Articles by Spencer Small

05/08/13 9:13pm
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.
04/18/13 9:25pm
The Quakersare preparing for a four-game away series versus Cornell this weekend.
04/17/13 10:00pm
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.
03/26/13 9:00pm

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.
03/10/13 11:12pm

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.
02/03/13 7:58pm

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.
01/25/13 12:02am
The death of College senior Tom Hartford has been ruled an accident, Vice President for University Communications Stephen MacCarthy said in an email.
01/15/13 12:06am

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.
12/14/12 1:32pm
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.
12/09/12 3:17am
A Drexel University student was hit by a car at the corner of 36th and Chestnut streets just before 2 a.m.
12/08/12 8:52pm
The raid and following changes in ID policy have caused the management to make changes to its offerings on Wednesdays
12/04/12 10:56pm

Crime Log | Nov. 21 - 28

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12/03/12 8:43pm

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.
11/26/12 9:20pm
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.
11/26/12 12:29am

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.
11/14/12 10:58pm

Philadelphia casinos compete for licenses in city

Today, applications are due to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board for the remaining Philadelphia casino license.
11/13/12 10:08pm

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.
11/11/12 8:47pm
The drill was a scenario with a fake automobile accident and diesel spill with volunteers posing as injured victims. VIDEO: A bloody Sunday with MERT PHOTO GALLERY: MERT mass casualty drill
11/04/12 10:24pm

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.
10/31/12 11:17pm

Crime Log | Oct. 19-Oct. 25

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