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Letter from the editor | Matters of opinion

The alternative to publishing Clarissa’s column would have been to reject her application because her views strayed too far from the norm on campus.

December 5, 2013

Following the flow

Read on for a few of the updates we’ve made for this fall.

August 27, 2013

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.

March 18, 2013

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.

February 1, 2013

Quick Takes | Higher education round-up: Jan. 18

A weekly roundup of news from around the Ivy League and the higher-education community.

January 18, 2013

Jennifer Sun | 21st century ways

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.

January 9, 2013

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.

October 31, 2012

Hurricane Sandy disrupts travel plans out of Philadelphia

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.

October 28, 2012

Car crashes into patio outside Saxby's Coffee

A Chevrolet Sintra crashed onto the patio outside Saxby’s Coffee on the 40th and Locust streets intersection at approximately 11:45 p.m.

October 24, 2012

College grads donate $25 million to open new cancer research center

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.

May 10, 2012

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.

January 23, 2012

Court case closed against Penn students arrested at Occupy Philadelphia

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.

January 10, 2012

Harrison College House experienced flooding over winter break

Maintenance crews have been working since Wednesday night to contain flooding in Harrison College House.

January 5, 2012

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.

December 18, 2011

Despite signs of fading, Occupiers hold strong

Even though Occupy Philadelphia’s physical protest has been disassembled, its participants say the movement is considering creating a national conference at Penn.

December 7, 2011

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.

December 5, 2011

Penn occupiers freed after jail stay

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.

December 1, 2011

Police clear Occupy Philadelphia site

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.

November 30, 2011

RAs, GAs reflect on job perks

As sophomores and juniors, many students begin thinking about becoming Resident Advisers and Graduate Associates themselves.

November 28, 2011

Occupy not forced out of Dilworth Plaza

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.

November 28, 2011

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