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City Life

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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City Life

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 […]

Foobooz

Philly Restaurants Are Teaming Up to Help Local Youth Become Culinary Leaders

Selena Natal always loved to cook. As a kid in North Philly, she learned from her abuela, who was always in the kitchen, morning to night, as well […]

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City Life

Bryn Mawr to Scale Back on References to Founder With Racist Views

Bryn Mawr College will move forward with a plan to reduce references on its campus to M. Carey Thomas, a founder of the college who […]

City Life

Michelle Obama Caps Star-Studded College Signing Day at Temple

There were more than 2,000 College Signing Day events all across the country on Wednesday, but none was more packed with stars than the afternoon […]

City Life

Community College of Philadelphia Drops “Colonials” Nickname

First it was the College of the Holy Cross, which recently axed the Massachusetts school’s familiar “Crusaders” mascot over fear of its less-than-holy connotation. Now, the Community […]

City Life

The Philly Mag College Survey

This winter, Philly Mag conducted an anonymous online survey that asked local college students about their experiences at school — and their attitudes toward issues […]

City Life

Campus Life 101: What It’s Like to Be a Philly College Student Right Now

Haverford College Students:* 1,318 Location: Haverford Students routinely describe the liberal arts school as an intimate (“really small”) school where everybody knows everybody. The school’s […]

City Life

Remember When College Was Fun?

Cami Potter first spotted a professional party pooper in September. She’d just finished another excruciatingly long week at the University of Pennsylvania. The 21-year-old senior, […]

Property

What $500K Will Buy You in Collegeville

Collegeville lives up to its name, which the Pennsylvania Railroad bestowed on what was then the village of Freeland back in 1869, when the Pennsylvania […]

Property

A Surprise in Collegeville for $262.5K

If you were only to look at the front of this modest rancher on a quiet street between Collegeville and Trooper, you might not give […]

Property

Hamilton Construction Gets Under Way With Ceremonial Brick-Breaking

Philadelphia City Council members, Community College of Philadelphia officials, and executives of Radnor Property Group gathered before an invited audience this morning (Sept. 12th) to […]

Property

What $500K Will Buy You in Collegeville

It’s a small town after all… Collegeville may be known for its quaint vibe and family-friendly environment, but the ultra-suburban town is anything but boring! […]

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City Life

Rep. Meehan Proposes Bill Targeting Hazing on College Campuses

Pennsylvania Congressman Patrick Meehan introduced a bill on Thursday that would crack down on hazing on college campuses nationwide. The legislation, called the Report and Educate […]

Property

8 Projects Win Willard Rouse Awards

Judging from the major elements contained in this year’s honorees at the Urban Land Institute Philadelphia’s fourth annual Willard G. “Bill” Rouse Awards for Excellence, […]