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Farewell Column by Spencer Small | For what it’s worth

Schoolwork was secondary to adventures, from studying abroad to going across town to get a 4 a.m. cheesesteak. That’s where I learned the most — life lessons, not classroom lessons.

May 8, 2013

Chance for Penn baseball to punch Big Red in the face

The Quakersare preparing for a four-game away series versus Cornell this weekend.

April 18, 2013

Brebner fever invigorates Penn baseball

By the end of the fourth, Penn (21-14, 6-6 Ivy) had burst the game wide open with a 9-0 lead over a seemingly helpless Lehigh (18-20, 5-7 Patriot) squad, finishing with a 13-2 victory. The game finished in a healthy 13-2 victory over.

April 17, 2013

Joke Issue: Penn discovers incriminating behavior prevalent among fraternities

It looks like the list of active on-campus fraternities is about to become as bare as Nicki Minaj’s breasts in her latest attention-craving music video.

March 26, 2013

Questions remain around Tom Hartford's death, U. response

So far, there have not been legal ramifications from the incident. The day of Hartford’s death, his father said that he has no plans to sue, and stands by this decision unless medical expenses are exorbitantly high.

March 10, 2013

Small | Wing Bowl 21: A love letter to drunkenness and debauchery

Being selected as the designated drunk columnist for Wing Bowl 21 brought with it a set of guidelines and restrictions. I had to get as hammered at possible, in the wee hours of the morning, without appearing too intoxicated to do my job.

February 3, 2013

Death of College senior ruled an accident

The death of College senior Tom Hartford has been ruled an accident, Vice President for University Communications Stephen MacCarthy said in an email.

January 25, 2013

Flu season hits Philadelphia early

Although the number of influenza-like illness cases usually peaks in mid-January, according to Division Chief of Penn Infectious Disease Ebbing Lautenbach, this year’s national and local ILI incidence peaked five weeks earlier than last year.

January 15, 2013

AlliedBarton rallies to protest contract negotiation delays

About 20 PennWalk and Penn Park officers, members of the Philadelphia Security Officers Union, gathered in front of President Gutmann’s house on Walnut Street around 11 a.m. on Friday to protest the negotiation delays between AlliedBarton and the PSOU.

December 14, 2012

Drexel student hit by car at 36th and Chestnut

A Drexel University student was hit by a car at the corner of 36th and Chestnut streets just before 2 a.m.

December 9, 2012

Crackdown on IDs at Copabanana discourages students from visiting

The raid and following changes in ID policy have caused the management to make changes to its offerings on Wednesdays

December 8, 2012

Alcohol-linked weight gain gives students cause for concern

A new report from the National Center for Health Statistics indicates that Americans are consuming an average of almost 100 calories a day in alcoholic beverages. This can translate into a weight gain of about 5.2 pounds per year.

December 3, 2012

Penn AlliedBarton guards continue negotiations

Although it’s been over seven months since the vote to unionize, members of PSOU are still negotiating new contract details with AlliedBarton to help improve labor conditions for guards.

November 26, 2012

Division of Public Safety earns top ranking again

For the sixth year in a row, the Division of Public Safety ranks first in safety and security, according to Security Magazine.

November 26, 2012

Philadelphia casinos compete for licenses in city

Today, applications are due to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board for the remaining Philadelphia casino license.

November 14, 2012

Crime Log | Nov. 2 - 8

Theft: Nov. 8 — A male employee reported copper piping missing from a secured location at the Perelman Parking Lot at 3410 Civic Center Boulevard around 11:15 a.m.

November 13, 2012

MERT prepares for disaster with mass casualty drill

The drill was a scenario with a fake automobile accident and diesel spill with volunteers posing as injured victims.

November 11, 2012

Annenberg professor's study finds racism declined due to President Obama

Goldman’s research concluded that, because of Obama, there has been a decrease in the amount of negative categorization of black citizens by whites.

November 4, 2012

Crime Log | Oct. 19-Oct. 25

A round up of crime for the week of Oct. 19 to Oct. 25

October 31, 2012

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