Student Government

11/09/10 2:51am

Students will have to pay for unlimited New York Times access next semester

In January 2011, New York Times readers will have to start paying for their readership. Until recently, a Penn readership program brought free issues to students daily.
11/08/10 10:29pm

UA recap: Body passes funding resolution for study spaces online database

The Undergraduate Assembly voted unanimously in favor of funding a new program, PennApps Labs, that will allow students to search for available study spaces in an online database.
11/05/10 4:31am

New SAC Chairman talks importance of student groups

College junior Vinay Rao was elected the new chairman of the Student Activities Council on Thursday night. Rao sat down with The Daily Pennsylvanian to outline his vision for SAC.
11/02/10 2:10am

UA grants Penn Leads the Vote $500

The Undergraduate Assembly granted Penn Leads the Vote $459.80 and sent an e-mail to professors with no online syllabi.
10/30/10 3:33pm

Special election fills vacant UA seat

Engineering and College junior Isabel Fan became the newest representative elected to the Undergraduate Assembly Friday night.
10/28/10 4:03am

Rapper Wiz Khalifa to head SPEC-TRUM fall show

Rapper Wiz Khalifa will take the stage at the Rotunda next month. Khalifa broke the Billboard Rhythmic Top 40 in 2008 with techno-influenced single “Say Yeah.” He has since put out a 2009 album Deal or No Deal and a heavily downloaded mixtape Kush and Orange Juice.
10/26/10 2:08am

UA Recap: Students push for e-mail grade notifications

The Undergraduate Assembly unanimously passed a resolution urging the University to implement an opt-in e-mail and SMS notification for grade postings on Penn InTouch.
10/19/10 12:11am

Undergraduate Assembly meeting discusses student safety and online services

The Undergraduate Assembly focused on student safety and online technological services at its weekly meeting Sunday night.
10/05/10 2:23am

UA recap: New representatives join the body at weekly meeting

The Undergraduate Assembly welcomed nine newly elected freshmen representatives at its weekly meeting sunday night, where the body discussed three new initiatives. The UA discussed a consolidated database for on-campus study space and "UA Tours," among other proposed initiatives
10/03/10 11:44pm

Election results announced for Undergraduate Assembly and Class of 2014 board

The NEC announced the results of the elections for the UA and the class board for the Class of 2014.
10/02/10 2:06am

UA elections stalled over violations

Three violations have been filed against three different candidates. The Nominations and Elections Committee hearings on Sunday will determine possible penalties for those charged.
09/28/10 4:27am

UA Recap: UA approved MERT's request for funds for a vehicle

At its weekly meeting Sunday night, the Undergraduate Assembly unanimously passed a resolution to support the Medical Emergency Response Team in its request to the Office of the General Counsel for funds for an SUV-type vehicle.
09/27/10 4:03am

Freshmen campaign with videos, ‘vibrant’ posters

New students running for Class Board and Undergraduate Assembly spots used targeted e-mails, videos and door-to-door knocking to attract voters.
09/22/10 3:51am

Shaeffer is third student to resign from UA

Engineering junior Emily Shaeffer became the third Undergraduate Assembly member to resign this fall.
09/21/10 1:40am

UA Recap: Students demand rape crisis center in West Philadelphia

West Philadelphia’s lack of a rape crisis center led the agenda of the Undergraduate Assembly’s second weekly meeting of the year this Sunday.
09/14/10 3:50am

UA Recap: Penn Book Bazaar an early success

The Undergraduate Assembly discussed some of its early successes at the first weekly meeting of the year on Sunday.
09/13/10 3:28am

Second sophomore resigns from Undergraduate Assembly

Wharton sophomore Hunter Horsley resigned late Friday afternoon from his position as an Undergraduate Assembly Wharton representative.
09/10/10 2:20am

Amaniel accepts UA representative position

College sophomore Alex Amaniel accepted the invitation to serve as an Undergraduate Assembly College representative Thursday morning. He replaced College sophomore Michael Levenstein, who resigned late Monday.
09/08/10 2:24am

College sophomore Michael Levenstein resigns from UA

The first member of the UA to resign under College senior Matt Amalfitano's leadership may be replaced by College sophomore Alex Amaniel, who will decide whether to accept the seat in the next few days.
04/27/10 1:21am
After winning the election for Social Planning and Events Committee president, College and Wharton junior Adam Thompson sat down to talk with the 'The Daily Pennsylvanian.'