Articles by Jennifer Sun

12/05/13 10:15pm

Letter from the editor | Matters of opinion

The alternative to publishing Clarissa’s column would have been to reject her application because her views strayed too far from the norm on campus.
08/27/13 10:39pm
Read on for a few of the updates we’ve made for this fall.
03/18/13 1:14am

Letter from the editor

The DP’s executive board decided on Friday that we will no longer publish advertisements from the David Horowitz Freedom Center.
02/01/13 1:12am

Letter from the editor

If you read our paper yesterday, you might have seen a young President Gutmann gracing our front page and a letter by her on our opinion page, responding to a critique from Tuesday’s paper. Enough readers have expressed their suspicions about our paper’s objectivity that we want to clarify our position.
01/18/13 12:34am

Quick Takes | Higher education round-up: Jan. 18

A weekly roundup of news from around the Ivy League and the higher-education community.
01/09/13 1:40am
This year, like in the 128 years before us, our aim is still to showcase the student voice. But we’ll be doing it in more 21st century ways.
10/31/12 12:24am

Political Action Week brings election events to campus

PoCo, an umbrella group of 10 member organizations, originally scheduled the week to start on Monday, but all of that night’s and Tuesday’s events were canceled or rescheduled due to Hurricane Sandy. The week now includes 10 events that aim to discuss key policy issues in this year’s presidential election.
10/28/12 4:09pm

Hurricane Sandy disrupts travel plans out of Philadelphia

On Sunday afternoon, a line for an Amtrak train out of Philadelphia stretched nearly the length of 30th Street Station, Philadelphia’s central regional rail hub. Screens around the station projected precautionary evacuation procedure plans and exits.
10/24/12 12:34am
A Chevrolet Sintra crashed onto the patio outside Saxby’s Coffee on the 40th and Locust streets intersection at approximately 11:45 p.m.
05/10/12 9:51pm

College grads donate $25 million to open new cancer research center

Mindy and Jonathan Gray, both 1992 College graduates, have donated $25 million to create the Basser Research Center, a new cancer research center focused on researching BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes.
01/23/12 12:47am
In what is now an annual tradition, around 80 neighborhood parents lined up outside 42nd and Locust streets to secure a coveted spot in the kindergarten class at Penn Alexander.
01/10/12 11:34pm

Court case closed against Penn students arrested at Occupy Philadelphia

This morning, the Philadelphia municipal court closed the cases related College junior Moshe Bitterman and College sophomore Emma Johnson’s arrests at Occupy Philadelphia on Nov. 30.
01/05/12 8:46pm
Maintenance crews have been working since Wednesday night to contain flooding in Harrison College House. STUDENT-SUBMITTED VIDEO: Flooding at Harrison College House
12/18/11 5:57pm

U.S. Soldiers return home from Iraq

The last American soldiers left the Iraqi combat zone on Sunday just in time for the holidays. The departure marked the end of a war that has lasted almost a decade.
12/07/11 12:50am

Despite signs of fading, Occupiers hold strong

Even though Occupy Philadelphia’s physical protest has been disassembled, its participants say the movement is considering creating a national conference at Penn.
12/05/11 11:13pm
Last week, the Latino Coalition elected its new officials for the 2012 board. Wharton and College junior Angel Contrera will begin his second term as chair of the coalition, the umbrella organization that contains 25 Latino groups on campus.
12/01/11 2:34am

Penn occupiers freed after jail stay

Fifty-two people were arrested following a police raid of Center City’s Dilworth Plaza early Wednesday morning to evict Occupy Philadelphia protesters, including a Penn professor and four students. RELATED: OccupyPenn shows solidarity following arrestsVIDEO: What do you think of the Occupy eviction?EDITORIAL: A change of occupation
11/30/11 1:13am
At least four Penn students and a faculty member were among about 50 people arrested this morning following a police raid of Center City’s Dilworth Plaza.
11/28/11 10:19pm
As sophomores and juniors, many students begin thinking about becoming Resident Advisers and Graduate Associates themselves.
11/28/11 12:03am

Occupy not forced out of Dilworth Plaza

On Friday, Mayor and 1979 Wharton graduate Michael Nutter announced that the Occupy Philadelphia protesters encamped at City Hall had until 5 p.m. Sunday to leave the site. However, as of 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, no protesters were evicted. INTERACTIVE: Timeline of Occupy Philadelphia
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Blog Posts by Jennifer Sun

01/24/06 1:02pm

The Big Ten's Ivy League takeover

It seems like the Big Ten is slowly taking over the Ivy League.First, Columbia appoints Lee Bollinger -- former University of Michigan president -- as its president.
01/17/06 11:16pm

Yes, that Franklin

By now, you may have heard that Tuesday was celebrated as Benjamin Franklin's 300th birthday in Philadelphia and other cities across the country.
01/13/06 9:04pm

A basketball bounty

One of the things that makes following college basketball in Philadelphia so much fun is that it's easy to get to games not involving the team you follow the closest.
01/10/06 2:15am

Penn's biggest statistical weaknesses

I just got back from Penn's disappointing loss at Fordham.Despite all those fans saying that the team will run away with the Ivy title this year, tonight's game was the perfect example of how Penn can lose to any opponent -- bad shooting from beyond the three-point line, bad shooting from beyond the free-throw line (this team must have a major aversion to lines), an inability to rebound and lots of fouls.With Penn opening Ivy play this weekend against Cornell, I decided to find out the statistical categories where Penn has struggled this season compared to the rest of the league.
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