#DeleteUber became a boycott against the company, with many Penn students switching to the alternative ride-sharing service Lyft. However, campus opinion about the effectiveness of the movement varies.
On Wednesday, Feb. 15, Penn students gathered in Ambani Auditorium in Huntsman Hall for 1987 College graduate Jon Huntsman, Jr.’s lecture.
The Penn Congressional Call Center is a nonpartisan space and all of the resources necessary for Penn students to contact their Congressional representatives, regardless of party, and voice an opposition.
Former Vice President and future Penn professor Joe Biden has been named the chair of the National Constitution Center.
Penn professor Marybeth Gasman, who is also the director of the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions, told Inside Higher Ed that she hopes leaders of historically black colleges and universities refrain from meeting with Trump.
Falwell told the Chronicle of Higher Education that the task force will focus on "overreaching regulation" by the federal government. “The goal is to pare [regulation] back and give colleges and their accrediting agencies more leeway in governing their affairs,” he said.
She added that health care is a human rights issue, and that Republican efforts to overturn Obamacare call into question the United States' dedication to domestic human rights.
The panelists also discussed the differences between the political climates in Nazi Germany and the United States today. Weissberg spoke about how thousands of Americans have protested Trump's immigration ban in ways the citizens of Germany did not protest Nazi policies.
“In the fall, [our strategy] was campaigning for the candidates that we really cared about. This semester, it means speakers, education events, advocacy and fundraising,” Pomerantz said.
Michael Krone, College sophomore and communications director of the UA, said that more transparency is needed in the process so that students understand how the speaker is chosen.
Filed in conjunction with 16 other colleges and universities, the legal document argues that Trump's executive travel ban threatens the schools' "ability to welcome international students, faculty, and scholars into their communities."
College and Wharton freshman Michael Moroz, the organization’s representative to the University Council, presented a different opinion towards the executive order at the UCouncil meeting on Feb. 1.
In the clinics, attorneys and students will address the concerns of members of the Penn community regarding immigration and travel.
Several students in the Wharton MBA program organized the march after hearing the struggles of colleagues and faculty members, one who is unable to visit his wife in Canada out of fear he won't be let back into the country.
In a voice vote, the Arkansas House Education Committee rejected a proposal that would have prevented state universities from instituting “sanctuary” polices, the Associated Press reported Tuesday.
Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was thrust into the political spotlight when she assumed the mayorship of Baltimore at only 39 years old, following the conviction of Mayor Sheila Dixon for embezzlement in 2009.
“A lot of people are too scared to leave for summer,” College and Wharton sophomore Zuhaib Badami said. “I think the safe choice is to stay in the country at least until the 90-day period is over, or at least until we’ve seen people come in and out without an issue.”
The former Vice President will lead the Washington-based Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement.
The FBI recently interviewed and obtained search warrants for three Tulsa-area high school graduates in connection with the racist GroupMe messages sent to several Penn freshmen in November following the presidential election.
Natives at Penn, a student organization that represents Native American students on Penn’s campus, takes a firm position against the construction of the DAPL.