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Student Life

06/29/16 11:48pm
Hunt’s study on sorority rush at Penn found that although the women who rush and ultimately join a sorority enjoy a boost in their senses of belonging and self-esteem, those who are unsuccessful experience negative effects.
06/29/16 11:42pm
“Honestly it wasn’t too surprising. The short sentence and the victim blaming because that’s just what we’ve always seen,” Auchus said.
06/23/16 12:04am
With frat parties come red Solo cups, which are not likely to be filled with innocent ice water.
06/23/16 12:04am
The newly renovated center, located at 4032-34 Spruce Street, houses a synagogue, library, Beis Midrash (a Jewish learning center), eight studio apartments for students as well as one three-bedroom apartment, lounge areas, Kosher dining and offices for the Jewish Women’s Resource Center and the Healthy Living Task Force.
06/23/16 12:01am
Penn Wellness is set to receive $8000 from VPUL for the upcoming school year after not previously being allocated an annual budget.
06/16/16 12:31am
Every great initiative begins with a good story. For the Mobile CPR Project, the story began three years ago in Radnor, PA.
06/16/16 12:26am
Rising Wharton senior Marlaine Erhart found out about the shooting the night it happened, when she was out and about in the Gayborhood in Philadelphia. If she’d been home in Orlando instead, she could very well have been at Pulse.
06/16/16 12:23am
"Some people said ‘this is the coolest thing ever’ and others were like ‘what are you doing, you’re ruining your life'."
06/16/16 12:20am
"Adding scholarship recipients from these countries will add both ethnic and, hopefully, socioeconomic diversity to the Rhodes community and to Oxford."
06/16/16 12:20am
Over a year ago the University Council Honorary Degree Committee started the process of picking the commencement speaker for the University of Pennsylvania’s graduating Class of 2016.
06/16/16 12:19am
Shark Tank held closed auditions exclusively for Penn students, faculty and alumni on Saturday in Jon M. Huntsman Hall.
06/10/16 12:42pm
Engineering graduate student Qi He went missing Sunday when he was glissading, or using an ice ax to control his slide, down Asgard Pass, a popular alpine hiking area near Seattle, WA.
06/09/16 12:05am
"Slice Capital is a platform that allows anybody to buy and sell shares in the coolest, newest startups," he said. "We're looking to democratize the funding space so that the power is not only in the hands of venture capitalists and angels."
06/04/16 6:00am
Live in the Quad, bring a mattress pad and other tips for living in a Penn dorm.
06/04/16 6:00am
Across campus, there are no lack of places to grab a bite if you're opting for something other than a dining hall.
06/04/16 6:00am
The online project provides a canvas for students to publish letters to their freshman selves, detailing all sorts of questions, struggles, and triumphs they’ve experienced and offer retrospective advice.
06/04/16 6:00am
A major part of the Penn food experience is sampling food trucks across University City.
06/04/16 6:00am
The array of LGBTQ student groups at Penn is as diverse as the community itself. Here's a list of the existing clubs on campus.
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.