Where Do We Stand Now?

Let me just hit you with a little bit of history.  Preceding the consolidation of Philadelphia in 1854, the area that stands as University City today was home to taverns and businesses predominantly for those involved within the stagecoach and cattle droving trades.  (Obviously, let’s not forget about the Lenape, who were the original inhabitants…

How the Other Half Lives

On Monday, October 5th, every college student in the city of Philadelphia was tense.  An anonymous post on the shock website 4chan called for the continuation of the “Beta Rebellion” and threatened an “unidentified university” in the city at exactly 2:00 PM.  Most universities would not take this threat seriously; however, only nine days prior, a…