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Bernie’s Restaurant Coming to Penn and Manayunk This Fall

The Penn campus is getting another bar: Bernie’s, a casual restaurant and bar that got its start in the Philly suburbs, is opening on Sansom […]


Penn Students Can Now Get Dirt Cheap Uber Rides

Uber has landed another deal with a Philadelphia-area institution and the new collaboration represents the company’s first partnership with an Ivy League school. The company […]

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A Black Face in a White Space: My Four Years at Penn

My first day of class at the University of Pennsylvania was an introduction unlike anything I could have predicted. It was my fourth day living […]

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Bryn Mawr to Remove References to Founder With Racist Views

Bryn Mawr College will begin to scale back on its association with its M. Carey Thomas, a founder of the college who is criticized for her racist […]

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Penn State: Richard Spencer Is Not Welcome to Speak Here

Pennsylvania State University will not allow Richard Spencer to speak on its campus. In a statement released on Tuesday, the university said Spencer’s presence would […]

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GrubHub: Penn Students Are Our Healthiest Consumers

A survey conducted by mobile food delivery app GrubHub found that students attending the University of Pennsylvania place 108 percent more orders for healthy food […]

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Penn Prof Faces Backlash for Saying “Not All Cultures Are Created Equal”

A professor at the University of Pennsylvania is being harshly criticized for calling for the “re-embrace of bourgeois norms” in an op-ed published Thursday on […]

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How to Book the Nittany Lion and Other Pennsylvania College Mascots for Your Wedding

If you and your fiancé(e) met a college, why not consider surprising your wedding guests with an appearance by your mascot? From the UPenn Quaker […]


I Love My Job: Thomas Jefferson University Chancellor Stephen Spinelli, Jr.

Before the former Philadelphia University president got into higher ed, he was an entrepreneur in the trenches. At 24, Stephen Spinelli, Jr. was a member […]

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Penn Med Students Create App to Address LGBTQ Health Disparities

Three University of Pennsylvania medical students have created an app that they hope will put an end to LGBTQ healthcare disparities. SpectrumScores, being developed by […]


Comcast-Pennovation Challenge Winners Want to Upgrade Philly’s Bridges

Back in November, Comcast and the University of Pennsylvania announced the Comcast-Pennovation Challenge, a joint initiative out of Penn’s Center for Innovation (PCI) that motivated teams of students to develop Internet of […]


Spark Therapeutics Gene Therapy for Blindness Moves Forward With FDA

There’s a greater chance now than ever before that the Food and Drug Administration‘s first two approved gene therapies will both come from Philadelphia. This week, […]


Jefferson and Philadelphia University Unveil Post-Merger Identity

On Saturday, the groundbreaking merger between Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University will be official after about two years in the making. Two big questions […]


Oops! Penn’s Anti-Union Graduate Student Group Hired, Then Immediately Fired This Far-Right Attorney

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) hearings that could grant the University of Pennsylvania’s graduate students the chance to vote on unionization are ongoing, but Penn’s anti-union […]

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Pacino to Play Paterno in HBO Movie on Sandusky Scandal

Film icon Al Pacino has signed on to play Joe Paterno in an upcoming HBO movie about the sexual abuse scandal that rocked the Penn […]