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Student Life

04/07/16 3:36am
College sophomore Makayla Reynolds was elected as the first black female class president in Penn’s history this past Friday night.
04/07/16 3:34am
The Daily Pennsylvanian sat down with McKay and Park to discuss what they hope to bring to the 44th UA Session in 2016-17 and what they hope to accomplish by the end of their term.
04/06/16 1:44am
LPS students often have already faced a difficult journey just to get to Penn, but financial aid policies and curriculum constraints often present additional challenges upon arrival.
04/06/16 1:42am
The team is celebrating students’ casual photography skills — from Instagram posts to Spring Break shots — for the third year through its spring contest.
04/06/16 1:39am
At other institutions like Pennsylvania State University, Greek Week is a series of competitive events and games. 
04/06/16 1:37am
The rule was part of the STEM Optional Practical Training program (OPT), and extends the period of time foreign students can stay in the country seven months longer than what was outlined in the last policy, which was passed in 2008.
04/05/16 1:26am
Ultimately, the biggest limiting factor in picking artists is cost.
04/05/16 1:22am
With the attacks in Paris and Brussels still in recent memory, terrorism is on Penn students’ radars as a potential hazard for study abroad programs, especially in Western Europe. But a few students say they don’t see the violence as a threat to their plans.
04/04/16 1:11am
A trans woman of African-American and Hawaiian descent, Mock is a strong advocate for intersectional discourse and is one of the most influential trans women in the media.
04/04/16 1:11am
The finale of Penn Fashion Week, which is celebrating its 10th year, was Saturday’s fashion show.
04/04/16 1:09am
In the midst of recent social discourse regarding discrimination, social activist and transgender lawyer Mia Yamamoto took the stage in Arch auditorium on Thursday night to share her story of triumph.
04/02/16 6:00am
Administrators are most concerned about making sure that their promotion of ‘tobacco-less’ culture does not alienate them from students, but students have had varied reactions to Penn’s ‘philosophical shift’ on tobacco use.
03/31/16 1:22am
The Harvard Law graduate-turned-screenwriter returned to his native Philadelphia on Wednesday to speak at Penn’s Levin Family Dean’s Forum in a discussion entitled, "How Hollywood is Spotlighting Social Change."
03/30/16 7:17pm
In their final debate before voting began, Undergraduate Assembly presidential and vice presidential candidates gathered in the Harrison rooftop lounge to debate ways to improve productivity, reform housing and protect the voices of minority groups.
03/30/16 2:20am
On Monday, an estimated 2500 students were required to attend an anti-hazing speaker event in the Palestra.
03/30/16 2:18am
Whether you love to cook, live to eat, or loath 1920 Commons’ herb-marinated chicken dinners, LocalStove will cater to the culinary interests of the Penn community.
03/29/16 11:47am
On Monday night, the three candidates running for UA President met for their second debate, butting heads on a number of issues and calling for change within the UA.
03/28/16 1:34am
APSC’s change.org petition calls for a guaranteed "flex seat," an increase in University Council seats for underrepresented and misrepresented organizations, and permanent seats for the 5B and Penn Association for Gender Equity.
03/28/16 1:32am
College sophomore Taylor Hamilton created a photo depicting the Texas pool party scene that garnered over 1,300 likes on his Instagram account.