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Why you should get involved

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

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A step in the right direction

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

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April Showers Bring Great Entertainment

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”

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Opening Day a reminder that we still hold baseball close

Sunday marked the return of America’s favorite pastime. The 114th season of Major League Baseball opened with the Pittsburgh Pirates hosting the St. Louis Cardinals in front of a packed

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Staying motivated midsemester

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

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Editorial: Valentine’s Day isn’t just for lovers

  It is easy to see Valentine’s Day as a time to be bitter about love lost, love lacking or love fleeting. We find the aisles of our local supermarkets

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What we’re really asking for is…

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

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The Penn Staff, 2015

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

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Don’t fret Friday the 13th

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

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Mizzou resignation’s a curious one

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

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In fantasy, the injuries are real

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

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Do your votes matter?

Tuesday is Pennsylvania’s general election day, and students in Indiana can vote at Pratt and Zink halls. This election could easily change our present and future lives, and voting gives