Listen on Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | SoundCloud Penn football has sunk to 0-3, and many fans are in disarray. On this episode of the Pennalty Box, Sam is joined by Sports Editor Will DiGrande and Opinion Editor Isabella Simonetti. They discuss how we got to this dire situation and what, if any, bright spots remain for the season.
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A liquid nitrogen leak in the Chemistry Building led to an evacuation Thursday afternoon.
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.
Philip Esformes, the parent who paid a former coach to help ensure his son’s admission to Penn, was found guilty on 20 charges, including bribery, in Miami federal court on Friday.
Former Penn assistant basketball coach Ira Bowman knew about and was involved in the bribery scheme that helped secure admission of a current Wharton senior to Penn, according to the recent testimony of former coach Jerome Allen.
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.
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.
Even though he’s a freshman, this 6-foot-10 forward is impossible to ignore on the basketball court. Now, the Ivy League and the Big 5 are honoring him off of it.
Just another day in paradise.
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.
In a tight road game, all that matters is coming out with the win. Now that they have, the Quakers have a lot of questions to answer about why it was so close.
Ivy League Rookie of the Year. Big 5 Rookie of the Year. 2018 second team All-Ivy. Eight-time Ivy League Rookie of the Week. Two-time Ivy League Player of the Week.
By now, we've seen enough from each of Penn Athletics' fall teams to judge how they compare to what was expected of them at the beginning of the season.
Penn is used to having its name published in prestigious journals. Generally, though, the University only finds itself in the byline, not in the data itself.
Last weekend, Penn women’s soccer put on a display of defensive excellence in a shutout of Harvard. This season, though, the team’s offense prowess deserves just as much acclaim.
Scoring on Penn women’s soccer is notoriously difficult. With its fifth shutout of the season, the grit and toughness of this team’s defense was on full display at Rhodes Field on Saturday night.
For Penn students looking to get more into the local football scene, there's more than just Sunday matchups on the gridiron.
Penn men’s soccer is on a hot streak, and it's not planning on cooling down any time soon.
It should come as no surprise that Sasha Stephens is racking up awards this week.
Most of the time, soccer is a fast–paced game where players have to make lightning quick decisions on the fly. Sometimes, though, they get to set up first.