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Theater Arts and English lecturer David Fox said that alhough he has seen many students write plays, this is the first fully-developed musical that he has seen from a student. 
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The two-day conference featured speeches from Penn President Amy Gutmann, Provost Wendell Pritchett, Dean of Admissions Eric Furda, and Netter Center Founding Director Ira Harkavy. 
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After debating between social media platforms with DAB members and his children, the dean decided on Snapchat — and signed up as "sniegowskisnaps."
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In a letter, the Asian American Coalition for Education called on the Common App to "stop the practice of subdividing Asian American applicants into 10 subcategories."
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GET-UP member and education PhD student Miranda Weinberg said the group has been waiting three times as long as it usually takes to have their petition processed.  
11/18/17 6:29pm
Among the organizations identified in the Paradise Papers were over 100 top U.S. universities, including Columbia University, Princeton University and Penn. 
11/17/17 6:14pm
Close to 70 students who were told that they could move into a new building at 4046 Chestnut St. in August have been shuttled from one temporary location to another.
11/16/17 9:28pm
The survey showed that in a potential match-up between the two politicians, Biden would lead Trump 46 to 35 percent.
11/16/17 8:21pm
In a "raw and emotional" talk, Biden discussed the 2015 death of his son to cancer as well as the deaths of his wife and daughter in 1972. 
11/17/17 3:41pm
Since receiving the 2017 President's Engagement Prize, Henderson and McCurry have been applying their knowledge of health care case management as they work with with the nonprofit Bethesda Project.
11/17/17 2:44pm
On the night of Nov. 3, it was reported that three people left Copabanana without paying for their meals.   
11/16/17 10:51pm
University City was founded in 1997 as the result of a partnership between major institutions in the area, including Penn, Drexel, University of the Sciences, who wanted to make the area more attractive to developers and businesses. 
11/16/17 10:11pm
“There are those who say that it is either peace or security,” Tzipi Livni said. “We can have both. It is peace and security.”
11/16/17 5:19pm
20-year-old Matthew Ellis has become the fourth fraternity pledge to die this year. 
11/15/17 3:58pm
The University received 6,731 applications, a 9.5 percent increase from last year's record-breaking number of 6,147 applications.
11/15/17 3:27pm
Nearly a year after the group was launched in January, organizers have enlisted over 100 professionals for their mentorship program.  
11/15/17 10:21pm
Despite statements from administrators, student accounts, along with data from off-campus housing facilities, suggest that there isn't an increasing demand for on-campus housing. 
11/15/17 8:06pm
Multiple students have reported incidents of halal food at Kings Court English House being cooked with cooking wine, which is not permissible under the rules of halal.
11/15/17 7:26pm
“Mental health is not just an issue for black students and students of color, but there are unique ways in which it impacts them,” said Alfiee Breland-Noble, a panelist at the conference.
11/15/17 2:37pm
Penn's on-campus market Gourmet Grocer began stocking products from the student-run company "Ninth Street Jerky" on Nov. 12.