Student Life

12/10/17 6:47pm
The podcast’s first episode aired on Feb. 21 of this year, and 15 episodes have been released so far. 
12/10/17 6:41pm
In this PennDesign class, students come up with a product designed for "speculative worlds" such as a world after a large volcanic eruption or a situation where humans have to migrate to Mars.
12/09/17 3:47pm
SHS covers free HIV testing, but charges for tests for gonorrhea, syphilis, chlamydia, and herpes, as well as examinations for Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C.
12/08/17 8:00pm
Penn professor Ezekiel Emanuel worked on the ACA as an advisor to Obama, and Thomas Miller co-wrote the 2011 book, “Why Obamacare is Wrong for America.” 
12/08/17 4:52pm
The arrest of the Philadelphia native has sparked a nation-wide discussion on the criminal justice system. 
12/08/17 4:26pm
Five of the 14 students who have died from suicide at Penn since February 2013 have been graduate students. 
12/08/17 2:28pm
Fire alarms have sounded an estimated 15 times this semester in Hill, which "appear to stem from oversensitivity of sensors," administrators wrote in an email to residents on Dec. 7.
12/07/17 11:57pm
The project comes a month after Penn announced plans on Nov. 2 to spend a record-breaking $163 million on a new dormitory located on the high rise field. 
12/07/17 11:49pm
Hatch & Coop has replaced Jake's Sandwich Board, which operated under the same owner. It specializes in chicken sandwiches and salads.
12/06/17 9:32pm
At least 64 students are currently displaced as a result of the leasing company University Realty postponing their move-in date six times this semester.
12/06/17 9:31pm
College freshman Cassandra Jobman, who is a member of Penn First and the QuestBridge program, was not informed of Penn's extended meal options over Thanksgiving break. 
12/06/17 6:17pm
Philadelphia sued Attorney General Jeff Sessions after the Department of Justice withheld $1.5 million in federal grant money over Philadelphia’s “sanctuary city” policies. 
12/06/17 5:52pm
"I rebuffed him, but he continued to press his case and tried to touch me," Penner told The Stanford Daily. "I continued to say no and asked him to leave."
12/06/17 11:48am
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.
12/06/17 1:53am
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.
12/05/17 9:11pm
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.
12/04/17 7:54pm
On Nov. 17, a woman affiliated with Penn reported that someone had used her credit card without permission in Rodin College House.  
12/03/17 9:05pm
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. 
12/03/17 8:48pm
For the first four months of school, the total of registered events increased by 65 percent, from 127 last year to 194 this year.
12/03/17 7:28pm
“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.”