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Parent who bribed former Penn coach contacted consultant at center of admissions scandal

(03/17/19 3:28am)

The Miami businessman who bribed former Penn athletics coach Jerome Allen to list his son as a basketball recruit also asked for admissions advice from William Singer, the college consultant at the center of the nationwide bribery investigation. Court documents show that Philip Esformes called and texted Singer, CEO of college preparatory company The Key, to ask whether his son could be recruited into Penn.

Penn student says admin. tried to stall the publication of his research on U. ties to slavery

(04/24/18 11:57pm)

College junior Clay Graubard says University officials tried preventing him from publishing his semester-long research findings on Penn's connection to the slave trade. His research was finally published, but Graubard said not without taking great steps to put pressure on the administration.

SPEC says public tickets to Fling will no longer be honored due to 'contractual stipulations'

(04/12/18 3:05am)

Individuals who purchased public tickets to the Spring Fling concert were informed on April 11 that their tickets would no longer be honored due to "contractual stipulations." The notification from the Social Planning and Events Committee, which came three days before the April 14 concert, added that these individuals would receive refunds of their purchases. 

Portraits from the Eagles parade: meet the 'greatest fans in the world'

(02/09/18 12:51am)

Millions of people attended the victory parade for the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday. Every one of them withstood sub-freezing temperatures, wind chills, and congested trains just for a chance to catch a glimpse of their athletic heroes. Reporters from The Daily Pennsylvanian went out to take their portraits, listen to their stories, and learn why Philadelphia is known for having "the greatest fans in the world."