Tuesday afternoon, animal rights group Animal ACTivists of Philly rallied at 34th and Walnut streets against the abuse of research animals at Penn and other universities. According to a 2011 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine report, Penn is number one among Ivy League universities in the number and severity of violations of the Animal Welfare Act.
This Sunday, the Hong Kong Student Association, in collaboration with the Chinese Students’ Association, will welcome Asian-American rapper MC Jin for a free, public lecture on his music career and his connection to Hong Kong.
The free event will offer students an opportunity to celebrate the coming of spring and splatter colorful powder on each other.
Mental Wellness Week, a series of events engaging students in dialogue about their mental health, kicked off last Friday and will continue through the end of this week.
Last night, as part of the Authors@Wharton Speaker Series, Anne-Marie Slaughter discussed her July 2012 article in The Atlantic, “Why Women Can’t Have It All,” offering some much-desired perspective on maintaining an optimal work-life balance.
1977 College graduate Jon Kest, a community advocate active in New York and Philadelphia, died of cancer at his Brooklyn home last Wednesday. He was 57.
From figuring out how to address food thieves to dealing with drunk roommates, The DP has your back on roommate problems.
Students wishing to live with other transfers could choose to live in a hall designated specifically for them in Hill College House.
Instead of purchasing all new furniture and appliances for their dorms, some students choose to collect used or borrowed items piled up in hallways and outside of student houses during move-out.
The company currently owns a portfolio of nearly $200 million of real estate comprising 145 properties across the country.
According to its budget plan, the school district expects to receive $28 million from the sale of unused school facilities through 2017.
Cara Blouin, a liberal, created the festival to give way to right-wing voices in a traditionally liberal medium.
Incumbents Senator Bob Casey and state treasurer Robert McCord clinched their second terms, while Kathleen Kane and Eugene DePasquale won their races for state attorney general and auditor general, respectively.
While the youth voter turnout may not reach the recent high set in 2008, many experts are still expecting a large number of young people to show up at the polls Tuesday.
The shrine belongs to Jacqui Bowman, a former consulting scholar for the Penn Museum who earned a certificate of executive administration from the University. The shrine is Bowman’s front porch on 43rd Street near Baltimore Avenue.
On Monday night, as Hurricane Sandy ravaged the mid-Atlantic coast, 2010 College graduate Jessie Streich-Kest was killed by a falling tree near her home in Brooklyn, N.Y. She was 24.
David Scott, a Democrat, is now the U.S. Representative for Georgia’s 13th congressional district.
The education and experience Scott received at Wharton “has been the cornerstone of my movement into politics,” he said.
There are plans to demolish the Fortieth Street M.E. Church at 40th and Sansom streets to make room for a 7,000 square feet retail space that will include four new stores and eateries with glass storefronts and an outdoor seating area.
SEPTA has launched a three-year plan to replace its current token fare collection with an “open payment system,” where travelers can use a refillable SEPTA-issued smart card or any “contactless” bank card.
The center will provide chefs and entrepreneurs with not only a space to develop products and grow their businesses, but also the expensive kitchen equipment that they may not be able to buy themselves.