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11/27/17 11:42pm
This year, over 15,000 people applied or were nominated for consideration for the Forbes lists, placing the “acceptance” rate at less than four percent.
11/27/17 7:14pm
Police told Fox News that the woman walked into the bank with her walker and pulled out a revolver before demanding $400 from employees. 
11/26/17 9:32pm
“This is a tax plan to help GOP donors and really, really really, really, rich people, while screwing over everyone else in the process,” said Penn Dems President Rachel Pomerantz.
11/26/17 8:06pm
In early November, College junior Chris Harrison and Wharton junior Michael Beavers affiliated with Phi Beta Sigma Inc. 
11/26/17 6:55pm
“I got rejected after a six-hour-long audition from a selective group that was the only way I could pursue that passion [for improv comedy] before PIS came along." 
11/26/17 6:01pm
Some residential programs have fewer participants than their stipulated capacity while others have an acceptance rate of as low as 30 percent. 
11/26/17 4:42pm
Called "Squirrels Without Morality," the meme-based card game is meant to be "a light-hearted medium for students to laugh at the absurdity of Penn's culture." 
11/26/17 11:45am
Penn said the name of the dorm would be temporary, but NCH has yet to receive a new one. Now, a new building near the west end of campus is being named New College House West.
11/25/17 2:20pm
In several announcements throughout November, the Trump administration has left tens of thousands of migrants from El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Haiti with just months to leave the country. 
11/20/17 11:42pm
Penn seniors Adnan Zikri Jaafar and Christopher D’Urso bring the number of Rhodes Scholars from Penn to 26. 
11/20/17 9:29pm
"The book, in a way, challenges the notion of Penn Face because it really conveys students’ raw feelings and lets other people know it’s okay to be vulnerable."
11/19/17 9:06pm
"[T]here's already a bit of tension between what the DA says he wants and what the police department say they want," said political science professor Marc Meredith. 
11/19/17 8:03pm
Theater Arts and English lecturer David Fox said that alhough he has seen many students write plays, this is the first fully-developed musical that he has seen from a student. 
11/19/17 7:40pm
The two-day conference featured speeches from Penn President Amy Gutmann, Provost Wendell Pritchett, Dean of Admissions Eric Furda, and Netter Center Founding Director Ira Harkavy. 
11/19/17 6:31pm
After debating between social media platforms with DAB members and his children, the dean decided on Snapchat — and signed up as "sniegowskisnaps."
11/19/17 4:04pm
In a letter, the Asian American Coalition for Education called on the Common App to "stop the practice of subdividing Asian American applicants into 10 subcategories."
11/19/17 3:19pm
GET-UP member and education PhD student Miranda Weinberg said the group has been waiting three times as long as it usually takes to have their petition processed.  
11/17/17 6:14pm
Close to 70 students who were told that they could move into a new building at 4046 Chestnut St. in August have been shuttled from one temporary location to another.
11/16/17 10:11pm
“There are those who say that it is either peace or security,” Tzipi Livni said. “We can have both. It is peace and security.”
11/16/17 9:28pm
The survey showed that in a potential match-up between the two politicians, Biden would lead Trump 46 to 35 percent.