This past weekend Philadelphia hosted the Vatican-sponsored World Meetings of Families event and during the weekend, extreme security measures were taken. Mayor Michael Nutter told reporters, “You all scared the s— out of people,” also saying that the reporting leadings up the event was “detrimental to the mind-set of many Philadelphians and others.” Nutter clearly … Continue reading Did the media scare people away from the World Meetings of Families?
The Pope is coming! The Pope is coming! College students throughout Philadelphia have been anxiously awaiting the historical Papal visit. Not so much to attend the World Meeting of Families and surrounding events, but because of the uncertainty of getting in, out, and around the city. In terms of mobility and accessibility, many students feel … Continue reading Planning for the #Popeageddon