Five undocumented students met with high-level administrators for two hours to discuss the University’s commitment to undocumented students.
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With the recent addition of Swarthmore College, the list of “sanctuary campuses” in the U.S. now stands at seven.
UPDATED: Students respond to Gutmann's announcement that Penn is a 'sanctuary' for undocumented students
The email comes amid heightened anxiety at Penn and other campuses over potential curbing of the rights of undocumented students by Donald Trump's administration.
Gutmann silent amid requests from undocumented students for Penn to be declared a 'sanctuary campus'
Penn President Amy Gutmann has expressed her commitment to the protection of undocumented immigrant students, but she has yet to put forth any specific policy proposals.
Tarka, which serves Pakistani, Indo-Chinese and Japanese food, was among ten establishments instructed by the Philadelphia Department of Health to “discontinue food operations immediately” due to “imminent health hazards.”
During his campaign, Trump said he planned to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act, which ensures access to women’s health and requires health insurers to cover all approved forms of birth control without charging cost-sharing fees such as a co-pay.
The LGBT Center held the Transgender Day of Remembrance, where attendees wrote messages to members of the trans community killed in the U.S this year.
When the group, known for its annual production held in the spring semester, challenged Penn students to submit their super short stories, more than a hundred people responded.
Faculty from all four undergraduate schools signed the letter, which highlighted the passage of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, an immigration policy implemented in 2012 to grant undocumented immigrants who entered the country before their 16th birthday and before June 2007 with temporary protection from deportation.
Students marched along Walnut Street as they chanted “Not my president” and held up signs that read “Love trumps hate.”
On the eve of the United States presidential election, various groups on campus reflected on democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s candidacy and performance throughout the electoral period.
Lorenzo Bonfiglio’s pretrial at the Criminal Justice Center was originally scheduled for July 14 this year, but has since been pushed back three times and is currently scheduled for Nov. 29
While Halloween night may be quieter this year, there have been many years past where shocking events occurred.
Until last semester, Penn First thought that opening a First Generation Low Income center would take ten years.
College senior Ashley Stinnett is currently enrolled in two of the most unorthodox classes at Penn: Religious Studies 356, known colloquially as the “monk class,” and ”Wasting Time on the Internet.”
The Rodin Arts Collective rejected College junior Esther Cohen's application to perform controversial play Dry Land. She later received assistance from the Penn Women's Center to perform it in another venue.
Eric Hoover has spearheaded an effort to form a Penn chapter of the national pro-life group, Students for Life of America. SFLA advocates for the protection of “pre-born children” and the outlawing of abortion.
On Sept. 26, after the first presidential debate, Brousse fired off 14 tweets about her family's experience in Atlantic City during Trump's construction boom there.
Since 1994, communities all across the United States have come together every October to pay homage to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer history.
For the first time this year, the V-Day Penn College Campaign has collected stories from Penn students for their initiatives against gender-based violence.