Articles by Jared McDonald

04/25/12 2:29am
As much as I would love to spell out the metaphor I’ve come up with that explains life’s deepest mysteries (hint: it’s awesome), it’s as a long-time editor and reporter at this place that I take up the weighty responsibility of giving everybody a few ideas for senior columns to come.
10/20/11 12:51am
Check out reactions to the choice of James Franco as this year’s SPEC Connaissance speaker.
09/04/11 9:44pm

Attempted suicide reported at Fresh Grocer garage

Police restrained a woman before she could jump from the garage’s 10th floor roof Sunday night.
02/11/11 5:20pm
A water main break at 38th Street and Woodland Walk Friday morning disrupted traffic in the area and affected water pressure in many buildings on campus.
12/02/10 4:44am

Federal ruling: Penn Museum must return Alaskan Native artifacts

A federal committee ruled last month that the Penn Museum must return over 40 artifacts to an Alaska Native community in Hoonah, Alaska.
11/30/10 4:48am

Gutmann to review research ethics

Last week, President Barack Obama ordered the Presidential Bioethics Commission, chaired by Penn President Amy Gutmann, to review protections for subjects in federally funded scientific studies.
11/24/10 1:30am

Robbery reported Sunday morning

A second violent crime, in addition to a shootout at 40th and Locust streets that left one carjacking suspect dead and another in custody, occurred early Sunday morning.
11/22/10 6:16am

One dead in 40th St. shoot-out

Multiple shots were fired shortly after 3 a.m. Sunday near 40th and Locust streets, leaving one dead. The man was a suspect in a carjacking near 50th and Arch streets.
11/10/10 6:56am

Jeffrey Perelman files suit against father and brother

Wharton alumnus Jeffrey Perelman filed a lawsuit against his father, School of Medicine trustee Ray Perelman, and brother, University trustee Ron Perelman, alleging that his father improperly invested funds from a pension plan — with which they were involved — in a company Ron controls.
10/29/10 4:06am

Former professor will be resentenced in child porn case

Former professor Scott Ward, who pleaded guilty to five counts related to a child pornography case in 2008, faces resentencing following the decision of a federal appeals court Wednesday.
10/21/10 4:35am

Police conduct ‘critical incident’ drills

In an attempt to coordinate activities in the event of a possible “critical incident” on campus, Penn Police conducted a series of drills with other area law enforcement agencies and University departments on campus Wednesday morning, according to Division of Public Safety spokeswoman Stef Cella.
10/20/10 4:11am
After a long streak of polls showing Democratic senatorial candidate Joe Sestak down by three to 12 percentage points, recent surveys suggest he shouldn’t be counted out quite yet.
09/21/10 4:29am

Gutmann headed to D.C. to talk research

Penn President Amy Gutmann will participate in a roundtable meeting today with Vice President Joe Biden and other university presidents to discuss job creation resulting from stimulus-funded research.
09/21/10 12:14am

Blarney Stone temporarily closed

The Blarney Stone was ordered to close on Monday by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board. The restaurant will reopen Tuesday at 11 a.m., according to owner Kevin Kearney.
09/14/10 5:05am

Obama to deliver 'Back-to-School Speech' in Philadelphia today

President Barack Obama will speak at 1 p.m. today in Philadelphia for his second annual “Back-to-School Speech.”
09/13/10 5:28am

Bill Clinton to appear in West Philadelphia today

Former President Bill Clinton will appear at 52nd and Chestnut streets today at 11 a.m. in support of Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Dan Onorato.
09/10/10 12:39am

Alum faces 655-count prescription fraud case

School of Medicine and Wharton alumnus Louis Hampers, charged in a 655-count federal prescription fraud case, faces his first hearing in Richmond, Va., Friday afternoon.
09/09/10 5:59am
The two suspects in last week’s bank robberies near campus are still at large, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Philadelphia division, which is in charge of the investigations.
09/03/10 9:36pm

Second area bank robbed

The PNC Bank branch at 3535 Market St. was robbed at about 12:45 p.m. Friday, according to the Division of Public Safety. This is the second reported bank robbery in the area in three days.
09/02/10 4:48am

Sorority search down to 12

Out of 18 National Panhellenic Conference sororities not already at Penn, 12 submitted packets to the Panhel extension committee and are currently under review.
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01/09/06 11:50am

I was wrong

That's right, I was wrong. The coverage of the Temple-Saint Joseph's game in the papers around the area this morning is completely the opposite of what I thought would happen.
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