Articles by Jessica McDowell

05/12/17 3:35pm
There’s nothing sadder than the final page of a book.
09/30/16 1:36pm
Second-year medical student Ari Frosch died on Sept. 22. He had been on a leave of absence at the time. 
05/16/16 3:41pm
At Penn’s 260th Commencement this morning, playwright, composer and self-described “painfully aware” Lin-Manuel Miranda addressed the “dear, terrified graduates,” encouraging them to live and tell the stories of their lives.
04/13/16 2:26am
News of the suicide raised concerns among prospective as well as current students.
04/11/16 3:07pm
Kong died Monday morning at the 40th Street Station on SEPTA’s Market-Frankford line, according to an email sent to undergraduates by Provost Vincent Price and President Amy Gutmann at 2:22 p.m. 
03/29/16 2:20am
A fitness room and showers will be installed so students who dread the walk home never have to leave.
03/23/16 1:30am
Around 9:15 p.m. on Monday, a male student alerted Penn Police to an attempted theft outside of Harnwell College House.
01/20/16 1:17am
Each semester, reporters and editors from The Daily Pennsylvanian meet with Penn President Amy Gutmann to discuss major initiatives and hot topics.
01/19/16 8:01am
Award-winning composer, playwright and actor Lin-Manuel Miranda will deliver the Commencement address to the Class of 2016 at the May 16 ceremony.
01/18/16 2:58pm
Associate Director for Community Development Kenny Jones's academic credentials have been called into question.
01/12/16 2:17pm
Police tape blocks traffic on Locust between 40th and 41st.
12/09/15 1:42am
Over the course of the 2014-15 academic year, Penn hosted 192 international students spending a semester or year abroad, according to a Penn News article.
12/07/15 12:08am
As the semester draws to a close, students studying abroad took a moment to reflect back on their best and worst memories from their semesters.
11/18/15 2:27am
Last Friday, at approximately 9:30 p.m., the city of Paris experienced the largest terrorist attack in its history.
11/11/15 1:40am
In recent years, many students have changed or sometimes canceled their study abroad plans to reflect current international affairs.
11/10/15 12:13pm
While study abroad is often seen as an "immersive" experience, many students studying abroad say that, while abroad, they tend to find more connections among other American or international students than local students.
10/20/15 11:55pm
For students studying abroad, the experience often comes with the extra challenge of being forced to find new friends more than halfway through their college experience.
10/14/15 12:26am
For many students studying abroad, difficulties adjusting to their homestays is a reality.
10/14/15 12:01am
Photos from student's abroad housing provide a view into semesters away from Penn.
10/07/15 12:07am
On Monday, campus was abuzz with a Division of Public Safety notice warning students and faculty of a threat of violence against a Philadelphia university. More than 7,000 miles away, College junior David Scollan had barely heard anything about it.
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Blog Posts by Jessica McDowell

02/07/16 10:54am
With the Republican debate airing last nights, candidates are now in the final push to sway undecided voters before the primary on Tuesday.
02/06/16 7:46pm
Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina thinks the game is rigged. That was her message to potential voters on Saturday when around 100 people gathered at Maple Avenue Elementary School in Goffstown, NH to hear the former CEO of Hewlett Packard speak.
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