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Joke Issue: Penn offered $2 billion to buy Drexel

Newly uncovered documents show the University offered to purchase Drexel University in November, but the offer was dropped when the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice threatened to block the proposed merger.

March 30, 2014

University to hire alcohol and safety educator

The report provides three primary recommendations to strengthen University resources for preventing and responding to alcohol and drug misuse.

February 18, 2014

Admins email parents about mental health resources

The email provided contact information for resources on campus, including Counseling and Psychological Services, Student Health Service and school advising offices, among others.

February 3, 2014

$1 million EPA grant to promote greener Philly

Penn was one of five universities to receive a $1 million EPA grant to research and innovate green infrastructure for urban Philly.

January 23, 2014

College freshman, 19, dies in Center City

College freshman Madison Holleran, of Allendale, N.J., died on Friday night.

January 18, 2014

Penn junior dies Sunday

Pulkit Singh, an Engineering and Wharton junior, died Sunday.

January 12, 2014

Former Wharton vice dean to leave Penn

Georgette Phillips will become the dean of Lehigh University’s business school effective July 1.

December 18, 2013

CURF gives no clear answer for lack of Rhodes Scholars

The center said despite the lack of Rhodes Scholars, the University produces more Fulbrights compared to other Ivy League schools.

December 3, 2013

Campus Copy Center at 37th and Walnut streets to close

As its lease expires, the printing service supplier will shift all of its operations to its main location at 39th and Walnut streets.

November 25, 2013

Transportation budget bill spares SEPTA

The Pennsylvania state government approved a plan that will give SEPTA $350 million per year for infrastructure improvements.

November 24, 2013

Noteriety creates note sharing marketplace

On Friday, Penn students launched the startup Notoriety, which allows students to request and post notes from certain classes.

November 20, 2013

Hearing over 40th, Pine streets rescheduled

Neighborhood residents challenged zoning decision and the decision of the Philadelphia Historical Commission to allow Penn to demolish the building.

November 19, 2013

Occupy Philly lawsuit aims to protect citizens' civil rights

The lawsuit charges the police with assault and battery, among other charges.

November 18, 2013

Political Action Week to tap political passion

Week will sponsor events from Students for Sensible Drug Policy’s “Hot Chocolate on the Walk” to UPenn Women’s Political League’s screening of “Miss Representation.”

November 17, 2013

Occupy Phila. protesters allege unlawful arrest

Six people affiliated with Penn, including current and former students and a professor, were arrested during a march on Nov. 30, 2011.

November 17, 2013

Former student awarded a $11.6 million settlement

The settlement follows a lawsuit over a student’s fall through the fourth floor of a house on 42nd and Pine.

November 13, 2013

City program used to improve 40th, Market area

The University City District is working to encourage area businesses to make use of Philadelphia’s Storefront Improvement Project, which subsidizes the renovation of storefront facades.

November 12, 2013

Poll: Students have low knowledge of sexual violence resources

In the past year, dozens of colleges and universities have come under fire for allegedly sweeping sexual assaults under the rug and mistreating students who reported sexual violence.

October 28, 2013

Surviving Silence

Sexual violence touches the lives of countless students at colleges across the country, and Penn
is no exception.

October 27, 2013

Fire reported in basement of HUP

The call came in at exactly 12 noon, and the fire was under control at 12:47. A Fire Department spokesman said the cause and extent of the fire is still under investigation.

October 25, 2013

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