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Senior Column by Alex Graves | A balancing actAlthough the DP helped me avoid my problems, it also provided me with the resources to start acknowledging them.
Penn Law students write open letter urging City Council to pass bill against unjust evictionsThe bill, which was introduced in October 2017, would require landlords to have a “good cause” to evict tenants or terminate their leases.
Penn senior Anea Moore sees her Rhodes Scholarship as a chance to provide access for othersMoore was named one of 32 American Rhodes Scholars out of 880 applicants who were endorsed by their colleges.
GOP candidate Pearl Kim tells Penn students she wants to 'change the narrative' of politicsKim was motivated to become a special victims prosecutor after she was sexually assaulted in college. Sexual assault prevention is now the top issue she campaigns on.
Mayor Bill de Blasio appoints Penn alumna Kelly Jin to lead NYC analytics departmentAt Penn, Jin was involved with the Civic House and the West Philadelphia Tutoring Project, which she said helped spark her interest in public service.
It's time to think about housing. Here's what you need to know to move off campus.While 71 percent of juniors and 77 percent of seniors live in off-campus housing, the process of moving off campus can often be confusing and challenging to navigate.
Behavior Change for Good, led by Angela Duckworth, Katherine Milkman, receives $2 million boostIn early September, 1983 Wharton graduate Marc J. Leder donated $2 million to the Behavior Change for Good Initiative, which started two years ago.
Largest Wawa in Philadelphia opens at 34th and MarketThe new store was announced as part of an expansion throughout Philadelphia — five other Wawa locations are expected to open within city bounds by the end of the year.
A breakdown of the 1,740 honorary degrees Penn has granted in the last three centuriesPenn has granted 1,740 honorary degrees since 1757. Only 164 of these degrees — 9.43 percent — have been awarded to women. Today, this is changing.
Can you predict who will go to the Ivy League tournament?Use this interactive feature to predict the outcomes of the remaining men's and women's Ivy League basketball games and see who will go to the tournament!
How many times has Trump mentioned his Wharton education? We crunched the numbers.From June 16, 2015 to Jan. 11, 2018, Trump said “Wharton” 52 times and referred to himself as a “good student” (or some variant like “great” or “excellent”) 27 times.
Fraternity rush has begun. Here's what you need to know.On-campus fraternities begin their recruitment process with rush events on Friday, Jan. 12 and Saturday, Jan. 13. Find out which fraternity houses are offering the best food.
Here are heat maps of every reported crime near campus since last fallSince the beginning of 2016's fall semester, 726 crimes have been reported on or near Penn's campus. These heat maps visualize the locations of those crimes and break them down by offense.
Here are all of the courses that double count next semesterFulfilling your college requirements can be tough. Consider taking a class that double counts to take some strain off.
Canvas transitions to new interface over the summerAccording to Canvas at Penn’s blog post about the May 16th user interface update, everyone would “jump for joy over the new Canvas UI!” But to students, while a welcome change, the update was largely inconsequential.
Hundreds of supporters march for Bernie Sanders in Center CityLed by a neon orange Jeep blasting “Burn, Baby, Burn," the approximately 1,000-person crowd effectively stopped traffic in parts of Center City.
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