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Letter from the editor

The DP’s executive board decided on Friday that we will no longer publish advertisements from the David Horowitz Freedom Center.

Letter from the editor

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.



Political Action Week brings election events to campus

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.




Parents camp out outside Penn Alexander

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.



U.S. Soldiers return home from Iraq

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.


Q&A with Latino Coalition chair Angel Contrera

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.






Recent posts:


    Yes, that Franklin

    By now, you may have heard that Tuesday was celebrated as Benjamin Franklin's 300th birthday in Philadelphia and other cities across the country.

    A basketball bounty

    One of the things that makes following college basketball in Philadelphia so much fun is that it's easy to get to games not involving the team you follow the closest.

    Penn's biggest statistical weaknesses

    I just got back from Penn's disappointing loss at Fordham.

    Despite all those fans saying that the team will run away with the Ivy title this year, tonight's game was the perfect example of how Penn can lose to any opponent -- bad shooting from beyond the three-point line, bad shooting from beyond the free-throw line (this team must have a major aversion to lines), an inability to rebound and lots of fouls.

    With Penn opening Ivy play this weekend against Cornell, I decided to find out the statistical categories where Penn has struggled this season compared to the rest of the league.



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