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Christian Gilberti


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Crime Log | April 26 - May 3

See what incidents occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between April 26 and May 3.

May 10, 2013

Van Pelt's Special Collections Center opens

As you exit the elevators on the newly renovated sixth floor of Van Pelt Library, Benjamin Franklin’s writing desk and several of his prized possessions — including his cufflinks and a silver spoon — are displayed in a glass case on your right.

April 22, 2013

Fling incidents down 59 percent from 2012

Penn’s student body flung a little safer this year.

April 15, 2013

Undercover liquor control officers to be on duty during Fling

Three weeks ago a commanding officer for the LCE alerted the Division of Public Safety that Penn was “on their radar screen,” according to Vice President for Public Safety Maureen Rush.

April 8, 2013

Violence Against Women Act reauthorization may affect Penn

A recent reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act may affect the way in which Penn is required to report details about sexual violence on campus.

April 7, 2013

Professor Kenneth Goldsmith named MoMA poet laureate

A full-time poet and part-time lecturer at the Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing, Kenneth Goldsmith is also a self-professed “institutional critic.” So when he was named the first “poet laureate” of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City in January, Goldsmith was naturally “suspicious.”

April 4, 2013

Division of Public Safety 'optimistic' about 2013 Fling safety

The Division of Public Safety administers maximum measures to ensure the health and safety of students during Spring Fling.

April 2, 2013

Crime Log | Mar. 15-Mar. 22

See what incidents occurred in the patrol zone.

March 29, 2013

Joke Issue: Wharton senior 'dismayed' by consulting position

College and Wharton senior and Integrated Studies Board Chair Jason Franks grew up the youngest of nine children on a Pueblo Indian Reservation in Laguna, N.M.

March 26, 2013

Quad building access to be restricted during Fling

All interior Quad doors will be “inaccessible for entrance” or have AlliedBarton Security guards posted outside on the Friday and Saturday of Spring Fling.

March 24, 2013

Crime Log | Feb. 21-March 7

Check out what crimes have occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between Feb. 21 and March 7.

March 13, 2013

Theft rises, robberies stabilize in February

The month of February has brought nine assaults this month on campus— an increase from the same period in 2012 — but only one of the victims was affiliated with the University. There were 62 thefts from buildings within the Division of Public Safety patrol zone during the first two months of this year — up from 33 during the same period last year — and in January, there were 42 thefts from buildings alone.

March 13, 2013

Seeking truth in science, faith and reasonable doubt

About 1,100 students took two hours off from studying this Wednesday night to ponder some of the bigger questions in life.

February 28, 2013

A night on the other side of the flashing lights

The DP’s crime beats took a weekend night shift with Penn Police officers.

February 24, 2013

Crime Log | Feb. 8 – 13

Read the incidents that occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone from Feb. 8 to 13.

February 20, 2013

Penn Alexander parents rally outside U. Council

Demonstrators gathered in the freezing cold Wednesday afternoon on the steps of Houston Hall to protest the results of the lottery registration at the Penn Alexander School.

February 20, 2013

Parents to rally in protest of Penn Alexander's new lottery system

A group of concerned parents and community members plan to rally outside of the University Council meeting at Houston Hall this Wednesday in protest of the new system of lottery registration at the Penn Alexander School.

February 18, 2013

Penn sees more thefts, fewer robberies in Jan.

January has seen an increase in the number of thefts from buildings in and around Penn’s campus — but a decrease in more violent crimes like robbery.

February 18, 2013

Penn Alexander lottery concerns Penn faculty

The announcement of a lottery system of registration at the Penn Alexander School in West Philadelphia is causing many Penn faculty and their families to think twice about staying in the neighborhood.

February 14, 2013

Female student hit by car on 38th and Walnut Streets

A female Penn student was struck by a car at the intersection of 38th and Walnut streets at approximately 2:45 p.m.

February 12, 2013

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