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Student Life

01/30/19 12:37am
In hopes of filling the vacant seat, two Wharton sophomores have formally declared their candidacies: John Casey and Chris Cherian. 
01/27/19 10:12pm
Peter Collins, director of public services and head of LIBRA at Penn Libraries, conducted a review of Van Pelt’s security system and decided they could move away from bag checks at the library's exit. 
01/27/19 9:36pm
College sophomore and vice president of PDS Anish Welde was ranked the 31st speaker in the world, and two out of three Penn teams advanced to the octafinals.
01/21/19 9:13pm
Activities included creating bags of toiletries for women in local shelters and working with Helping Hands to create gifts for West Philadelphia residents.
01/20/19 10:17pm
UA New Student Representative Nikhil Gupta is leading a project to expand the accessibility of free pads and tampons in bathrooms and gender-neutral areas across campus.
01/18/19 10:44pm
Some rush events in the area were affected by the sudden outage near 38th and Walnut streets. "It seems like they have adapted – they had their phone lights and were still going on with the rounds and everything," Wharton senior Elizabeth Goran said.
01/17/19 11:46pm
UA Speaker and College junior Brian Goldstein said the UA will make efforts to increase undergraduate attendance and hold an open forum meeting at the end of the month.
01/17/19 12:43am
This decision comes after years of informal collaboration between the various minority coalition groups.
12/09/18 9:25pm
All members of the Penn community can audition to join one of the diverse musical groups, which range from the jazz group to the Symphony Orchestra and the Arab Music Ensemble.
12/05/18 8:49pm
"I could wait for 2 hours and still not have gotten help," Engineering sophomore Derya Yavuz said. "That's just a very frustrating situation, and it's like that every single time." 
12/05/18 8:14pm
Poor course evaluations signal to the department that the instructor should be placed into another course, or the instructor’s standing in the tenure process should be reevaluated.
12/02/18 9:08pm
TAMID has been popular at Penn and on college campuses throughout the country. Founded in 2008, TAMID has over 2,500 students involved in chapters on 53 campuses in the United States and abroad. 
11/29/18 2:43pm
The Annenberg researchers found that marijuana use does not increase conduct problems like school truancy or stealing in a recently published study. 
11/29/18 12:54am
From 2003 to 2017, Penn saw a 37.18 percent decline in degrees awarded in the humanities and a 19.57 percent decrease in degrees awarded in the social sciences.
11/20/18 12:30am
Moore was named one of 32 American Rhodes Scholars out of 880 applicants who were endorsed by their colleges.
11/18/18 6:53pm
The re-loadable debit card system will be used for Thanksgiving, winter, and spring break for this academic year. 
11/17/18 6:01pm
Launched by sophomores at Drexel University, the company’s reach has exploded to include 48 markets across the US, and the Philadelphia headquarters is estimated to create 150 full-time jobs for the city.
11/13/18 6:15pm
This study, which examined social media usage of 143 Penn undergraduate students, was the first to find conclusive evidence suggesting a causal relationship between social media usage and well-being. 
11/04/18 11:14pm
The Assembly of International Students aimed to showcase an array of foods that represent different cultural organizations through the event.
10/28/18 9:43pm
Three sophomore students all said that their previous internship experience in Israel inspired them to start the club.