Articles by Christian Gilberti
Crime Log | April 26 - May 3See what incidents occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between April 26 and May 3.
Van Pelt's Special Collections Center opensAs you exit the elevators on the newly renovated sixth floor of Van Pelt Library, Benjamin Franklin’s writing desk and several of his prized possessions — including his cufflinks and a silver spoon — are displayed in a glass case on your right.
Fling incidents down 59 percent from 2012Penn’s student body flung a little safer this year.
Undercover liquor control officers to be on duty during FlingThree weeks ago a commanding officer for the LCE alerted the Division of Public Safety that Penn was “on their radar screen,” according to Vice President for Public Safety Maureen Rush.
Violence Against Women Act reauthorization may affect PennA recent reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act may affect the way in which Penn is required to report details about sexual violence on campus.
Professor Kenneth Goldsmith named MoMA poet laureateA full-time poet and part-time lecturer at the Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing, Kenneth Goldsmith is also a self-professed “institutional critic.” So when he was named the first “poet laureate” of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City in January, Goldsmith was naturally “suspicious.”
Division of Public Safety 'optimistic' about 2013 Fling safetyThe Division of Public Safety administers maximum measures to ensure the health and safety of students during Spring Fling.
Crime Log | Mar. 15-Mar. 22See what incidents occurred in the patrol zone.
Joke Issue: Wharton senior 'dismayed' by consulting positionCollege and Wharton senior and Integrated Studies Board Chair Jason Franks grew up the youngest of nine children on a Pueblo Indian Reservation in Laguna, N.M.
Quad building access to be restricted during FlingAll interior Quad doors will be “inaccessible for entrance” or have AlliedBarton Security guards posted outside on the Friday and Saturday of Spring Fling.
Crime Log | Feb. 21-March 7Check out what crimes have occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between Feb. 21 and March 7.
Theft rises, robberies stabilize in FebruaryThe month of February has brought nine assaults this month on campus— an increase from the same period in 2012 — but only one of the victims was affiliated with the University. There were 62 thefts from buildings within the Division of Public Safety patrol zone during the first two months of this year — up from 33 during the same period last year — and in January, there were 42 thefts from buildings alone.
Seeking truth in science, faith and reasonable doubtAbout 1,100 students took two hours off from studying this Wednesday night to ponder some of the bigger questions in life.
A night on the other side of the flashing lightsThe DP’s crime beats took a weekend night shift with Penn Police officers.
Crime Log | Feb. 8 – 13Read the incidents that occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone from Feb. 8 to 13.
Penn Alexander parents rally outside U. CouncilDemonstrators gathered in the freezing cold Wednesday afternoon on the steps of Houston Hall to protest the results of the lottery registration at the Penn Alexander School.
Parents to rally in protest of Penn Alexander's new lottery systemA group of concerned parents and community members plan to rally outside of the University Council meeting at Houston Hall this Wednesday in protest of the new system of lottery registration at the Penn Alexander School.
Penn sees more thefts, fewer robberies in Jan.January has seen an increase in the number of thefts from buildings in and around Penn’s campus — but a decrease in more violent crimes like robbery.
Penn Alexander lottery concerns Penn facultyThe announcement of a lottery system of registration at the Penn Alexander School in West Philadelphia is causing many Penn faculty and their families to think twice about staying in the neighborhood.