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Penn Professor Reacts To News That Same-Sex Marriage Is Heading To Supreme Court

Two cases at the center of the battle over same-sex marriage are headed for the Supreme Court, and a local expert is sharing his thoughts.

12/07/2012

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Students, Activists Mark World AIDS Day On Penn’s Campus

The crowd of about 60 young people sipped coffee and munched on bagels before getting down to the task of creating the iconic red looped HIV/AIDS ribbons, held together by a button reading “Not Over.”

12/01/2012

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The Israeli-Palestinain Conflict Takes To The Twittersphere

Israel and the Palestinians aren’t just fighting on the ground but the notorious staunch enemies have both taken to Twitter to present their sides of the conflict.

11/17/2012

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Penn Hosts Harvard; Winner Earns At Least A Share of Ivy Title

Penn readies for an Ivy League battle with rival Harvard.

11/07/2012

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Mummy Conservation Underway At UPenn Museum

The exhibit is called “In the Artifact Lab: Conserving Egyptian Mummies.”

10/20/2012

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Students Take Action On Vacant Lots Plaguing Philadelphia

The cleanup took two days, but the vacant lot at 34th and Clearfield has become the city’s newest green space.

08/07/2012

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Guide To The 2012 XPoNential Music Festival

Slather on the sunscreen, pack a picnic and get ready for three days of live music: WXPN’s XPoNential Music Festival returns for its 19th year, featuring more than 30 artists on four stages just across the Delaware.

07/16/2012

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Census: Philadelphia’s White Population Up Slightly, African American Numbers Down Slightly

New information from the U.S. Census indicates that the number of whites increased slightly in Philadelphia, while the number of blacks went down slightly.

05/19/2012

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Philadelphia’s 7 Regent Lane Offers Hot Deals On Custom Suits

Wharton grads are behind a startup company that creates made-to-measure menswear for a dressed-down price.

04/15/2012

Dr. Jill Biden, left, and first lady Michelle Obama, right, make remarks prior to U.S. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden hosting a meeting with a bipartisan group of governors in the State Dining Room of the White House February 28, 2010 in Washington, DC. Obama commented on the Wisconsin labor standoff. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)

First Lady Michelle Obama, Dr. Jill Biden Announce ‘Joining Forces’ Initiative At University Of Pennsylvania

First Lady Michelle Obama visited Penn, today, to announce a new initiative in the nation’s nursing schools. The program is aimed at helping veterans and their families.

04/11/2012

Duchess Of Cornwall opens New cattery At Battersea Dogs Home

Upcoming Free Seminar At Penn To Focus On Feline Communication

Does your cat have a mind of its own?

04/07/2012

US Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor during a press conference in San Salvador on August 16, 2011. (credit: Jose CABEZAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Sotomayor Visits Penn For Law School Dedication

University of Pennsylvania Law School officially opened Golkin Hall, its new $34 million state-of-the-art facility, and got a visit from a US Supreme Court Justice to mark the occasion.

04/05/2012

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Quakers Welcome Butler To Palestra In CBI

Only two city teams are still playing basketball. Of course, Drexel has made a deep run into the NIT, but those Penn Quakers are also still alive and they will host Butler tonight in the second round of the College Basketball Invitational (CBI).

03/19/2012

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Penn Visits Princeton; Share of Ivy Title on Line

The Penn Quakers have what every team that plays college basketball games in March wants. Control of their own destiny.

03/06/2012

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Resilient Quakers Host Brown, Yale For Critical Weekend

Penn basketball has a big weekend at the Palestra.

03/02/2012

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