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Student Life

06/04/16 6:00am
From the historic, decorated Quad to the brand new College house opening this fall, Penn offers a variety of living options.
06/04/16 6:00am
While Hill College House closes for renovations and the New College House opens, Sansom West will join the roster of Penn college houses. 
06/02/16 12:10am
The New York Times picked Philadelphia as the latest subject of its “36 Hours” travel series, and recommended starting out on Penn’s campus. Philadelphia was featured after locales like Oahu, Amsterdam, Southeast London and Louisville.
05/26/16 12:04am
What was once intuited by student culture has now been proven by data — Penn undergraduates have bad sleeping habits.
05/25/16 11:52pm
The Committee for Diversity and Equity, which advises and reports to the University Council, recommended that the University establish a First Generation Office for students who are the first in their families to attend college.
05/25/16 11:27pm
In early May, the Class Board of 2019 compiled a list of the locations where rising sophomores will spend their summers.
05/25/16 11:26pm
Despite the University’s efforts to increase awareness of and access to mental health resources, some students felt that the pamphlets didn’t do enough.
05/25/16 10:29pm
A fraternity listserv email thread containing racial and homophobic slurs prompted a member to leave the organization at the end of the spring semester.
05/25/16 10:25pm
The new shipping center, which occupies half of the ground floor of 1920s Commons, officially opened its doors to the public last Wednesday.
05/25/16 10:23pm
Times Higher Education has ranked Penn 16th based on a world-wide university ranking system. 
05/25/16 10:22pm
According to Canvas at Penn’s blog post about the May 16th user interface update, everyone would “jump for joy over the new Canvas UI!” But to students, while a welcome change, the update was largely inconsequential.
05/16/16 3:41pm
At Penn’s 260th Commencement this morning, playwright, composer and self-described “painfully aware” Lin-Manuel Miranda addressed the “dear, terrified graduates,” encouraging them to live and tell the stories of their lives.
05/13/16 1:34am
2012 was the year Penn's soon-to-be graduates first graced Locust Walk, but it was also the year of YOLO, Linsanity and the infectious "Call Me Maybe."
05/13/16 1:31am
The Daily Pennsylvanian caught up with two alumni who have used their Penn education to work toward improving conditions for the LGBTQ community.
05/13/16 1:30am
Check out where some of Penn's enterprising students are using their time away from campus.
05/13/16 1:29am
We went year-by-year to look at what events have influenced the formative years of this weekend's newly minted graduates.
05/13/16 1:20am
An apparent computer glitch may have affected around 100 rooms.
05/13/16 1:18am
Plans that hopeful high school seniors write on their college applications rarely end up falling in line with what they actually do at Penn.
05/03/16 10:33pm
The flooding began with a broken sprinkler in room 713, residents and Facilities and Real Estate Services workers on the scene said.
04/30/16 12:22am
On Hey Day, scores of juniors were blocked from entering the Quad with some witnesses even describing a tense standoff between Penn Police, AlliedBarton security guards and the boisterous students.