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Penn Dominated By Harvard In 80-50 Rout

Penn never got things going in a 80-50 loss to Harvard Saturday night.

02/01/2014

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Research Claims Access To A Firearm Significantly Ups Risk Of Suicide, Homicide

A new study suggests people who have access to a gun are three times more likely to commit suicide and nearly twice as likely to be murdered.

01/31/2014

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Study: Snow Days Don’t Negatively Impact Learning

New research out of Harvard reveals not calling schools off for a snow day might be more detrimental to students than canceling school for the weather.

01/29/2014

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Want To Learn About Space? Use An iPad

A lot of research has been done on the effects of too much “screen-time,” but a new study is putting a positive light on tech in terms of learning.

12/19/2013

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Penn Travels To Harvard Saturday

The Penn Quakers have two games left in the season, and despite two-straight losses, they are still alive for a piece of the Ivy League title.

11/13/2013

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A History Of Slavery At Ivy League Schools

A new book, Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery and the Troubled History of America’s Universities, explores a somewhat shameful topic.

10/30/2013

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Colleges Graded By Graduates’ Earning Power

PayScale.com just came out with its rankings of more than 1,000 institutions by average earnings of their graduates.

09/25/2013

Charges Filed In Boston Against Pa. Bus Driver

Massachusetts officials are filing criminal and civil charges against a driver whose bus crashed into a highway overpass in Boston, injuring 35 high school students and chaperones returning to the Philadelphia area from a trip to Harvard University.

04/09/2013

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Five Things: FGCU First 15 Seed In Sweet 16 And Pac 12 Exceeds Its Seeds

To measure the unpredictability of this year’s NCAA Tournament, consider two items that didn’t make this column: Gonzaga, a 32-win team on a 15-game win streak, didn’t survive the first weekend, and Harvard, a 14 seed, won its first ever Tournament game.

03/25/2013

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Quakers Welcome Dartmouth And Harvard To The Palestra

The Penn Quakers will be back home this weekend, hosting Dartmouth and Harvard in Ivy League action.

03/01/2013

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Psychologist Says Most People Are Not Upfront About Being Biased

Not many people are as biased as Archie Bunker of TV’s show All in the Family, but a psychologist says he was upfront about it.

02/23/2013

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Harvard Cruises To 73-54 Win Over Penn

Kenyatta Smith posted career highs with 20 points, nine rebounds and a school-record 10 blocked shots as Ivy League leader Harvard cruised to a 73-54 win over Pennsylvania on Friday night.

02/15/2013

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Veteran Tells College ‘I Belong’

Only 16% of veterans use the GI Bill to go to private colleges, and they’re rarely accepted at the top schools. One veteran, now enrolled at Brown, is trying to change that.

01/29/2013

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Scholars Influencing Policy

The revolving door that moves policy makers into academia, and scholars into policy-making positions or projects illustrates a freedom of speech and influence on policy that not all countries allow.

11/21/2012

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Penn Clinches At Least Share Of Ivy League Title With 30-21 Win Over Harvard

Billy Ragone threw two touchdowns and rushed for another to help Penn take down Harvard 30-21.

11/10/2012

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