Before, students could receive up to $72,584 in financial aid, whether they lived off campus or on campus. Now, those who live off campus can only receive up to $70,275 in financial aid — almost $2,500 less.
This semester, Penn Federalist Society hosted Heather Mac Donald, a vocal critic of the Black Lives Matter movement, and Penn Law professor Amy Wax, who wrote that Anglo-Protestant cultural norms are superior to others.
Trey Hollingsworth, a representative in the House, voted to pass the GOP tax bill, which calls for a $1.5 trillion tax cut along with measures to tax University endowments and graduate student tuition waivers.
Lambda Alpha Theta Latin Sorority, Inc. hosted "La Luna Ball: A Night Under the Stars" — its third annual banquet for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
“People who need kindness most are often the ones who least deserve it," said Arno Michaelis, an author, activist and former leader of a white supremacist group.
Princeton graduate student Yeohee Im said Engineering Professor Sergio Verdu invited her over to watch a movie, during which he reached under her shirt to touch her stomach and thigh.
The course will "examine the current relationship between sports, celebrity and the power to communicate for social justice,” according to its description on PennInTouch.
On Nov. 17, a woman affiliated with Penn reported that someone had used her credit card without permission in Rodin College House.
There have been five student deaths at Temple University this semester.
Penn Medicine has successfully run a clinical trial transplanting diseased organs from deceased donors to healthy recipients, then curing the recipients of the disease.
While the Panhellenic Council recently elected a successor to its first-ever vice president of diversity, the IFC has yet to introduce a diversity chair to its executive committee.
For the first four months of school, the total of registered events increased by 65 percent, from 127 last year to 194 this year.
“Penn is a very academically-caustic environment,” College student Luis Estevez said. “Everyone here is trying to be perfect in ways that aren’t possible.”
The group's second event of the semester follows Penn Women SPEAK's first dialogue on sexual harassment on campus and nationally.
“We try to be very up front about these things. Before we get even asked a question on tours, we outwardly mention mental health resources that are available on campus.”
On Dec. 2, the Senate passed a version of the Republican tax reform bill, marking what pundits say is the first major legislative victory of Wharton graduate Donald Trump’s presidency.
College sophomore Aleksei Kuryla said he was skeptical that removing smoker poles on campus would effectively reduce smoking among students.
For the 2018 academic year, the Recreation Fee was eliminated and included under the General Fee category for the first time.
At least 26 bicyclists have died on Philadelphia streets since 2010.
This newfound information is anticipated to help stimulate memory and eventually restore memory in patients suffering from brain injuries or diseases such as Alzheimer's.