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Man Accused of Killing Penn Student Charged With Hate Crime

The 21-year-old California resident accused of killing and burying University of Pennsylvania student Blaze Bernstein in a California park in January has been charged with a hate […]

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Want to Improve Philly’s Mental Health? Turn Vacant Lots Green, Study Says.

I’m not sure what it is about Philly’s vacant lots, but researchers sure do seem to have a thing for studying them. In February, a report […]


Penn to Offer Its First-Ever Online Master’s Program in Computer Science

The University of Pennsylvania is really jumping on board with the trend that’s putting more classes online, thereby introducing greater flexibility for a bigger, more […]


Luxe Bistro Louie Louie Is About to Open in University City

Louie Louie, the long-awaited concept from Fearless Restaurants, opens this week with lunch, dinner, and brunch at the Hilton Inn at Penn. The European-inspired bistro and bar, […]


Hill House Restoration Recognized with National Award

One of the most iconic buildings on Penn’s campus has been hiding in plain sight since 1960. That’s no longer the case now that it’s […]

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Pa. Attorney General Wants to Reinstate Charges in Penn State Hazing Death

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has filed to appeal a district court ruling last month that dismissed involuntary manslaughter charges against several former Penn State fraternity […]


A President’s House in Rittenhouse for $2.895M

Before the University of Pennsylvania turned Horace Trumbauer’s 1907 mansion for cigar baron Otto Eisenlohr back into a mansion in 1980, its presidents lived wherever they […]

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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 […]


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 […]