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Fiona Glisson


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Remembering Maya Angelou on Twitter

Penn professors, students and alumni remembered the poet and civil rights activist on Twitter Today

May 28, 2014

Undergraduate Assembly bans laptops at meetings

The move sparked unexpected controversy among leaders of student government branches.

April 28, 2014

This week in Penn history: Work study student goes undercover for a drug bust

The April 13 copy of the Daily Pennsylvanian reported the incident.

April 15, 2014

Kim wins UA presidential election, Delaney disqualified

Chilcote won the VP seat while Bittar was also disqualified.

March 31, 2014

NEC to deliberate UA election violations

After a three-hour trial, the Nominations and Elections Committee is deliberating whether Undergraduate Assembly presidential candidate Gabe Delaney and UA vice presidential candidate Julie Bittar violated election rules — which could result in their disqualification.

March 30, 2014

BREAKING: Admissions numbers released

The class of 2018 is the most competitive class in Penn's history.

March 26, 2014

In wake of impeachment petition, UA presidential hopefuls make preparations

UA Vice President Gabe Delaney and UA Representative Joyce Kim, both college juniors, turned in their petitions to run for UA president today.

March 6, 2014

Failed impeachment casts a long shadow

Sunday’s closed executive meeting of the Undergraduate Assembly contributed to a postponement of the annual budget process, leaving other branches of student government without an official budget allocation until March 23.

March 5, 2014

UA postpones budget after petition to impeach president

The petition to impeach the UA president fell short by one vote, sources say

March 4, 2014

Snow cancels Thursday classes

Essential University staff and all Health System physicians and staff are required to report to work

February 12, 2014

Events canceled due to impending snowstorm

On-campus interviews, a Year of Sound event and a Kelly Writers House event have all been canceled or postponed due to impending snow.

February 12, 2014

Vice President Biden unveiled new Amtrak locomotive

Biden showed strong support for the new Amtrak locomotive as the engine of technological, environmental and economical progress.

February 6, 2014

Sorority recruitment, fall make-up finals rescheduled

OCR sessions are also among the events that will be rescheduled due to the University’s two-day snow hiatus.

January 23, 2014

Panhellenic recruitment, OCR postponed again

Some campus facilities have abridged hours.

January 22, 2014

Events postponed after College freshman's death

Two Penn events, sorority recruitment and a track and field meet, have been modified in response to the death of College freshman Madison Holleran, who died Friday night.

January 18, 2014

College freshman died Friday night

Madison Holleran died Friday night in Center City, according to an email sent to Hill College House residents early Saturday morning.

January 18, 2014

Record number applies for Class of 2018

Penn received 35,788 regular decision applications, a 14 percent increase from last year’s 31,250 apps.

January 9, 2014

Wharton and Engineering senior dies

Wharton and Engineering senior Kevin Zhao died over winter break while traveling with his family in China.

January 8, 2014

Returning Lambda Alliance chair talks greek life collaboration, scholarships

The Daily Pennsylvanian sits down with Dawn Androphy, the returning chair of the lambda alliance.

December 5, 2013

Penn requires apparel producers to promote factory safety

Penn has announced that all companies that produce Penn apparel must sign the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh

December 5, 2013

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