Jared McDonald


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Jared McDonald | Stumped for senior column ideas

As much as I would love to spell out the metaphor I’ve come up with that explains life’s deepest mysteries (hint: it’s awesome), it’s as a long-time editor and reporter at this place that I take up the weighty responsibility of giving everybody a few ideas for senior columns to come.





Gutmann to review research ethics

Last week, President Barack Obama ordered the Presidential Bioethics Commission, chaired by Penn President Amy Gutmann, to review protections for subjects in federally funded scientific studies.

Robbery reported Sunday morning

A second violent crime, in addition to a shootout at 40th and Locust streets that left one carjacking suspect dead and another in custody, occurred early Sunday morning.

One dead in 40th St. shoot-out

Multiple shots were fired shortly after 3 a.m. Sunday near 40th and Locust streets, leaving one dead. The man was a suspect in a carjacking near 50th and Arch streets.

Jeffrey Perelman files suit against father and brother

Wharton alumnus Jeffrey Perelman filed a lawsuit against his father, School of Medicine trustee Ray Perelman, and brother, University trustee Ron Perelman, alleging that his father improperly invested funds from a pension plan — with which they were involved — in a company Ron controls.


Police conduct ‘critical incident’ drills

In an attempt to coordinate activities in the event of a possible “critical incident” on campus, Penn Police conducted a series of drills with other area law enforcement agencies and University departments on campus Wednesday morning, according to Division of Public Safety spokeswoman Stef Cella.


Gutmann headed to D.C. to talk research

Penn President Amy Gutmann will participate in a roundtable meeting today with Vice President Joe Biden and other university presidents to discuss job creation resulting from stimulus-funded research.





PNC, TD Bank robbers still at large

The two suspects in last week’s bank robberies near campus are still at large, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Philadelphia division, which is in charge of the investigations.

Second area bank robbed

The PNC Bank branch at 3535 Market St. was robbed at about 12:45 p.m. Friday, according to the Division of Public Safety. This is the second reported bank robbery in the area in three days.



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    I was wrong

    That's right, I was wrong. The coverage of the Temple-Saint Joseph's game in the papers around the area this morning is completely the opposite of what I thought would happen.


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