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04/13/14 7:09pm

Penn security guards enjoy Fling, too

Do you remember that time you tried to carry five bagels out of Commons in your pocket?
04/03/14 11:19pm

J Street, Challenged

Can Hillel and J Street agree to disagree?
04/02/14 10:52pm

More male volunteers need to host new admits, Dean Furda says

Multicultural Scholars Days runs from April 6-7, which then becomes Quaker Days for all students admitted regular decision from April 7-9.
03/25/14 8:55pm

'Homologous Hope' sculpture combines art and science to celebrate cancer research

A new sculpture called "Homologous Hope" was recently unveiled at the Basser Research Center for BRCA, depicting the process of DNA repair, which is essential for the prevention of many types of cancer. 
02/23/14 12:12pm

Group promotes campus reproductive resources

Penn Reproductive Health had their first meeting last week. The group seeks to inform students about sexual health in general and built a partnership with Planned Parenthood. 
02/18/14 7:54pm

Hackathons attract thousands of students — but few women

There were so few women at PennApps last semester that one of the women's restrooms was converted into a men's restroom.
09/12/11 2:42am

Holy Fuck to headline Fall Fest

Canadian electronic band Holy Fuck will headline the Fall Fest concert on Sept. 24 on College Green.
09/09/11 3:20am

Bike share programs take shape at Penn

PennCycles — a bike share initiative ­— is hoping to receive funding to launch its pilot in March.
07/21/11 5:19am

Penn tops gay-friendly ranking

Penn has once again topped Newsweek’s ranking of the best gay-friendly colleges in the United States.
06/23/11 5:35am

Frosh to be offered co-ed rooms

The Class of 2016 will be the first freshman class to have the option of gender-neutral housing. Penn has offered upperclassmen gender-neutral housing since 2004.
06/16/11 4:43am
Penn Latin and Ballroom Dance, the organization responsible for Dancing with the Professors in December, offered its first summer class open to the public last Sunday.
06/16/11 4:21am

SPEC analyzes end-of-year survey results

The survey, answered by 500 students, found that nearly three-fourths of the respondents attended the Spring Fling concert and that nearly 90 percent were in the Quadrangle for part of Spring Fling.
06/02/11 4:19am
The Rare Book and Manuscript Library received two grants, enabling the library to digitize over 1,800 manuscripts from the 11th to the 19th centuries.
06/02/11 4:09am

Grad students design restaurant for ‘Nemo’

Three PennDesign students are finalists Walt Disney Imagineering’s 20th ImagiNations design competition for their "Finding Nemo" theme restaurant.
06/02/11 4:02am

Ranking lauds Penn for freedom of speech

Penn was rated one of the seven best colleges nationwide for free speech by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education.
05/16/11 10:09pm
At Penn's 255th Commencement, actor Denzel Washington spoke of the risks he took in his life and the failures he experienced.
05/16/11 3:29am
Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Jennifer Egan and poet Sam Donsky read selections from their work Saturday.
05/12/11 9:39pm

First graduating class of Civic Scholars looks back on four years

Four years after they were hand–selected from the admitted class of 2011, Penn’s pioneering class of Civic Scholars are preparing themselves for graduation.
05/12/11 9:00pm

New Multicultural Greek Council president shares vision

Recently, the Multicultural Greek Council announced newly elected members to its 2011-12 executive board. Jae Barchus, a College junior and member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. was elected president of the MGC.
05/12/11 8:13pm
Second-year PennDesign student Michael Marfione’s thesis — an 11-minute remake of Fellini’s 8 1/2 harem scene — won this year’s $10,000 Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship prize, which is given to 10 students at 10 schools in the country.