Wow: Amy Gutmann Is Indirectly Responsible for Watergate

It’s a bad day to be University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann.  Yesterday, the Daily Pennsylvanian outed her indirect connection with the Texas shooting last month through her position on the board at The Vanguard Group.  Quite frankly, her tenure as President should be terminated on these grounds alone.  But what the DP failed to … Continue reading Wow: Amy Gutmann Is Indirectly Responsible for Watergate

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Flood the Trustees’ Meeting: Fossil Free Penn Calls for Divestment

By Daniel Tancredi Student activist group Fossil Free Penn (FFP) held a silent protest at a meeting of the University of Pennsylvania’s Board of Trustees on Friday, November 3. The protest began at 11:00 A.M. at Van Pelt Library as nearly 50 students came together with signs reading, “Divest now,” “Stop funding climate change,” “$12.4 million … Continue reading Flood the Trustees’ Meeting: Fossil Free Penn Calls for Divestment

Penn Students Hold Presentation on Environmental Racism

By Daniel Tancredi The student group Fossil Free Penn held a discussion on environmental racism as part of its weeklong engagement project called “Divestfest" Wednesday afternoon. About a dozen students participated in the event, detailing how the negative impacts of industries disproportionately affect minorities. The speakers at the event, who will remain anonymous, hailed from … Continue reading Penn Students Hold Presentation on Environmental Racism

The Incoming Freshman’s Guide to Penn DoubleSpeak

By Daniel Tancredi You didn’t ask for it, but here it is: the Incoming Freshman’s Guide to Penn DoubleSpeak. Classes just started, and you don’t have too much homework yet, so it’s probably best to knock this out now. The libs’ll try to get you tripped up on these buzzwords so they can call you … Continue reading The Incoming Freshman’s Guide to Penn DoubleSpeak

#NotMyBestPicture: Protests Erupt Nationwide After Moonlight Claims Best Picture at Oscars

Protests have already begun after Moonlight won the Oscar for best picture last night in a shocking victory at the Academy Awards. Going into the ceremony, La La Land led the field with 14 Oscar nominations, tying All About Eve (1950) and Titanic (1997) for the most Oscar nominations in history.  News outlets from Business … Continue reading #NotMyBestPicture: Protests Erupt Nationwide After Moonlight Claims Best Picture at Oscars

Penn Students Temporarily Block Entrance to Football Game in Response to Racist GroupMe

Just before halftime at the Harvard-UPenn football game on Friday, November 11, over a hundred students defiantly responded to the news that numerous black freshmen were added to a racist GroupMe earlier that day. According to a statement from the University of Pennsylvania, “Black freshman students at Penn were added to a racist GroupMe account … Continue reading Penn Students Temporarily Block Entrance to Football Game in Response to Racist GroupMe

Penn Reacts to Clinton Loss with Canceled Classes and Coloring

After a historic Election Day, the University of Pennsylvania is reacting to the first election of one of its own alumni to the highest office of the United States. Many professors canceled classes and examinations scheduled for Wednesday. A Wharton management professor claimed to “have heard from an unusual number of students this morning that … Continue reading Penn Reacts to Clinton Loss with Canceled Classes and Coloring