The officer, Joseph Lewis, claimed he was fired because he maintained facial hair, which is reportedly against University policy. His skin condition, primarily affects black men and stems from an issue with ingrown hairs that create bumps every time he shaves, Billy Penn reported.
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At 5:10 p.m. on Saturday, a juvenile riding a red bicycle tried to grab an unaffiliated woman's cell phone on the 4000 block of Locust Street.
Lorenzo Bonfiglio’s pretrial at the Criminal Justice Center was originally scheduled for July 14 this year, but has since been pushed back three times and is currently scheduled for Nov. 29
DPS pays careful attention to the character and history of job applicants before hiring them, and even after being hired, they go through a lengthy orientation program.
At 3:58 AM on Sunday Oct. 30, Penn Police responded to a report of armed robbery on Sansom Street, prompting a UPennAlert at 4:24 a.m.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has been making allegations that the 2016 presidential election is rigged due to large-scale voter fraud in Philadelphia.
Chukwudi “Chudi” Ikpeazu, a former Penn admitted student, pleaded not guilty on Aug. 8 to a misdemeanor charge of sexual assault.
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An armed robbery occurred at 6:38 p.m. on Wednesday at 3441 Chestnut St., prompting a UPennAlert.
At that time, a robbery was reported in progress at the T-Mobile store, according to the Division of Public Safety. The suspect entered the store, indicated he had a gun and told the store clerk to open the cash register.
You might think that with the increase of drunken people on the streets with dark costumes, Halloween weekend would lead to an increase in crime — but you’d be wrong.
This year's report, which includes crimes that occurred in 2015, covered offenses as varied as sexual assault, drug referrals and hate crimes and includes crimes committed to students who are abroad and students on Wharton's San Francisco campus.
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TableTalk is a campus organization that serves as a forum for students of diverse knowledge regarding a subject to come together and continue an ongoing conversation on a hot-button topic.
Brother Ross Jackson hit the student during a verbal confrontation in which the two individuals stood eye-to-eye, standing about an inch apart, according to The Red and Black, the student newspaper at the University of Georgia.
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A federal judge has ruled in favor of Penn in a recent lawsuit against a neuroscientist who died after exposure to radiation while researching at the University. The plaintiffs plan to appeal the result.
The suspect, a fully-bearded black man wearing construction gear, is still at large.
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“It provides a great opportunity for kids to spend time in a positive way,” said Lieutenant Gary Williams, the officer spearheading the center. “I think it allows kids to see that officers are approachable.”
Second-year medical student Ari Frosch died on Sept. 22. He had been on a leave of absence at the time.
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The unnamed senior, referred to as John Doe, allegedly sexually assaulted another senior, referred to in the suit as Jane Roe, on June 8.
Faculty members have been given a much larger role this academic year when it comes to dealing with sexual violence.
In the UA New Student Representative race, there was a tie for the candidacy between College freshman Michelle Kim and College freshman Max Grove. There will be a runoff election between these two candidates.
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“The lack of such notice on this occasion was a big misstep by the school, and they are lucky no Penn students ended up in the crossfire," Engineering sophomore Jordan Rosen said.
On Friday night, when a gunman opened fire on a Philadelphia Police sergent’s cruiser, Penn Police Office Ed Miller jumped into action.
Nicholas Glenn shot two police officers and four bystanders, including a 25-year-old woman who died from her injuries. He was later killed during a firefight with other Philadelphia Police responders.
The suspect, a white male with blond hair, is still at-large and the investigation, coordinated between Penn Police and the Philadelphia Fire Department, is still ongoing.