The fact that Barack Obama was re-elected guarantees that certain changes will take effect.
Ignorant historians in the future will label us as the hipster generation — whether we like it or not.
4,780 students applied to join the class of 2017, marking a 5.6-percent increase from 4,527 applicants last year.
The Latino Ivy League Conference — planned by College juniors Fabriana Larancuent, Adan Juarez and Diana Estrada Alamo — featured 70 students from every Ivy League school, with the exception of Princeton University.
Six of the 14 fraternities and sororities within Penn’s Multicultural Greek Council are citywide organizations. These MGC chapters include members from multiple schools within the Philadelphia area, including Drexel and Villanova universities.
In Philadelphia, the city where freedom was founded, over 200 liberty-minded people came together this Saturday for the Students for Liberty Regional Conference.
On Friday, Penn’s Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics hosted a health policy seminar with Democratic Rep. Allyson Schwartz of Pennsylvania’s 13th district to discuss the future of health care with the PPACA in place.
While most of these majors are informally known as pre-graduate school majors, it’s not a given that these students will end up there. The skill sets interdisciplinary majors foster often become a unique asset in the job market.
A variety of talents took the stage Friday night at the annual competition to compete for the title of Mr. and Mrs. Big Asian on Campus.
An entire season was wasting away before the eyes of the Palestra crowd Friday night, and it was a moment of truth for the Quakers. Would they accept defeat and admit they had lost too much talent to their last graduating class? Would their season end before it had even started?
In another effort to continue the community building, UMC hosted a celebration in Houston Hall on Friday, showcasing local Philadelphia artists and student performing groups.
Harvard won the opening coin toss but not much more would go right for them after that. The Quakers scored on their opening drive and never trailed, defeating Harvard for a share of the Ivy League title 30-21.
After a rough first half against the UMBC Retrievers, the young Penn team rallied back from a 22-point deficit to secure their first win of the season, 80-75.
Saturday at noon, No. 25 Harvard comes to Franklin Field in what is a de facto Ivy League title game. With a win, Penn would clinch at least a share of the Ancient Eight crown.
For the second straight season, the Quakers will open their season against UMBC. Last year they took the contest, 59-45, in Catonsville, Md.
Sophomore guard Jackie Kates has chosen not to return to the team this season but leaves on good terms.
Friday night, Penn opens its season at Norfolk State. The Quakers return 11 players, including junior Alyssa Baron and sophomore Kara Bonenberger — the two reigning Big 5 Rookies of the Year.
Sunday, Penn’s grapplers will travel to upstate New York to compete in the annual Binghamton Open, their first competition of the year.
As Penn hits the road for a back-to-back in the Empire State, a chance for second place and just one loss in the second half of Ivy play hangs in the balance.
Going into their second-round match Thursday at the 2012 United States Tennis Association/ITA National Indoor Collegiate Championships in Flushing, N.Y., the Penn doubles pair of Sol Eskenazi and Sonya Latycheva fell just short in a 8-5 loss to Ashley Dai and Whitney Kay of North Carolina.