In the case of actually violent and disruptive acts, the police force wasn’t prepared to keep fans accountable. Yet, in the case of peaceful protest, advocating for protection against unjust law enforcement, police reinforcement seem prepared with a militaristic response.
"The one thing that I think that most of Penn doesn't know is that he brought this center from absolutely nothing to the biggest campus LGBT center in the United States," Sean Collins, a rising senior in the College and the chair of the Lambda Alliance said.
Hundreds of students, parents and alumni participated Penn’s annual Yardfest — a strolling competition where different Greek organizations perform synchronized dance routines in a single-file line. The event kicked off the Intercultural Greek Council’s Penn Relays weekend of activities.
Announced as one of the winners of the President’s Engagement Prizes last week, the group of students behind Lanzado Lideres — a bilingual, community-based program for high school students in South Philadelphia — will focus on developing the project over the course of the next year.
Halfway into Women’s Week, hosted by Penn Association for Gender Equity, students gathered in a Steinberg-Dietrich Hall to hear a group of women faculty members examine the future of feminism and gender equity under President Donald Trump’s administration.
“This competition was a way for us to really understand how companies actually work,” Wharton freshman Cheryl Li said. “I think in Wharton courses it’s all very hypothetical, and getting the opportunity to actually put that knowledge to work is really important.”