The DP’s executive board decided on Friday that we will no longer publish advertisements from the David Horowitz Freedom Center.
If you read our paper yesterday, you might have seen a young President Gutmann gracing our front page and a letter by her on our opinion page, responding to a critique from Tuesday’s paper. Enough readers have expressed their suspicions about our paper’s objectivity that we want to clarify our position.
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This year, like in the 128 years before us, our aim is still to showcase the student voice. But we’ll be doing it in more 21st century ways.
PoCo, an umbrella group of 10 member organizations, originally scheduled the week to start on Monday, but all of that night’s and Tuesday’s events were canceled or rescheduled due to Hurricane Sandy. The week now includes 10 events that aim to discuss key policy issues in this year’s presidential election.
On Sunday afternoon, a line for an Amtrak train out of Philadelphia stretched nearly the length of 30th Street Station, Philadelphia’s central regional rail hub. Screens around the station projected precautionary evacuation procedure plans and exits.
A Chevrolet Sintra crashed onto the patio outside Saxby’s Coffee on the 40th and Locust streets intersection at approximately 11:45 p.m.
Mindy and Jonathan Gray, both 1992 College graduates, have donated $25 million to create the Basser Research Center, a new cancer research center focused on researching BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes.
In what is now an annual tradition, around 80 neighborhood parents lined up outside 42nd and Locust streets to secure a coveted spot in the kindergarten class at Penn Alexander.
This morning, the Philadelphia municipal court closed the cases related College junior Moshe Bitterman and College sophomore Emma Johnson’s arrests at Occupy Philadelphia on Nov. 30.
Maintenance crews have been working since Wednesday night to contain flooding in Harrison College House.
The last American soldiers left the Iraqi combat zone on Sunday just in time for the holidays. The departure marked the end of a war that has lasted almost a decade.
Even though Occupy Philadelphia’s physical protest has been disassembled, its participants say the movement is considering creating a national conference at Penn.
Last week, the Latino Coalition elected its new officials for the 2012 board. Wharton and College junior Angel Contrera will begin his second term as chair of the coalition, the umbrella organization that contains 25 Latino groups on campus.
Fifty-two people were arrested following a police raid of Center City’s Dilworth Plaza early Wednesday morning to evict Occupy Philadelphia protesters, including a Penn professor and four students.
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At least four Penn students and a faculty member were among about 50 people arrested this morning following a police raid of Center City’s Dilworth Plaza.
As sophomores and juniors, many students begin thinking about becoming Resident Advisers and Graduate Associates themselves.
On Friday, Mayor and 1979 Wharton graduate Michael Nutter announced that the Occupy Philadelphia protesters encamped at City Hall had until 5 p.m. Sunday to leave the site. However, as of 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, no protesters were evicted.
As Occupy Wall Street reaches its two-month anniversary, the protest — with 4,049 arrests, countless police raids and three deaths to its name nationwide — was raided by police early Tuesday morning.
A 25-year-old woman was allegedly raped by another protester at Occupy Philadelphia on Nov. 12. Mayor and 1979 Wharton graduate Michael Nutter announced the city will employ a harsher strategy toward the movement.