In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, Penn women's basketball comes up with another big output offensively, swimming and track and field win Ivy titles, and both lacrosse teams along secure huge wins alongside men's basketball. Click here for previous editions.
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Last week, Penn graduate students withdrew their petition for a vote to unionize. A lengthy campaign — and months of heated debate between the administration and various graduate student groups — has drawn to a temporary close.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, Penn women's basketball's huge second half, new records in swimming and track and field, and a goalie stepping up big time for women's lacrosse. Click here for previous editions.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, Penn fencing manages a sweep of No. 1 Harvard, men's basketball wins two and loses one, all on huge individual offensive outputs, while women's basketball featured a huge individual effort of its own. Click here for previous editions.
Are you looking for a fun way to anonymously confess your undying love to a classmate? Ever dream of having your words published in the DP? Tap into your inner-romantic and submit a Love Note before Feb. 10.
Note: At approximately 5:40 p.m. on Tuesday, the University suspended normal operations for Thursday, February 8, citing "significant logistical and transportation challenges" relating to the parade. Classes and events that day are cancelled.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, Penn gymnastics flirts with perfection on beam, wrestling manages a come-from-behind win, and women's basketball continues to impress offensively, while the men maintain their unblemished Ivy record. Click here for previous editions.
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In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, track and field continues to break school records, women's basketball dominated a completely overmatched Gwynedd Mercy, and gymnastics excelled on floor. Click here for previous editions.
Nearly a year ago, 19-year-old Timothy Piazza died of a traumatic brain injury after participating in an initiation ritual during Beta Theta Pi pledging at Penn State University. A video showed Piazza falling down a flight of stairs after he was given at least 18 drinks in 82 minutes.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, more school and pool records fall, and Penn men's squash runs up against an opponent it cannot handle.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, we look at several individual and team records that were broken this weekend, as well as a few key numbers that allowed men's squash and women's basketball to emerge victorious.
Welcome to the inaugural edition of Is Stat So?, a compilation of some of the most interesting stats to come out of Penn Athletics from the week. Each week, we'll highlight a few different numbers that go beyond the box score and give deeper insight behind Penn's biggest wins and losses.
In the wake of Hurricane Maria’s horrific effects in Puerto Rico, Brown University announced on Oct. 22 that it will enroll up to 50 students from the University of Puerto Rico so that they can continue their studies. As part of this program, the exchange students will not be charged a penny in tuition or fees, with Brown assisting the students with additional travel and housing costs.
On Oct. 11, Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Wendell Pritchett emailed undergraduate students “The Penn PULSE Survey,” with a stated objective to provide “an opportunity for you to provide confidential feedback about your own experiences and activities here at Penn.” The survey, which has since been emailed out by a variety of University offices, includes questions about sexual violence, experiences of bias, the availability of resources and other components of campus culture.
Around 2:40 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21, College sophomore Sabrina Palacios and her two roommates encountered a man indecently exposing himself outside their apartment near 39th and Delancey streets. They reported the incident to the Penn Police Department and the Philadelphia Police Department, but, despite the man’s criminal record, which included convictions for sexual assault, a police officer discouraged Palacios and her roommates from filing a report because it would, according to Palacios and her roommate College sophomore Lily Balla, “get swept under the rug.”
We're breaking out some snazzy new sweaters for Commencement today! pic.twitter.com/0sMB1dk4mG
Today, the Task Force on a Safe and Responsible Campus Community released a list of recommendations intended to “foster a campus climate and culture that is free of sexual harassment and sexual violence, alcohol and other substance abuse, and other forms of behavior that may violate Penn’s Code of Student Conduct.”
At Penn, it is not particularly dangerous to be a journalist. We, the staff of Penn’s student newspaper, are grateful for that. We are grateful that our opinion columnists may assume that if they air an unpopular or controversial viewpoint, they will not be physically assaulted. We are grateful that, when our reporters publish unflattering truths, they are not threatened with sanction or harm.
Looking over the official Class of 2021 admissions statistics, which were released publicly last Thursday, we at The Daily Pennsylvanian are reminded of a few simple, disheartening truths.