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Student Life

03/26/15 1:05am
With finals season looming, Penn students can seek help at the Tutoring Center — but some students say the system isn’t perfect.
03/26/15 1:04am
On Feb. 1, Penn officially implemented a new set of policies regarding sexual assault. The changes led a group of Penn Law professors to write an open letter of criticism and continue to bring mixed reactions among Penn faculty and students.
03/26/15 1:03am
The annual joke issue successfully tricked Vanity Fair into thinking Emma Watson was to attend Penn. 
03/26/15 1:02am
Victoria Greene was hospitalized in August 2014 following a severe allergic reaction after eating food labeled as vegan at 1920 Commons.
03/26/15 1:01am
As part of Bike & Build, a national nonprofit, the student volunteers will ride an average of 70 miles a day, spending days off the road building homes in at-risk communities.
03/25/15 2:43am
One hundred residents and students of University City will receive free coffee for a year on Wednesday morning.
03/25/15 2:43am

First of three public hearings held on medical marijuana legalization

The hearing was held at Pennsylvania Hospital, one of Penn Medicine’s medical facilities.
03/25/15 2:31am

UA candidates continue campaign season with final debate

Candidates for UA President and Vice President squared off Tuesday evening in the bottom floor conference room of 1920 Commons.
03/25/15 1:59am
The ban applies to campus residences and all events sponsored by the University or by student groups.
03/25/15 1:58am
The decision was made mostly for financial reasons, Penn President Amy Gutmann said.
03/24/15 1:38am
Counseling and Psychological Services Director Bill Alexander said the “volume and intensity” of student focus on mental health has grown in the time since he became director in 1999.
03/24/15 1:37am
On Saturday afternoon at 3:59, fewer than twenty individuals out of the entire student body were aware that pop artist Kesha would headline this year’s Spring Fling. By 4:10, nearly all 10,000 of them knew.
03/24/15 1:37am
A lawsuit is being filed in California accusing some of the country’s top selling wines of having up to four to five times the maximum amount of arsenic allowed by the Environmental Protection Agency for drinking water.
03/24/15 1:34am
While they might not be able use it on their endless trek down to the Engineering quad, a team of 35 Penn students have hand-built an electric race car that can exceed 100 miles per hour.
03/24/15 1:34am
While some Penn students were partying away on the beach in Mexico and others were at home binge-watching Netflix, some students spent their Spring Break making a difference.
03/23/15 1:08am
While the re-election of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on March 17 sparked worldwide debate over the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict, student groups at Penn have been engaged in their own dialogue about the issue.
03/23/15 1:05am
Presidential candidates and College juniors Aiden McConnell and Jane Meyer shared their views on a variety of campus issues.
03/22/15 11:40pm
The human race was saved on Saturday night as secret agent Bob Chen foiled Dr. Bad Egg's plan to release a virus that would consume all of Taiwan and the world. Or at least that is what was portrayed by College senior Changhee Han and Engineering senior Jon Chen.
03/22/15 11:39pm
On Friday, the fraternity wrapped up a week-long collection of clothing donations, mostly from other Greek organizations on campus.
03/22/15 10:00am

Hexagon senior society unites upperclassmen engineers

The society has already tapped its potential members, and its first recruitment event, called "a smoker," was held on Wednesday night. Within a week, Hexagon will welcome their newest group of members.