Articles by Steven Tydings

05/13/16 1:38pm
I've got approximately nothing for this senior column.
04/27/16 12:30am
The Ivy League basketball tournament is finally here. ... So what exactly does that mean? Ever since the Ivy League was formed in 1955, it has always stood apart.
01/13/16 1:31am
From the warmup, you could tell that something was special about this Penn basketball game. The Palestra crowd, often all too sparse in recent years, was today sizeable, raucous and often on their feet.
11/29/15 11:45pm
This summer, after a long day as counselors for Penn basketball’s summer camp, the program’s student-athletes were ready to turn in for the evening.
11/27/15 5:37pm
Here’s all of the record-breaking and interesting facts from Wednesday's win over La Salle.
11/12/15 11:00pm
The Donahue era of Penn basketball has never been closer to starting than now. The Red and Blue play their first game under Steve Donahue in a matchup with Robert Morris, a team coming off an NCAA Tournament bid last season.
10/30/15 5:04pm
Tony Hicks, Penn basketball’s leading scorer the last two seasons, has decided to leave the program.
10/06/15 3:29pm
Near the end of the third quarter in the Monday Night Football matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and Detroit Lions, a routine punt occurred. This wouldn't be newsworthy anywhere as the punt returner, Seattle's Tyler Lockett, was tackled after a short gain.
10/04/15 10:10pm
Two years ago, then-sophomore quarterback Dalyn Williams thought he had led Dartmouth to a seemingly improbable win over Penn.
10/04/15 9:46pm
Early Sunday afternoon, Penn sent out an advisory about a possible threat made against an unspecified university in the Philadelphia area.  While the Federal Bureau of Investigations and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives looks into the threat, many people have taken to social media to express emotions ranging from fear to confusion. Please check your e-mail for an important message from @PennDPS or visit for more information. — Penn (@Penn) October 4, 2015 Im ctfu that I work at Penn and we'll still be open even though theres a threat for tomorrow.
10/03/15 3:17pm
Follow along live as senior sports editor Riley Steele, senior sports reporter Steven Tydings and associate sports editor Jacob Adler cover Penn football's Ivy and home opener against Dartmouth.
09/30/15 10:03am
Going into the 2015 Ivy League football season, I expected a few things: Penn would be better than its underachieving final year under Al Bagnoli.
09/25/15 12:07am
For Penn football, the celebration has begun. The Quakers defeated No. 4 Villanova for the first time in 104 years, giving coach Ray Priore his first win at the helm for the Red and Blue.
09/18/15 5:50pm
With Wawa opening a flagship location in center city today, it's perfect timing for the Pope's visit next weekend. And if Mayor Michael Nutter has his way, Pope Francis just might take a pit-stop at the center city stop. Nutter said that Wawa will serve the Pope the hoagie of his choice, prompting many on social media to comment on what hoagie he should pick or whether a better Philly locate could have been chosen. Needless to say, it received both a large and mixed reaction.  THE MAYOR JUST ANNOUNCED THE POPE IS GONNA EAT A WAWA HOAGIE WHILE HE’S HERE — Dan McQuade (@dhm) September 18, 2015 Feel very confident and assured that the pope will hate that Wawa hoagie — Allie Volpe (@allieevolpe) September 18, 2015 I give up Philadelphia.
09/18/15 5:48pm

Penn ranks No. 2 on schools with richest alumni

Penn may not be the top party school in the nation. It may have fallen in U.S News and World Report's as well as College Factual's lists of top colleges in the nation. But the University continues to churn out rich alumni at a nearly unparalleled rate.
09/18/15 2:50pm

Male Penn graduates earning more than female counterparts 10 years out

The Upshot took a look at the data and discovered a startling gender gap, particularly for top universities. 
09/15/15 7:16pm
It's time for Penn's administration and admissions office to wipe their collective brow: Penn is no longer the top party school in the nation. Playboy released its annual rankings with the top 10 party schools in the nation with Ohio University topping the list.
09/14/15 5:06pm

Penn students ranked below average in sex drive

If a slip in the U.S. News and World Reports rankings wasn't enough of a blow to the gut, OKCupid has some more misfortune heading Penn's way. OKCupid took the top 20 colleges according to the U.S.
09/13/15 2:01pm

Penn Law School receives $8.6 million from former Supreme Court Justice's family

Penn Law School has a lot of money rolling in thanks to a former U.S. Supreme Court Justice. The family of Owen Roberts, a member of this country's highest court during World War II and a Penn graduate, gifted Penn Law School $8.6 million, which will go towards financial aid. While at Penn, Roberts was the editor of The Daily Pennsylvanian before attending Penn Law School.
09/09/15 3:04am
Penn has been dethroned at the top of College Factual's annual list of the United States' best colleges. Yale took over the No.
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03/22/15 3:24pm

President Obama cheers Princeton women's basketball to NCAA win

Ivy League champion Princeton played its first game of the NCAA Tournament yesterday and the Tigers had a pretty big fan in their corner.
01/30/15 11:07pm
Penn basketball carried momentum from its victory against Saint Joseph's into Ivy play, holding off a late Dartmouth charge to win, 58-51. Here's the good, the bad, and the ugly from the game.
01/28/15 12:37am
Three DP Sports Editors examine the state of Penn Athletics.
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