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A Very Philly Weekend: Read, Eat, and Live Like a Local

Whether you’re keeping things low-key with a quiet weekend at home or getting some fresh air in one of Philly’s many neighborhoods, we’ve got your list of Philly-themed things to do—the March 13-March 15 special edition.

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5 Spots to Use Your Student ID This Weekend

Read on for our Jan. 24-Jan. 26 top picks—and get ready to score a discount.

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Volunteering in Philly: Serve Your Community at These 13 Spots

Looking for ways to join your community in service throughout the year? Below, you’ll find volunteer opportunities, along with service sites and locations, to engage with in the Greater Philadelphia Area—all curated by and with students. Read on to find a spot to serve near you.

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Stay Caffeinated: 8 Spots to Study for Finals in Philly

Caffeine and finals go hand-in-hand, right? Make plans to get off campus during finals week and check out a new coffee shop in Philly. Happy studying! 

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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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Best Spots for Ice Cream and Water Ice in Philly

The weather’s finally heating up and that means it’s time to indulge in some sweet frozen treats! Check out our favorite water ice (pronounced “wooder ice”) and ice cream places…

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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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