Articles by Anna O'Neill-Dietel
Penn students reflect on memories of Rittenhouse Barnes & Noble after relocation announcementThe store will close in late February and the new location will open in early March. The two-floor Chestnut street property is a decrease in retail space from 24,000 to 19,000 square feet.
Penn graduates to present study on anti-Asian hate at upcoming academic convention2022 College graduates Tiffany Tieu and Hope Cho are set to present their senior year research at the annual Asian American Psychological Association convention on Oct. 2.
Made in America draws praise from Penn festivalgoers, mixed reviews from local residentsThe two-day event, founded by rapper and music industry executive Jay-Z, has been a staple in Philadelphia since its inception in 2012.
Annual 'Disorientation Guide' critiques Penn’s inaction on UC Townhomes, PILOTsThe publication is divided into essays that focus on Penn’s impact on it students and staff, as well as Philadelphia and the world.
Throwing toast, planting trees, and the Econ Scream: Here are the Penn traditions to knowHere's an overview of the events students can look forward to participating in this year.
Class of 1982 donates $250,000 to pre-orientation programming, honoring 40th reunionThe five programs — PENNacle, PennArts, PennGenEq, PennQuest, and PennGreen — will each receive $50,000 in funding.
Pennsylvania state universities receive a historic 15% increase in fundingThe boost in funding is the largest one-time increase in funding since the system was founded in 1983, and is part of a long term plan to rehaul and revitalize public higher education within the state.
Princeton fires tenured professor, citing inappropriate relationship with studentThe university based its reasons for Katz's dismissal on a complaint submitted by an alumna who had a prohibited relationship with Katz — while under his academic supervision — as an undergraduate.
Raising Cane’s opens first location in Philadelphia to long lines of 'caniacs’Located steps away from campus at 39th and Walnut streets, the Louisiana-based chicken finger restaurant opened after months of anticipation from the Penn community, with a line wrapping around the block on its inaugural day.
Meet Penn’s 2022 honorary degree recipientsPenn will honor eight individuals this year with honorary degrees, celebrating their accomplishments in fields ranging from the arts to medicine.
May Fair to return to Clark Park on May 7 for first time since 2019This year, the fair will feature about 60 vendors, selling jewelry, candles, pottery, and knitted goods, and about 20 nonprofit community tables.
Marianne Williamson stresses power of love in politics at Penn Justice Dems eventWilliamson, a nationally acclaimed author of 13 books, is also a progressive political activist and founder of several nonprofit organizations.
New Pennsylvania state marker commemorates 1967 Philadelphia Black student walkoutsFive university students — College first year Taryn Flaherty, and four other first years from different schools — applied for the state marker in 2019.
Market, Chestnut Streets to receive upgraded bike lanes in push to eliminate traffic deaths by 2030The renovations are a part of Philadelphia’s Vision Zero initiative to eliminate all traffic-related deaths by 2030.
Penn’s Asian cultural groups celebrate Lunar New Year throughout FebruaryLunar New Year is a holiday marking the beginning of the lunar calendar and is celebrated across East and Southeast Asia as a large celebration each year.
USPS mails rapid COVID-19 tests to West Philadelphia residents via federal initiativePresident Biden promised to mail 500 million free, at-home rapid COVID-19 tests to Americans. Since Jan. 18, individuals have been able to request up to four tests per household online.
University City restaurant staple City Tap to reopen for the first time in nearly two yearsThe restaurant, located on 39th and Walnut in The Radian Student Apartments, was last open in March 2020. City Tap will require staff to be vaccinated and wear masks, and staff will check vaccine cards of dining patrons.
First global seminar to return to in-person travel will visit the Galápagos over winter breakThe class will travel to the Galápagos Islands for 10 days after final exams to study the relationship between conservation, tourism, and local communities.
Former Temple business school dean on trial for admissions fraudFalsified admissions data led the business school’s online MBA program to be ranked No. 1 for four consecutive years.