Articles by Tom Nowlan
Q&A with 2015 Penn baseball graduate Ronnie Glenn who continues minor league grindAfter four stellar years at Meiklejohn stadium, 2015 Penn graduate and left-handed pitcher Ronnie Glenn was taken in the 22nd round of the Major League Baseball draft. Since then, Glenn has been steadily working his way up the Los Angeles Angels’ minor league ladder; he currently is in his second season with the Single-A Burlington (IA) Bees.
Several Quakers hope to hear name called in MLB draftMajor League Baseball’s amateur draft kicked off Monday night. With more thanforty rounds taking place through Wednesday, over 1,200 aspiring big leaguers will be matched with the organization with which they will begin their professional careers. A handful of recent Penn grads hope their name will be among those selected.
Penn baseball splits doubleheader with Columbia; can clinch division title SaturdayNEW YORK — Could this year be the year? Thanks to a stellar day of offense — much of it from senior slugger Tim Graul — Penn baseball split a doubleheader at Columbia Friday afternoon, putting it one win shy of its first division title in ten years.
Penn announces plan to replace the Fresh Grocer with Acme — which will include a StarbucksThe new store area, which Acme calls a "first class urban grocery experience," will feature a Starbucks, the third within a seven-block stretch of Walnut Street.
Hot streak continues for Penn baseball with blowout over VillanovaPenn baseball has been on a roll as of late. This weekend, Red and Blue fans will find out just how legit the team really is. The Quakers fresh off a 11-2 shellacking of Big 5 rival Villanova Tuesday, will dive back into conference play this weekend as they travel north for a four-game series, playing Brown and Yale twice apiece.
In pursuit of Ivy title, Penn baseball will rely heavily on senior classLed by established veterans Mike Reitcheck and Jake Cousins, Penn’s starting pitchers are among the most experienced in the Ivy League. Those two now-seniors have been mainstays in the rotation since their sophomore seasons — when they each finished in the conference’s top three in earned run average. And in their final Quaker campaigns, Cousins and Reitcheck have set their sights on something that has eluded them during their first three seasons: an Ivy championship.
Joe Biden will be back at Irvine on March 30Penn President Amy Gutmann announced the event in an email Wednesday. The event will take place March 30 from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. and will be available online via an live webcast.
Snow prompts 12 p.m. delayed opening on ThursdayClasses will also begin at noon, the Weather Advisory said.
Penn men's basketball on the brink of elimination after losses at Harvard, DartmouthOn its farthest road trip of the Ivy League season, Penn men’s basketball dropped two critical games to Harvard and Dartmouth, blowing an early lead in Cambridge before falling to the previously-conference-winless Big Green. After jumping out to a massive early lead, Penn basketball regressed substantially over the game’s final 30 minutes en route to a 69-59 loss to Harvard Friday night.
Penn men's basketball blows large early lead in 69-59 loss to HarvardAfter jumping out to a massive early lead, Penn basketball regressed substantially over the game’s final 30 minutes en route to a 69-59 loss to Harvard Friday night.
Trump signs executive order to cut funding for sanctuary cities like Philadelphia"This is not a dictatorship. This is a democracy. We will take avail of every opportunity we have to protect our citizens and protect our people who are living in our city,” the first-term mayor said, according to 6abc.
Penn men's basketball can't overcome early deficit in 78-71 loss to St. Joseph'sThe Red and Blue couldn’t escape an early 15-point deficit Friday, staging a furious comeback before coming up short to St. Joseph’s in a 78-71 loss at the Palestra. With the defeat, the Quakers’ remain winless in the season’s most important games, as they are a combined 0-6 in Big 5 and Ivy League play.
Former student charged in Castle arson case given probationTwenty-two of the 24 charges against Lorenzo Bonfiglio were dismissed. He pleaded guilty to the remaining two charges. He will not serve any prison time.
President Obama should grant Chaka Fattah a pardon, the ex-congressman's lawyer saysThe former West Philadelphia politician — whose district included Penn's campus — was convicted of a series of racketeering and corruption charges last year.
Here's who will lead the search for Penn's next provostCollege senior Kat McKay, the president of the Undergraduate Assembly, will be among the student representatives.
Rafael Robb, ex-Penn professor and confessed wife killer, released from prisonRobb was sentenced to five-to-ten years in prison in 2008 after pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter.
Trump taps Penn alum for Securities and Exchange Commission ChairClayton is currently a partner at Sullivan & Cromwell, a New York law firm that represents Wall Street titans, most notably Goldman Sachs Inc. He returned to Penn for law school, graduating in 1993. He also holds a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Cambridge.
Seven Penn Law professors sign letter opposing nomination of Jeff Sessions as attorney generalThe signatories included over 1,100 professors of law from around the country.
Joe Biden is reportedly coming to Penn after he leaves officeOutgoing U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will ‘set up shop’ at Penn when he leaves office in January, Politico reported Wednesday morning.
Ex-Penn prof. convicted of manslaughter is leaving jail soon — and he's asking for moneyRobb, a former economics professor specializing in game theory, bludgeoned his wife to death on Dec. 22, 2006 following a dispute about their holiday plans. His wife, Ellen Gregory Robb, had reportedly been in the early stages of asking for a divorce.
Blog Posts by Tom Nowlan
@dailypenn Twitter covers Trump rallySports Editor Tom Nowlan and Design Editor Ilana Wurman covered Trump's rally tonight. These are some of the things he said.
Former Arkansas State Senator recalls history with Clintons
Roundtable: Who has been Penn's best spring athlete?Midway through Penn Athletics’ spring season, an intriguing combination of players have left an indelible mark on their respective teams’ successes in 2015. In recent weeks, Penn baseball has surged ahead, winning seven of eight Ivy games in dominating fashion, yet with no single person responsible for the hot streak. The women’s lacrosse and softball teams are humming along as well, with their usual cast of stars setting the tone for the Quakers.
Former-Penn basketball recruit Jule Brown decommitsPenn men's basketball recruit and Lower Merion High School senior Jule Brown announced Monday that he has decommitted from the Quakers and will not be a part of the program next season.
3-on-3: Comparing the two Penn hoops squads
Good, Bad, Ugly: Penn basketball vs. CornellWhat went down in Penn basketball’s 79-72 win over Cornell Saturday night? We take a look at the good, the bad and the ugly.
Penn basketball's Nwokedi and Woods earn Rookie of the Week honors once againFollowing standout weekends, freshmen Michelle Nwokedi and Antonio Woods notched Ivy League Rookie of the Week awards. It was Nwokedi’s fifth nod of the season and Woods’ third.
Penn women's basketball's Michelle Nwokedi takes home more awardsFollowing a pair of solid road wins for Penn women’s basketball, rookie Michelle Nwokedi notched her fourth Ivy League rookie of the week nod of the season and third since the beginning of 2015 alone.
Penn women's basketball's Roche and Ross earn honors for weekend performancesIt was a strong week on the court for Penn women’s basketball, which picked up a pair of impressive road victories over Dartmouth and Harvard. And news for the program off the court was arguably just as strong.
Ivy basketball roundup: Jan. 26We check in on the current state of Ivy men's hoops programs.
A weekend full of honors for Penn basketballSydney Stipanovich and Antonio Woods earn Ivy honors
Temple notches colorful victory over La SalleDuring Temple’s 58-57 win over La Salle at the Palestra on Saturday, fans revived one of Philadelphia basketball’s more light-hearted rituals: Throwing streamers.