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Hogs for Humanity: Wharton Rugby Rehabs North Philly Home

Hogs for Humanity: Wharton Rugby Rehabs North Philly Home

QUESTION: What do you get when you mix 15 rugby players with sledgehammers and a rundown house in North Philly?   ANSWER: Social impact.   Swinging sledgehammers amid snow and freezing rain, the Wharton Wharthogs and Wildebeests rugby teams helped rebuild an abandoned house in the Germantown section of Philadelphia on January 21 as part

Get Off Campus! (Week of 10/31/11)

Here it is: your quick and dirty guide to what’s happening this week.   FALL FESTIVALS   Saturday and Sunday, November 5 – 6   Peddler’s Village Apple Festival @ 41 Peddler’s Village Road, Lahaska Bucks County hosts this year’s Peddler’s Festival, with live music, apple picking and artisan vendors from local  Pennsylvania counties.  

Get off campus! (Week of 10/24/11)

Here it is: your quick and dirty guide to what’s happening this week.   DRINKS Tuesday, October 25   Witch CRAFT Beer Crawl $6.66 admission gets you $3 beers at each of 11 bars, a witch hat and an official Witch CRAFT stamp card. If you collect enough stamps, you can enter a prize contest.

Get Off Campus! (Week of 10/17/11)

It’s a pretty bare bones schedule of bands this week, with most of them in New York for CMJ. But if you’re in Philadelphia and looking for something to do, here it is: your quick and dirty guide to what’s happening for the week.   Monday, October 17 Duran Duran @ Tower Theater in Upper

Get Off Campus! (Week of 10/3/11)

Here it is: your quick and dirty guide to what’s happening for the next two weeks (in case you’re not going away for fall break!).   Don’t Forget! Thursday, October 6 Night Market #4: Chinatown @ 10th and Race Streets, @ 7-11 p.m., pay as you go The roving outdoor food market heads to Chinatown

Get Off Campus! This week’s local happenings

If you missed the Philly Film & Music Festival or Popped! this past weekend, don’t fret. There’re still plenty of good things coming up around town. Here’s a quick and dirty guide to what looks good this week. By Oana Cornis-Pop   Music Tuesday, September 27 Mount Eerie with Nicholas Krgovich @ First Unitarian Church, doors

DrinkPhilly.com: Mixing Entrepreneurship and Alcohol in Philadelphia

Rohan Deuskar, WG’11   We recently sat down for a conversation about entrepreneurship and beer with Adam Schmidt, the founder of DrinkPhilly.com, the Philadelphia-based drink specials website that won the People’s Choice Award at the 2011 Wharton Entrepreneurship Conference. DrinkPhilly.com has been adding thousands of new readers every month, so we wanted to see what

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