Articles by Jenny Trang

09/26/12 11:35pm

Students launch a Penn-focused ‘Craigslist’

With 3,000 visits in the past month, UPennPost is a Penn-exclusive online marketplace for students to buy, sell and barter any item or service.
09/04/12 9:53pm
In the face of rain and humidity, thousands of concertgoers in rain jackets and patriotic colors swarmed Benjamin Franklin Parkway for Philadelphia’s first annual Made In America festival this Labor Day weekend.
08/01/12 7:54pm

With new features, classroom aid Lore is ready for use

Using a design that integrates features from Blackboard, Facebook’s timeline, LinkedIn’s profile and Google Calendar, Lore is ready for use by professors for the upcoming semester.
08/01/12 7:47pm
After three months of construction, Bliss Juices and Ice Cream, Manakeesh’s neighboring juice and ice cream bar at 45th and Walnut streets, will have its grand opening tomorrow on Aug. 3.
07/25/12 9:50pm
The fair, which was free to the public, aimed to fundraise for the annual postdoc symposium held at Penn in October, as well as other social events and seminars hosted by the BPC.
07/25/12 9:41pm
Since La Terrasse closed its doors February of last year, Doc Magrogan’s had been under construction and is opening much later than anticipated.
07/18/12 8:34pm
Since its debut last fall, The Porch — an open-air seating area outside 30th Street Station — has been launching free performances, Wednesday farmers’ markets, yoga classes and most recently a beer garden and mini golf course.
07/13/12 11:00am

Pan-Asian American Community House appoints a new director

Peter Van Do, former program director for Community Center Programs at Cornell University’s Student Activities Office, will serve as PAACH director beginning July 23.
07/11/12 9:04pm

Penn and Google preserve endangered languages

The initiative uses technology to support both language documentation and revitalization efforts.
07/03/12 11:00pm
The Marvelous music store, which has been located at 40th and Locust streets for the past decade, has struggled to get customers from Penn.
06/20/12 9:27pm
June 20 marked the grand opening celebration, with free dirt ice cream from Little Baby’s Ice Cream, and complimentary food and drinks from Dock Street Brewing Co. and Four Worlds Bakery.
06/13/12 8:53pm
Every summer the University City District, the Rotunda and Penn host the 40th Street Summer Series, a lineup of free monthly concerts from June to September.
06/06/12 10:08pm

Penn hosts think tank summit

The summit brought together representatives from every G20 country to participate in panels, presentations and roundtable discussions concerning global economic problems and foreign policy issues.
05/30/12 7:00pm
Named by Esquire as the “Best Beer-Drinking City in America,” Philadelphia started the nation’s first craft beer celebration five years ago.
05/23/12 9:52pm
Lil’ Pop Shop, which officially opened at 44th and Spruce streets on May 8, offers all-natural artisan popsicles.
05/14/12 7:50pm
Addressing Penn’s graduating Class of 2012, founder of Harlem Children’s Zone Geoffrey Canada asked, “Do you care about those who won’t make it without real help?”
04/01/12 10:55pm

Leaders in Education Advocacy and Reform Network conference joins education experts

The Leaders in Education Advocacy and Reform Network held an all-day conference Saturday at the Penn Law School. The conference, “Bridging Sectors to Rebuild Education,” brought together professionals from different aspects of education and cities across the nation to discuss improving American education.
02/24/12 12:59am

Students dine with Dean DeTurck

Over 100 College undergraduates signed up to dine with the Dean last night, but only the first 30 gained the opportunity.
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