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Penn announced a new director of admissions and Wharton will host its 2023 Global Forum in Singapore. But first, the DP dove into the complexities of Penn's open expression guidelines and how they relate to recent student demonstrations.

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Penn's open expression guidelines, explained

In light of frustration from student protestors facing disciplinary action for recent demonstrations, the DP took an in-depth look at Penn’s open expression guidelines and the role of Penn’s Committee on Open Expression in evaluating the rights of students to protest on campus. 

Five more big stories

  1. After Fossil Free Penn protestors disrupted a Penn Alumni dinner, the DP spoke with alumni who were present at the event about their thoughts on the protest.
  2. Penn announced a new vice dean and director of admissions on Wednesday, concluding a three-month search.
  3. The DP sat down with GAPSA leaders to discuss the ongoing unionization negotiations between Temple University and its graduate students.
  4. Wharton's Baker Retailing Center and Penn Fashion Week hosted the Revolve chief brand officer at an event earlier this week.
  5. Wharton will host its 2023 Global Forum in Singapore next week, bringing together hundreds of business leaders and alumni.


Columnist Andrew Lou argues for the importance of mutual conscientiousness, especially when it comes to shared campus spaces like laundry rooms.


  • Penn men's basketball is looking stronger than ever ahead of its Ivy championship matchup against Princeton, but will have to overcome a lot to beat the Tigers — a team it lost to earlier in the season.
  • Penn women's basketball has secured its spot in Ivy Madness and will play Princeton in the regular season finale, where star senior guard Kayla Padilla will play her final game at the Palestra.

Today in DP history

On this day in 2017, the DP published a full transcript of its interview with former Penn President Amy Gutmann, discussing economic diversity, Penn's status as a sanctuary campus, and more. The DP more recently sat down with current Penn President Liz Magill earlier this year.

From 34th Street Magazine

  • An extensive curly hair routine and the feeling of spinning out of control in college are more connected than you would think. Ego Editor Norah Rami's narrative — impulsive 2 a.m. haircut included — ponders free will and the way hair can truly be a reflection of our lives.
  • Philly students are often bombarded — on social media and IRL — with seemingly endless options for how to spend our free time. Luckily, Street has rounded up the can’t-miss events for the month.
Today's newsletter was copy edited by Riley Needham.
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