“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.”
As a member of the Vietnamese Student Association, Nguyen talked about celebrating the holiday at Penn. Despite being away from her home and family, Nguyen said she was happy to see that “a lot of people still cherish the traditions that we have, and we have a great community to celebrate with.”
Some grad students working to better the lives of minority children and youth in the Philadelphia area just got awarded with a prestigious fellowship.
Three of the 40 masters students who were accepted into the Council on Social Work Education's Minority Fellowship Program this academic year study at Penn's School of Social Policy & Practice.
The three students, Alexandria Okeke, Paolo David Rodriguez and Kira White will receive additional training and mentorship during their studies at Penn, along with a $6,500 annual grant funded by the the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
According to The Temple News, more than 2,000 people marched through Temple University and joined the city-wide Anti-Trump protest on Wednesday night. Participating Temple students expressed their feelings in the wake of the election result.
Participants and members of United Minorities Council shared poetry readings, a capella performances and multilingual rapping Thursday night to express their experiences of being minority students at Penn.
“It’s a great way to bring together lots of different people in different communities at Penn and in the city to celebrate the two things we love the most at the Writers House — books and food,” Kelly Writers House Program Coordinator Alli Katz said.