“The lack of such notice on this occasion was a big misstep by the school, and they are lucky no Penn students ended up in the crossfire," Engineering sophomore Jordan Rosen said.
On Friday night, when a gunman opened fire on a Philadelphia Police sergent’s cruiser, Penn Police Office Ed Miller jumped into action.
Nicholas Glenn shot two police officers and four bystanders, including a 25-year-old woman who died from her injuries. He was later killed during a firefight with other Philadelphia Police responders.
The suspect, a white male with blond hair, is still at-large and the investigation, coordinated between Penn Police and the Philadelphia Fire Department, is still ongoing.
A UPennAlert was sent around 11:15 p.m. Sunday evening describing a "Robbery no weapon at 4200 Pine St."
"Officer Miller’s bravery underscores the courage and professionalism of our Penn Police force," Gutmann said. "We are blessed to have the best university police department in the nation."
Penn Police officer Ed Miller and Philadelphia Police Sergeant Sylvia Young were among those shot. Both officers were in stable condition at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and "alert and talking," according to 6ABC.
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Witnesses said the student was walking westbound on Walnut Street when he was struck by a red sedan that had run a red light.
Three times in the last three years Penn has changed its sexual violence policy. We've tracked the updates for you here.
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Engineering geology student Mizane Johnson-Bowman said she was robbed and her roommate was assaulted only two weeks after beginning her degree work at Penn.
Hundreds of flyers featuring an email sent by an account firstname.lastname@example.org were posted across campus on Tuesday morning, stamped with “This is what rape culture looks like" and "We are watching."
Last Thursday, Copabanana’s South Street location was ordered to temporarily shut down for a series of health violations.
Getting arrested or convicted of a crime is bad, but as a recent Penn study points out, the long term effects of having a criminal record can make it even worse.
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There were 20 disorderly house complaints on houses this year, down from 35 in 2015. Vice President for Public Safety Maureen Rush attributed this decrease to proactive intervention in off-campus houses.
Penn spokeswoman Phyllis Holtzman said the University has used a “rigorous process to review all aspects of the investment options offered to its faculty and staff to ensure they are administered with the highest degree of care and prudence.”
Students who break sexual violence codes will be barred from receiving academic honors, and the definition of sexual violence and harassment has been expanded.
An incoming Penn freshman was accused of sexual assault in a legal complaint, The Boston Globe reported Wednesday.