Anatomy of an Uprising
As rebellion rocked Egypt in early 2011, several Penn scholars had unusually intimate perspectives on the action.
Shooting Big Changes
Photographer Tara Todras-Whitehill C’00 EAS’00 has captured some astonishing images of the uprisings in Egypt and Libya. Who knows where her next ones will be from?
James Wilson signed the Declaration of Independence and was a key architect of the US Constitution, helped found Penn Law School, and served as one of the first justices of the Supreme Court. He was also a reckless land-speculator—jailed more than once for debt—who died a fugitive.
Journalism, Jews, and Jeffrey Goldberg
College alumnus Jeffrey Goldberg’s reporting from the Middle East has garnered a slew of awards and an invitation to come and chat with Fidel Castro. Just don’t tell his kids he dropped out of Penn.
Penn Theatre: A Work in Three Acts
Theatre has a long, rich—and somewhat obscure—history at the University. A new initiative aims to help Penn’s professional, academic, and student performing arts entities do more to work together and raise their collective visibility on campus and beyond.
Keeping Our Republic
From College Hall | Reviving a mindset conducive to compromise is essential, but it won’t be easy.
Among the Asylum Seekers
“Refugees arrive at our offices early. Often a line starts forming by 5:30 a.m.”
Consolation Hymn of the Pussycat Dad
Sports, parenthood, and the virtues of finishing in 26th place.
Oh, Kolkata! Sex Workers and the City
Far-afield trip: SP2 students visit sex-workers’ collective in India.
Drinking Games, Wharton Style
Wharton team advances to international wine-tasting contest.