Articles by Daniel Cooper

06/29/12 5:09pm

Student arrested in DreamActivist PA protest

Rising College sophomore Sheila Quintana and two others were arrested on Wednesday, June 28 during a DreamActivist PA demonstration against the Montgomery County Correctional Facility in Norristown, Pa.
06/28/12 1:13am
Chairez and DreamActivist PA are protesting today against Montgomery County Correctional Facility in Norristown, Pa. for cooperating with Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
06/20/12 9:38pm
300 corporate, military, university and public leaders convened in Huntsman Hall for the 16th annual Wharton Leadership Conference, which sold out weeks before.
06/13/12 12:43pm

President Obama fundraises at Franklin Institute

President Barack Obama held three fundraising events at the Franklin Institute in Center City this Tuesday.
06/06/12 9:49pm
The event was an effort to motivate Democrats to register to vote in Pennsylvania, a historic battleground state even though it has voted Democrat in the last five presidential elections.
04/12/12 10:41pm

Despite low standing in race, Ron Paul appeals to youth voters

Paul, who has found much support among young voters, said in an interview with CBS earlier this month that he is “trying to save the Republican Party from themselves.”
10/05/11 12:36am

Penn community addresses race issues at film screening

The screening of Traces of the Trade sparked spirited conversation on the subject of race. Houston Hall’s Bodek Lounge promptly filled up Tuesday afternoon with over 150 people — students, faculty and local residents alike — ready to discuss the issue of race.
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Blog Posts by Daniel Cooper

10/30/06 1:06am

Groundhog Day

For the Brown Bears, Saturday played out like a movie. The gritty underdog with just one conference win came in, fell behind early and rallied to win on an overtime field goal.For Penn, it was a Hollywood ending as well.
04/30/06 6:35pm

The agony of defeat

The big game on campus today -- the only game, in fact -- was the Penn tennis team's playoff match against Brown to determine which of the Ivy League's co-champions would get an automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament.
04/26/06 1:04am

From the other side of the floor

In reply to Jeff Shafer's post below, I would start by saying that Fran Dunphy was no shrinking violet himself.
04/21/06 12:56pm

Unlucky 13

There's a chance the Ivy League's Lou Gehrig division could end up like last year's NL West nearly did: with a champion with a losing record.
04/09/06 8:33pm

Believe it

After a month of rumors and speculation, I'm ready to say the dust has settled: Temple has a new basketball coach and Penn will have to find one.I don't have any of the gory details, and Fran Dunphy may not yet have signed on the dotted line with the Owls, but this is a done deal.
03/12/06 9:44am

Who to root for (Day 11)

Selection Sunday is here and Penn is all but locked into a No. 15 seed. That is because there have been a dearth of upsets in many of these mid-major conference tournaments this year.
03/06/06 8:50pm

An eye on Cincinnati

I admit that I'm not the RPI guru that David is, but I will be paying close attention to the Atlantic 10 Tournament when it gets underway Wednesday at the U.S.
02/18/06 8:31pm

Penn-Cornell game updates

ITHACA, N.Y. -- Penn (15-7, 7-1 Ivy) at Cornell (10-13, 5-4).Follow the action from Cornell's Newman arena on The Buzz!Elsewhere, Columbia pulled off another shocker, knocking off Princeton on a buzzer-beater, 65-64.
02/04/06 10:18am

A bench opinion

In the tradition of the Supreme Court, which has been in the news so much lately, I'm going to concur in part and dissent in part with Jeff's post below.I concur that the attendance (3,817) was lousy, and that tonight's will be higher.
01/27/06 9:39pm
That was the statement on the question of streamers from the Big 5 this evening at the truly extraordinary Big 5 50th Anniversary banquet.
01/25/06 3:27pm

Senseless La Salle trivia

Fifty years ago tomorrow, La Salle beat Penn, 84-73, at the Palestra in the schools' first official Big 5 meeting.
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