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Police clear Occupy Philadelphia site

At least four Penn students and a faculty member were among about 50 people arrested this morning following a police raid of Center City’s Dilworth Plaza.

November 30, 2011

College freshman Annie Zhu dies of cancer

The 19-year-old student, who had been an osteosarcoma cancer patient since her freshman year of high school, died in her Raritan, N.J., home Tuesday morning.

November 29, 2011

Career survey shows 'good news' for Class of '11

Just in time for Parents’ Weekend, the Office of Career Services released preliminary data from its Career Plans survey of the Class of 2011.

October 28, 2011

Joe Biden to discuss jobs bill at Houston Hall

United States Vice President Joe Biden will be at Houston Hall’s Bodek Lounge Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. to talk about how the proposed American Jobs Act bill can improve public safety.

October 17, 2011

Armed suspects reported near Penn's campus

The University of Sciences in Philadelphia issued three alerts to its students between 10:30 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. Monday night regarding an armed assault and a possible armed robbery.

August 30, 2011

Abducted newborn returned to HUP

A two-day-old boy is on his way back to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after being taken by his mother around noon Thursday, and the Amber Child Abduction Alert has been lifted.

August 29, 2011

New Philadelphia curfew may impact young Penn students

A newly-enforced curfew in Philadelphia led to the apprehension of dozens of juveniles this past weekend.

August 29, 2011

Newt Gingrich will run for president in 2012

Controversy arose when former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich spoke at Penn earlier this year.

May 12, 2011

Rajaratnam found guilty on all counts

1983 Wharton MBA graduate Raj Rajaratnam was found guilty on 14 counts of conspiracy and fraud Wednesday in what has been called the largest insider-trading case in history.

May 11, 2011

Man arrested in High Rise Field police action

The man had no weapon, despite initial reports. However, he had an outstanding warrant and was arrested.

May 2, 2011

Downed cable at 40th, Walnut streets

Power failures near 40th and Walnut streets recently left students and businesses — including Smokey Joe's and the Radian — temporarily without power.

April 15, 2011

Attempted rape in Fairmount Park

DPS advises caution after an attempted rape was reported Monday in Fairmount Park against a 17-year-old female jogger, unaffiliated with the University.

April 12, 2011

Penn InTouch launches mobile app

The Penn InTouch mobile app will allow students to check their financial aid status, receive general announcements, search for courses and send an e-mail to advisors.

March 17, 2011

44th, Spruce rapist sentenced for attacks

Domenique Wilson, 25, was sentenced Thursday to 84-to-230 years in state prison for multiple home invasions and rapes, including that of a Penn student in 2008.

March 12, 2011

No injuries in 41st, Pine shooting

Gunshots were fired near 41st and Pine streets at about 12:45 a.m. Tuesday. No injuries were reported and no suspects have been arrested.

March 1, 2011

Gutmann appointed to national commission

In Washington, D.C. on Feb. 17, Leslie Berlowitz — president of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences — named Gutmann and Annenberg Public Policy Center director Kathleen Hall Jamieson to the academy’s new Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences.

February 21, 2011

Traffic redirected due to fire at 45th and Walnut streets

The fire, which broke out at 6:45 p.m. Thursday, was the second in two days in the area and resulted in two hospitalizations.

February 18, 2011

Huntsman resigns post, may run for president

Professors at Penn are split over whether 1987 Penn alumnus Jon Huntsman’s resignation indicates plans for a Republican presidential run in 2012.

January 31, 2011

D.A.'s office clears Penn Police officers

Four officers were cleared of any criminal wrongdoing for fatally shooting a suspect in the November carjacking that ended in a gunfight at 40th and Locust streets.

January 26, 2011

West Phila. abortion doctor charged with murder

A grand jury report released Wednesday charged former abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell with multiple counts of murder in the deaths of a woman as well as newborn babies whose spinal cords had been severed with scissors.

January 20, 2011

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