Articles by Julie Xie
The best and the worstTo be able to truly open yourself up to another person is a privilege, and whether we graduate with a high-paying banking job or with a ton of student debt, we should consider ourselves lucky.
Three shot at 46th and Walnut barEarly Saturday morning, three people were shot outside Watusi Lounge, a bar at 46th and Walnut streets.
To safety and to family at the Boston MarathonMaybe it was a generator explosion, Erica Denhoff thought. She asked the policeman if it was safe to continue. He said yes. They would tell her if it stopped being safe. But a few miles later, there were more Boston police officers and more frantic people trying to reach their loved ones on the phone lines that would be down for hours.
Community shares shock and stories from Boston MarathonAs of Monday evening, the University and Athletic Communications have not been made aware of any Penn athletes and affiliates injured in the attacks. RELATED: Alum journalists reflect on covering Boston explosions
Storify | Joke Issue 2013See how everyone reacted
Penn basketball stuffed by Dartmouth in close finishAt the Palestra Friday night, the Big Green overtook the Quakers, 69-64, in a game that went down to the wire.
Friends to commemorate Singh at vigil“A Celebration of the Life of Arya Singh” will begin at College Green at 6:30 p.m. and end at Houston Hall.
Nursing junior Arya Singh died FridayNursing junior Arya Singh died Feb. 8 after being taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, University Communications confirmed.
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Quick Takes | Higher education round-up: Jan. 18A weekly roundup of news from around the Ivy League and the higher-education community.
Male student victim of armed robberyAn alert was issued over a robbery with weapon at 38th and Walnut streets. The Division of Public Safety confirmed the victim was a male student affiliated with the University.
Police investigate robbery at 40th and LocustA male student was robbed with what appeared to be a gun in the 40th and Locust area Saturday afternoon. A UPennAlert was issued in response at 3:45 p.m.
Penn graduate nominated to serve on a Philadelphia federal courtThe appointment, if approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee, would turn into a lifetime position at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Male student robbed at 41st and Pine streetsAt around 6:24 p.m. Monday evening, a male student was robbed by two males around 41st and Pine streets. One of the suspects had a dark complexion and was wearing a dark coat and black hat, according to the Division of Public Safety.
City's top election official ousted from positionRepublican Al Schmidt and Democrat Anthony Clark, who has had building tension with Singer in the past few months, voted to remove her as chair and make themselves co-chairs.
Provisional ballots become issue at campus, city pollsSeveral students arrived at the polls with a registration card but their name was not on the voter rolls. Others did not have a registration card and their names were not on the voter rolls, but were listed on the Pennsylvania Department of State website.
Students to staff and watch pollsAbout 40 students from PLTV will be scattered throughout campus operating and manning the voting process. They will check in voters, explain the process to first-time voters and tabulate numbers at the end of the day.
Penn gears up for Election Day 2012There’s a lot to get done between the hours of 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. on election day. The Penn community is determined not to waste any of these hours. Political groups on campus are making a final push in campaigning for their parties and get-out-the-vote efforts.
Hurricane Sandy | #sandyatpennCampus and the city of Philadelphia alike have been preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Sandy since Sunday night. VIDEO: Preparing for Hurricane Sandy PHOTO GALLERY: Hurricane Sandy PreparationPHOTO GALLERY: Hurricane Sandy at Penn