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UPenn investigating women’s lacrosse bar escapades

UPenn investigating women’s lacrosse bar escapades

Penn students and alumni haven’t been able to literally raise a “toast to dear old Penn” at the school’s Franklin Field for decades, so instead they’ve taken to figuratively throwing slices of toast onto the field during the singing of the ivy league university’s unofficial song, “Drink a Highball.” And based upon news reported in The Daily...

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Report From Inside ‘Occupy Eric Cantor’

Report From Inside ‘Occupy Eric Cantor’

It was 1pm on Friday (10/21), and word was GOP House Majority Leader Eric Cantor had cancelled the speech he was set to give at the University of Pennsylvania, about income inequality in the United States. But Occupy Philly’s march from Dilworth Plaza to UPenn, protesting it and him, would go on. A media email sent by the group called it a “March for Integrity.” By...

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NOH8 Campaign Coming To Philly Next Month

NOH8 Campaign Coming To Philly Next Month

The NOH8 Campaign, a silent photographic protest response to the 2008 electoral defeat of Proposition 8 in California, is coming to University of Pennsylvania on August 5th. The nonprofit group announced this on Twitter last night, inviting any and all to come and have their photo taken at the Penn LGBT Center, from 2pm-6pm, with solo portraits costing $40 and...

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‘Maury’ Donates To Penn Journalism Program. Wait, what?

‘Maury’ Donates To Penn Journalism Program. Wait, what?

Maury Povich, of “The Maury Show” fame, has donated $1 million to the University of Pennsylvania. His reason: The establishment of the Povich Fund for Journalism Programs. The program and donations will mostly go toward workshops and seminars at the Kelly Writer’s House. Good for him, good for Penn, we guess? Is Maury Povich a journalist? Was he, even,...

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Gingrich, Opponents Taken On At UPenn (Updated With Video)

Politico is reporting that last night at UPenn’s campus, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich was greeted by many-a-nasty Democrat. Several students walked out of his speech and he was even questioned by a student on the extramarital affairs for which he’s uber-famous. “You adamantly oppose gay rights … but you’ve also been married...

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