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Philly University Presidents Don’t Talk to Each Other—and That’s a Big Problem

When the Brookings Institution published a review of Philadelphia’s innovation district earlier this year, the report’s biggest recommendation was collaboration, hence its title, “Connect to […]

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Work Officially Begins on Schuylkill Yards

Amid applause, and bracketed by a smooth jazz soundtrack before and after, the brains behind Schuylkill Yards officially got the mega-development off the ground today […]

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Celebrate One Year of EAT Café, Philly’s Pay-What-You-Can Restaurant

When the concept was first announced, it seemed too good to be true: how could a full-service restaurant give its guests the option to sit down, […]

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Report: Russian Troll Farm Spread Drexel Prof’s Tweets

You’ve probably seen at least one of George Ciccariello-Maher’s tweets. The infamous Drexel University professor’s contentious content ranges from quips like “All I Want for […]

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Disgraced Drexel Neurologist Slapped With Slew of Sex Crime Charges

The former head of Drexel University’s Department of Neurology faces a slew of sex crime charges after several former patients alleged that he had touched […]

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Hello, Amazon HQ2; Goodbye, Affordability (Assuming That Happens)

What would happen to house prices in Philadelphia if Amazon chooses it for its second headquarters? Watch Philly become New York in short order, says […]

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Eagles Announce New Charitable Event for Autism Research

Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie, Mayor Jim Kenney and representatives from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Drexel University and Thomas Jefferson University/Jefferson Health stood together on a […]

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Cell Phones That Charge in Seconds? New Research From Drexel Says It’s Possible

The battery hasn’t advanced in decades, and engineers at Drexel University want to change that. A team of researchers led by College of Engineering professor […]

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Drexel Frat Sued by Parents of Son Severely Injured in Fight

Parents of a former Drexel University student have sued several fraternity members at the school whom they say failed to call for help when their […]

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Drexel Frat Suspended for Five Years

A Drexel University fraternity has been suspended for five years. Tau Kappa Epsilon, located at 3421 Powelton Ave., was already temporarily suspended earlier this month amidst […]

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Report: Drexel Police Investigating Second Frat for Sexual Assault

A little more than a week since Drexel University suspended a fraternity amidst a sexual assault investigation, a second frat is allegedly being probed for […]

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Love Rosé? This Tasting Will Make You an Expert

Springtime (and warm weather, we presume?) is here, which means that it’s almost time for everyone’s favorite pink-hued alcoholic beverage to dominate. Thanks to the […]

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Drexel Suspends Frat Amid Sexual Assault Investigation

This is a developing story. Check back for more information. Drexel University has suspended a fraternity under investigation amid two sexual assault allegations. The university has […]

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Tax Abatement Huge Shot in Arm for City, Study Finds

Consider the 10-year property tax abatements on new construction and rehabilitation a down payment on a future gusher in revenue for the city thanks to […]

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Hard Hat Tour: Vue32, the Building

When we checked out the Vue32 project ten months ago, it was only barely rising from a hole in the ground. It’s progressed quite nicely since […]