Two separate violent incidents involving weapons were reported last week near Penn.
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For most Penn students, getting up for a 9 a.m. class is tough. But some students who work in the high rises start their day even earlier, sometimes waking up for a shift that starts at 3 a.m.
Changing the signs in University City
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Medical Ethics and History and Sociology of Science professor Jonathan Moreno was named to President-elect Barack Obama's transition team.
The proposed construction of a casino in Center City was a point of contentious debate at Sunday's Undergraduate Assembly meeting.
In the coming weeks, selected members of the Penn faculty will help shape the next presidential administration by serving on President-elect Barack Obama's transition team.
The proposed building of a casino in Center City was a point of contentious debate at Sunday's Undergraduate Assembly meeting
The votes are counted. There are no candidates to canvass for and no campaign calls to be made. But that doesn't mean Penn students plan to step out of the political world for good.
Paying attention to community needs
Thanksgiving on Penn's campus is one of the quietest times of year. There are no office hours or classes and few unlocked doors. Wandering down Locust Walk becomes a solitary experience.
The University has a bright idea for making students who live in off-campus apartments feel safer.
At last night's State of the School, heads of the six branches of student government recounted the past semester's progress, outlined future plans and fielded questions from students in attendance.
The South Street Bridge will close for repairs on Dec. 8, according to Vice President for Public Safety Maureen Rush.
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In the penultimate Undergraduate Assembly meeting of the year, held on Sunday evening, sustainability was a main focus.
After managing the volatile atmosphere surrounding the 2005 presidential inauguration and managing the police response to 9/11 in the nation's capital, Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey had advice to share with students in College Hall last Friday.
Students wanting to try their hand at firearm simulation training or learning how to defend themselves are in luck.
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With bike theft up this year and the South Street Bridge about to close for reconstruction, the Division of Public Safety is trying to increase awareness about bicycle safety.