Trading a black suit for a ginger wig and polka-dot pajamas, Aasif Mandvi, member of the Daily Show’s Best F#@king News Team Ever, joined the cast of Mask & Wig on stage for the 14th Annual Intercollegiate Comedy Festival Friday night. The event was co-sponsored by the Social Planning and Events Committee.
Emmy-winning journalist and neurosurgeon Sanjay Gupta spoke on his life, career before 800 people as this spring’s SPEC Connaissance speaker.
MSNBC correspondent, Rolling Stone contributing editor and music journalist Touré spoke at this year’s UMOJA Week closing event.
Around fifteen hundred people filled Merriam Theater in Center City for PhillyFest, a celebration of South Asian culture that aims “to build understanding and acceptance for diversity.”
Quoting King, Gutmann exhorted the Penn community to be “maladjusted” to injustice and to recognize that strength can be drawn from diversity to improve the world.
Founded in 2010 with the goal of promoting communication among Penn’s environmental groups, the Green Campus Partnership Student Association recently elected its new co-chairs — College sophomore Madison Roberts and College senior Abby Waldorf.
The former first lady of Pennsylvania and a Penn alumna discussed everything from her law career to the Occupy movement in an intimate question-and-answer session with approximately 30 students Tuesday.
Former writer for The Simpsons and author of I Love You, Beth Cooper Larry Doyle kicked off the tour for his new book yesterday at the Penn Bookstore.