Articles by Jeffrey Careyva
Temple's endowment grew to over $500 million last monthUniversity officials credited the endowment's growth to an increase in donations and the use of better, diversified investment strategies.
Campus voices anxiety on social media in the aftermath of Trump's victoryIn the aftermath of the 45th presidential election, tension and anxiety are heavy in the campus atmosphere.
Ivy League pitcher to start for the Cubs in Game 7 of the World Series tonightAs if this year's World Series couldn't get crazier — the Chicago Cubs' very own starting pitcher for Game 7, Kyle Hendricks, once pitched against Penn as a member of Dartmouth's Big Green baseball team. Before Hendricks rose up to the Major League, he joined Dartmouth and pitched the clinching game against Cornell in the best-of-three Ivy League Championship Series as a freshman in 2009 — his skill of pitching series-deciding games was acquired early on in his career. When Hendricks faced off against Penn in 2011, the junior recorded six strikeouts.
Trump or Clinton: who has the better student debt plan?The New York Times recently analyzed Trump and Clinton's student debt policies.
Here's what's happening around campus this weekMiddle of the semester got you in a rut?
When the professors go on strike, Pa. students turn upOver 5,000 faculty from Pennsylvania's state-owned universities went on strike today, leaving students confused, upset and ready to party.
Getting into the Ivy League with kindnessA new report says that kindness and community service are becoming more important in the admissions process.
Leveling the Harvard admissions playing fieldGiven Harvard's endowment of 36.7 billion dollars — the largest of any university in the U.S. — it begs the question as to why Harvard still charges undergraduates for tuition.
Hill to get A/C in $80 mil renovationHow much does a facelift cost? — for Hill College House, the price is $80.5 million, but Hill's renovation is more like a structural surgery.
New housing prices increase access for financially constrained studentsOf all the college houses, the change will have a particularly strong impact on Gregory and DuBois.
No more late night coffee on campus, thanks to Starbucks' new hoursThe Starbucks under 1920 Commons recently reduced its hours to close at midnight from 2 a.m.
Toilet waterworks fouls Harnwell mezannineAn overflowing toilet on the floor above the lounge was the source of the water dripping through the ceiling.
How to survive Commons with a food allergyBon Appetit says they are willing to go to great lengths to accommodate students with special dietary needs, though it relies on students to reach out for help.
Why is Gourmet Grocer so expensive?Penn Dining contends that the Gourmet Grocer provides a Penn-unique grocery service.
Penn explains why it takes so long to transition from AC to heatThis fall, FRES began the transition process on Oct. 8, and all heating systems should be confirmed to be operational by Oct. 21.
With housing price revamp, dorm costs will rise for some and decline for mostEighty-three percent of all beds in the college house system will be priced at the lower rate around $9,400 and 17 percent at the higher rate around $13,200.
Penn Dining and Athletics team up for healthy eatingDining also supported the opening of the football season on Twitter, and dining halls have featured flyers advertising upcoming games.
There's no place like a college house homeFaculty in college houses learn to combine family and pets with a setting of noisy college students.
Sharing food and diverse experiences: TableTalk launches new program#TableTalkTuesdays will be held every two weeks in a different dining hall, and will encourage students to eat with strangers and discuss interesting topics.