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Student Life

10/15/18 11:29pm
Blaze Bernstein, a College sophomore, died in a homicide in January this year. Sam Woodward, a 21-year-old who attended the same high school as Bernstein, is currently being held in connection to his murder. 
10/09/18 11:54pm
This year, Penn's annual flu clinic that administers flu vaccines is free for all Penn students, faculty, staff, and post-doctorate students.  
10/01/18 1:52am
Two freshmen were acquitted of violating Nominations and Elections Committee's Fair Practices Code and were subsequently elected to positions of Wharton Chair and VP of Finance for Class Board 2022. 
09/29/18 3:48pm
Yale has revoked its six-year rule that off-campus parties of more than 50 people be registered and that there be a designated 'host' to take legal responsibility for the event. 
09/21/18 12:54pm
The rally, which Obama will be headlining, is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. and is for the reelection of United States Senator Bob Casey and Governor Tom Wolf, both of whom are Democrats. 
09/09/18 5:41pm
UTime, launched by Wharton and Engineering sophomore Dylan Diamond, provides mobile access to students' class schedules and makes it easier to share the schedule with friends.
09/06/18 9:43pm
Of the 27 fraternities under Penn's Interfraternity Council, only three chapters are not included in the North-American Interfraternity Conference and therefore will not be affected by the ban. 
09/06/18 10:31am
The announcement of Huntsman Hall's nightly closing at 2 a.m. – an effort by the Wharton administration to improve campus wellness – sparked widespread student criticism in the past two weeks. 
09/05/18 11:32pm
Administrators created Smith's new role, in part, to help counter the number of currently vacant positions with VPUL. 
09/03/18 10:12pm
Haley Pilgrim, the new Graduate and Professional Student Assembly President, plans to focus on mental health, sexual harassment, and civic engagement this summer.
08/29/18 11:57pm
This fall, only 194 students are abroad — the lowest number in recent history. Of the 194 students, 55 of them are seniors.
08/29/18 9:59pm
Kings Court English House, DuBois College House, and Gregory College House do not have air-conditioning, and residents have been competing to sleep in the few cool spots in the dorms.
08/28/18 9:44pm
The National Weather Service predicts that the heat will abate by 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 28.
08/27/18 8:14pm
Houston Market’s construction was officially completed Aug. 19, but the building itself was not open to students until the first day of classes on Aug. 28. 
08/23/18 10:34pm
On June 28, Gutmann released a statement referring to the findings of both the student researchers and the working group recognizing the role of slavery in the University's past. 
08/23/18 9:15pm
Pulley’s appointment comes six months after the departure of Eddie Banks-Crosson, who left as the former director of OFSL to become the new director of Wharton’s MBA Office of Student Life.
08/23/18 7:11pm
The building, previously opened 24 hours a day, was a popular destination for those looking to burn midnight oil. Some say the decision to close it early has only added to their stress.
08/21/18 5:46pm
From high-profile political figures like Ivanka Trump to Grammy-award-winning celebrities like John Legend, find out where Penn's most celebrated alumni lived at Penn
08/21/18 4:37pm
Over the past year, Penn students say that the fraternity-dominated party scene at Penn has already begun to change, and this year's NSO will likely feel the effects.
08/20/18 8:38pm
From midnight screams to outdoor concerts, there are plenty of opportunities each year for students to get involved in the Penn community and celebrate with their peers.