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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. 
03/21/15 6:10pm
This year’s Spring Fling headliner broke amidst a flurry of Facebook posts on Saturday afternoon. 
03/19/15 12:32am
Less than half of the college houses reduced electricity usage throughout the course of the challenge.
03/18/15 11:53pm
While upperclassmen advisors relish the opportunity to help younger students, some feel that their helping hand is not always reached for. They would like to see improvements in the program that encourage additional interaction throughout the school year.
03/18/15 11:33pm
Melartin replaces Julie Lyzinski Nettleton, who left the position in November to serve as director of the Office of Student Conduct.
03/18/15 1:26am
Spring Fling, featuring two performers, will take place on April 17th at Franklin Field. The performers will be announced Sunday night.
03/18/15 1:17am
Rashad has recieved recognition for her work in the community and was even invited to the White House for her input on issues that the Muslim community faces.