Articles by Dan Spinelli

06/10/17 2:27pm
The alleged perpetrator, described by the Division of Public Safety as a lightly-complected black man with curly hair in dark pants and a purple shirt, used a "simulated weapon" to rob someone unaffiliated with Penn.
06/05/17 9:48pm
The group penned an open letter to Penn President Amy Gutmann, Chair of the Board of Trustees David L. Cohen and the rest of the trustees.
06/05/17 12:47pm
The Daily Pennsylvanian broke down the factors behind President Amy Gutmann's latest pay raise.
05/24/17 9:00am
Gutmann's compensation package, a 6.09 percent increase from what she brought home in 2014, remains one of the highest in the country. 
05/18/17 10:51pm
At least 11 local businesses have closed in the past year, including Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar, Doc Magrogan's Oyster House, Bridge Cafe and the Fresh Grocer.
05/18/17 2:56pm
"Penn has it all," according to Travel + Leisure magazine, "eclectic and varied architecture, plenty of trees, and even a park with views of the Philadelphia skyline."
05/16/17 10:20pm

Progressive Larry Krasner wins Phila. Democratic DA primary

Penn Law School professor Joe Khan held steady in second place, trailing Krasner by about 15 percentage points.
05/16/17 7:31pm
His opinion piece comes amid a national conversation on hazing and fraternity culture stemming from the death of Penn State University sophomore Timothy Piazza.
05/15/17 5:38pm
To mark the occasion of Penn's 261st Commencement, The Daily Pennsylvanian took a look at the last four years in the newly-minted graduates' lives, beginning with Monday's ceremony and going backwards to document the trends, events and people who dominated the Class of 2017's time in University City. 
05/15/17 4:59pm
A safety alert said DPS "has created a Task Force with Penn Police, Philadelphia Police and Allied Universal to identify and apprehend this individual" responsible for the burglaries.
05/04/17 12:23pm
Andrew Binns, a biology professor, will remain the interim dean until New Student Orientation.
01/11/17 2:41pm
The PIK program, launched by Penn President Amy Gutmann in 2005, recruits faculty with expertise across disciplines to teach at Penn.
12/09/16 8:36pm
In a statement posted to Facebook, PAGE blasted the protest, saying it worked to "traumatize and shame” people who’ve had abortions.
11/21/16 4:21pm
Penn President Amy Gutmann, who has repeatedly refused to comment on Trump throughout the campaign, did not sign the letter. 
11/21/16 3:26pm
The strike, affecting over 5,000 workers and more than 400,000 riders, lasted from Nov. 1-7. 
11/04/16 5:40pm
The task force will include administrators, faculty and students and is charged with fostering a campus climate free of sexual violence and harassment and ensuring that unrecognized groups are held "accountable" for violations of University policy.
11/03/16 11:51pm
While Career Services reviews each employer who registers for PennLink, recent scammers have become "increasingly crafty."
11/01/16 12:10am
Penn Transit released a comprehensive contingency plan on Monday to accommodate faculty, staff and students who need to use public transportation now that SEPTA workers are on strike.
10/16/16 5:20pm
Lauren Hitt, Kenney's spokesperson and a 2013 College graduate, first tweeted a link to an Inside Higher Education article that described how Penn does not have to pay property taxes to Philadelphia due to its nonprofit status.
10/11/16 11:43pm
From the Compass to Van Pelt Library, campus on Tuesday was a frenzy of student groups urging students to register on the last day before the Oct. 11 deadline.
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Blog Posts by Dan Spinelli

02/23/16 2:25pm
The controversy began after the DP caught Marco Rubio speaking with a Cruz staffer inside a South Carolina hotel.
02/20/16 9:34pm
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton narrowly beat Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in Nevada.
02/01/16 5:00pm

Phila. mayor says Donald Trump should be banned from the city

The uproar over presidential candidate Donald Trump's support of banning Muslim immigrants met a strong and unexpected critic on Tuesday: Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter.
02/01/16 4:57pm

Penn breaks silence on Donald Trump...sort of

For the extent of 1968 Wharton graduate Donald Trump's rapid rise to the top of the Republican presidential polls, Penn had offered nothing but radio silence. That changed today.
02/01/16 4:39pm

Sunday morning at the church of Donald Trump

Inside the cramped walls of a middle-school gymnasium, supporters of all different sorts came together to hear the gospel of 1968 Wharton graduate and presidential candidate Donald Trump.
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