Articles by Anna Hess
Case against Penn and Amazon can go forward, Pa. court saysThe family of former Nursing student Arya Singh sued Penn and Amazon after her suicide in Feb. 2013.
Penn Police's communications disaster planWhat would happen if the entire Penn Police force’s security communication system went dark due to a simple power outage or a natural disaster?
New Sexual Violence Investigative Officer to step downIn January, he will serve as a judge on Philadelphia's Court of Common Pleas, to which he was recently elected.
Student anti-gun group founder speaks at event with Hillary ClintonLast Thursday, College freshman Natalie Breuel’s hands shook as she walked onto the stage at a black tie charity gala for the anti-gun violence Brady Campaign.
Now, Penn Police can watch you undergroundPenn Police can now access live security camera feeds from the underground subway stations around campus through a partnership with SEPTA.
Penn Police has your back with new appThe Penn Guardian app allows the Penn Police to identify and retrieve personalized information about each registered caller.
Penn Med employee sues U. for alleged age discriminationA former Penn Medicine employee is suing the University for unlawful termination in what the University claims was a bogus age discrimination complaint.
In wake of violence threat, a new student group emergesAt 2 p.m. on Oct. 5, College freshman Natalie Breuel felt forced to choose between her education and her safety.
New contactless PennCard system simplifies swiping across campusA new contactless PennCard swipe system has been installed by the Division of Public Safety in major buildings on campus, and the futuristic tap-security setup is streamlining entrances and advancing safety at Penn.
Campus thefts and crimes against property drop 28 percent in 2015Thefts from buildings on campus have seen the most significant drop, coming down 41 counts in 2015.
Anti-violence workshop encourages victims and bystanders to speak outA new peer education student group educates other students on how to be active bystanders in ending sexual and relationship violence on campus.
Former Penn Med researcher sentenced for stealing funds from cancer researchHe bought and tested material on Penn's dime and sold them privately for his own company.
HOUSING GUIDE | An insider's guide to gender neutral housingAnna Bedrosian is like any junior in the College living in the on-campus Harrison house — except that she lives with two boys.
Penn Police are now just a text awayWith a new app, students can now text anonymous tips to Penn Police.
AAU sexual assault climate survey reflects 2013 DP pollIn 2013, the Daily Pennsylvanian conducted a similar poll on the student body — and not much has changed.
More security, fewer travel options over papal weekendWhen the Pope comes to town, transportation around campus is going to be limited almost exclusively to emergency vehicles since Penn is surrounded by some of the best hospitals in Philadelphia.
PennComm Dispatcher saves lives with bird's eye view of campusOmmett Levine works at the PennComm Operations Center, a department under the Division of Public Safety that functions as a 24/7 virtual patrol center.
Penn Public Safety requiring anti-stress training for officersDPS is working with members of the Positive Psychology Center to craft the training program.
How to get around and stay safe during the pope's visitThe Daily Pennsylvanian sat down with Vice President for Public Safety Maureen Rush to find out what you need to know to stay safe.