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Syrian journalist Zaina Erhaim speaks at Penn after travel ban denied her visa last year

(10/24/19 4:49am)

Syrian journalist Zaina Erhaim, this year’s “Writer at Risk," spoke at several Penn events this week. Erhaim discussed the challenges she faced in reporting amid the violence of the Syrian Civil War and the oppression she faced as a woman in areas controlled by extremist groups.

Inside Northfield Mount Hermon's legacy in Ivy League men's basketball

(02/15/19 2:17am)

In the northern corner of Western Massachusetts, nestled along the New Hampshire border and the Connecticut River, amidst the cow pastures and state forests, there’s a small school. The school prides itself on academic rigor and an outstanding basketball program, competing with local rivals like Exeter on the former and Brewster on the latter.

Senior associate AD David Leach parts ways with Penn Athletics after two years

(01/22/19 2:07am)

David Leach, senior associate athletic director for recreation and wellness, has "stepped down from his position," according to emails sent by Penn Athletics Director M. Grace Calhoun on Jan. 18. Of all the administrative positions within Penn Athletics, Leach's former role has the most direct impact on students — especially those who aren't athletes.

Bench production and guard play contribute to Quakers' respectable loss to No. 1 Notre Dame

(11/13/18 2:39am)

Penn women’s basketball kept it close to start, but it was all Notre Dame after the first quarter, leading to a 75-55 loss to the defending champion Fighting Irish. Despite the blowout defeat, there are many takeaways from the Quakers’ battle against the nation's No. 1 team.