Makuu, The Black Cultural Center at Penn, hosted a Kwanzaa event on Monday. The event included members of both the University and West Philadelphia communities to celebrate the values of collaboration, self-determination, and purpose. The feast brought together students, student groups, faculty, alumni, administrators, and community guests to learn about Kwanzaa.
Our photographers profiled a few Penn students who agreed to participate in a project documenting a small part of interesting tidbits of life at Penn. Here are some snapshots of their days.
Miley Cyrus played at the Electric Factory on December 5 for her tour, Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz. She surprised the crowd with her crazy antics and costumes, dressing like a sun, moon, and baby, and showed off her colorful wigs. At one point she addressed the crowd and Philly as a whole, and recalled stories of her time living in the city // Lizzy Machielse | Associate Photo Editor
Penn football defeated Cornell 34-21 Saturday at Franklin Field, winning them a share of the Ivy title. Read the full recap here.
Penn's Assembly of International Students held a candlelight vigil on Monday for the lives lost in recent tragedies around the world. University Chaplain Chaz Howard and Vice Provost Ezekiel Emanuel shared words of condolences before the candles were lit.
After the 2016 Commencement, Hill College House will shut down and undergo its first large-scale renovation since the facility was completed in 1960. This upcoming renovation project includes updates such as air conditioning, bathroom remodeling and newly designed study spaces.
Homecoming is a fixture on the Penn calendar, and alumni from all over come home to participate in various festivities and watch Quaker football. Here's a look at Homecomings past.
The New College House on Hill Field is projected to be completed in 2016. Photos by Vanessa Weir.