The politics of fear has created scary laws that stain American history. The question now is, what type of policy will the fear we see in this campaign give way to?
While Sandy left our campus largely unscathed, the University was prepared for much worse.
If Penn and Dartmouth win this weekend, there will be a three-way tie for the Ivy League championship with Princeton. But the league can only grant one automatic bid to the NCAA tournament, and it has an unusual method for breaking the deadlock.
While at Penn and working for the Daily Pennsylvanian in 2002, Jesse Spector made a joking attempt to buy the Montreal Expos. Now he covers the NHL for the Sporting News.
In Penn’s 20-17 victory over Brown, neither team was dominant on offense or defense. Saturday, special teams made the difference.
We take a closer look at Saturday’s 1-0 loss to Brown, spotlighting Max Kurtzman’s actions throughout the course of the contest.
With international attention on the sport at a high following the Olympic Games, the judo club at Penn is working to gain notoriety and relevance on the university’s sports circuit.
The former Pennsylvania representative and 1963 College graduate currently co-teaches the “Conventions, Debates and Campaigns” class at the Fels Institute of Government.
PoCo, an umbrella group of 10 member organizations, originally scheduled the week to start on Monday, but all of that night’s and Tuesday’s events were canceled or rescheduled due to Hurricane Sandy. The week now includes 10 events that aim to discuss key policy issues in this year’s presidential election.
Though Schmerin worked in at least five different government positions since he graduated, his interests have remained the same as they were at Penn, where he received the Norman D. Palmer Prize for the best senior thesis in international relations. He currently works at Fairholme Capital Management, where he conducts investment research.
The Center for Undergraduate Research and the Joseph Wharton Scholars Senior Research Seminar organize presentations to pique students’ interest in research and a potential career in academia later on.
On Friday, the library, which was constructed on Oct. 22, 1962, hosted a commemoration for its 50th birthday. The event looked at past and present innovations in the building, including the ongoing revamping of the Special Collections Center.
Though Hurricane Sandy put a halt to classes and operations at Penn over the past two days, University officials acknowledged that the storm — which caused massive power outages, flooding and at least 48 deaths up and down the Eastern Seaboard — largely spared the campus community.
Despite being stuck inside for most of Monday and Tuesday, students passed the time in a variety of ways — some more unconventional than others.
On Monday night, as Hurricane Sandy ravaged the mid-Atlantic coast, 2010 College graduate Jessie Streich-Kest was killed by a falling tree near her home in Brooklyn, N.Y. She was 24.
Campus and the city of Philadelphia alike have been preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Sandy since Sunday night.
While campus is waiting for Hurricane Sandy to arrive in full force, college house staff are trying to promote safety while finding creative ways to keep their residents entertained.
2004 College graduate Carlos Gomez was leaving his apartment in a rush one day, late for a meeting. While exiting his apartment building, he saw a black man on the other side of the door and unwittingly jumped back.
The Quakers’ seniors closed Franklin Field in style with a dramatic 2-1 overtime victory over Brown on Sunday.
It’s around 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon, and the doors of West Philadelphia High School still don’t appear to be open.