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City Life

Temple Student Strike Turns Ugly as School Ends Some Tuition Aid

In case you’ve been thinking about nothing but the upcoming Super Bowl, you may have missed the fact that Temple University graduate students are in […]

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City Life

Bryn Mawr College Undergrad Says Former Professor Sexually Assaulted Her and Other Students

A young woman has filed a federal lawsuit against former Bryn Mawr College professor David Barreto as well as the school itself, alleging that Barreto, […]

Philadelphia gates scholarship winner Akayla Brown
City Life

Meet the Philly Teen Who Just Won the Prestigious Gates Scholarship

On Tuesday night at 8 p.m., 18-year-old Southwest Philadelphia resident Akayla Brown received a life-changing email. She learned she was one of 300 high-school students […]

City Life

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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City Life

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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City Life

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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City Life

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 […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

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 […]