Articles by Glenn Shrum

12/05/13 2:03am
Yesterday, Hillel teamed up with other student groups to present One Day, a campus-wide celebration of Jewish culture.
11/19/13 1:13am
Controversial journalist Malcolm Gladwell — bestselling author of “The Tipping Point” and “Outliers” — will discuss his newest book at Irvine Auditorium tomorrow at 4:30 p.m.
10/28/13 12:45am

PRISM hosts volunteer service weekend

About 100 students volunteered at various West Philadelphia community service projects though this year’s interfaith service weekend, sponsored by PRISM — “Programs in Religion, Interfaith, and Spirituality Matters”
10/20/13 10:57pm

Sustainability group kicks off Green Week

The Student Sustainability Association at Penn kicked off its fall Green Week yesterday, marking the fifth installment of this weeklong series to raise awareness of environmental issues.
10/08/13 12:48am
Students appreciated Kutcher’s candor and action-oriented social impact.
10/07/13 2:42am

Philomathean Society celebrates 200 years

This past week and weekend, the Philomathean Society — both Penn’s oldest student group and earliest literary society — celebrated 200 years on campus with a host of events, culminating in a ticket-only gala Saturday night.
10/04/13 1:53am
The criminal complaint filed by the FBI against alleged Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht says he attended Penn.
04/23/13 10:12pm
Tuesday afternoon, animal rights group Animal ACTivists of Philly rallied at 34th and Walnut streets against the abuse of research animals at Penn and other universities. According to a 2011 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine report, Penn is number one among Ivy League universities in the number and severity of violations of the Animal Welfare Act.
04/17/13 3:22am
This Sunday, the Hong Kong Student Association, in collaboration with the Chinese Students’ Association, will welcome Asian-American rapper MC Jin for a free, public lecture on his music career and his connection to Hong Kong.
04/05/13 5:20am

Class Boards hope to add Holi to list of Penn traditions

The free event will offer students an opportunity to celebrate the coming of spring and splatter colorful powder on each other.
04/02/13 3:15am

Mental Wellness Week continues through Friday

Mental Wellness Week, a series of events engaging students in dialogue about their mental health, kicked off last Friday and will continue through the end of this week.
02/07/13 5:13am
Last night, as part of the Authors@Wharton Speaker Series, Anne-Marie Slaughter discussed her July 2012 article in The Atlantic, “Why Women Can’t Have It All,” offering some much-desired perspective on maintaining an optimal work-life balance.
12/09/12 10:30pm

Penn alum, activist dies at 57

1977 College graduate Jon Kest, a community advocate active in New York and Philadelphia, died of cancer at his Brooklyn home last Wednesday. He was 57.
11/28/12 1:08am

Ask the Daily Pennsylvanian: Housing Edition

From figuring out how to address food thieves to dealing with drunk roommates, The DP has your back on roommate problems.
11/28/12 12:37am

Transfers find new home in grouped dorms

Students wishing to live with other transfers could choose to live in a hall designated specifically for them in Hill College House.
11/28/12 12:22am
Instead of purchasing all new furniture and appliances for their dorms, some students choose to collect used or borrowed items piled up in hallways and outside of student houses during move-out.
11/27/12 4:54am
The company currently owns a portfolio of nearly $200 million of real estate comprising 145 properties across the country.
11/16/12 3:24am
According to its budget plan, the school district expects to receive $28 million from the sale of unused school facilities through 2017.
11/14/12 2:59am

Conservative theater festival promotes political dialogue

Cara Blouin, a liberal, created the festival to give way to right-wing voices in a traditionally liberal medium.
11/07/12 7:28am

Democrats win big in state elections

Incumbents Senator Bob Casey and state treasurer Robert McCord clinched their second terms, while Kathleen Kane and Eugene DePasquale won their races for state attorney general and auditor general, respectively. INTERACTIVE: Pennsylvania Election Results
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