Articles by Harry Trustman

11/19/17 4:04pm
In a letter, the Asian American Coalition for Education called on the Common App to "stop the practice of subdividing Asian American applicants into 10 subcategories."
11/15/17 3:58pm
The University received 6,731 applications, a 9.5 percent increase from last year's record-breaking number of 6,147 applications.
11/08/17 11:29pm
Other schools like Yale and Cornell have also extended early admissions deadlines for students affected by natural disasters.
11/03/17 5:49pm
Of the seven planned food stands, five have been confirmed: Goldie, Pitruco Pizza, Kensington Quarters, Little Baby's Ice Cream, and The Juice Merchant Juicery and Café. 
11/02/17 4:56pm
The woman who punched Nursing sophomore Heidi Chiu was taken into custody by Penn Police officers.
11/01/17 10:47pm
"Our non-profit membership association has spent several million dollars defending itself against these frivolous claims by a for-profit, privately-held company."
10/28/17 12:21am
 "Administrators do care about these rankings," said English professor Nancy Bentley, who signed the petition calling on the USNWR to alter its ranking criteria. 
10/26/17 12:48am
The company has promised more than $5 billion in investments and 50,000 jobs for the city that wins the bid for its second headquarters. 
10/20/17 10:27pm
The group wrote that the definition of “underrepresented black students” should apply only to those whose families have been in the United States for more than two generations.
10/17/17 6:10pm
This event is the first of its kind that students have seen. It comes after four Penn students have died in the span of two months. 
10/15/17 6:46pm
Dean of Admissions Eric Furda was on the organization's board of directors when it first received this legal complaint.
10/15/17 3:57pm
A freshman who applied to the University of Rochester as a home-school student was recently expelled for falsifying her transcript. 
10/08/17 5:23pm
Hayley Geftman-Gold, a top lawyer at CBS who graduated from the College in 1997, was fired after posting on Facebook that she wasn't sympathetic for victims of the Las Vegas shooting.
10/01/17 9:24pm
Some higher education experts said the new platform may just add to the list of things prospective students have to do, instead of easing the admissions process.  
09/14/17 11:00am
DeVos' announcement came just days after the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education  gave Penn a failing grade for protecting due process in cases of sexual assault. 
09/12/17 1:26pm
In the 2017 ranking, Penn tied with Duke University for the eighth spot, but Duke dropped to No. 9 this year.
08/30/17 10:47pm
Sixteen percent of Penn undergraduates are legacies. That's more than the percentage of black students or first-generation students. 
08/29/17 11:46pm
Starting Monday,  421 popular alcoholic beverages will cost consumers at least $1 more.
08/22/17 7:36pm
Penn's overall yield rate is lower than Harvard University's 84 percent and Yale University's 71.4 percent, but higher than Princeton University’s 66.6 percent and Dartmouth College's 61 percent. 
08/22/17 4:19pm
Pan-Asian student leaders said conservatives concerned about discrimination against Asian Americans in the admissions process should focus on other issues Asian Americans struggle with such as the "bamboo ceiling."
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