Articles by Spencer Small
Farewell Column by Spencer Small | For what it’s worthSchoolwork was secondary to adventures, from studying abroad to going across town to get a 4 a.m. cheesesteak. That’s where I learned the most — life lessons, not classroom lessons.
Chance for Penn baseball to punch Big Red in the faceThe Quakersare preparing for a four-game away series versus Cornell this weekend.
Brebner fever invigorates Penn baseballBy the end of the fourth, Penn (21-14, 6-6 Ivy) had burst the game wide open with a 9-0 lead over a seemingly helpless Lehigh (18-20, 5-7 Patriot) squad, finishing with a 13-2 victory. The game finished in a healthy 13-2 victory over.
Questions remain around Tom Hartford's death, U. responseSo far, there have not been legal ramifications from the incident. The day of Hartford’s death, his father said that he has no plans to sue, and stands by this decision unless medical expenses are exorbitantly high.
Small | Wing Bowl 21: A love letter to drunkenness and debaucheryBeing selected as the designated drunk columnist for Wing Bowl 21 brought with it a set of guidelines and restrictions. I had to get as hammered at possible, in the wee hours of the morning, without appearing too intoxicated to do my job.
Death of College senior ruled an accidentThe death of College senior Tom Hartford has been ruled an accident, Vice President for University Communications Stephen MacCarthy said in an email.
Flu season hits Philadelphia earlyAlthough the number of influenza-like illness cases usually peaks in mid-January, according to Division Chief of Penn Infectious Disease Ebbing Lautenbach, this year’s national and local ILI incidence peaked five weeks earlier than last year.
AlliedBarton rallies to protest contract negotiation delaysAbout 20 PennWalk and Penn Park officers, members of the Philadelphia Security Officers Union, gathered in front of President Gutmann’s house on Walnut Street around 11 a.m. on Friday to protest the negotiation delays between AlliedBarton and the PSOU.
Drexel student hit by car at 36th and ChestnutA Drexel University student was hit by a car at the corner of 36th and Chestnut streets just before 2 a.m.
Crackdown on IDs at Copabanana discourages students from visitingThe raid and following changes in ID policy have caused the management to make changes to its offerings on Wednesdays
Crime Log | Nov. 21 - 28View Crime Log: Nov.
Alcohol-linked weight gain gives students cause for concernA new report from the National Center for Health Statistics indicates that Americans are consuming an average of almost 100 calories a day in alcoholic beverages. This can translate into a weight gain of about 5.2 pounds per year.
Penn AlliedBarton guards continue negotiationsAlthough it’s been over seven months since the vote to unionize, members of PSOU are still negotiating new contract details with AlliedBarton to help improve labor conditions for guards.
Division of Public Safety earns top ranking againFor the sixth year in a row, the Division of Public Safety ranks first in safety and security, according to Security Magazine.
Philadelphia casinos compete for licenses in cityToday, applications are due to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board for the remaining Philadelphia casino license.
Crime Log | Nov. 2 - 8Theft: Nov. 8 — A male employee reported copper piping missing from a secured location at the Perelman Parking Lot at 3410 Civic Center Boulevard around 11:15 a.m.
MERT prepares for disaster with mass casualty drillThe drill was a scenario with a fake automobile accident and diesel spill with volunteers posing as injured victims. VIDEO: A bloody Sunday with MERT PHOTO GALLERY: MERT mass casualty drill
Annenberg professor's study finds racism declined due to President ObamaGoldman’s research concluded that, because of Obama, there has been a decrease in the amount of negative categorization of black citizens by whites.
Crime Log | Oct. 19-Oct. 25A round up of crime for the week of Oct. 19 to Oct. 25