Articles by Glenn Shrum
Dreidels and reggae for Hannukah's last nightYesterday, Hillel teamed up with other student groups to present One Day, a campus-wide celebration of Jewish culture.
Malcolm Gladwell returns to campus WednesdayControversial 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.
PRISM hosts volunteer service weekendAbout 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”
Sustainability group kicks off Green WeekThe 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.
Ashton Kutcher talks social impact at PennStudents appreciated Kutcher’s candor and action-oriented social impact.
Philomathean Society celebrates 200 yearsThis 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.
FBI confuses Penn and Penn StateThe criminal complaint filed by the FBI against alleged Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht says he attended Penn.
Animal ACTivists of Philly protest animal abuse at PennTuesday 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.
Asian-American rapper MC Jin to give lecture this SundayThis 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.
Class Boards hope to add Holi to list of Penn traditionsThe free event will offer students an opportunity to celebrate the coming of spring and splatter colorful powder on each other.
Mental Wellness Week continues through FridayMental 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.
Anne-Marie Slaughter on 'Why Women Still Can't Have It All'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.
Penn alum, activist dies at 571977 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.
Ask the Daily Pennsylvanian: Housing EditionFrom figuring out how to address food thieves to dealing with drunk roommates, The DP has your back on roommate problems.
Transfers find new home in grouped dormsStudents wishing to live with other transfers could choose to live in a hall designated specifically for them in Hill College House.
Students transform trash into treasureInstead 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.
Campus Apartments looks back on West Philadelphia rootsThe company currently owns a portfolio of nearly $200 million of real estate comprising 145 properties across the country.
Sale of old West Philly High School still pendingAccording to its budget plan, the school district expects to receive $28 million from the sale of unused school facilities through 2017.
Conservative theater festival promotes political dialogueCara Blouin, a liberal, created the festival to give way to right-wing voices in a traditionally liberal medium.