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Student Life

04/06/15 1:32am
Jacob Lief is the CEO and co-founder of the Ubuntu Education Fund, a grassroots non-profit dedicated to providing for vulnerable children in South Africa.
04/06/15 1:27am
On April 5, the Korean Student Association, Koreans at Penn and Asian Pacific Student Coalition collaborated to celebrate their Easter Sunday with popular Asian-American rapper Dan Matthews, better known as DANakaDAN.
04/05/15 11:36pm
SPEC Connaissance will host a talk by Ellie Kemper, star of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, on April 21.
04/03/15 1:00pm
The newest residential facility is on track to be completed in May 2016.
04/02/15 1:35am
Noelle Melartin, the new director of the Office of Alcohol and Other Drug Program Initiatives, served as associate director from 2010 until March 2015, when she was promoted to her new position. 
04/02/15 12:08am
While students at Penn will have to shell out $45 to $55 each to see Kesha perform at Spring Fling, students at Tufts will be able to watch her perform for free.
04/02/15 12:07am
On Tuesday, the office of the Vice Provost for University Life announced the retirement of Director of the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life Scott Reikofski after 20 years in the position.
04/02/15 12:03am
The Civic Scholars program may implement an advisory board over the next year.
04/01/15 11:57pm
It might have been April Fools’ Day, but on Wednesday night, World Cafe Live’s lineup was anything but a joke.
03/31/15 11:59pm
College freshman and 34th Street contributor Amanda Silberling lost things while moving out of her temporary room and found things missing after returning to her original room.
03/31/15 1:29am
Since its launch at Penn just over a week ago once a Theos fraternity member who is the campus representative for the app shared it with friends, the app has quickly gained popularity in the Greek community
03/30/15 2:06am
While Penn's new mental health task force report may have invigorated student initiatives and new awareness programs to foster a more supportive culture, many students who have used Penn’s mental health resources are disappointed by the Task Force’s inadequate discussion of ongoing problems with existing services.
03/30/15 2:05am
On Saturday night at the Class of 1923 Ice Rink, 2,500 spectators “hurrah’ed” and raged on at the 11th annual Wharton v. Penn Law Fight Night.
03/30/15 1:59am
Getting by as an undocumented immigrant is difficult — but at Penn and beyond, this population is seeing growing support.
03/30/15 1:57am
With Penn’s annual Spring Fling around the corner, Vice President for Public Safety Maureen Rush gave the Daily Pennsylvanian the scoop on how to emerge from Fling without a criminal record. 
03/30/15 1:41am
Last monday Denise L. Eger became the third women and first openly gay rabbi to be appointed to the Central Conference of American Rabbis — the oldest and largest rabbinic organization in North America.
03/30/15 1:39am
At the Penn Fashion Week-hosted “Shark Tank” on Friday, Penn’s fashion entrepreneurs proved themselves as forces to be reckoned with when they answered difficult questions and took criticism from a panel of experts in the fashion field.
03/29/15 8:59pm
This Friday in Huntsman Hall, five student entrepreneur groups presented their fashion-related innovations to a panel of four distinguished judges. Like the hit show “Shark Tank,” the judges gave valuable critique and advice to each presenter.
03/27/15 5:00pm
SPEC plans to make the theme more integral to the Spring Fling experience this year.
03/26/15 1:08am
By Wednesday, SPEC recognized that some students were using "bots" to sign up for the Floor passes as soon as the forms opened.