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Student Life

03/02/15 1:52am
Alcohol is everywhere. Fraternities store enough of it to serve hundreds per night. It is sold illegally to minors, exchanged in dorm rooms and was even served at the Penn Museum during one recent exhibit. It may even be in a classroom nearby.
03/02/15 1:47am
Seated in his pale blue scrubs with a Wharton cap covering his dirty blond hair, Benjamin Lewis looks low-key at first glance. 
03/02/15 1:44am
Dartmouth College is the first school to turn the social movement into a class this spring.
02/26/15 2:00am
Alum Time is a new show produced by a team of Penn students, with each episode featuring a Penn alumnus who shares advice with current students.
02/26/15 1:57am
Varsity athletes make up about 10 percent of the enrolled undergraduate population, but many students aren’t aware of just how demanding the typical student-athlete schedule is.
02/26/15 1:49am
Members of Students Organizing for Unity and Liberation, the Student Labor Action Project and the Race Dialogue Project also attended.
02/25/15 1:28am
Receiving emails from Canvas for note takers is nothing unusual for Penn students. For some, sign language translators at lectures are not so surprising either.
02/25/15 1:27am
"A Comedy of Terrors" centers on the efforts of two brothers who try to win over more viewers for their paranormal investigation TV show against a rival show.
02/24/15 1:34am
In the past few weeks, many girls have walked into their dorm rooms to be greeted by colorful posters, warm Wishbone chicken wings and cookies lying on their beds.
02/23/15 2:36am
With a recently released report on Penn’s mental health resources, the friends and family of Madison Holleran reflect on the University’s efforts to improve psychological support since her death last year.
02/23/15 2:35am
Alexsandra Bilotti, a Penn junior, died early Saturday morning of Ewing's Carcoma. She turned 22 years old last Wednesday.
02/23/15 2:34am
Students who don’t know where to turn now have a central option for mental health help: 215-898-HELP.
02/23/15 2:29am
Students Organizing for Unity and Liberation held a Student Debt Demonstration this past Friday to protest Penn’s no loan policy.
02/22/15 12:00pm
How do Penn's alcohol policies stack up to the rest of the Ivy League?
02/21/15 2:00pm
Penn plans to expand the program so any student can go by a preferred name.
02/20/15 12:51pm
The second floor mezzanine area will be totally renovated to provide a location for alcohol sales. Beer and wine will only be able to be purchased at this location. 
02/19/15 1:58am
Despite student concerns that the new mental health recommendations do not have an established timeline for implementation, members of the task force said at Wednesday's University Council meeting that setting a timeline was not their responsibility. 
02/19/15 1:54am
On Wednesday evening, Penn alumna Feminista Jones spoke at the Kelly Writers House’ Feminism/s series.
02/19/15 1:51am
On a holiday traditionally spent with family—with firecrackers, fish, and red envelopes— Penn students who celebrate the Lunar New Year have found new ways to mark the day.
02/19/15 1:49am
Two seniors are vying to save nonprofits thousands of dollars.