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Julie Xie

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The best and the worst

To be able to truly open yourself up to another person is a privilege, and whether we graduate with a high-paying banking job or with a ton of student debt, we should consider ourselves lucky.

May 14, 2014

Three shot at 46th and Walnut bar

Early Saturday morning, three people were shot outside Watusi Lounge, a bar at 46th and Walnut streets.

August 31, 2013

To safety and to family at the Boston Marathon

Maybe it was a generator explosion, Erica Denhoff thought. She asked the policeman if it was safe to continue. He said yes. They would tell her if it stopped being safe. But a few miles later, there were more Boston police officers and more frantic people trying to reach their loved ones on the phone lines that would be down for hours.

April 17, 2013

Community shares shock and stories from Boston Marathon

As of Monday evening, the University and Athletic Communications have not been made aware of any Penn athletes and affiliates injured in the attacks. RELATED: Alum journalists reflect on covering Boston explosions

April 16, 2013

Storify | Joke Issue 2013

See how everyone reacted

March 27, 2013

Penn basketball stuffed by Dartmouth in close finish

At the Palestra Friday night, the Big Green overtook the Quakers, 69-64, in a game that went down to the wire.

March 1, 2013

Friends to commemorate Singh at vigil

“A Celebration of the Life of Arya Singh” will begin at College Green at 6:30 p.m. and end at Houston Hall.

February 12, 2013

Nursing junior Arya Singh died Friday

Nursing junior Arya Singh died Feb. 8 after being taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, University Communications confirmed.

February 10, 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

Male student victim of armed robbery

An alert was issued over a robbery with weapon at 38th and Walnut streets. The Division of Public Safety confirmed the victim was a male student affiliated with the University.

December 18, 2012

Police investigate robbery at 40th and Locust

A male student was robbed with what appeared to be a gun in the 40th and Locust area Saturday afternoon. A UPennAlert was issued in response at 3:45 p.m.

December 1, 2012

Penn graduate nominated to serve on a Philadelphia federal court

The appointment, if approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee, would turn into a lifetime position at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

November 28, 2012

Male student robbed at 41st and Pine streets

At around 6:24 p.m. Monday evening, a male student was robbed by two males around 41st and Pine streets. One of the suspects had a dark complexion and was wearing a dark coat and black hat, according to the Division of Public Safety.

November 19, 2012

City's top election official ousted from position

Republican Al Schmidt and Democrat Anthony Clark, who has had building tension with Singer in the past few months, voted to remove her as chair and make themselves co-chairs.

November 7, 2012

Provisional ballots become issue at campus, city polls

Several students arrived at the polls with a registration card but their name was not on the voter rolls. Others did not have a registration card and their names were not on the voter rolls, but were listed on the Pennsylvania Department of State website.

November 6, 2012

Students to staff and watch polls

About 40 students from PLTV will be scattered throughout campus operating and manning the voting process. They will check in voters, explain the process to first-time voters and tabulate numbers at the end of the day.

November 6, 2012

Penn gears up for Election Day 2012

There’s a lot to get done between the hours of 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. on election day. The Penn community is determined not to waste any of these hours. Political groups on campus are making a final push in campaigning for their parties and get-out-the-vote efforts.

November 5, 2012

Hurricane Sandy | #sandyatpenn

Campus and the city of Philadelphia alike have been preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Sandy since Sunday night.

October 29, 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

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