The Penn Staff

If you can’t beat em, join em

March 29, 2017

Last weekend, the annual IUPatty’s celebration got out of hand pretty quickly. Early Saturday morning, two unrelated shootings took place, and one man eventually died from his injuries. It’s important to note that none of […]

The Penn Staff

Why you should get involved

September 9, 2016

[cft] We know, you hear it all the time: Get involved in college. And some of you might be thinking, “No way.” But in the spirit of The Penn’s New Student Issue, we thought we’d […]

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The Penn Staff

A step in the right direction

April 18, 2016

[cft] Pennsylvania recently joined 23 other U.S. states in the legalization of smokeless forms of medical marijuana. The House voted 149-46 in favor of Senate Bill 3 Wednesday, and Gov. Tom Wolf signed it into […]

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The Penn Staff

April Showers Bring Great Entertainment

April 11, 2016

As the saying goes, April brings rain showers.  However, a sports fan would insist that the fourth month of the year provides many other things. While the title “March Madness” suggests that the college basketball […]

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The Penn Staff

Staying motivated midsemester

February 15, 2016

[cft] The middle of the semester is fast approaching, and before you know it, the end will be in sight. As tests and projects mount up and stress potentially builds, it’s more important now than […]

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Opinion

What we’re really asking for is…

December 4, 2015

[cft] The holidays are fast approaching, and for many, it’s time to start filling out wish lists to give loved ones. For some, it might be an iPhone, for others, tickets for the Adele tour. […]

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Opinion

The Penn Staff, 2015

November 17, 2015

[cft] In the wake of the Paris shootings, which left more than 120 dead, we are, as always, living what will later be told in the form of history.  The news articles in this edition […]

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Opinion

Don’t fret Friday the 13th

November 14, 2015

[cft] Friday the 13th is here. But instead of actively avoiding the inevitable black cats of mishap and steering clear of any unoccupied ladders, why not embrace this weekend – and the not-so-cheery day that […]

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Opinion

Mizzou resignation’s a curious one

November 9, 2015

[cft] In the midst of several protests over racial tensions at its flagship campus in Columbia, Mo., the president and chancellor of the University of Missouri, Timothy M. Wolfe, resigned Monday as many requested. You’ve […]

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Opinion

In fantasy, the injuries are real

November 6, 2015

[cft] Sunday featured a lot of grueling injuries across the NFL. With that in mind, some people were more concerned with checking the implications those injuries had on their starting fantasy lineups rather than showing […]