Articles by Jenny Lu
Jenny Lu | Finding comfort despite changeIt took a recent walk through campus for me to realize how much things can change in just a few years’ time. At risk of sounding like an actual senior citizen — back in my day, Spruce Street across from the Quad had only one sidewalk.
Local residents plan to appeal court decision for former 40th and Pine mansionAfter Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge Ellen Ceisler ruled on April 9 that the historic mansion on the corner of 40th and Pine streets could be demolished, the lawyer representing a group of neighborhood residents said they plan to appeal the ruling.
Copabanana returns to usual business after Tuesday's shootingCopabanana remains mostly unaffected by the events of last night. It was open for normal business hours on Tuesday. Copabanana owner Brian Phillips said that, while he was not on the premises last night when the shooting occurred, the restaurant has not felt unsafe in the neighborhood.
Students upset with details of Penn proposal for ARCH stained glassStudents were frustrated with the University's recent proposal for the sign's text, which generally describes all of the stained glass panes in the ARCH, without any specific details on the rising sun.
Opening a window to discussionLast night in the Hall of Flags in Houston Hall, Students for Asian History Awareness — or SAHA — hosted an open discussion forum on a controversial stained glass rising sun image in the ARCH.
Joke Issue: Jerome-ing for LovePenn Athletics is releasing its second album by artist Jerome Allen. Allen saw this album as his chance to truly break the shackles of coaching and find his inner muse. Allen is hoping that the lyrics on the album provide sufficient motivation to his less-than stellar team in the upcoming season.
Proposed changes to Du Bois College House triples fall throughAfter on-campus housing selection concluded on Feb. 27, only two residents chose a new room type being piloted in Du Bois College House. As a result, the proposed new room configurations will not be offered next year.
2014 Power Down Challenge by the numbersDu Bois College House and Sansom Place won this year's Power Down Challenge.
New dining plan gives students their choiceKnown as the Take Your Pick — or TYP — Plan, allows students to create their own plan by selecting one of three options for meal swipes and one of three options of Dining Dollar$.
Gregory and other college houses will be renovated this summerAs part of Residential Services’ plan to renovate all buildings, going on for over 10 years now, Gregory College House will see continued renovations this summer.
Italian restaurant Zavino opens at 32nd and ChestnutItalian restaurant Zavino is hoping to transport the vibe of its 13th Street location to its newest outpost at 3200 Chestnut Street.Zavino officially opened its doors Saturday night to a crowd eager to try Zavino’s signature pizzas, pastas and small plates.
Federal Donuts to open on March 10Federal Donuts will be officially opening its doors on campus on Monday, March 10. This is the third location of the famous donut and fried chicken shop, located on 3428 Sansom St.
Stained glass in ARCH Cafe sparks controversy among Korean studentsStudents sat down with administrators to discuss a piece of stained glass in the ARCH Cafe that some see as offensive.
Eco-Reps to host zero-waste gameWhen the men’s basketball game against Harvard is over this Friday, don’t forget to recycle or compost your waste.
Congressman claims financial aid policies violate lawsEarlier this month, a congressman identified over 100 colleges in the nation, Penn included, whose financial may have been violating a federal law This act would be in violation of the Higher Education Act that Congress passed in 1992.
New learning initiative to focus on active problem solvingStructured, Active, In-Class, Learning aims to bring more student discussion and participation to the current class structure by making lectures “active” instead of “passive”.
Spicing up Locust, ARCH officially opensA whole afternoon of food and celebration filled the Arts, Research and Culture House at Thursday’s ARCH Open House.
Meal swipes return to Hillel diningAfter months of student dissatisfaction about the dining program at Hillel, Bon Appétit and Penn Dining introduced new changes that will see the return of meal swipes at Falk DIning Commons.