Philadelphia

11/02/16 5:34am
At 12:01 Tuesday morning, members of the Transportantion Workers Union Local 234 — the largest union of SEPTA workers — began a strike after they were not able to reach a contract deal with SEPTA.
11/01/16 8:18pm
University City is the most expensive place to rent in Philadelphia this fall.
11/01/16 6:26am
At 3:58 AM on Sunday Oct. 30, Penn Police responded to a report of armed robbery on Sansom Street, prompting a UPennAlert at 4:24 a.m.
11/01/16 5:59am
Currently, the Pennsylvania Constitution requires judges to retire at the end of the year in which they turn 70, and so a “yes” decision would raise the retirement age by five years.
11/01/16 4:10am
Penn Transit released a comprehensive contingency plan on Monday to accommodate faculty, staff and students who need to use public transportation now that SEPTA workers are on strike.
10/31/16 5:27am
University of the Sciences and Thomas Jefferson University likely held an advantage over Penn graduates in terms of the ranking because of their science and technology focus.
10/31/16 2:39am

Cool, comfortable weather returns to campus this week

Thursday will be the warmest at a high of 70 degrees.
10/28/16 10:18pm
Penn Dining retail offers a variety of products, ranging from dartboards, flyswatters and Advil to Coca Cola and hand-packed fruit cups.
10/28/16 5:55pm

Warm weather returns to Philly for Halloween weekend

On Saturday, expect mostly sunny conditions with a high of 70 degrees.
10/27/16 2:47am
See all the crimes committed in the Penn Patrol Zone between Oct. 14 and Oct. 20. 
10/27/16 2:27am

Armed robbery at T-Mobile store on 34th and Chestnut streets prompts UPennAlert

An armed robbery occurred at 6:38 p.m. on Wednesday at 3441 Chestnut St., prompting a UPennAlert.  At that time, a robbery was reported in progress at the T-Mobile store, according to the Division of Public Safety. The suspect entered the store, indicated he had a gun and told the store clerk to open the cash register.
10/25/16 5:55am
With only two weeks until Election Day, most major polls are showing Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton as the strong favorite for president.
10/25/16 2:12am
Some buildings only require flashing the school ID — called an OWLcard — at a security guard to enter.
10/24/16 5:32am
Two Penn student organizations — the Penn Hindu and Jain Association and its graduate school counterpart, Penn Rangoliare — are collaborating to hold the only Diwali event in Philadelphia that is open to the public.
10/24/16 5:30am

Campus will feel like fall again this week

Highs will be mostly in the 50's.
10/24/16 5:24am
If a strike occurs, it could lead to public transit lines being suspended on Election Day, potentially depressing voter turnout. 
10/23/16 2:40am
Hillary Clinton and running mate Tim Kaine arrived around 8:30 p.m. from Pittsburgh to speak in Philadelphia. 
10/20/16 4:24am
A group of six volunteers come together to analyze data, develop reports, and interface with clients.
10/20/16 4:20am
The free concert will be held on Nov. 5 in order to encourage people to go out on Election Day and vote.
10/19/16 9:47pm

​Chestnut Hill morphs into Hogsmeade for the annual wizard fest

Bring out your wands and house robes for a magic-filled weekend.