This past week, Philadelphia held its annual Auto Show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. One of the top auto shows in the country, the Philly Auto Show displayed over 700 vehicles ranging from antiques to the newest models.
Penn Nursing held its first 5K run/walk this past Saturday morning as part of National Nurse Anesthesia Week. The event was hosted by student registered nurse anesthetists (SRNA's) from the University of Pennsylvania's Nurse Anesthesia Program in an effort to promote awareness about the nursing profession.
This past Friday, Penn Museum held a preview of its newest exhibition "Beneath the Surface: Life, Death, and Gold in Ancient Panama." Three Penn undergraduates, Monica Fenton, Sarah Parkinson, and Ashley Terry, made major contributions to the exhibition, which features a 1940 dig at Sitio Conte, Panama. The exhibition opens to the general public on Saturday, February 7.
Penn's Campus Health, Athletics, Recreation, and the UA teamed up for a yoga and meditation event at the Palestra as part of Penn's "Year of Health." This free event began with two yoga sessions and ended with an hour of meditation.
Penn's gymnastics team defeated Ivy rival Yale on Sunday, finishing with a score of 193.150 to Yale's 191.000.
Students experienced their first "snow storm" of the semester. Although some forecasts predicted over a foot of snow, the Penn community was greeted with only a few inches today.
Over 7,000 people, including Penn students, marched through Center City today as part of the nationwide Reclaim MLK campaign. Protestors aimed to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King by rallying to fight racial injustice with specific demands that included raising the minimum wage and ending the use of "stop and frisk."
By Thomas Munson. Fifth ranked Villanova is challenged by Penn in a Big Five clash at the Palestra on Saturday night.
By Thomas Munson. Penn lost a thriller to Villanova in a sold out Palestra Saturday night.
Check out the recap of Penn women's basketball's 83-54 loss to Princeton as well as Penn men's basketball's loss to the Tigers later Saturday night.
The United Minorities Council asked students earlier this week to write their reasons for why #BlackLivesMatter. Members then covered the LOVE statue with over 120 of these student responses.
The 2014 edition of the historic Kamin Cup
Photographs from Penn men's basketball vs. Marist on December 9, 2014. Photos by Thomas Munson.