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The Penn for Biden initiative began with a simple petition for students to show interest in having Biden move to the university after his term in office. Petition responses largely focused on the value of having the vice president as a “mentor and someone to look up to” at Penn, Reich said.
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Blount expressed his fear that taxi services will go out of business in the face of their ridesharing competitors like Uber and Lyft. “Unless immediate relief is provided, it is likely the Philadelphia taxicab industry including plaintiffs will be bankrupted and completely decimated."
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The room will have glass walls, wood ceilings, lights to mimic the stars, and a wool and silk sculpture by artist Claudy Jongstra, who is featured at the Barnes Foundation. Rogers added that the sculpture will help with sound reduction as the fabric will absorb outside noise. The room will also feature 84 seats in the main area, and 13 “soft seats.”
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Wage discrimination, particularly the pay gap between white men and their female and minority counterparts, dominated conversations last election cycle.
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“It’s so much more efficient for everyone involved because it doesn’t mean that our staff has to babysit people when they’re discovering things,” Jim Mathieu, the director of Digital Media at the Penn Museum said. “They can actually cater to them when they found what they wanted, which is provided.”
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The institution had “become popular with athletes from nationally ranked universities” in the region.
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The broadside contains a poem set in two columns of neatly lined text, topped by an unusual skull-and-crossbones header that may have been engraved by Franklin himself.
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Willie Geist, the host of NBC’s “Sunday TODAY with Willie Geist” and co-host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” joined student reporters from the University of Pennsylvania, University of Virginia, University of Miami and New York University in a phone conference on Wednesday, where he talked all things media, politics and of course, 1968 Wharton graduate Donald Trump.