Although it caters to many students, Bon Appétit does not make food in bulk, according to Stephen Scardina, the resident district manager of Bon Appétit.
As finals draw closer, the Undergraduate Assembly had academics on its mind at its last general body meeting of the semester Sunday night.
The Undergraduate Assembly has once again pushed back presenting its resolution to amend the University’s alcohol policy. The resolution was initially expected to be presented to the UA’s general body at a meeting on Nov. 20.
Changes to the University’s alcohol policy were not presented at Sunday’s Undergraduate Assembly meeting as originally planned. A new policy will be presented to the UA on Dec. 4.
The Diversity Action Plan — released in June — will devote $100 million over the next five years to hiring and retaining more diverse faculty members across 12 undergraduate and graduate schools.
This week’s UA meeting discussed CAPS funding and PennLink, among other topics.
After Thanksgiving, the Social Planning and Events Committee will host electronic musician Baths alongside chiptune indie rock band Anamanaguchi and electronic indie artist Ki:Theory at the ARCH auditorium.
Despite glitches in course listings which led the student-run website — which lists professor and course ratings — to be suspended last week, Penn Course Review was up and running on Tuesday.
Despite an ongoing University investigation on alleged hazing in the Undergraduate Assembly, its leaders will present a resolution to change Penn’s alcohol policy on Nov. 20.
On Sunday night, the UA announced that it would present a resolution for its University-wide alcohol policy review on Nov. 20. One of the major aims of the policy is to make registering on-campus parties easier for student groups.
Following hazing allegations, the Undergraduate Assembly turned itself in to the Office of Student Conduct two weeks ago. Beyond the UA, students speak out on the prevalence of hazing across several campus groups.
The Undergraduate Assembly is working on a program to introduce lockers for Engineering students.
UA members voted to support efforts to increase financial aid for international students, follow up on the University’s Diversity Action Plan and change the Green Events Certification program.
College House Academic Programs is working to establish a system that will review faculty engagement in college houses through student surveys and polls.
Starting Friday, students were no longer charged the $5 hourly fee to play recreational tennis at Penn Park’s outdoor Hamlin Tennis Courts. Following complaints from students, the Undergraduate Assembly worked with Penn Athletics and the Office of the President to remove the charges.
On Sunday night, Undergraduate Assembly members voted to sign a letter cautioning the government against cutting Pell Grant funds — a resource that benefits around 16 percent of Penn students.
Oscar-nominated actor James Franco will take the stage at Irvine Auditorium on Nov. 6 as part of SPEC’s fall Connaissance speaker series.
The Undergraduate Assembly announced at its meeting Sunday night that students will now have free access to Penn Park’s tennis courts. In addition, the UA discussed moving elections to later in the fall semester and guaranteeing a seat for a member of the transfer class.
For Penn students, the music never stops. The Social Planning and Events Committee has put on three concerts this fall and two more are just over the horizon.
Occupy Philly, a protest sparked by the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York, has attracted young and old across the city with frustrations about the country’s economic and political climate.
- VIDEO: What Occupy Philly means to protesters
- PHOTO GALLERY: 88 shots from Occupy Philly
- Tweets from the scene
- Letter: An unfocused effort
- Topics: Occupy Philly