At an academically competitive school like Penn, it isn’t hard to find a student whose most dreaded high school course was gym. Gym class was often a bizarre interlude in an otherwise normal school day. Jerry Seinfeld described it well: “You had English, Social Studies, Geometry, then suddenly you’re in ‘Lord of the Flies’ for 40 minutes.”
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In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, Karekin Brooks ran all over Brown's defense, women's soccer clinched a share of an Ivy title for the first time in nearly a decade, and men's soccer finally ended its winless streak.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, a pair of cousins dominated for sprint football, a month-long shutout streak came to an end, and Penn football failed to stop Yale's ground game.
Penn football takes the field tonight with the hopes of maintaining the momentum from last week’s 13-10 win over Columbia. The Quakers will square off with Yale, the preseason favorite who has struggled in recent weeks and just got crushed by Dartmouth
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, multiple players broke through for stellar games and Penn football won ugly against Columbia.
Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation has put his alma mater, Yale University, in a precarious place. Ordinarily, the addition of a Supreme Court Justice to the pantheon of successful alumni would be cause for celebration. But Kavanaugh’s nomination was opposed by the majority of the country.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, season-long trends, both positive and negative, continued, Penn football survived a furious comeback, and a field hockey player found success against a familiar opponent.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, defenses across the board had an impressive weekend, and football gave up touchdowns to an unlikely group of players.
The administration’s decision to bar sophomores from moving off campus is part of a series of restrictive solutions Penn has announced this semester to protect students from themselves. If the University’s goal is to increase the number of sophomores living in college housing, we believe it should focus on improving the quality of on-campus housing, making dormitories a more attractive option, while continuing to allow sophomores to determine their own living situations.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, scoreless streaks were extended for Penn's two soccer teams, running backs kept the ball moving, and defenses came up strong.
The Wharton School’s announcement that Huntsman Hall will now close at 2 a.m. in an effort to promote wellness has sparked widespread backlash among students gearing up for another semester of late-night study sessions.
Penn Athletics, mental health, and wellness have not always had a symbiotic relationship over the years. But the administration’s decision to hire Dr. Andrea Wieland as a new associate athletic director for sports performance is a commendable step toward addressing the issues at hand within the department.
It has been close to two weeks since The Daily Pennsylvanian published an investigative article detailing a sexual relationship between former Undergraduate Chair of the Psychology Department Robert Kurzban and a female undergraduate student in his class. The alleged relationship clearly violated University policy and undermined Penn’s recent efforts to counter sexual misconduct on campus. Despite this, the administration has provided little in the way of a response.
The Daily Pennsylvanian, Inc. has a duty to serve the Penn community accurately and responsibly through our coverage. To do this, it is important that the DP be a diverse, inclusive organization. More importantly, as one of the largest communities on campus, we aspire to build an environment where people from all backgrounds can grow and thrive.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, Penn gymnastics's big day at Nationals, women's lacrosse's offensive explosion, and some shutdown pitching from baseball make the list. Click here for previous editions.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, Penn men's tennis has a streak snapped, men's lacrosse has a furious comeback, track breaks even more records, and softball goes on a hit parade. Click here for previous editions.
Last week, the University of Pennsylvania admitted thousands of applicants to the Class of 2022. If you’re one of those lucky high school seniors, you've surely seen Penn’s top rankings by now. You may have strolled down Locust Walk on a cheery campus tour, and you have definitely learned about our "unparalleled education" and "diverse community."