Student Life

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“We first needed to find out the personal situation of each of our faculty collaborators and their students, as well as the physical state of the university."
16 hours ago
Penn Effective Altruism said they decided to host the biomedical gerontologist because his research "is not just the stuff of science fiction."
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Engineering junior Johnathan Chen said he genuinely wants Amazon to set up its headquarters here, in part because he wants a job at the tech company. 
10/15/17 10:12pm
The event's star-studded guest list was a "major institutional statement in support of the LGBT community at Penn," said an alumni.
10/15/17 9:24pm
"When you get angry, you get sh*t done," said Phil Yu, the creator of the Asian-American news and culture blog Angry Asian Man. 
10/15/17 8:38pm
“It’s a very bold flavor,” Vice Provost for Global Initiatives Ezekiel Emanuel said. “As we like to say, it’s not for people who like heavy sugar, milk chocolate. This a real dark chocolate.”
10/15/17 7:46pm
College junior Kara Dang, who had over $1,000 of clothes stolen from her dorm, said the Harnwell College House's notification emails on the thefts haven't fully conveyed its severity. 
10/15/17 7:13pm
Speech/Acts, the current exhibition at the ICA, features the work of artists inspired by black experimental poetry.
09/27/17 9:55pm
College senior Kate Jeon's installation chronicles the names of the 14 Penn students who have died by suicide since 2013.
10/14/17 4:33pm
 "Everybody joined because they want to make cool games, not because they want to pad their resume."
10/14/17 4:15pm
Penn Community Hoops was founded in 2016 by College sophomores Skylar Deutsch and Christopher Bloomer. 
10/14/17 12:20am
 "People were sharing a lot; people were vulnerable, and most importantly, people were listening." 
10/13/17 5:37pm
Last year, the project received funding from the U.S. State Department, which has said that the project has been a success. 
10/12/17 12:17am
NCH cost $125 million to build, which is some $45 million more than the budget allocated for Hill's renovations. 
10/11/17 7:14pm
The consequences of violations across college houses are often inconsistent. For example, smoking in Riepe is a $50 fine, but smoking in Rodin is a $100 fine. 
10/11/17 11:48pm
All Penn students have to pay Penn tuition when they take a semester abroad, but this can often be more than the tuition of the school they are actually studying at. 
10/11/17 11:01pm
The four-year college houses at Penn are: Harrison, Gregory, Stouffer, W.E.B. Du Bois and New College House.
10/11/17 9:37pm
IFC President Bradley Freeman said the council has not been able to work on establishing the position because the semester has been "hectic" with "the task force and registered events."
10/11/17 8:32pm
Relief organizations struggle to help those trapped in rural areas in the interior of the island, since there is often little data on roadways, buildings and even entire towns. 
10/11/17 7:53pm
From high-profile political figures like Ivanka Trump to Grammy-award-winning celebrities like John Legend, find out where Penn's most celebrated alumni lived at Penn