Student Life

06/17/14 7:58pm

Transformers producer took his MBA to Hollywood

Wharton MBA recipient Lorenzo di Bonaventura is no stranger to Hollywood, having produced such films as "The Matrix", "Salt"  and the G.I. Joe series. His latest work, "Transformers: Age of Extinction" , will be released on June 27.
06/11/14 6:39pm
The popular bar and restaurant will open a second Philadelphia location in Logan Square this September.
06/11/14 6:27pm
The overnight train service will run every twenty minutes on the Broad Street and Market-Frankford lines through Labor Day weekend.
06/02/14 9:11pm
Like most Penn students, she’s using her summer to explore potential career options. Claiming that she doesn’t fit into the “cookie-cutter Wharton mold,” Smith said that she is excited to test the waters of event planning.
05/30/14 10:38pm

Filling silent films with song

The ensemble will play to the background of Hitchcock’s “The Lodger” and “Twilight in Turkey”, the latter of which will replace Raymond Scott’s “The Penguin”, which they have performed in the past.
05/27/14 8:29pm

Vegan cafe opens to teach Philadelphia how to 'eat well and feel well'

In addition to its menu of sweet and savory vegan treats, P.S. & Co. offers classes in juicing, mixology, gluten-free baking and a basic series of vegetarian cooking throughout the summer. The summer cocktails mixology workshop will be held on June 12, and a gluten-free baking series will be taught on June 19.
05/22/14 12:07am
After over 20 years of service to the Penn and Philadelphia communities, popular Chinatown restaurant Charles Plaza closed its doors on May 4.
05/15/14 5:43pm

Penn to revamp NSO sexual violence training

As colleges around the nation have come under scrutiny for alleged failings in handling sexual violence on campus, Penn has updated both its sexual violence policy and sexual violence education to make sure it is fully in compliance with federal law.
05/12/14 1:45pm

LGBTQ international students create a home on campus

Queer international students, who say they feel out of place in the LGBTQ and international communities, are starting a student group on campus.
05/06/14 5:15pm

Penn proposes revisions to sexual violence policy

The proposed additions would add specific definitions for relationship violence, domestic violence and stalking.
04/29/14 11:13pm
Drinking responsibly
04/29/14 10:17pm

Summer financial aid changes limit student opportunities

Some students cannot afford to participate in Penn’s summer programs this year as a result of changes in Student Financial Services summer aid practices.
04/28/14 11:06pm

Undergraduate Assembly bans laptops at meetings

The move sparked unexpected controversy among leaders of student government branches.
04/28/14 10:43pm
Penn Masala is red carpet ready. Their newest song, “Evolution of Bollywood Music” not only captured the attention of its usual fans, it gained notice from the organizers of the International Indian Film Academy.Members of Penn Masala, a widely recognized South Asian a capella group, traveled to Tampa, Florida this past weekend to perform at the annual International Indian Film Academy Awards.
04/28/14 6:53pm

Performance art class strives to create 'wonderful experiences'

The students of Jim Schlatter's class, "Taking Performance Art Public at Penn," are learning to think outside the frame.The course is a freewheeling interdisciplinary look into the
04/27/14 11:56pm

Philly Dorm Room Fund adds four new members

The fund, which is backed by First Round Capital, has added Engineering and Wharton sophomores Nilesh Kavthekar, Tim Miller and Lauren Reeder, as well as College junior Matt Gibstein, to their squad.
04/27/14 9:34pm

Q&A: NEC elects Devin Grossman as chair

Grossman plans
04/27/14 5:02pm
It took five suicides in 12 months for students to start speaking out about their experiences with mental illness.
04/27/14 4:32pm

FOCUS launches on campus

the new student group focuses on mentoring and supporting underclassman
04/24/14 7:32pm

Penn Monologues to take center stage this weekend

This weekend, the Penn Monologues will be taking place at the ARCH auditorium, on April 26 at 8 p.m. and on April 27 at 2 and 7 p.m.