Student Life

04/13/14 11:09pm

Penn security guards enjoy Fling, too

Do you remember that time you tried to carry five bagels out of Commons in your pocket?
04/10/14 12:32am

Faculty and security brace themselves for Fling

Students aren’t the only ones preparing for Spring Fling this weekend. Faculty and Security personnel are bracing themselves as well – but in different ways.
04/06/14 8:59pm

Sex, Love and Judaism

REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK: I went to the Let's Talk About Sex Shabbat.
04/04/14 1:57am
Last night in the Hall of Flags in Houston Hall, Students for Asian History Awareness — or SAHA — hosted an open discussion forum on a controversial stained glass rising sun image in the ARCH.
04/04/14 1:06am
Over a hundred students marched beside one another last night at Penn’s annual event Take Back the Night, a peaceful protest to speak out against domestic and sexual violence.
04/01/14 3:30am
For the first month of her final semester at Penn, Carissa Lundquist wasn’t sure she was a student. Her story sheds light on some of the shortcomings with how the University handles students who say they have been victims of sexual assault and who experience mental health issues.
04/01/14 2:55am

Students, faculty rally for mental health

On Monday afternoon, the Green Ribbon Campaign — a student-led mental health and wellness advocacy coalition — held its first rally to raise questions about the current state of mental heath on campus.
03/31/14 10:29pm

Greek week kicks off camp-themed celebrations

This year brings a significant increase to the Multicultural Greek Council's involvement in the week.
03/31/14 12:57am

Joke Issue: Finding Memo's: Mexican restaurant to come to campus

Don Memo Mexican Restaurant will be coming to campus next month, the University announced Sunday.
03/31/14 12:01am

Joke Issue: Freshman hooks up with hallmate; not sure it's a 'thing'

Two freshmen in the third floor Green Suite of Hill College house are bringing a whole new meaning to the term “hallcest.”
03/30/14 9:12pm
The Get It Up Challenge, the brainchild of Amy Gutmann and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, is a competition between college houses to decide once and for all who has the most sex.
03/28/14 2:36am

Wharton and Penn Law team up for Fight Night

The first rule of Fight Night is — well, it's not like that.
03/28/14 1:33am
College junior Jessica King was named Campus Compact 2014 Newman Civic Fellow last week. The Newman Civic Fellow Award annually honors student leaders committed to creating lasting change in communities throughout the country.
03/27/14 12:58am

Fellowship merges LGBT and Christian communities

As a practicing Catholic a nd openly LGBT student, Andre Rosario is rebooting the Queer Christian Fellowship on campus. While the LGBT Center will play a role in its re-establishment, the QCF will fall under the umbrella of the Christian Association.
03/25/14 4:23am

2014 Power Down Challenge by the numbers

Du Bois College House and Sansom Place won this year's Power Down Challenge.
03/25/14 12:22am
A new Anti-Hazing Working Group, which consists of students and staff across many areas of student life, held its third meeting on Monday.
03/23/14 11:17pm

Liquor police's Fling tactics raise legal questions

Practices similar to those employed by the state liquor enforcement police during last year’s Spring Fling weekend have raised legal questions as the division of the state police prepares to make a return to campus for this year’s event.
03/22/14 5:47pm

SP2 student commits suicide over winter break

School of Social Policy & Practice student Alice Wiley committed suicide in late December over winter break.
03/21/14 12:03am

SPEC-TRUM spring concert to host three hip hop artists

As SPEC reveals the final details for this year’s Spring Fling, one of the organization’s sub-committees —SPEC-TRUM— is preparing to bring three of hip hop’s rising stars to campus next month.
03/20/14 6:50pm
Penn’s Kappa Alpha Theta sorority is currently under investigation by the Office of Student Conduct.