• March 4, 2015

    Seventh-graders mix history, literature in study of Philadelphia's 1793 yellow fever epidemic

    More than two centuries ago, an outbreak of yellow fever hit Philadelphia — then the largest city in the fledgling United States — and wiped out about...
  • March 3, 2015 |  That's History

    Jeb Bush was a pot-smoking bully. So what?

    A scion of a famously rich and well-connected family goes to a fancy prep school. Partying with his friends and neglecting his studies, he almost gets...
  • March 3, 2015

    Penn's Institute for Urban Research looks at LEED, 10 years on

    The standard for evaluating energy efficiency in buildings, the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Green Building Rating System, is now mor...
  • March 3, 2015

    Pa. privacy protections may restrict police use of body-worn cameras

    As the Philadelphia Police Department experiments with body-worn cameras, concerns about privacy and clashing with state law are gaining traction. Pe...
  • March 3, 2015

    As new SRC chair, Neff plans to continue teamwork

    Gov. Tom Wolf called -- and newly named Philadelphia School Reform Commission chair Marjorie Neff answered. Neff replaced former Gov. Tom Corbett app...
  • March 2, 2015 |  LISTEN

    Drexel students bring modern mixes to archive of funky recordings

    "It's funky. It's just fun. I don't know ...It's cool," said Jake Keenan, a sophomore at Drexel University taking a stab...
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