The Young Americans for Obama program will hold its national launch event in Houston Hall’s Hall of Flags Wednesday at 6 p.m. The National Obama Student Summit, which will be broadcast on national television, will feature appearances by Obama Campaign Manager Jim Messina and Philadelphia Mayor and 1976 Wharton graduate Michael Nutter.
A magnitude 5.8 earthquake in Virginia rattled nerves but caused no damage or injuries on Penn’s campus.
Drexel University student Evan Morris died Friday morning, shortly after police found him with critical stab wounds.
The DP's weekly crime blotter for June 24-30.
Today's tuition figures are starkly different from those of the 1958-59 school year, when undergraduate tuition was $1,000, and total expenses were around $2,000.
While the number of bids is yet to be finalized, Penn’s newest sorority offered bids to women from all four classes.
In 1986, the mean undergraduate grade point average at Penn was 3.10 — a figure The Daily Pennsylvanian pointed to as grade inflation that made “traditional definitions of letter grades obsolete.”
The Blizzard of ’96 blanketed the Philadelphia area in 40 inches of snow, with snow drifts of over four feet. Then-Executive Vice President John Fry closed campus Monday and Tuesday that week.
Throwback is the DP's weekly feature looking at top news stories this week in the past. This week, we look back to 1986, when students rallied against South African apartheid on Martin Luther King Day.
SPEC Film's first event of 2011, in which the group gave away promotional materials for HBO's Funny or Die, was “just to get the mood going,” according to SPEC Film member Angela Feria.
A blizzard Tuesday night — which blanketed Philadelphia in about seven inches of snow — tampered with many students’ return to campus and caused some class cancellations.
Philanthropic organization Minerva Initiatives has teamed with the Class Boards of 2013 and 2014 to raise money to build a maternity ward in a Kenyan hospital, to be named “the Penn Classes of 2013 and 2014 Ward.”
The Undergraduate Assembly granted three contingency funding requests at its meeting Sunday.
Three student groups opened discussion with administrators this month on giving new students the option of gender-neutral housing.
Most students think a Spring Fling performer’s popularity should outweigh the performer’s message, a recent Social Planning and Events Committee survey showed.
Students looking to go abroad for a semester must find housing for the other semester — which presents several hoops to jump through, especially if they plan to go abroad in the fall.
This semester, for the first time, students will be sent e-mail notifications when any final grades have been posted to their transcripts on Penn InTouch.
In only its second year, Penn Diplomats organized Thanksgiving homestays to pair exchange and international students with host families.
A recent survey on class participation conducted by the UA Academic Affairs committee drew attention to students’ expectations and comfort levels for speaking up in class.