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Campus Philly’s Fall Resource Guide

Welcome to (or back to!) Philly for your fall 2020 semester. We know things both on- & off-campus are going to look & feel different this year, so as always,…

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8 Ways to Improve Your Mental Health

Boost your mood with these eight ways to improve your mental health and mindfulness this summer.

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Campus Philly’s Summer Resource Guide

Our Summer Resource Guide is your all-access pass to enjoying Philadelphia this summer.

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Your Virtual Guide to All Things Philly

Yo, Philly! Looking for ways to keep the Philly vibe alive from home? We’ve got everything you need right here.

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Roxborough’s Roots: Spending a Day in NW Philly’s Signature Neighborhood

Garrett Miades, Marketing & Communications Intern at Roxborough Development Corporation (RDC), contributed this guest blog to the Campus Philly website to share all that the Roxborough neighborhood of Philadelphia has to offer.

Garrett is a Pre-Junior at Drexel University studying marketing, psychology and creative writing, and through his time at RDC, he fell in love with Roxborough the same way he had as a kid.

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En Route: Visit these Spots by Riding SEPTA

I’m Miles Taylor, a sophomore at UPenn studying urban studies, and I love public transportation. I’ve made it my goal over my four years here to ride every SEPTA service and document it all on my blog, Miles in Transit. I also volunteer for the SEPTA Youth Advisory Council and play tuba in the Penn Band.

The start of school is almost upon us, and with it comes the balancing act of classes, extracurriculars, and social activities. With all that stuff to keep track of, it’s really easy to forget that there’s a whole city out there! Philadelphia is one of the most interesting and diverse places in the country, and since we’re all living here for four years, we really should go and check it out. I regularly go out to experience what Philly has to offer, and part of the reason I’m able to do that is with the power of SEPTA.

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Your Best Summer in Philadelphia

Picture this: it’s the first day of summer and you’re making your Philly bucket list for everything to do to have the best summer yet. Summer has the longest days…

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Summer Sun + Road Trip Fun: Our Top Picks for Philly-Area Day Trips

FINALLY. We’ve survived winter in Philly and it’s finally time to break out the shorts and flip flops, and get ready to enjoy the warm weather outside. In Philly, there’s rarely a reason to own a car when we have an awesome public transportation system, great bike lanes and bike share programs, and the most walkable streets. But for the days when you’re itching to get to the beach, or want to escape the city humidity (we get it!) having the ease of hopping in a Zipcar and hitting the road is the best.

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Four Spring Road Trips from Philly to Plan NOW!

Admit it – you’re going a little stir crazy with all these snow days, canceled classes, and frigid days spent indoors. Spring is almost here, and with it comes every…

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An Inside Look into Chestnut Hill’s Witches and Wizards Festival

On October 20, I spent the day at the Witches and Wizards Festival (formerly Harry Potter Festival) in Chestnut Hill. The Witches and Wizards Festival is an annual festival that…

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