While College freshman Stamati Liapis’ friends will be partying in the Quad this weekend, Liapis himself does not plan on taking part in traditional Fling activities.
As a Penn parent, I am frequently disappointed by the passive response of the University to drug and alcohol abuse on campus.
For the first time in recent memory, Spring Fling and Passover have coincided this year. Passover is arguably the most celebrated holiday in the Jewish faith. Fling is arguably the most celebrated tradition on the Penn calendar.
With the upcoming appearance of Tiësto and electro-pop group Passion Pit at Friday’s Fling concert, AOD, the Drug and Alcohol Resource Team, FlingSafe and the Medical Emergency Response Team are preparing for a potential increase in the use of Molly.
As in years past, high-school students admitted to Penn will be visiting campus during Spring Fling weekend.
For 39 years, Penn students have put down their books, set aside their homework and flocked to the Quad for the Quakers’ most holy weekend — Spring Fling.
For the first time in the past few years, the last few days of Passover coincide with Spring Fling, which may present a conflict for some Jewish students who have to observe restrictions on their diet, electricity and consumption of grain-based alcohol.
MERT members have been preparing themselves with training specific to ecstasy overdoses and sexual assault prior to Spring Fling. This year’s concert featuring electronic dance music is suspected to cause a rise in use of ecstasy.
Though hundreds of students pulled all-nighters Wednesday night to score Passion Pit and Tiësto floor passes, many others were disappointed with the limited number of tickets available.
Hundreds of students pulled all-nighters Wednesday night not for an exam, but for an opportunity to score floor passes to see Passion Pit and Tiësto.
The Social Planning and Events Committee announced on March 15 that DJ Tiësto will headline this year’s Spring Fling concert.
Check out reactions to the choice of Passion Pit as this year’s opener for the Spring Fling concert.
Passion Pit will open the 2012 Spring Fling concert. The Social Planning and Events Committee announced their choice today via the website whoscomingtofling.com.
Pour some sugar and get your sweet tooth ready, because this year’s Spring Fling theme is “Fling Never Tasted So Sweet,” the Social Planning and Events Committee announced on Wednesday.
This year, the Jewish holiday of Passover, which will last from Apr. 6 to 14, will coincide with Spring Fling weekend, scheduled for Apr. 13 and 14.