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Penn Students Make Room For Marriage

thedp.com | Dorcy Chen | Posted 12.21.2011 | College

Wharton senior Matt Swanson flew down to Florida for fall break. But unlike many Florida-bound students who were busy reclaiming tans they had picked ...

Undocumented And Unapologetic

Undocumented and unapologetic | Tania Chairez | Posted 12.12.2011 | College

My name is Tania Chairez; I am undocumented, unafraid and unapologetic. I was born in northern Mexico, where poverty is the norm, education is scar...

LeBron James To Play In Penn Showcase

thedp.com | Kevin Esteves | Posted 11.13.2011 | College

The King is coming to the Cathedral. Two-time NBA MVP LeBron James will join fellow superstars Kevin Durant, Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony in a Te...

The Daily Pennsylvanian's State Of The Union Drinking Game

The Daily Pennsylvanian | By the Daily Pennsylvanian | Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 2:38 Am | Posted 03.01.2012 | College

President Barack Obama will deliver his annual State of the Union address tonight at 9 p.m. If you're not already planning on watching it, here's a re...

How's $350,000 For A Starting Salary?

The Daily Pennsylvanian | By Lauren Reed | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

If more money means more problems, one Wharton graduate may be in trouble. With a $350,000 starting salary, a Wharton graduate -- who now works at ...

Penn Early Decision Applications Up 17%

The Daily Pennsylvanian | By Darina Shtrakhman | Friday, November 5, 2010 at 12:28 Pm | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Penn received 17 percent more early decision applications this year, according to Dean of Admissions Eric Furda. This brings the total to approxima...

For Student Athletes, Concussions Have Impact On Classwork

The Daily Pennsylvanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

When junior Colin Donnelly suffered his fifth concussion, he knew it might be time to end his days playing football. It happened early in his sopho...

University Of Pennyslvania Enrolls 5 Illegal Immigrants In Freshman Class

The Daily Pennsylvanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Five undocumented immigrants joined the freshman class this year, according to La Casa Latina, the cultural resource center for Latino students. Wh...

LGBT Interest In University Of Pennsylvania On The Rise

The Daily Pennsylvanian | By Anjali Tsui | Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at 12:51 Am | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

It's great to be gay at Penn, according to Newsweek, the publication that recently ranked Penn as the most gay-friendly college in the United States. ...

Young Republicans May Be More Excited About Midterm Elections

The Daily Pennsylvanian | By Victor Gamez | Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 1:16 Am | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A recent poll suggests that, contrary to popular belief, young Republicans may be more enthusiastic than their Democratic peers -- at least in the upc...

Mike Peisach, Penn Freshman, Recreates Shelby Cobra And Sells For $110,000

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

University of Pennsylvania student Mike Peisach is making a name for himself as an entrepreneur before finishing his freshman year of college. The Da...

U Of Penn Latest To Offer Transgender Insurance

Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Come this fall, the University of Pennsylvania's insurance plan will absorb the cost of gender reassignment surgery. The Daily Pennsylvanian reports:...

Cloudy Days Make Campuses More Appealing: Study

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A University of Pennsylvania professor has discovered that prospective students who visit college campuses on overcast days are 9 percent more likely ...

Penn Acceptance Rate Falls To 14.2 Percent

The Daily Pennsylvanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

On April 1st at 5 p.m. applicants to Penn's class of 2014 will find out if they have been accepted. According to Dean of Admissions Eric Furda, thi...

200 Students Promised Admission At U Of Penn

The Daily Pennsylvanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Unlike their anxious friends, a few regular decision students already know that they've gotten into college. While it is customary for athletes to ...

COLUMN: Lecture Classes Lack Intellectual Heft

The Daily Pennsylvanian | By Dennie Zastrow | Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at 11:43 Pm | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

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UPenn's Wharton Falls In Undergrad Business School Rankings

The Daily Pennsylvanian | By Brooke Huestis | Saturday, March 6, 2010 at 5:45 Pm | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The Wharton School dropped to fourth place in BusinessWeek's 2010 Undergraduate Business School Rankings. The school took third place last year a...

COLUMN: I'm Graduating, I Don't Have A Job, And That's Okay

The Daily Pennsylvanian | By Juliette Mullin | Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at 1:14 Am | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Lately, I've been having the same conversation on repeat. It doesn't matter whom I'm talking to or where I am, everyone loves asking the same question...

Using Gay Students To Recruit Gay Students

The Huffington Post | Fernanda Diaz | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The University of Pennsylvania is leading the way on a new recruitment approach that specifically focuses on gay and lesbian applicants. By treating L...

UPenn's Chilean Students React To Earthquake: 'It's A Big Step Back For Our Country'

The Daily Pennsylvanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The three Penn undergraduates currently studying abroad in Santiago, Chile are all "safe," Executive Director of the Office of International Programs ...

UPenn Doc Serves Olympians

The Daily Pennsylvanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

While there may not be any Quakers competing for gold in Vancouver, Penn still has a presence at the 2010 Winter Olympics. Gary Dorshimer, a 1981 Pen...