As the Executive Director of the Women's Law Project, Tracy has been involved in landmark women’s rights court cases fighting for issues such as abortion rights.
“Common goals, common decency, common party — that’s what we’re trying to promote,” said College junior Nicole Rubin, one of the group’s leaders.
This event is the first of its kind that students have seen. It comes after four Penn students have died in the span of two months.
While many professors have chosen to incorporate mental health resources into their syllabi, it is not mandated for them to do so. The UA is working with the Faculty Senate to change that.
“We first needed to find out the personal situation of each of our faculty collaborators and their students, as well as the physical state of the university."
Penn Effective Altruism said they decided to host the biomedical gerontologist because his research "is not just the stuff of science fiction."
Engineering junior Johnathan Chen said he genuinely wants Amazon to set up its headquarters here, in part because he wants a job at the tech company.
The event's star-studded guest list was a "major institutional statement in support of the LGBT community at Penn," said an alumni.
"When you get angry, you get sh*t done," said Phil Yu, the creator of the Asian-American news and culture blog Angry Asian Man.
“It’s a very bold flavor,” Vice Provost for Global Initiatives Ezekiel Emanuel said. “As we like to say, it’s not for people who like heavy sugar, milk chocolate. This a real dark chocolate.”
College junior Kara Dang, who had over $1,000 of clothes stolen from her dorm, said the Harnwell College House's notification emails on the thefts haven't fully conveyed its severity.
Speech/Acts, the current exhibition at the ICA, features the work of artists inspired by black experimental poetry.
"Everybody joined because they want to make cool games, not because they want to pad their resume."
Penn Community Hoops was founded in 2016 by College sophomores Skylar Deutsch and Christopher Bloomer.
"People were sharing a lot; people were vulnerable, and most importantly, people were listening."
Last year, the project received funding from the U.S. State Department, which has said that the project has been a success.
NCH cost $125 million to build, which is some $45 million more than the budget allocated for Hill's renovations.
All Penn students have to pay Penn tuition when they take a semester abroad, but this can often be more than the tuition of the school they are actually studying at.
The four-year college houses at Penn are: Harrison, Gregory, Stouffer, W.E.B. Du Bois and New College House.
IFC President Bradley Freeman said the council has not been able to work on establishing the position because the semester has been "hectic" with "the task force and registered events."