The Latest from the Daily Pennsylvanian Alumni Association:

  • Thank you to all who played the first ever Masthead Madness!

    So much fun, so many memories and some important funds raised! Thank you to all who came to play for our students. We are grateful to everyone who made the first Masthead Madness a success. A very big thank you to our 2021 Alumni Commissioners! Together, 40 DP Years raised over $21,000! Congratulations to our winners,

  • Eric Jacobs Talks about the DP and Masthead Madness

    Listen to Eric Jacobs talk about why he chose to donate and what the Daily Pennsylvanian meant to him! Masthead Madness ends on April 11th @11:59 PM EST! Donate today! Make your gift here.

  • Eight papers, Eight Women: Ivy League Editors-in-chief Reflect on Historic Milestone

    For the first time ever, all eight Ivy League papers are being led by female-presenting editors-in-chief (EICs). We are proud of our very own EIC Hadriana Lowenkron and the other Ivy League EICs for their leadership and commitment to student journalism. Read More here:

  • Masthead Madness 2021 Tips Off!

    For close to 140 years the student staff of the DP has carried and maintained our organization’s accomplished and esteemed legacy. Each and every year, each and every class, picking up the torch, leaving their own unique mark, and then passing it on to those who come after. The DP is an incredible Penn tradition

  • The DP Wins Gold Crown Award for Third Year in a Row!

    For the third year in a row, The Daily Pennsylvanian has won the prestigious Gold Crown Award from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association as one of the nation’s top college news organizations. The Crown Awards honor top student publications chosen from CSPA’s members. Crowns are selected for overall excellence in a head-to-head comparison. During Crown consideration, publications

  • The Next Novel from Jessica Goodman (’12) Will Be Released This July

    Jessica Goodman (’12), alum of the DP, is releasing another highly anticipated YA novel! From EW: “Jessica Goodman is having a very good book year: She released her debut novel, They Wish They Were Us, last summer, and it’s currently in the works as an HBO Max adaptation starring Halsey and Euphoria‘s Sydney Sweeney. Now, she’s gearing

  • A Huge THANK YOU to All the DP Alumni who Have Participated in the DP Advances Campaign So Far!

    Your generosity has helped to remove barriers to participation for deserving student leaders at The Daily Pennsylvanian. We thank you! For the first time in DP history, we’re compensating board members with 2,000 dollar stipends. These stipends acknowledge the work students do–often at the expense of their studies–to keep campus informed.

  • Congrats to Former DP Executive Editor Dick Stevenson (’81) on his New Role at The New York Times

    The DPAA wants to extend a congratulations to Dick Stevenson! The New York Times has promoted Dick Stevenson, a former DP Executive Editor, to Washington editor. This is the second-highest position in that office. The promotion is effective immediately and gives Stevenson responsibility for the Time’s Supreme Court coverage and helping manage the bureau in

  • Former DP columnist Gene Sperling (’87) Will Oversee the Implementation of the $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Plan

    President Biden has chosen economist (and DP alum) Gene Sperling to oversee the rollout of the $1.9 trillion coronavirus recovery act, leaning on the longtime Democratic adviser’s expertise to deliver on promises including $1,400 checks to millions of Americans. Read more about it on NPR here.

  • Isabella Simonetti Wins Nora Magid Mentorship Prize

    Congratulations to Isabella Simonetti from the entire DPAA family! She is the winner of this year’s Nora Magid Mentorship Prize at the University of Pennsylvania. Isabella spent four years at The Daily Pennsylvanian, where she just finished her term as President, navigating the organization through one of it’s most challenging years in recent history. She

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