IFC leaders said they decided to publish the attendance rates for the first time this year in order to keep the different fraternities accountable for their participation.
“There’s a pretty clear distinction between the international foreign kids and the true foreign kids. I can’t imagine how they would feel, coming to a different country for university. I was technically coming back to a place I knew."
“We understand that there may be a feeling that [the Event Observers] are out shutting out all the parties right now,” said Executive Director of the Office of Student Affairs Katie Bonner. “I would like to dispel that myth."
Following student protests over a sexist email sent by off-campus organization OZ in 2016, the University set up a task force, which has just begun to implement a range of policies that have led to a widespread increase in event closures across campus.
“I sat next to sophomores, juniors and seniors and I did the same work as them, I don’t understand why they would get the credit and I wouldn't."
Earlier this month, hackers broke into the system of credit-reporting agency Equifax and stole the private information of up to 143 million people.
United by Blue's expansion marks the latest in a string of changes to the dining scene around Penn.
2013 Penn Law School graduate Jeremy Peskin has been working with Penn students affected by DACA through his initiative Borderwise.
As of June, 37 of Penn's approximately 200 nonresidential campus buildings include at least one gender-neutral bathroom.
The first installment of Funny Fridays featured some “alternative comedy” in the form of video bits and a “less-than-conventional” stand-up set, organizers said.
Many students are looking for a job in the energy industry and say the program's heavy research requirements aren't particularly relevant.
Students held up signs that read "Don't teach us White Supremacy" and "We Know Enough about White History."
Dante Benitez has requested further investigation, pushing back his trial date to Dec. 12. Ivan Loginov has requested to enter a rehabilitation diversion program for first-time offenders.
The Wistar Institute is the independent biomedical research institute located across the Quad.
Students raised examples of police shutting down philanthropy events, birthday parties and small movie nights.
Some Penn professors said they aren't concerned because many graduate programs at Penn have a strong reputation.
Leaders of the group said a key area of concern is the issue of free speech on college campuses.
"People could just freely talk to whoever they wanted to, dance on whoever or dance to whatever song however they wanted to.”
College senior Andrea Klein said these fall events are an informal way to let students learn more about Greek life in a "low-pressure setting."
For the 2017-18 academic year, SRFS estimated the eating off campus was approximately $750 cheaper than eating on campus.