
03/30/22 10:19pm
The city postponed enforcing the ban for six months to help businesses adjust.
03/28/22 12:54am
On March 22, the district announced the Facilities Planning Process, a plan to renovate Philadelphia school buildings and meet students' educational needs with community input.
03/24/22 12:58am
In 2021, the Division of Public Safety issued a total of 67 UPennAlerts, up from 58 alerts in 2020 and 34 in 2019.
03/23/22 11:30pm
The decision arrives in response to a nationwide shift toward later school start times in order to accommodate teenage sleep patterns and enhance academic performance
03/23/22 11:25pm
The bridge — which crosses the Schuylkill River, connecting Center City to University City and West Philadelphia — first closed its traffic in early August 2019 
03/23/22 11:06pm
The rate — which was on the rise earlier this year — fell to a record low of 20 carjackings in the week of March 9 to March 16.
03/23/22 7:37pm
The three institutions will purchase over 15,600 monthly passes for $140 each and distribute them to employees in the hopes of increasing riding rates back to pre-pandemic levels.
03/23/22 1:07am
In December 2021, the Philadelphia Council passed a bill that permanently legalized streeteries in certain areas across the city
03/23/22 1:02am
The Court selected the map, known as the Carter plan, for its “least-change” approach, preserving many elements of the current congressional map.
03/23/22 12:22am
Five university students — College first year Taryn Flaherty, and four other first years from different schools — applied for the state marker in 2019. 
03/20/22 11:54pm
The department double-counted thousands of records on the city’s COVID-19 dashboard in a failure to discern the doses, resulting in a raw number significantly higher than the actual pediatric vaccination rate.
03/20/22 11:26pm
Participants enjoyed food prepared by the townhome residents, listened to music, and conversed with community members. Organizers also led a march around the UC Townhomes complex.