Articles by Jill Castellano
Senior column by Jill Castellano | Looking back, not forwardLast year, I was privileged enough to attend convocation for the incoming class of Penn freshmen as an honorary guest.
The 30 easiest and hardest classes at PennHere are the top 30 easiest and hardest undergraduate classes at Penn, as ranked by their Penn Course Review difficulty score out of 4.0 between 2009 and 2015. Senior projects and theses, clinical rotations for nursing students and classes that have not been taught since 2013 are not included.
How much have your Penn peers and professors donated to presidential candidates?See how much money students, faculty and staff at Penn have given to political campaigns in the past year.
Trustees chair David Cohen major donor to indicted Phila. congressmanCampaign filings show that Cohen, a 1981 Law School graduate, was Fattah’s fifth-highest-paying individual donor in the 2014 election cycle.
Letter from the Editor-in-Chief | Stronger togetherBehind my desk in the windowless office I’ve spend an absurd number of hours in this year, you can find a cork board littered with business cards of Managing Editors from years gone by.
Over 90 percent of AXO members expected to resignAXO nationals compared off-campus organizations to knock-off Tory Burch handbags.
Alpha Chi Omega to move off campusPenn’s chapter of Alpha Chi Omega, Alpha Epsilon, plans to officially revoke its charter with the University this week.
Q&A with the new director of the alcohol and drug program officeNoelle Melartin, the new director of the Office of Alcohol and Other Drug Program Initiatives, served as associate director from 2010 until March 2015, when she was promoted to her new position.
UPDATED: Penn students interrupt Board of Trustees, calling out Comcast Exec. VP David CohenThe protest centered around the issues of net neutrality and education.
Penn junior Alex Bilotti dies of cancerAlexsandra Bilotti, a Penn junior, died early Saturday morning of Ewing's Carcoma. She turned 22 years old last Wednesday.
Flood damage in Huntsman Hall leaves part of the building closed offOn Saturday, stormwater flooded the area of Huntsman Hall on the ground floor by the Walnut Street entrance.
UPDATED: Power returns to stores on Walnut Street, cause of outage still unclearStore operators along Walnut Street said Penn maintenance staff told them buildings in a four-block radius were affected.
Explosion, gunshot scare on 41st Street prompts police investigationThe scare was caused by a transformer explosion on the block of 41st Street between Pine and Baltimore Streets.
Penn public safety tops security charts for eighth yearPenn's Division of Public Safety was ranked the number one university on Security Magazine's "Security 500" list.
Busting barriers, Penn's top cop celebrates 20 yearsIt was Maureen Rush’s fifth week on the job as a Philadelphia police officer, and she was already in a standoff with a drug addict.
Housing Guide 2014 |House Hunting in the Big AppleThere’s no clear path to finding a home in New York City after graduation. But as the many
Penn prepares for potential Ebola casesStudent Health Services and the Penn's Health System are working with the CDC and the Philadelphia Department of Public Health to monitor the Ebola situation.
DPS investigates cyclist incident with alleged excessive forceThe Division of Public Safety is investigating an incident where a Penn Police officer allegedly used excessive force against a person riding her bicycle on campus, CBS News reported Thursday night.
How to prevent college suicides is not well understoodExperts say suicides on college campuses tend to happen in waves.