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Witch Hazels In Full Bloom At Morris Arboretum

What’s blooming this time of year? Not a lot, but witch hazels are among the few shrubs that do flower in winter.

02/03/2015

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University Of Pennsylvania Makes New Efforts To Curb Sexual Violence

Starting Feb. 1st, a Sexual Violence Investigative Officer will begin his sole job, to investigate allegations of sexual assault on campus.

01/29/2015

Major League Hacking co-founder Mike Swift. (credit: Melony Roy/KYW)

One Of The Country’s Largest And Best-Known Student Hackathons Takes Place This Weekend In Philadelphia

One of the country’s best-known hackathons is underway and more than 1,000 of the best student programmers from around the world have gathered on UPenn’s campus to learn and create.

01/17/2015

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Penn Student Wins Magazine’s ”College Entrepreneur” Prize

“I was so humbled, to be honest,” says Wharton junior Aaron Goldstein after being named Entrepreneur magazine’s “College Entrepreneur of the Year” for his Fever Smart device.

01/14/2015

Penn freshman guard Antonio Woods. (Photo credit: Penn Athletics)

Princeton Edged Out Penn 78-74 In Ivy League Tilt

Penn fell to 3-8 on the season following their loss to Princeton.

01/10/2015

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Police Shown Gratitude On National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Thanking police officers and wearing blue ribbons were among the things people were doing Friday for National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.

01/09/2015

La Salle Head Coach John Giannini. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Zack Leads La Salle Past Penn, 84-67

Steve Zack had a season-high 17 points, nine rebounds and a career-best five assists to lead La Salle over Pennsylvania 84-67 on Tuesday night.

12/30/2014

Zeoli Show Log 12.16.14

Rich discussed corruption charges being filed against two Democratic State Representatives, an apology issued by a University of Pennsylvania fraternity, and Jeb Bush’s presidential ambitions.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–12/16/2014

(Rafael Robb arrives at the Montgomery County Courthouse in the custody of police.  File photo by Brad Segall)

Univ. of Pa. Professor Who Killed Wife Says Civil Jury’s Monetary Award is Excessive

A Montgomery County jury awarded the estate of Ellen Gregory Robb more than $124 million in a “wrongful death” civil trial. Rafael Robb is nearing the end of his 5-10 year sentence for voluntary manslaughter.

12/11/2014

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At Univ. of Pa., A Focus on Wasted Food and What To Do About It

Dr. Zhengxia Dou says the amount of food wasted each year is staggering.

12/08/2014

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Morris Arboretum Opens Holiday Garden Railway

The Arboretum’s holiday railway – with its fifteen rail lines – will be choo-chooing through seven loops and over nine bridges through January 4th.

12/02/2014

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Temple Beats Penn 76-67 For Big 5 Win

Mark Williams scored a career-high 24 points and Temple defeated Penn 76-67 for a Big 5 victory on Tuesday night.

11/25/2014

(Wash Cycle Laundry, the brainchild of a Penn graduate, picks up and delivers your laundry by specialized tricycles.  Photo by Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: An Especially Eco-Friendly Laundry Service

Wash Cycle Laundry, founded by a Penn grad, picks up your laundry and brings it back the next day — by human-powered tricycle!

11/23/2014

(Rafael Robb arrives at the Montgomery County Courthouse in the custody of police.  File photo by Brad Segall)

Former Penn Professor Ordered To Pay $124 Million-plus In Murder Of Wife

Former Penn professor Rafael Robb, who pleaded guilty to the 2006 murder of his wife, has been ordered to pay their daughter more than $124 million.

11/06/2014

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Penn Course Requires Students ‘Waste Time’ Online To Earn College Credit

Aptly-named “Wasting time on the Internet,” the real-life course will be offered by the Ivy League school’s English department during the upcoming spring 2015 semester.

10/28/2014

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