Philadelphia residents took to the streets February 4th to protest President Trump's executive order banning travel from seven primarily Muslim nations. Protestors rallied behind a banner displaying "#SanctuaryEverywhere," alluding to Philadelphias's status as a sanctuary city. Starting at 2 P.M from City Hall, the march proceeded down Chestnut St. until reaching Independence Hall. Here, speakers addressed and eventually rallied the crowd down Market St. where they reached City Hall at approximately 4 P.M.Julio Sosa | Associate Photo Editor
Penn gymnastics competed at the Pink Meet this weekend, facing off against NC State, Bridgeport, and Cornell.Zach Sheldon | Sports Photo Editor
Today at noon, Penn students, faculty, and staff gathered around the LOVE statue near College Green in solidarity with those affected by Trump's immigration ban. They held white flowers and listened to various speakers who shared messages of support.
Penn men's tennis took on Georgetown and Temple in a doubleheader this weekend, triumphing over both 6-1. Senior captains Kyle Mautner and Josh Pompan set the standard for the rest of the team, posting straight-sets singles victories in each match. Penn wrestling defeated American University 21-14, with strong victories from May Bethea and Joe Oliva.Zach Sheldon | Sports Photo Editor
Penn men’s tennis posted big wins over Georgetown and Temple this weekend, defeating each of them 6-1.Zach Sheldon | Sports Photo Editor
The Philadelphia Auto Show returned to the Pennsylvania Convention Center from January 28 to February 5. Over 250,000 guests are expected to visit the 700,000-square foot display floor. A variety of 2017 cars and 2018 preproduction models are currently on display, including the Acura NSX, the fully-electric Chevy Bolt EV, the Nissan GTR, and the BMW i8. The show also features one of the largest displays of exotic vehicles in the nation, including cars from the following manufacturers: Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, Bentley, Rolls Royce, McLaren, Aston Martin, and Karma. One of the main attractions of the show will be its interactive aspects, which include Camp Jeep, where professional drivers allow riders to experience a Jeep's on- and off-road capabilities, and a Ride and Drive Zone that offers test drives from BMW, Nissan, Kia, Mazda and Toyota. The Auto Show is open until 10PM most nights and admission costs $14.
A few days ago, Trump issued a new immigration ban on seven Muslim countries. Today, hundreds gathered at Philadelphia International Airport to protest the ban and support immigrants.
Penn Gymnastics fought alongside Penn Wrestling this weekend in the Palestra for their first ever dual meet, with Gymnastics beating out Yale 193.575-192.125 and Wrestling defeating Lock Haven 25-14.Zach Sheldon | Sports Photo Editor
The best and brightest in computer science, electrical engineering, and computer engineering flocked to Penn this weekend for PennApps XV. Wandering through the engineering buildings Towne, Skirkanich, Levine, and Moore, we documented some of the highlights from the biannual hackathon. Zach Sheldon | Sports Photo Editor
Today, half a million people gathered on the streets of Washington D.C. for the Women's March. Protesters included people of all ages and genders, and they carried with them a multitude of clever signs. In fact, so many people showed up for support that organizers found it impossible to follow the original march route. Joy Lee | News Photo Editor
As women's marches happened around the world today, Philadelphia was the host of its own march. Thousands of people — women, men, and children — marched from Logan's Circle to the step of the Philadelphia Art Museum. Marchers, who held a myriad of unique signs, chanted and cheered as they made their way down Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Saturday morning. The crowds remained peaceful and positive.Photos by Ananya Chandra and Morgan Rees
1968 Wharton graduate and President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence paraded around Washington D.C. in the afternoon following their inauguration. Spectators of the event included both pro-Trump supporters, who excitedly cheered on the new president when he passed, and anti-Trump protesters, who collectively booed him. Joy Lee | News Photo Editor
Protesters took to the streets at Trump's inauguration, chanting things like "Say it loud, say it clear, refugees are welcome here," and holding signs criticizing Trump and his rhetoric. The march paused for one of the protesters to give a short speech condemning hate, and the group engaged in a "die-in" where everyone lay on the ground. Then, they got up and kept marching. Avalon Morell | Associate Photo Editor
Penn men's basketball began its season against Princeton on Saturday, but despite coming back from a 21-point deficit late in the game, the Tigers ultimately proved too much to handle.Zach Sheldon | Sports Photo Editor
Penn women’s basketball opened up its Ivy League season against Princeton on Saturday, fighting back and forth for all 40 minutes until they pulled away late in the game to secure a 62-57 victory.Zach Sheldon | Sports Photo Editor
Penn wrestling started conference play on Sunday with a tough loss to Princeton, 28-8. However, the coach is hopeful that the team will meet expectations as the season surges onward. Zach Sheldon | Sports Photo Editor
Over winter break, Penn women's basketball traveled to Los Angeles to try and defend their Ancient Eight crown. While the team posted a pair of wins against CSU-Northridge and UC Riverside, there are still many improvements to be made if they hope to defend their Ivy title.Zach Sheldon | Sports Photo Editor
Penn men's basketball huffed, and they puffed, but they couldn't knock down George Mason on Saturday afternoon in their 79-60 loss. The Quakers (3-5) found themselves just two points down with eight minutes left in the game, but a 13-0 run by the Patriots (8-3) over the next six minutes doomed the home team that simply ran out of gas in the end. Three players scored over ten points for Penn, but no one shined brightly enough to take the game by the scruff of its neck. In the end, the Red and Blue's quality was revealed as George Mason ran out as winners. // William Snow | Senior Sports Editor-Elect
Penn men's and women's basketball hosted a doubleheader in the Palestra on Wednesday night. The women kicked off action with a dramatic late loss to La Salle. Despite leading late in the fourth quarter and in overtime, the Quakers lost 58-56 on a buzzer-beater. The men followed up with a blowout victory over Lafayette. Freshman AJ Brodeur and senior Matt Howard powered the Red and Blue to an 81-52 win to end the night.
Tuesday evening, the defending NCAA champions made their way to University city as Penn basketball hosted No. 2 Villanova in front of a sold out crowd. The Wildcats set the tone early in their 82-57 blowout of the Quakers and never looked back, out-shooting and out-scrapping their Big 5 opponents at every turn. The loss dropped Penn to 2-3 on the season, while Villanova moved to 7-0 and continued to assert their authority as reigning champions of college basketball.Photos by Ananya Chandra, Luke Yeagley, and Mark Shtrakhman