Articles by Alex Zimmermann

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.
03/23/14 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.
12/02/13 7:50pm
The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology donated about $3,000 to typhoon relief this weekend, in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan’s devastation in the Philippines last month.
11/26/13 1:03am
The new proposal is designed to quell the concerns of those opposed to the demolition of the 150-year-old mansion. It will not require the demolition of the building.
11/21/13 1:42am

Penn requests discrimination lawsuit to move to federal court

Penn has requested that a lawsuit against a former Penn Med employee who that she was fired because of her race and sexually harassed be moved to federal court.
11/18/13 1:06am
‘Twas the night before listings, when all through the house, All the creatures were stirring, including the mouse.
11/17/13 4:12pm
So you’re looking for a house. Glad to hear you want to live off campus — the college houses are convenient and have nice amenities (and lots of free food), but nothing compares to the independence of your own space, with no RAs or hall neighbors to bother you.
11/07/13 10:47pm
The Statesman aims to broaden discourse on campus to include right-leaning perspectives.
11/06/13 3:39am

Penn grad loses bid for city controller

Despite low turnout at the ballots on Tuesday, Democrats prevailed across the board.
10/23/13 10:02pm

Report defends Penn's economic impact on city

Penn and 11 other Philadelphia institutions of higher education commissioned the report, which touts the universities’ $850 million contribution in taxes and donations to city organizations.
10/16/13 10:56pm

Congress reaches deal, but Penn hurt by shutdown

Both faculty and students are experiencing holdups in research projects because of the shutdown.
10/02/13 11:25pm
This week, they held a phonebanking event for Cory Booker, the mayor of Newark running for Senate.
09/25/13 12:21am

Wharton grad enters Pa. governor race

State Treasurer and 1989 Wharton MBA recipient Rob McCord threw himself into the 2014 Pennsylvania Governor’s race on Tuesday, ending months of speculation about a potential run.
09/23/13 12:11am

School cuts hit local extracurricular programs

The school system is millions of dollars short of being able to meet its obligations this year, and that has forced schools to make cuts to staff and extracurricular programs.
09/18/13 11:46pm
Without an additional $6.5 billion in funding over the next 10 years, SEPTA will cut more than half of regional rail lines and convert trolleys to buses.
09/09/13 10:06pm
Several Democrats lining up to challenge Republican Tom Corbett in 2014 have Penn connections and will visit campus sometime this semester.
09/04/13 12:35am
The Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement issues 39 citations to minors at the two-day Made in America music festival in Philadelphia.
08/28/13 5:13pm
Officers will be dressed in both plainclothes and uniforms.
06/24/13 3:44pm
In a 7-1 ruling delivered by Justice Anthony Kennedy, the Supreme Court ordered that Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin be reheard by a lower court because the fifth circuit court of appeals failed to “hold the University to the demanding burden of strict scrutiny” in its original decision.
05/09/13 12:48am

Breaking down the municipal primary election

This year’s municipal primary election on May 21 will determine each party’s candidate in the Nov. 5 general election.
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