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02/16/20 10:26pm
The UA passed an amendment on Feb. 16 to reallocate $5,500 from the Skimmerfest budget to the Feb Club non-alcoholic programming budget. 
02/16/20 10:23pm
As part of NURS 065, Fundamentals of Nutrition, students were required to track their calories, fat, food intake, and general nutrition using a diet-tracking app. 
02/16/20 10:15pm
Located in South Philadelphia and previously owned by Philadelphia Energy Solutions, the refinery and its toxic air emissions have long been cited as the cause of increased rates of health problems like cancer, heart disease, and asthma in South Philadelphia residents. 
02/16/20 12:26pm
Penn — the store's landlord — and the Fresh Grocer have agreed to end the supermarket’s tenancy at 40th and Walnut streets after almost 20 years of operations.
02/15/20 5:57pm
Perry World House Lightning Scholar Sarah Bush said she found that election interference is often viewed as positive in an authoritarian regime, but is generally seen as negative when it impacts a democracy.
02/14/20 8:53pm
The researchers found that Black and female patients are less likely to receive acne treatment than white and male patients.
02/14/20 8:02pm
The Galentine’s Day event at the Penn Museum was inspired by the holiday popularized by the sitcom "Parks and Recreation," in which protagonist Leslie Knope celebrates her female friends the day before Valentine's Day.
02/14/20 9:44am
As of Thursday night, 1090 students, both undergraduate and graduate, at Penn have signed up for Datamatch, a Harvard-created matchmaking service for students on Valentine's day.
02/14/20 3:18am
From a Donald Trump rally and a Bernie Sanders campaign event, to an Elizabeth Warren town hall and a Pete Buttigieg primary night watch party, take a look at the final moments in the race for New Hampshire.
02/13/20 11:52pm
On Feb. 13, FFP members and other local students stood in a straight line outside of Van Pelt, holding 40 hand-painted gravestones that depicted the costs of investing in fossil fuels and the human lives claimed by climate change.  
02/13/20 11:35pm
The Climate Voters campaign is currently having voter registration drives on Locust Walk every Friday. The group has met with and plans to collaborate with the Student Sustainability Association at Penn.
02/13/20 10:38pm
Harris Sokoloff and Chris Satullo, instructors of the EDUC 245 course "Can We Talk?," organized the event, which is the first in a series of three that they will host this semester.
02/13/20 7:54pm
In this week's crime log: thefts from Huntsman, Van Pelt, and CVS. On January 31, a confidential case of rape was reported.
02/13/20 7:39pm
Philadelphia is currently one of 17 U.S. cities competing to host matches for the 2026 World Cup. 10 cities are expected to be selected.
02/13/20 6:26pm
An assault reported in the 3900 block of Baltimore avenue prompted a UPennAlert Thursday evening. 
02/12/20 11:56pm
Vague's nomination is currently pending confirmation by the Pennsylvania State Senate. Currently, Vague is a managing partner at the venture capital firm Gabriel Investments and sits on Penn's Board of Trustees.
02/12/20 11:48pm
Third-year Penn Law student Gabriella Ravida serves as the editor-in-chief of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, the nation’s oldest law journal. 
02/12/20 11:38pm
Pennsylvania’s lawsuit seeks to ban all Juul products in the state.
02/12/20 11:25pm
Penn Dining is featuring recipes from dining hall workers at various dining halls from Feb. 10 to Feb. 13. 
02/12/20 11:24pm
Marshall is a freelance journalist and co-host of the popular podcast “You’re Wrong About,” which Time Magazine named the second-best podcast of 2019.