Kong's parents allege in their complaint that Penn neglected to prevent Kong from dying of suicide and does not have the proper mental health resources to support similar students.
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Parents of former Wharton junior Olivia Kong are the third group of individuals in the last three years to sue the University for being negligent towards a student who later died by suicide.
Wax has become known to make controversial statements promoting 'bourgeois culture' and most recently declared that black students rarely graduate top of their class.
Rivell worked for four years at Penn's School of Engineering and Applied Science and was working towards obtaining a graduate degree in computer science at Penn too.
The first Campus Conversation was hosted by Penn's administration last October in response to a string of student deaths, natural disasters, and political instability.
The email follows announcements from Drexel University and Temple University that they will close Wednesday. The City of Philadelphia announced that its offices will, jury duty, and normal operations will be suspended.
As of 8:30 p.m., Penn has not made any University-wide announcements regarding whether the University will remain open on Wednesday and whether normal operations will proceed.
This year marks Alexander's 19th year at CAPS, where he has been the director since 2009. Rose has worked at Penn's Career Services for nearly 40 years, serving as director since 1982.
A day before the Open Forum, Pritchett said he hadn't heard significant criticism of Penn's policies on reporting sexual assault but that the U. was 'going to continue to ask that question.'
The Daily Pennsylvanian spent some time with the Bernsteins during their stay and documented items in the apartment Bernstein left before returning home to California for the last time.
Laughter and tears filled the Kelly Writer's House this afternoon as friends and family of College sophomore Blaze Bernstein shared personal stories of the 19-year-old Penn student.
For the first time since College sophomore Blaze Bernstein's death, his family have come to campus to mourn with the staff, students and faculty who knew — and loved — their son.
Traffic lights went dark at 34th and Market streets, 38th and Walnut streets, 39th and Walnut streets, 40th and Walnut streets, 34th and Chestnut streets, and 38th and Chestnut streets.
While the city has yet to release official data on the crowd size, estimates suggest at least 3 million people braved the wind chills to catch a glimpse of the winning team.
The parade extended from Lincoln Financial Field stadium to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and approximately three million people were expected to be in attendance, though no official data was since released.
Penn notified students via email and text on Feb. 6 that it would cancel class and suspend University operations.
These announcements come amid ongoing student petitions for Penn to change its decision to continue 'normal operations' during the celebratory parade for the Philadelphia Eagles.
Eagles fans were seen climbing traffic poles and moving vehicles in various states of undress. By midnight, cars had been turned over and multiple traffic poles had been taken down.
While many student leaders applauded the administration for cutting ties with Wynn and Cosby, some want Penn to focus more on campus policies around sexual assault.
The memorial, which will be held at Penn on Feb. 18, will be hosted by the Kelly Writer's House which friends describe as 'by far Blaze's favorite place on campus.'