In late March, the Philadelphia Office of Property Assessment announced that it is reevaluating the city’s “commercial, industrial, and institutional properties,” for the Tax Year of 2018. Penn has come under particular scrutiny.
A new law from the Trump administration may lead to the shutdown of Planned Parenthood in other states, but nonprofit organizations in Pennsylvania have pledged to continue funding local branches of Planned Parenthood, the Inquirer reported.
College sophomore Sarah Lentz received an internship offer to work with Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Oh.) just before Election Day. Now, she said she is feeling apprehensive about working in Washington, D.C..
Power’s speech focused on the global refugee crisis, in light of not only President Donald Trump’s restrictions on refugee admission but also the sheer magnitude of the crisis, the “largest displacement crisis since the Second World War.”
Although Trump’s revised travel ban for citizens of six Muslim-majority countries no longer applies to international students in the United States who have a valid visa, it has still affected students’ plans for the summer.
Harvard sophomore and President of the group, Conor Healy told the Harvard Crimson that the groups hopes to “[test] the university’s policies on free speech."
“What we’re going through right now is result of mistakes and policy errors," Forbes said at a College Republicans event. "The good news is that errs can be overcome and mistakes can be corrected and we can move forward.”
Under the proposed budget, TRIO — a consortium of programs that includes Upward Bound — would have its budget slashed by 10 percent. GEAR UP, a state and partnership grant program for public schools in low-income neighborhoods, would lose one third of its federal funding.
After initially defending a professor’s controversial tweets as free speech, documents show Drexel is now launching an investigation.
“I’m closer to the student body,” College freshman Harrison Meyer said. “You know, I can understand them more easily than the current board — the current board makes very little effort to reach out to the students.”
Students for Justice in Palestine are hosting "Israeli Apartheid Week" for the second time at Penn despite receiving backlash last year.
Stanford University spokeswoman Lisa Lapin noted the university’s nonprofit status as being an integral component of decisions regarding the image’s use.
“Before going abroad, I was worried something like this was going to happen, but not in Sweden," College junior Lacey Chaum said. "It was the first time I ever felt like Stockholm was unsafe.”
“Everything we can do to make the voting experience more trustworthy and more efficient is a step towards ensuring higher participation in our democratic processes,” student author and Wharton MBA student Michael Windle said.
Republican nominee Lucinda Little and Green Party nominee Cheri Honkala claim that democrats used intimidation techniques to win the election.
Following the executive orders of the immigration ban on the entry of refugees from Muslim-majority countries, some universities announced that they will be providing free summer housing for international students impacted by the orders.
The event represented an effort by Penn Dems to bolster relations with the Pennsylvania College Democrats.
Jon Huntsman, Jr. became a Quaker in 1985 — to the complete surprise of most of the over 100 classmates The Daily Pennsylvanian reached out to about him.
"I do want to emphasize though that potential protests played absolutely no role in the cancellation of event," College Republicans political director and Wharton sophomore Owen O'Hare said in a text message.
Members of the Wharton Class of 2004 who remembered Trump generally described her as polished, hardworking and nice. Like her father, she transferred to Penn before her junior year, and she wasn’t particularly involved in Penn’s social scene.