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Temple Shows Its True Colors in Bringing Students Back to Campus, Causing COVID Outbreak

When the coronavirus pandemic first hit the United States, it became virtually impossible to read a story about the present moment without bumping into the […]

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Snoop Dogg Says He’s Investing in Atlantic City

A roundup of Philly news. We may update this article at any time as new information becomes available. Snoop Dogg Says He’s Investing In Atlantic […]

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Philly Colleges Are Planning for In-Person Classes This Fall: What We Know

Philadelphia-area colleges and universities are cautiously releasing plans for the fall semester, with many hoping to resume in-person learning to the fullest extent possible this […]

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A Behavioral Economist Explains Why People Are Still Rebelling Against Social Distancing

It’s been three weeks since Governor Tom Wolf issued the first stay-at-home order for seven counties in Pennsylvania. That order has since been extended statewide […]

City Life

Online Learning, Hybrid Classes and Virtual Reality: Philly Universities Prepare for a Risky Fall Semester

The high school seniors who saw their graduation ceremonies ripped away by COVID-19 this spring may now have to worry about their plans for the […]

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Desperate for High-Paying Wall Street Jobs, Penn Students Try Buying Their Way Into the Right Classes

A few weeks ago, Matthew Current, an undergrad at Wharton, woke up at 6 a.m. with a plan. He was trying to enroll in Finance […]

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On the Market: Live/Work/Play Farm Compound Near Collegeville

Some of you may have heard of a guy named Chuck Marohn. He’s a self-described “recovering highway engineer” from Brainerd, Minn., who runs an organization […]

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Temple Students, Let That HBCU Comparison Die

There’s been an ongoing claim among some Black students at Temple University that their campus life mirrors that at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). […]

City Life

I’m Queer and I Think CCP’s New “Non-Binary” Mascot Is Pandering Nonsense

Community College of Philadelphia tried to make a huge roar this week with the announcement of its new mascot. After ditching the outdated, and arguably […]


Trouble’s End Brewing Will Open With Beer, Food, and Music in Collegeville

A new brewery with a Philly connection is coming to Collegeville. Trouble’s End Brewing will take over the former home of Appalachian Brewing Co. that shuttered last […]

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Swarthmore Frats Disband After Leaked Documents Spark 4-Day Protest

Earlier this month, two student publications at Swarthmore College released a trove of highly disturbing and X-rated internal documents written by former members of fraternity Phi Psi, […]

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Swarthmore Suspends Frat Activity Amid Backlash Over Leaked Letters

Swarthmore College has suspended all fraternity activity on its campus amid outrage over leaked documents written by former members of the college’s Phi Psi fraternity — and […]

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On the Market: Up-to-Date 19th-Century Farmstead in Collegeville

The owners of this historic certified farmstead between Fairview Village and Collegeville know that keeping an old house up to date requires frequent injections of […]

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LGBTQ&A: Vincent Scarfo

Vincent Scarfo is the inaugural coordinator for Community College of Philadelphia’s brand-new MarcDavid LGBTQ Center. We chat with the genderqueer mover and shaker on their […]

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Millennials Are Drowning in Student Debt

It was sticky and humid the day my sister Ellen graduated from West Chester University this spring, even by Pennsylvania-in-mid-May standards. As I sat in […]