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Student Life

11/10/17 7:01pm
The IGC approved the first grant of this fund to host a discussion focused on the Mirabal Sisters, four historic feminist political figures from the Dominican Republic.
11/09/17 8:35pm
Wharton sophomore Shane Goldstein and College sophomore Abigail Waugh founded Penn's chapter for the Climate Reality Project last fall. 
11/09/17 8:08pm
Two dozen students gathered on College Green to participate in the National Day of Action for a Clean Dream Act, which inspired walkouts at 30 schools across the country. 
11/08/17 11:56pm
Various graduate student leaders were completely unaware of the new regulations, despite some communication between the University and the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly about them.
11/08/17 10:19pm
College senior Haley Mankin took three courses during both semesters of her freshman year, and said the option to do so is important for all students. 
11/08/17 9:06pm
The two Penn founders of Neuroflow have created a data analytics platform to measure stress markers in real time.
11/08/17 8:56pm
In 2014, nearly half of Penn students indicated that they were dissatisfied with pre-major advising and close to a third indicated that they were dissatisfied with their major advisors.
11/08/17 8:54pm
The Division of Public Safety and the Vice Provost for University Life have begun hosting hourlong sessions every Friday at 11 a.m. to address student concerns. 
11/08/17 7:57pm
From Oct. 1 to Oct. 3, Penn students studying abroad in Barcelona were evacuated out from the city to Peñíscola, a town south of Catalonia.
11/08/17 7:08pm
Several students say this warning can add to their stress, particularly during a personal crisis, but administrators say most who receive this message are never actually banned from OCR. 
11/07/17 11:05pm
These treatment teams are reshuffled every three years, sometimes forcing students to switch from their CAPS psychiatrists.
11/07/17 10:15pm
“People don’t consider that refugees had a full and vibrant life before they became refugees. This experience of being a refugee isn’t all that they are. They’re so much more than that.”
11/07/17 8:14pm
Students said they were influenced by Harvard University’s Q-Guide, a resource launched this fall that provides reviews and comments about different student clubs. 
11/07/17 7:43pm
“People can’t agree on facts," College senior Nicholas Hagemann said. "At the end of the debate, they are just saying ‘Your facts are wrong.’”  
11/06/17 8:25pm
"Amazon isn’t just 50,000 jobs and an office complex over the tracks. It’s 50,000 jobs and an office complex over the tracks controlled by a single negotiator."
11/06/17 12:35am
The star-studded lineup of panelists included the owner of basketball team Philadelphia 76ers Josh Harris and the general manager for baseball team Houston Astros. 
11/05/17 11:13pm
“I’ve learned many life lessons from this class, and I can’t say that of most classes. This class helped me think about wisdom."
11/05/17 6:18pm
Various establishments near campus have been cited for health violations, though students don't always think these violations are reason enough to avoid the eateries. 
11/05/17 5:56pm
Vice President of Facilities and Real Estate Services Anne Papageorge said the new building will make high rise field “a more useable green, not just a leftover one.”
11/03/17 6:56pm
Around 60 students chanted, “Hey, hey, Amy G, make Penn fossil free,” as they marched from the Button outside Van Pelt Library to the University Board of Trustees meeting.