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Parents of Penn Suicide Victim Accuse University of Ignoring Pleas for Help

The parents of a University of Pennsylvania student who died by suicide in 2016 have sued the school, claiming it did not respond adequately to their […]

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Penn’s New Food Hall: $10 Ice Cream and a Slice of Gentrification

The last place at the heart of Penn’s campus that unashamedly included the neighborhood is gone. The Moravian Food Court, once a lively social hub […]

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UPDATE: Penn Law Dean Relieves Controversial Professor of Some Teaching Duties

UPDATE, 3/13, 6:30 p.m.: Late Tuesday afternoon, Theodore Ruger, dean of the University of Pennsylvania School of Law, informed students and faculty by email that […]

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Penn Wins Ivy League, Punches Ticket to NCAA Basketball Tourney

After dominating the Ivy League through most of the 1990s and early 2000s, Penn men’s basketball hit a lull following the program’s last NCAA Tournament […]

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Penn Student: Center City Taco Bell Used Racial Slur on Receipt

A first-year PhD student at the University of Pennsylvania was outraged over the weekend when he discovered that an employee of the Taco Bell at […]

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Penn Beats Out Harvard, Columbia in New Campus Transportation Ranking

D.C.-based software company TransitScreen just compiled a ranking of the country’s most transportation-friendly college campuses. That is, schools with quick and easy accessibility to buses, […]

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Penn Divests Itself of Ex-Trustee Steve Wynn After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

In a move to distance itself from former trustee and alum Steve Wynn, who was recently accused of sexual misconduct by “dozens” of people in […]

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Report: Suspect in Penn Student’s Murder Has Neo-Nazi Ties

The suspect in the murder of 19-year-old Penn student Blaze Bernstein earlier this month is “an avowed neo-Nazi” belonging to one of the most violent […]

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Penn Students Expose University’s Early Connections to Slavery

New research compiled by undergraduate students at the University of Pennsylvania has forced the Ivy League school to confront its institutional and historical ties to […]

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Here’s What Was Accomplished at Penn’s Pennovation Center This Year

It’s been a little more than a year since the University of Pennsylvania opened up the Pennovation Center, a 58,000 square-foot innovation hub on its […]

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Meet the Philly Writer Who’s a National Book Award Finalist

West Philly’s Carmen Maria Machado doesn’t like New York. But she’s there today. The 31-year-old literary mastermind’s latest collection — Her Body and Other Parties — […]

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Police: Penn Student Suffers Fractured Skull in Robbery

Philly police are searching for two suspects who allegedly beat and robbed a University of Pennsylvania graduate student on Sunday. Officials say the 26-year-old Penn student was […]

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10 Philly Nonprofit Leaders Who Would Lose Big Under GOP Tax Plan

Republican lawmakers unveiled their anticipated tax-reform plan last Thursday. Among the winners in the bill: the mega-wealthy and big corporations. Among the losers? Nonprofits – […]

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Philly’s Hottest Restaurants Are Taking Over Penn’s New Food Court

Food halls — from Reading Terminal Market to Chinatown Square to The Bourse — are still trending, and now the University of Pennsylvania is getting […]

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Here’s Where Penn Ranks for Its Number of Alumni Entrepreneurs

International branding company GraphicSprings, released findings this week that show where entrepreneurs got their start in terms of education. The company looked at more than […]