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Student anti-gun group founder speaks at event with Hillary Clinton

(11/23/15 9:00am)

Last Thursday, College freshman Natalie Breuel’s hands shook as she walked onto the stage at a black tie charity gala for the anti-gun violence Brady Campaign. Looking into the audience at the Brady Center’s “Bear Awards” guests, she saw the faces of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, actor Paul Rudd and singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson among many others. She spoke about her own efforts to combat gun violence on Penn’s campus before introducing Dan Gross, the president of the Brady Campaign.

Anti-violence workshop encourages victims and bystanders to speak out

(10/19/15 3:57am)

Penn Anti-Violence Educators held their first large workshop of the year for Panhellenic sorority members on Friday at the Shotel Dubin Auditorium in Hillel’s Steinhardt Hall. The PAVE program is a new peer education student group where students facilitate workshops and presentations to educate other students on how to be active bystanders in ending sexual and relationship violence on campus.

HOUSING GUIDE | An insider's guide to gender neutral housing

(10/13/15 8:10am)

Anna Bedrosian is like any junior in the College living in the on-campus Harrison College House — except that she lives with two boys. Bedrosian signed up to live in gender neutral housing with a platonic male friend, and found that living with two boys wasn’t all that different from living with her previous all-female Penn roommates in Harrison and Hill College Houses. The Daily Pennsylvanian sat down for a Q&A with Bedrosian about what it's like to live in gender neutral housing. 

PennComm Dispatcher saves lives with bird's eye view of campus

(09/23/15 3:41am)

Ommett Levine vigilantly watches an array of live camera feeds in front of him — toggling, panning and zooming between 41st and 36th, Locust Walk and Walnut streets. At 37th and Locust, Levine catches sight of an AlliedBarton officer collapsing to the ground in a seizure. Levine immediately alerts the Medical Emergency Response Team, which sends responders to her side and gives her the help she needs.