Articles by Bridget McGeehan
Bridget McGeehan | Opening up about my freshman year abortionGuest columnist Bridget McGeehan opens up about her abortion experience in an effort to foster important dialogue in the post-Roe era.
Cooking healthy in collegeDespite the challenges of campus life and limited options, many students still try to cook complete and nutritious meals with little time and money.
Students balance academics with love of artSome students choose to major in fine arts, while others pursue art as a hobby.
Panhellenic Council pairs shopping with philanthropyThis year, Panhel switched its main philanthropic outreach from Operation Warm to the Rena Rowan Breast Cancer Center. responsive.”
Parental concern about Greek life dissuades some students from rushingWhile students who are interested in joining fraternities and sororities must deal with a number of considerations — including paying dues, signing up for housing and balancing academics with new student education — some must face these problems with a lack of parental support.
Q&A with new Interfraternity Council President David ShapiroOn Wednesday night, the Interfraternity Council held elections for its new executive board. College junior and current Zeta Beta Tau brother David Shapiro was elected as the IFC’s new president.
Students plan to lobby for Greek housingThis month, students involved with Greek life at Penn will have the opportunity to advocate for their fraternities and sororities in Washington, D.C.
New Panhellenic president chats with the 'DP'College junior Jill Wang was selected president of the Panhellenic Council Monday night.
Quality furniture on a college budgetWhile some low-maintenance students can stick an air mattress in the corner and call it a bedroom, others require a bit more to call a house a home.
Internationals experience traditional ThanksgivingThis thanksgiving marked the third year that international and exchange students were able to forgo empty dining halls to experience an American tradition firsthand.
Cleaning services ease fraternity lifeFraternities and sororities hire cleaning services to make their houses presentable after parties.
Greeks enjoy comfort of gourmet, in-house diningCorey Meserva is responsible for providing fraternities and sororities at Penn with a combination of weekly dinners from Sunday through Wednesday nights, as well as Sunday brunches.
Greeks inherit housing leases from upperclassmenToday marks the deadline for students leasing from University City’s biggest realtor, Campus Apartments, to renew their contracts. Many upperclassmen who will no longer occupy their residences have made agreements to “pass down” their lease.
Penn's Greek organizations plan for Homecoming weekendAlmost all Greek organizations will host events at their chapter houses for alumni in order to celebrate Homecoming.
Penn students react to meal swipe policy enactmentLast week, Business Services sent students who purchased the Eat Any Time meal plan an email restating its policy regarding “moocher meals” — the number of guest swipes allocated to each student. Business Services also posted flyers around the dining halls listing the plan’s terms and conditions. VIDEO: Students’ takes on unlimited dining plan
ZBT hosts elementary school for HalloweenThirty-six students in grades one through six from Comegys Elementary School were at ZBT’s chapter house for an hour of Halloween-themed activities.
Undergraduate TAs find balance with their studentsOver six classes in Wharton, the College and Engineering have undergraduate teaching assistants in introductory courses
Quidditch team mounts its broomsPenn’s new Quidditch team held its first practice on Hill Field, with about 20 students sporting athletic gear and brooms organizing themselves into a scrimmage. VIDEO: Penn Quidditch’s first scrimmage
Ben & Jerry’s balances dessert, activismEarlier this month, Ben & Jerry’s board of directors declared its support for the Occupy Wall Street protests on its website. Closer to home, the Ben & Jerry’s on campus is trying to balance its support for the company and support from Penn students.