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Dawn of a new era for Penn Athletics

Nearly three and a half months after her position was announced, new Athletic Director Grace Calhoun began her term at the beginning of July. Calhoun had previously been the Athletic Director at Loyola of Chicago and is Penn’s first female athletic director.
07/17/14 10:56am

Tydings | Calhoun ready to bring positive change to Penn

There was no fanfare. No big overpriced ceremony. But there was no need for any of that. That’s because Calhoun doesn’t seem to be seeking the spotlight and instead is simply getting down to work.
07/17/14 11:09am

Higgins | Dilemma of NCAA student-athletes

Penn is, first and foremost, an academic institution. Athletes here do not use their time playing for the red and the blue as a stepping stone to the pros. Rather, athletes come to Penn to be student-athletes.
07/17/14 11:09am

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Alex Tirapelle named Penn Wrestling head coach

Early Monday afternoon, Penn Athletics announced that Alex Tirapelle has been named the newest head coach of Penn's wrestling program.Tirapelle becomes the program's 19th head coach after former Penn coach Rob Eiter resigned in late May. 13 hours ago

Women's basketball slates Tennessee for opening game

In the upcoming 2014-2015 season, the Quakers will open on the road in Knoxville, TN on Nov. 14 as they visit the University of Tennessee to face the Lady Volunteers in the first ever meeting between the teams.
07/09/14 10:57pm

Penn Baseball's Rick Brebner's search for a new direction

All-Ivy outfielder Rick Brebner, a 2014 graduate, was at the center of Penn baseball’s success this past season. Relieved to give his body a rest but unsure of his next move after a sports-centric youth, Brebner reflects on an exhilarating senior season, lost MLB dreams and having his own parody Twitter account.
07/09/14 11:06pm

Steele | Tough games breed success

McLaughlin and his assistants continue to demonstrate their willingness to match the Red and Blue up with some of the nation's best teams.And that's the right move.
07/10/14 5:33pm