Pope Francis visited Philadelphia this past weekend as part of the 2015 World Meeting of Families celebration. The Pope arrived on Saturday to speak at Independence Hall before saying a Mass for hundreds of thousands of attendees on Sunday.
This past weekend, the 12th biannual PennApps was held at the Wells Fargo Center. The world’s largest and first student-run collegiate hackathon, this year's event was largest to date, with over 2,000 participants from 147 universities across 11 countries.
Penn Chinese Theatre, an on-campus theater arts group that focuses on promoting Chinese theatric culture, performed their show "And Then There Were None" this past Sunday.
Class Board, Penn Traditions and the Penn Hindu Student Council/Young Jains of America held Holi, a full-fledged color and music festival inspired by the Hindu spring festival. Students received colored powder and counted down until 3 pm, when they simultaneously threw their colors into the air and at each other.
Rangoli, SASGov and GAPSA organized a Holi event on Saturday as part of CAPS Mental Health Awareness Week. The festival is an annual Hindu tradition celebrating happiness with music, food, and paint.
Club Singapore returns with their fifth year of performing Sing, City!, following the lives of four Penn students in their senior years.
Photos by Olly Liu
Local artist Chynna, OG Maco, and Rae Sremmurd headlined at SPEC-TRUM's Spring Concert on Saturday at World Cafe Live, which was open to both Penn students and the general public. Past SPEC-TRUM concert headliners included Jeremih and Chance The Rapper.
The Corner Bakery Cafe on 38th and Market held its grand opening this past Wednesday.
Quakers battle tough for most of the night only to fade to the undefeated Tigers. By Thomas Munson
Penn's oldest residential program, the Science and Technology Wing (STWing), held its annual Rube Goldberg competition this past weekend. The competition pit teams of students against each other to build a device that could dip an Oreo into milk. Judges included MEAM professor Dr. Mark Yim, CIS professor Max Mintz, and MEAM lecturer Graham Wabiszewski. STWing is celebrating its 25th Anniversary this academic year.
Mask & Wig Club performed "A Comedy of Terrors" this past Friday night at the Mask & Wig Clubhouse. The show will run Fridays and Saturdays through April 10th.