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04/28/15 11:29pm
In a 2014 Senior Survey, 44 percent of respondents indicated that they were “very dissatisfied” or “generally dissatisfied” with pre-major advising.
04/28/15 10:36pm
PennMOVES has partnered with two additional charities for students to donate their belongings to at the end of the semester.
04/28/15 1:27am
Many African and African-American students at Penn believe that the black community is unified because of a shared experience of living as a black person in America — not because black people constitute a homogenized group with assumed similarities beyond the color of their skin.
04/28/15 12:04am
Newly elected Nominations and Elections Committee Chair, Wharton junior Michael Robert, hopes to reach out to new communities.
04/27/15 10:26pm
The Social Planning and Events Committee announced the cancelation following the escalation of riots in Baltimore. 
04/27/15 9:08pm
After an alleged hate crime during Fling involving death threats and racial slurs, several students have opened an investigation with Special Services at the Division of Public Safety.
04/27/15 12:12am
The UPenn-Botswana Partnership is expanding its telemedicine capabilities through a new joint project with Microsoft and other partners.
04/26/15 11:59pm
Penn Dining says union labor drives up the costs, economics researchers think it might be the effect of having a monopoly or a tool to price out upperclassmen.
04/26/15 11:58pm
With a number of cities across the country implementing bike share programs, Philadelphia is following suit.
04/24/15 3:43pm
A member of the group stood on a box with plastic chains around her neck, reciting a poem directed at the members of the fraternity, calling them out for their choice to feature a black blow-up sex doll in their holiday photo last December. 
04/24/15 12:00pm
Private universities such as Yale and Cornell have, in recent months, attempted unionization drives — but this doesn't seem to be the case at Penn.
04/24/15 10:00am
When the anonymous polling app WhatsGoodly came to campus it caused controversy for claims of cyberbullying.
04/23/15 1:20am
Bon Appetit, which operates all of Penn Dining's facilities except those in Huntsman Hall, has many protocols in place to ensure food safety at Penn.
04/23/15 12:32am
Divestment movements are sweeping through higher education — though results at Penn have yet to be seen.
04/23/15 12:30am
On Monday, the students joined Giving What We Can, a national organization whose 1,000 members have pledged to donate 10% of their future lifetime income to charities working to eradicate poverty.
04/23/15 12:30am
SEPTA is looking to implement a number of improvements in the 2015-2016 fiscal year, but it seems as though the long-awaited Key program will not be one of them.
04/23/15 12:29am
On Wednesday, Penn Law professors and experts on sexual assault took part in a panel discussion about the University's handling of sexual assault and misconduct cases.
04/22/15 2:29am
This Spring Fling, the Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement officers checked issued only two citations for underage drinking — down from 35 during last year’s Fling.
04/22/15 12:12am
While most people are planning to return home or work internships this summer, Huntsman freshman Menelaos Mazarakis will be returning to a remote area in Peru for the fifth summer in a row.
04/22/15 12:10am
In late March dash cam footage showing a police officer shooting an unarmed black man in the back sparked national outrage.