Opinion

Looks like we made it

May 11, 2017

Sweet summertime has once again come to our rescue. Gone are the days of cramming for tests, procrastinating projects and drinking a pot of coffee a day – until next August, that is. Four members […]

Opinion

Go with your gut this finals week

May 4, 2017

The most dreaded time of the year for college students is upon us: finals week. To some, this time of year can be more stressful than doing taxes. But just like taxes, it’s the time […]

Opinion

Honesty is the best policy, but not to Trump

May 1, 2017

In 100 days, the average person can lose 40 pounds, a pregnant woman would be entering her second trimester, and a little more than four bad habits can be broken, according to the myth that […]

Opinion

For some, draft day could be bittersweet

April 27, 2017

The 2017 NFL Draft began Thursday night. Collegiate athletes from various universities all over the country heard their names called by Commissioner Roger Goodell on stage in Philadelphia in hopes of becoming the league’s next […]

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. […]