A.D.D - The Anti-Deficit Narrative

The Delta Eta Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. discusses what fosters achievement, success, and positivity in minority communities during their annual Kappa week.

Red & Blue TV: Pilot, Gun Control

From the Red & the Blue comes Red & Blue TV, an all new video program that focuses on issues featured on This episode covers gun control and features an R&B blogger and DP Columnist tackling the issue.

Engineering Robotic Water Boats

A group of students, staff, and faculty are building and testing robotic ‘boats’ for a defense agency.

Engineers design boat robots in Pottruck pool

Chinese New Year celebration welcomes the Year of the Snake

Penn Museum celebrates the most important Chinese holiday of the year with their 32nd annual Chinese New Year Celebration on Saturday, February 2, 2013.


Dragons ring in the Chinese new year ring in the Chinese new year

Red & White Ball

The Minorities in Nursing Organization in collaboration with the Penn Consortium of Undergraduate Women put on the 6th annual Red & White Ball. Proceeds from the event go towards to Maternity Care Coalition here in Philadelphia.

Meet Your Spring 2013 Columnists!

This Spring, the DP introduced their new columnists for the semester. Hear what they have to say about their upcoming columns and also see their humorous side as well!

Penn at the Inauguration

The DP reports from the 52nd Presidential Inauguration of President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C.

Bid Night 2013

After a week of recruitment, girls received bids from sororities on campus Wednesday night at Perelman Quadrangle.

Penn Gent 2012

The Gamma Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. held their annual “Penn Gent” competition.The event highlighted the contribution of Penn’s premier black men to the Penn and Philadelphia communities. Nine Quakers identified as campus leaders competed to see who best embodies the qualities of a Penn Gent: Intelligence, Refinement, and Culture. The hosts were College Senior Aleisha Forde & College Junior Azani Pinkney. The judges were Penn alum Phylicia McCalla, College Senior Justyn Williams, & Coach Jerome Allen. Ernest Owens was crowned the winner of Penn Gent 2012.

Chanukah Menorah Lighting Celebration

Students, faculty and staff celebrate the second night of Chanukah at Penn. Performances of music were done by the Penn Band. Chabad at Penn lit the ice sculpted menorah. Rabbi Levi Haskelevich of Chabad also spoke at the celebration. The event was sponsored by Lubavitch House at Penn. For more information about the organization, check out their website at

Makuu's 20th Annual Kwanzaa Karamu

Makuu celebrated their 20th annual Kwanzaa Karamu at Houston Hall of Flags Dec. 6. Various black cultural student groups performed, including African Rhythms and New Spirit of Penn Gospel.

Putting dogs to work

The Penn Vet Working Dog Center is busy training its inaugural class of puppies. See how Center staff teach their pupils.

A bloody Sunday with MERT: Mass casualty drill

The Medical Emergency Response Team practiced a mass casualty drill Sunday afternoon at the South Bank at 34th Street and Grays Ferry Avenue.

Obama Campaign Pennsylvania election night watch party

Reporter Lalita Clozel was at the Democratic watch party as networks declared Barack Obama won the 2012 election.

Word on the Walk | Who did you vote for?

Reporters Harry Cooperman and Michelle Ma asked students who they voted for and why.

Amy Gutmann at the voting booth

Reporter Allie Mayer talked to President Amy Gutmann about voter turnout and how the election can affect Penn.

Celebrating Día de los Muertos with the Penn Museum

The Daily Pennsylvanian got a behind-the-scenes look how the Penn Museum is celebrating the Day of the Dead.