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Senior Column by Rebecca Tan | Take a big swingNow though, for what feels like the first time, I’m not dragging my feet. I’m ready, heck, I’m excited to move on because I feel like I took a mighty swing at this college thing.
The Daily Pennsylvanian welcomes 135th Board of editors and managers"When you look at the new people joining us, everyone has really shown that they’re really dedicated to the organization. We’re in a better position now than we’ve ever been to reimagine our strategy from a digital perspective,” said Digital Director Sam Holland.
Penn alum, Jerry Rabinowitz, among dead in Pittsburgh synagogue shootingThe suspect in the shooting, Robert Bowers, 46, opened fire at the Tree of Life Congregation in eastern Pittsburgh and attacked during a service.
Suspicious object reported at 33rd and Chestnut streets, near New College HouseA UPenn Alert was sent at 3:30 p.m., indicating that the object was cleared and is no longer a danger to the community.
Penn will require all sophomores to live in college housing starting in 2021The decision, which is part of an initiative to create a 'sophomore experience' for second-year students, was released to student leaders at a meeting in Huntsman Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 25.
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.
Notable archaeologist and Penn professor Harold L. Dibble dies of cancerHarold L. Dibble was the Francis E. Johnston Term Professor of Anthropology as well as the Curator-in-Charge of the European Archaeology Section at the Penn Museum.
Penn instructor is among women alleging that writer Junot Diaz behaved inappropriatelyCarmen Maria Machado, a faculty member and artist-in-residence at Penn, alleges that Diaz lashed out at her when she asked him a question about a character in his book.
Penn removes Kurzban from course roster for Fall 2018, says they are investigating allegations'[W]e want to make clear that what was described in this article could not be more at odds with our educational and moral values,' wrote the Chair of the Psychology Department.
Watch: Penn Med students sing about a gallbladder to Ed Sheeran's 'Galway Girl'For 3 minutes and 48 seconds, students and faculty welcome the incoming class of Penn Medicine students by singing and dancing with a life-sized gallbladder.
A plane makes an emergency landing in Phila., resulting in one casualty, seven injuriesThe jet, which belongs to Southwest Airlines, was en route from New York to Dallas when one of its engines exploded, sending pieces of debris against the main body of the aircraft, CBS News reported.
Penn names NYU professor Mark Wolff as new Dean of Penn DentalPenn has made a series of major announcements to do with high-level administrative personnel this semester. Penn Dental is only one of three schools that will welcome new deans in August.
Penn bans sexual relations between faculty and undergraduates in significant policy changeThis marks a considerable shift from the University's previous policy, which stated that sexual relations were only prohibited "during the period of the teacher-student relationship."
A look into the fallout from Steve Wynn's sexual misconduct allegations at campus and beyondIt has been over a month since the 1963 College graduate Steve Wynn was accused of sexual misconduct, but the fallout from these allegations have continued.
Former VP Joe Biden made a low-profile visit to Penn on Feb. 28Biden arrived amid very little fanfare, and two separate Penn spokespeople wrote in emails to The Daily Pennsylvanian they were not aware Biden was on campus.
President Gutmann: rescinding Wynn's, Cosby's honors was 'the right decision at the right time'Speaking for the first time on the issue since Penn made its announcement on Wynn and Cosby, Gutmann said the decision to rescind the honorary degrees was 'very logical.'
Penn graduate students have withdrawn their petition to vote for a unionGraduate student leaders say this is a strategic decision that graduate student workers across the country are making to ensure that they have the right to unionize in the long-term.
Portraits from the Eagles parade: meet the 'greatest fans in the world'From a former refugee and a 75-year-old lifetime Eagles fan to a Penn graduate with his family of six, here are the stories of the people at the historic Super Bowl celebration this Thursday.
NBC News anchor Andrea Mitchell will speak at Penn’s 2018 Commencement ceremonyMitchell, who graduated from Penn’s College for Women in 1967, is also the chair of the Penn Arts and Sciences Board of Overseers and a University Trustee Emerita.
Thousands sign petition calling on Penn to suspend operations during Super Bowl parade'In a year of political and social unrest where the fabric of what binds us together is being tested daily, the city of Philadelphia has a chance to come together,' reads the petition.
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