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Top 25 Things to Do in Philly Under $25

Last updated July 16, 2021 There’s already endless possibility for things to do in Philly, but the city is especially friendly to those (students!) on a budget. Philly supports members…

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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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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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Here’s How You Can Catch the Best Skyline Views… from a Boat on the Delaware River!

There’s no getting around it – Philadelphia has a pretty incredible skyline. Whether it’s from a vantage point on the South Street Bridge, one of the new skyscrapers in University…

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Campus Philly How-to Guide: Taking Public Transportation in Philly

Feeling insecure about getting around Philly? Trust us on this one – you’re not alone!  Maybe you’re a student trying to find your way around a new city, or maybe…

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