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Reports of anti-Semitic incidents have increased by 67 percent since Jan. 1 over the same period in 2016, with a "disturbingly high" number taking place on college campuses, according to the Anti-Defamation League, a civil rights NGO.
When a Penn student finds four courses in a semester overwhelming, many can choose to drop a class. However, for some students, there can be serious repercussions to doing so. Taking a reduced course load can prevent students from applying to join Greek life, participating in varsity sports and in some instances, maintaining their visa status.
When Wharton and Nursing junior Sydney Liu first started seeing a therapist at Counseling and Psychological Services, she was pushed not to take medication for what she felt was a worsening condition of anxiety.
Penn has policies to investigate sexual assault off campus — but most students don't know about them
Under the Obama administration, the “Dear Colleague” letter of April 2011 set guidelines for how universities were required to handle sexual misconduct on campus. What Penn students might not know is that many of these requirements apply even when students face sexual misconduct off-campus.
A man who was convicted of sexual assault exposed himself near campus. Why weren't students notified?
Almost a dozen safety alerts have been sent out to the Penn community since the beginning of this summer — but students have been surprised to find out that not all crimes on campus prompt a notification.
A year after students protested rape culture at Penn with flyers exposing a sexually suggestive email from off-campus group OZ, Penn administrators have rolled out a series of policies changing the way social events are held on campus.
University crackdowns on Greek life and single-gender clubs started in the 1960s, but have intensified in recent years. Penn recently joined the growing list of institutions introducing new rules for social life on campus.
After an email from Student Disability Services on Sept. 6 accidentally revealed the email addresses of 299 students who receive accommodations, Drexel University Law professor Robert Field said Penn will likely receive a “slap on the wrist" in terms of legal repercussions.
Following a student death, the University administration refers students to a variety of school-sponsored resources. But some student groups also step forward to provide various services for their peers.
Student Disability Services accidentally sent out an email on Sept. 6 revealing the email addresses of 299 students who receive accommodations from SDS.
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has announced her plan to modify the Obama administration’s university sexual assault guidelines, expressing concern for both sexual assault victims and the accused who are “victims of a lack of due process.”
Penn Law Professor Amy Wax has fielded widespread criticism in the past two weeks for publishing an op-ed suggesting that "not all cultures are created equal." Now, a group of Penn Law students are questioning whether Wax should be allowed to continue teaching a first-year class at Penn.
This Thursday, hundreds of students will gather on Locust Walk to attend the student activities fair. With over 450 student clubs at Penn, new students have a wide range of options to choose from, though chances are, they aren't going to be accepted by all the clubs they're interested in.
Demanding but engaging, Penn’s dual-degree programs offer students a chance to diveinto multiple interests during their undergraduate career.
Recent Penn grads cite Feb Club, The Final Toast and personal achievements as highlights of senior year
Many agree that senior year at Penn is bittersweet — bitter when writing a thesis or searching for a job, and sweet when making those last few memories of college.
Dennis DeTurck, the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, will step down from his post at the head of Penn’s largest undergraduate school. The decision was announced in an email on Thursday sent by Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences Steven J. Fluharty.
Many students complain of the long walk from one side of campus to another, but some even go so far as to switch housing to better accommodate their schedules.
Faculty and students involved with environmental research at Penn may soon have to adapt to reduced funding.
Flyers that include phrases like "stop the blacks" and "join your local Nazis" were posted around campus in recent days, raising questions about the motive and identity of their creator.