When Penn's new crop of freshmen applicants fill in the last blanks on their applications, put the finishing touches on their personal essays and send the stress-inducing piles of forms off to the Admissions Office, many breathe a sigh of relief and believe their years of hard work in high school are finally over.
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Penn's 4.8 percent tuition increase is lower than the average 6.0 percent increase the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities expects to see at private colleges and universities for the 2004-05 school year.
WASHINGTON -- Approximately 400 Penn students joined hundreds of thousands of people from across the country in Washington, D.C., Sunday in one of the largest pro-choice demonstrations in history.
Incumbent Sen. Arlen Specter won a chance at fifth term in a close race against his Republican challenger Rep. Pat Toomey in the Republican senatorial primary, earning 51 percent of the total vote. Toomey conceded the election at 12:40 a.m. with 97 percent of the state's precincts reporting.
A bill that would guarantee military recruiters equal access to college students is currently pending in the U.S. Senate.
In stark contrast to the facelift Hamilton College House received last summer, the residence's mechanical room remains in a state of disrepair.
Gas bills for Philadelphia residents could rise as a result of the latest bond rating that the New York-based ratings agency Standard and Poor's issued for Philadelphia Gas Works.
Respiratory problems, icy temperatures and flooding showers are a few of the unexpected inconveniences associated with on-campus living.
In an effort to mobilize America's youngest voters, Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry addressed issues pertinent to college students during a conference call with college journalists yesterday.
Though Rep. Pat Toomey may draw the more ideologically driven wing of the Republican party to the polls for the senatorial primary on April 27, political analysts agree that four-term incumbent Sen. Arlen Specter stands a better chance of winning the party's nomination.
In the midst of increasing voter cynicism about politicians' integrity, the Annenberg Public Policy Center is providing a non-partisan look at the presidential candidates' campaign claims.
Sociology professor Tukufu Zuberi criticized W.E.B. DuBois' sociological examination of the "Philadelphia Negro" last night as part of the Provost's Lecture Series in the Amado Recital Hall in Irvine Auditorium.
Sewage and storm water collected from in and around 1920 Commons could be releasing gases into the ventilation system that circulates air through the dining hall.
The night was chilly, but the atmosphere warm as members of the Penn community gathered yesterday on College Green for the 15th annual Take Back the Night.
New Deal Democrat, Penn graduate and 27-year City Council veteran David Cohen is a man whose unimposing figure belies his robust record in public life.
Increased fees for services across the city could be a result of the budget Mayor John Street proposed last week, potentially burning holes in the pockets of Philadelphia residents, including students.
A Philadelphia judge said on Friday that charges of drug-facilitated sexual assault could be used in the trial against the Penn Neurosurgery professor accused of rape.
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority and the Transport Workers Union Local 234 reached an agreement Sunday night that finalized a one-year contract, narrowly skirting a strike that union workers had been threatening for almost a month.
And then there was one.
A bill proposed in the City Council by West Philadelphia Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell has put residents and realtors on opposing sides of debate over the preservation of historical districts and buildings.