Articles by Kelly Heinzerling
How Penn voted: A breakdown of campus's poll numbersIn the 2018 historic midterm elections, Penn students turned out in record-breaking numbers at polling stations across campus.
Penn alumni ride the red and blue wave to victory in Tuesday's midtermsPenn alumni Mary Scanlon, Conor Lamb, and Josh Gottheimer won their seats along with Trey Hollingsworth and David Scott.
As polls close, multiple locations on campus report dramatic increases in voter turnoutWhen the polls closed, 864 votes had been cast in Houston Hall and 589 in ARCH. Poll workers said this was the highest turnout for the midterm elections that they had seen in years.
Benoit Dubé, Penn's first-ever Chief Wellness Officer, says he's ready to listenThe Daily Pennsylvanian sat down with Penn's first-ever Chief Wellness Officer, a physician who beat out hundreds of candidates for the job.
Huntsman Hall will now close at 2 a.m. as part of an effort to improve wellness on campusWharton will introduce a dedicated associate director to help those "experiencing acute academic and personal challenges," as well as a new Mindfulness Space on the second floor.
Mask and Wig is 'extracurricular group' connected to leak of over 9,000 students' personal dataOn Monday, the University notified the students affected via email that their personal information had been accessed and that an investigation was ongoing.
Approx. 9,000 Penn students affected by security breach that released their private informationInformation accessed included class enrollment, students' names, and the last four digits of their social security numbers.
Penn suspends normal operations Friday following the "bomb cyclone" snowstormAs Philadelphia enters its longest below-freezing stretch since 2004, meteorologists warn that the next few days will have dangerous subzero windchill.
A Penn Medicine laptop with private patient information was stolen from a carThe patients whose information was contained on the non-encrypted laptop were notified of its theft via letter from Penn Medicine.
A list of new building projects coming to Penn's campus in 2018From the closure of popular gelato place Capogiro to the announcement of New College House West, 2017 was a big year for real estate at Penn.
Penn's Trustees chair is a major supporter of a net neutrality plan that professors call dangerousDavid Cohen also serves as the executive vice president of Comcast Corporation, which, if the bill passes, would be able to control the content and speed of certain websites available.
Fossil Free Penn wraps up a semester of activism with no policy changes but plenty of hopeInstead of staging more public protests, Fossil Free Penn is focused on connecting to administrators and students on a more personal level.
Why some international students at Penn opt for STEM majors to keep their visasMany students majoring in the humanities encounter more difficulty when trying to find a visa sponsor after graduation.
Penn just approved its third housing project in four years. But is another dorm necessary?Despite statements from administrators, student accounts, along with data from off-campus housing facilities, suggest that there isn't an increasing demand for on-campus housing.
Teams of six to eight CAPS staff discuss each student's treatment — often without their knowledgeThese treatment teams are reshuffled every three years, sometimes forcing students to switch from their CAPS psychiatrists.
Sixty students marched into the Trustees meeting on Friday calling for fossil fuel divestmentAround 60 students chanted, “Hey, hey, Amy G, make Penn fossil free,” as they marched from the Button outside Van Pelt Library to the University Board of Trustees meeting.
Experts say the Myers-Briggs test is misleading. Why does Penn still invite students to take it?“Palm readings and horoscopes can spark insights too. That doesn’t mean we should talk about them in our work teams," wrote Wharton professor Adam Grant who has repeatedly criticized the use of the MBTI.
The two Penn students who stood trial for assault have entered a rehabilitation programBenitez will spend one year on probation to complete his program, while Loginov will serve two years on probation to complete his program, according to their respective court dockets.
Given the recent threats to Obamacare, do Penn students need to worry about access to mental health care?The Trump administration has placed several key aspects of the ACA at risk such as the ability for individuals to remain on their parents' health care plans until they reach the age of 26.