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Senior Column by Colin Henderson | Just throw this at the end …At The Daily Pennsylvanian, I aspired to share the best stories that the Penn community has to offer, to translate the hearts and souls of my peers into words on a page.
Letter from the President | Retracting an erroneous postDaily Pennsylvanian President Colin Henderson explains the errors made in a politics blog post this weekend and issues an apology.
Letter from the President | On our upcoming political coveragePresident Colin Henderson explains why the DP is sending staffers to Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina to cover the primaries.
Penn men's basketball faces an unlikely opponent in UrsinusPenn basketball has a busy schedule slated for this winter break, five games in total. But if you’re reading the team’s upcoming schedule, you may need be inclined to do a double-take at one matchup up in particular. That’s because on the Saturday after finals, the Red and Blue are set to take on ... Ursinus?
Henderson | Cross country is a contender, and it's about timeFor all of their accomplishments this year, and they were many – earning a share of the Ivy title, finishing the season on a six-game winning streak, garnering 11 All-Ivy award winners – Penn football was not the most successful team on campus this year. Not even close.
Penn swimming takes care of smaller fish at KenyonMatched up against a field composed mainly of Division III programs — including Kenyon College, the nation’s top-ranked Division III squad — the Red and Blue dominated at Kenyon’s Total Performance Invitational, winning 28 events across men’s and women’s competition en route to two commanding team victories.
Roundtable | Which teams will improve the most this winter for Penn Athletics?But now, the fall season is behind us. So, which of Penn's team will see the biggest improvements this winter?
Strong fall earns Penn Athletics plenty of awardsWith Penn football’s Ivy title-clinching victory two weekends ago, Penn Athletics wrapped up a surprisingly successful fall season. And now, the program has the hardware to show for it.
Reporter's Notebook: Penn fans storm field after football wins titleOn Saturday, Penn football clinched its 17th Ivy title at Franklin Field with a 34-21 win over Cornell. Here is how the game went down, through the eyes of a reporter.
Penn basketball sweeps season-opening weekendWith less than a minute remaining on the clocks at the Palestra on Friday, Penn basketball looked like it was going to continue the trend it had established the previous two season: losing in its season opener.
Basketball Supplement | Penn basketball coach Steve Donahue's career comes full circleA lot has changed since Steve Donahue last coached for Penn basketball.
Swimming Issue | Michael Hamann remains a swimmer at heart with PennWhen Michael Hamann got out of the pool, he knew something was wrong.
Penn cross country heads to Ivy Heps with league title in sightHeading into its Ivy championship meet at Heptagonals this weekend, Penn cross country looks better than it has in a long time – maybe better than ever.
Henderson | Penn football emerging from the shadowsPenn football found itself in an unfamiliar spot on Friday night. And no, that spot isn’t only the winner’s column.
Ashley Montgomery is on the rise for Penn cross countryAshley Montgomery is making it look easy for Penn cross country.
Roundtable: who is Penn Athletics' fall Rookie of the Year?In a roundtable last week, we discussed who was the MVP of Penn Athletics thus far. And unsurprisingly, no freshmen came up in the conversation. However, when the end of year awards roll around for just about every athletic league, MVP and Rookie of the Year are mentioned in close to the same breath. With that said, it’s the perfect time for us to address the question, “Who is Penn Athletics’ Rookie of the Year thus far for the fall season?”
Penn football preps for first matchup with BagnoliIn the weeks leading up to Penn football’s upcoming matchup against Columbia, the game has been framed in countless ways. One of the first winnable games of the season for the Quakers.
Roundtable: Who is Penn's midseason MVP?Which Penn athlete has been the midseason MVP in the fall season?
Penn cross country notches top finishes at Notre DameFor the past three years, Penn cross country has shown consistent signs of improvement but has been unable, as of yet, to put it all together. This year, though, the Quakers are coming temptingly close to doing just that.
Roundtable: Bold predictions for the rest of the fallPenn football’s recent upset victory over Villanova — the program’s first in more than 100 years — has sent tremors throughout the Penn Athletics community.
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College of Charleston students unaware of Cruz rally at own schoolCollege of Charleston students largely support Bernie Sanders, despite Cruz's rally on campus.
Penn women's lacrosse dominates year end awardsFor the past decade, the athletes of Penn women’s lacrosse have collectively been the stars of the Ivy League. So it should come as no surprise that this year, the Quakers’ two biggest leaders got officially recognized as such.
Roundtable: Who has been Penn's best spring athlete?Midway through Penn Athletics’ spring season, an intriguing combination of players have left an indelible mark on their respective teams’ successes in 2015. In recent weeks, Penn baseball has surged ahead, winning seven of eight Ivy games in dominating fashion, yet with no single person responsible for the hot streak. The women’s lacrosse and softball teams are humming along as well, with their usual cast of stars setting the tone for the Quakers.
Turn back the clock: Penn basketball's last NCAA tournamentNowadays, it seems like the closest Penn students come to “March Madness” (besides spring break, of course) is filling out brackets or watching the Big Dance on TV.
Liveblog: Penn women's basketball (18-7, 9-2 Ivy) vs. Columbia
Roundtable: What does Penn women's lacrosse need to do to repeat (again)?As the highest ranked team in the Ivy League (No. 14 in the coaches’ poll), the Quakers look to be prepared to come out on top once again, but with Princeton just behind at No. 15, it won’t be a cake walk. So what do the Red and Blue need to do to make it nine-in-a-row?
Two members of Penn lacrosse get drafted by Major League LacrosseOver the weekend, seniors Matt McMahon and Joe McCallion of Penn lacrosse were drafted by Major League Lacrosse.
Penn basketball's Sam Jones named Ivy Rookie of the WeekFreshman guard Sam Jones was named Ivy Rookie of the Week this week, becoming the fourth member of the program to achieve the honor thus far this season.
Penn men's soccer's Duke Lacroix named All-RegionLacroix has bookended his fantastic career with prestigious awards, having been named second-team All-Region.
Former Penn assistant basketball coach Ray Edelman has diedFormer Penn assistant basketball coach Ray Edelman has died, Dick Weiss reports.
Turn back the clock: Awad's first NCAA runLet’s turn back the clock to around this time last year when the Quakers’ standout runner got his first shot at national recognition in cross country.
Roundtable | Where does Penn basketball need to improve?
Thomas Awad impresses with his 'stache at NationalsJunior Thomas Awad showed off yet another spectacular facial hair style at Nationals over the weekend.
Turn Back the Clock: Bagnoli's final Ivy titleIn preparation for the Quakers’ season ending matchup with Cornell and — more importantly — Bagnoli’s final game on the Penn sidelines, let’s turn back the clock two years to another significant matchup with the Big Red.
Three Up, Three Down | Penn women's soccer heads to Princeton
Roundtable: Effects of Harvard's rankingThis weekend, the AP came out with its first top 25 poll for the 2014-15 men's basketball season. For the first time since 1975, an Ivy League team made the preseason top 25, but it wasn't Penn this time: It was Harvard, led by high-profile coach Tommy Amaker.
Ivy League soccer roundup — Oct. 27We take a look at went down over the weekend around the Ivy League.
Three up, three down: Penn volleyball vs. PrincetonHaving won three of its last five matches — including its most recent contest against a strong Dartmouth squad — it looks like Penn volleyball’s young roster may be finding its footing. Let's take a look at the Quakers' ups and downs against Princeton.
Turn Back the Clock: Columbia football goes streakingHaving lost its past eight games, Penn football is in the midst of quite a losing streak. However, when it comes to stretches of ineptitude, the Quakers have nothing on their next opponent.