Judge A. Leon Higginbotham Jr. Mural Tribute

The “Drexel Promise” Is Just The Start

A longtime college president applauds Drexel’s new tuition discount for community college transfers — and urges universities to do more to help underserved students attain their degrees

By Elaine Maimon

Citizen of the Week: Damaris Alvarado-Rodriguez

The director of progressive, accessible childcare centers is on a mission to provide opportunities for children and adults — including through a new teacher apprenticeship program starting this week

By Lauren McCutcheon

Philly Mayor’s Race in 2023

Everything you need to know about the 2023 mayor's race in Philadelphia — who's running, who probably will run and who should throw their hat in the ring

By The Philadelphia Citizen Staff

Fun Things to Do in Philly This Week + Weekend

Dîner en Blanc hits a top-secret location in Philly, your last chance to visit The Oval XP this season, Clay Fest 2022 and more fun things to check out in Philly this week and weekend

By Josh Middleton

Listen: The Odd Connection between Trump and the Rosenbergs

In 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed for espionage against the U.S. Citizen Board Member and MSNBC host Ali Velshi explains the strange link between the Rosenbergs and Donald Trump.

By Ali Velshi

Photo Essay: Fab Youth Philly’s Play Captains

42 teens ran neighborhood play spaces around Philly this summer, engaging younger children while learning to be leaders themselves. Here, a look at some of the joy they shared.

By Theo Wyss-Flamm

Joe Biden’s Master Class in … Politics?

Does the Biden administration’s recent winning streak, including the Inflation Reduction and CHIPS and Science Acts, contain an object lesson for Philly?

By Larry Platt