"Pop" noises near 42nd and Walnut streets prompted a UPenn Alert on Sunday afternoon.
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Students living in campus housing might have to find a new way to procrastinate. The University announced March 24 that AirPennNet will no longer support Netflix.
If you were too busy lounging on a beach, sleeping or playing with your cat over spring break to read the Daily Pennsylvanian online, we’ve got you covered. Here are the highlights from while you were away. Find the full stories online at www.thedp.com.
Wharton School‘68 alumnus Donald Trump believes that he is “the only one who can make America truly great again,” according to a statement announcing his creation of an exploratory committee for the 2016 presidential election. The high-profile real estate investor and co-producer and host of the NBC show “The Apprentice” has previously expressed interest in the presidency three times since 1999.
Helicopters swarmed and police lights flashed as a procession for fallen Philadelphia Police Officer Robert Wilson III passed by campus around 38th and Spruce streets Thursday night. Wilson, 30, was shot at a North Philadelphia GameStop during an attempted robbery Thursday afternoon and died of his injuries at Temple University Hospital at 6:25 p.m.
Penn's partnership with PNC Bank, a longstanding concern for Penn students, should no longer raise eyebrows: The bank is taking steps to be more environmentally aware in its financial investments.
On Friday, the woman accused of stabbing her husband and former Penn basketball player Matt White was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and found to be mentally ill.
The shouts of Penn students echoed when they interrupted Thursday’s Board of Trustees meeting to confront the Board of Trustees Chairman and Comcast Executive Vice President David Cohen. But the advocates showed up only to find that Cohen was not in attendance.
Since early January, 15 members of Penn’s Student Federal Credit Union have fallen victim to credit card fraud, Vice President of Public Safety Maureen Rush said.
The power outage that knocked out several Walnut and 40th street stores on Sunday finally ended by 1:30 p.m., when all the stores appeared to be back up and running, but the source of the problem is still a mystery to customers and workers in the area.
Penn’s chapter of Phi Delta Theta is currently on probation after a controversial holiday photo went viral, according to the fraternity’s international organization. The photo, released on Dec. 14, featured several mostly light-skinned members in holiday attire with a black sex doll. Following an investigation, the chapter is barred from participating in social activities until it completes cultural sensitivity and sexual and relationship misconduct education programs.
Timothy Hamlett, a College junior at Penn and former athlete on the University's track and field team, has been reported missing.
Penn’s chapter of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity is currently under investigation by its international organization and campus officials for a photo circulated on social media Sunday night. All chapter operations have been suspended for the duration of the investigation.
Following national conversations on race relations, Penn students were confronted with the issue on campus in the form of a holiday card.
No arrests have been made as of Thursday afternoon for the armed robbery in RadioShack on Wednesday night, according to Philadelphia Police Public Affairs Office.
The Division of Public Safety confirmed that a suspect matching the description of a man in four cases of assault is now in custody. The man was stopped by Philadelphia Police at 6:34 p.m. on the 4100 block of Pine Street in the midst of an alleged fifth assault on a female victim. There is no information currently available that the assault was sexual in nature.
Like many students, Daniel Bergmann sometimes worries that he is doing college wrong. Not necessarily because he regrets falling behind on work or not joining enough clubs. It’s because for Daniel, college isn’t just an education — it’s a cure.
Despite national pressure for universities to be more transparent about how they handle sexual assault on campus, Penn remains firm in its decision not to detail how it punishes perpetrators of sexual misconduct.
The new director of the Office of Student Conduct, Julie Lyzinski Nettleton , wants to become the face of discipline at Penn.
The University has named Julie Lyzinski Nettleton as the new permanent director of the Office of Student Conduct.