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Jenny Trang


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Students launch a Penn-focused ‘Craigslist’

With 3,000 visits in the past month, UPennPost is a Penn-exclusive online marketplace for students to buy, sell and barter any item or service.

September 26, 2012

Made In America creates buzz in Philadelphia

In the face of rain and humidity, thousands of concertgoers in rain jackets and patriotic colors swarmed Benjamin Franklin Parkway for Philadelphia’s first annual Made In America festival this Labor Day weekend.

September 4, 2012

With new features, classroom aid Lore is ready for use

Using a design that integrates features from Blackboard, Facebook’s timeline, LinkedIn’s profile and Google Calendar, Lore is ready for use by professors for the upcoming semester.

August 1, 2012

Juice bar to open at 45th and Walnut streets

After three months of construction, Bliss Juices and Ice Cream, Manakeesh’s neighboring juice and ice cream bar at 45th and Walnut streets, will have its grand opening tomorrow on Aug. 3.

August 1, 2012

Postdoc lab tech gets an upgrade at annual Vendor Show

The fair, which was free to the public, aimed to fundraise for the annual postdoc symposium held at Penn in October, as well as other social events and seminars hosted by the BPC.

July 25, 2012

Doc Magrogan's Oyster House opens on Sansom Street

Since La Terrasse closed its doors February of last year, Doc Magrogan’s had been under construction and is opening much later than anticipated.

July 25, 2012

30th Street Station gets a makeover

Since its debut last fall, The Porch — an open-air seating area outside 30th Street Station — has been launching free performances, Wednesday farmers’ markets, yoga classes and most recently a beer garden and mini golf course.

July 18, 2012

Pan-Asian American Community House appoints a new director

Peter Van Do, former program director for Community Center Programs at Cornell University’s Student Activities Office, will serve as PAACH director beginning July 23.

July 13, 2012

Penn and Google preserve endangered languages

The initiative uses technology to support both language documentation and revitalization efforts.

July 11, 2012

The Marvelous music store to move off campus to 49th and Baltimore

The Marvelous music store, which has been located at 40th and Locust streets for the past decade, has struggled to get customers from Penn.

July 3, 2012

Dirt Factory composting facility debuts at 43rd and Market streets

June 20 marked the grand opening celebration, with free dirt ice cream from Little Baby’s Ice Cream, and complimentary food and drinks from Dock Street Brewing Co. and Four Worlds Bakery.

June 20, 2012

International music acts take Rotunda at 40th Street Summer Series

Every summer the University City District, the Rotunda and Penn host the 40th Street Summer Series, a lineup of free monthly concerts from June to September.

June 13, 2012

Penn hosts think tank summit

The summit brought together representatives from every G20 country to participate in panels, presentations and roundtable discussions concerning global economic problems and foreign policy issues.

June 6, 2012

Philadelphia bars celebrate the city’s annual 10-day Beer Week

Named by Esquire as the “Best Beer-Drinking City in America,” Philadelphia started the nation’s first craft beer celebration five years ago.

May 30, 2012

Organic popsicle shop opens at 44th and Spruce

Lil’ Pop Shop, which officially opened at 44th and Spruce streets on May 8, offers all-natural artisan popsicles.

May 23, 2012

Geoffrey Canada encourages Penn graduates to 'join the losing team'

Addressing Penn’s graduating Class of 2012, founder of Harlem Children’s Zone Geoffrey Canada asked, “Do you care about those who won’t make it without real help?”

May 14, 2012

Leaders in Education Advocacy and Reform Network conference joins education experts

The Leaders in Education Advocacy and Reform Network held an all-day conference Saturday at the Penn Law School. The conference, “Bridging Sectors to Rebuild Education,” brought together professionals from different aspects of education and cities across the nation to discuss improving American education.

April 1, 2012

Students dine with Dean DeTurck

Over 100 College undergraduates signed up to dine with the Dean last night, but only the first 30 gained the opportunity.

February 24, 2012

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