Articles by Kelsey Matevish

03/14/12 7:06pm

Penn reacts to Passion Pit choice

Check out reactions to the choice of Passion Pit as this year’s opener for the Spring Fling concert.
03/14/12 9:06am
Passion Pit will open the 2012 Spring Fling concert. The Social Planning and Events Committee announced their choice today via the website
12/10/11 1:19pm
Penn Police secured Meyerson Hall — the School of Design building —  Saturday morning due to a potential bomb threat.
12/09/11 1:19am

November crime sees 37-percent decrease from last year

Despite a 37-percent drop in crime, four robberies occurred in November in the Penn Patrol Zone, about 33 percent greater than last year. INTERACTIVE: November crime trends
12/08/11 12:13am
Raymond Haywood, who was once a employee at Starbucks on campus, will appear in court Thursday for the alleged armed robbery of 1920s Commons. His violent criminal history has raised questions about Penn’s hiring practices.
12/02/11 12:17am

Crime Log: Nov. 18-21

The DP’s weekly crime blotter, with an interactive map.
11/30/11 10:59pm

Ex-Bon Appétit employee arrested for Commons robbery

Penn Police arrested Bon Appétit employee Raymond Haywood the day before Thanksgiving for the alleged armed robbery that occurred at 1920 Commons on Nov. 15
11/29/11 12:55am

Hidden costs of off-campus living surprise students

When they move off campus, many Penn students expect to simply pay for rent and utilities each month. However, some are surprised to find themselves paying for much more than they originally thought.
11/28/11 9:53pm

Drexel student arrested at riot in Cairo

The arrest of a Drexel University student while studying in Egypt put the potential dangers of study abroad programs in the national spotlight.
11/27/11 7:25pm

Armed robbery at pizzeria near campus

A robbery at gunpoint was reported Sunday at about 7 p.m. inside New Style Pizzeria at the corner of 41st and Chestnut streets, according to the Division of Public Safety. TIMELINE: History of the UPennAlert system
11/21/11 11:33pm
It was Jeffrey Lee’s cheery disposition that those close to him remember most fondly. Tears and laughter filled the Class of 1949 Auditorium of Houston Hall Monday night, where over 300 gathered to celebrate his life.
11/20/11 2:21pm
Nursing and Wharton senior Jeffrey Lee died of an apparent heart attack shortly after collapsing at the race’s finish line Sunday morning.
11/15/11 9:41pm

Online platform provides searchable resource for med students

Docphin is a free, online platform offering a user-friendly interface that compiles personalized news and updates from medical journals and research, along with the ability to share articles and start discussions.
11/13/11 11:15pm

Rape reported at Occupy Philadelphia

A 25-year-old woman was allegedly raped by another protester at Occupy Philadelphia on Nov. 12. Mayor and 1979 Wharton graduate Michael Nutter announced the city will employ a harsher strategy toward the movement.
11/08/11 9:47pm

Nutter wins second term

Philadelphia Mayor and 1979 Wharton graduate Michael Nutter was reelected Tuesday in a landslide. VIDEO: How did you vote?INTERACTIVE: Election results
11/08/11 8:42pm

Crime Log: Oct. 28-Nov. 3

Six thefts and one act of burglary were perpetrated throughout the week.
11/03/11 11:18pm

For some at Penn, Occupy movement fails to ring true

Some students feel that Wharton — as well as Penn as a whole — has been unfairly targeted by the Occupy movement. TOPICS: Occupy movementRELATED: OccupyPenn plans teach-in on Friday
11/02/11 10:05pm
An underground gas explosion at 34th and Ludlow Streets today at about 5 p.m. Nov. 2 caused pavement damage at the southwest corner of the intersection.
11/01/11 12:46am

English prof attacks new Penn Course Review

When the new version of Penn Course Review launched Oct. 31, its updated design exposed existing inaccuracies ­and elicited calls for its immediate takedown.
10/25/11 10:03pm

Crime Log: Oct. 14-20

Breakdown of crime on and around campus last week, with an interactive map.
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