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Farewell Column by Dana Tom | Walking directionless

Many of us spend our time in college with an end goal, but I can honestly say, I’m not sure what exactly I was chasing this whole time.

May 8, 2013

Letter from the Editor | Providing the right links

While our reporting may have prompted some to seek out the leak, we’ve left this decision to our individual readers.

October 4, 2012

Letter from the Editor | We’re not here to sell shoes

We hold ourselves to the highest journalistic standards, but we need you to hold us accountable too.

March 14, 2012

Letter from the Editor | A forum for free speech

While we do not necessarily agree with or endorse the views we publish in guest columns and letters to the editor, we think it’s important for our content to reflect the diversity of views on this campus.

February 3, 2012

Letter from the Editor | Welcome from the 128

Reach out to us. Tell us if we get something wrong. Tell us what you want to read and if you want to write. Tell us what about our content enrages or engages you. Tell us what you think.

January 11, 2012

Campus takes back the night

Approximately 200 students and faculty attended the Take Back the Night rally and march last night, according to event organizer and College senior Sarah Mednick.

April 9, 2010

Live from Irvine … It’s Thursday night!

Seth Meyers is famous for presenting the top stories on Weekend Update Thursdays during election season, but this Thursday he was the top story.

March 19, 2010

Author dispels same-sex marriage myths

Martha Nussbaum, professor of law and ethics at the University of Chicago and author of her most recent book, From Disgust to Humanity: Sexual Orientation and Constitutional Law, began her lecture by discussing types of couples whose marriages the American society approves of.

March 19, 2010

It's easy being Green

His bum may have been on the rail in 1999, but last night comedian and actor Tom Green’s bum was in Zellerbach Theatre to host the 12th Annual Intercollegiate Comedy Festival.

March 4, 2010

Trump, Jr., discusses his Wharton days

The Masters in Real Estate series hosted the executive vice president of development and acquisitions for the Trump Organization last night to address students about the current real estate market and how a Wharton education has helped him succeed.

February 23, 2010

Penn Museum lecture sexes up ancient history

Attendees learned Mrs. Robinson has nothing on the cougars of the ancient world and Lil’ Wayne can’t compete with the “playas” of old Egyptian thrones.

February 19, 2010

SPEC Winterfest to feature skating, s'mores and spirit

Although Philadelphia has yet to see snow this winter, the Social Planning and Events Committee is bringing the holiday cheer to campus.

December 4, 2009

The fresh face of hip-hop

When hip-hop duo Hoodie Allen took the stage Thursday in the Zellerbach Theatre, students stormed the stagefront, eager to see not only performances by big name artists, but also familiar faces.

November 20, 2009

Students get fill of dumplings at Chinese Student Association event

College sophomore Ben Moskowitz dunked his last of 30 pork dumplings into a bowl of soy sauce. He balanced the dumpling on the end of his chopsticks and ate it, despite his “full, bursting stomach.” Then, he got up to get more.

November 9, 2009

Marc Stier demystifies healthcare reform for students

Despite a low turnout, Health Care for America Now Pennsylvania State Director Marc Stier fired up the Penn students at a healthcare rally last night.

October 27, 2009

EPA representative urges students to broaden horizons

According to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Head of Strategic Climate Projects Kristen Taddonio, students interested in a job at the EPA don’t necessarily need to major in environmental studies.

October 14, 2009

PEG members get back to nature with trip to orchard

College junior Jenna Stahl stretched for an apple at the top of the orchard tree as she juggled a produce box in her other arm. She plucked the fruit from its branch and tucked it away with the apples she had already collected over the course of the morning.

October 5, 2009

Leonore Annenberg honored in memorial service at Academy of Music

Last night, some of Philadelphia's biggest names came out to honor the life and philanthropy of Leonore Annenberg, one of Penn's single most dedicated donors. Annenberg died March 12 at the age of 91.

September 25, 2009

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