At a time when students are struggling more than ever to pay their tuition, Penn, a university with the seventh largest endowment in the country (over $6 billion), enforces a late-payment policy that is as inflexible as it is unfair.
The $2,000,000 that the Board of Trustees allocates each year is not the student government’s money — it’s your money.
This threatens the hard work of student leaders at Penn to create an environment that is tolerant and accepting of students from all backgrounds.
Things aren’t perfect for women — or for men — at Penn or in the world. But I am thrilled to be in a time and on a campus in which I, as an individual, could be elected the president of my class on a platform of inclusion and embracement of diversity.
Should we blame Koren for feeling uncomfortable that from day one in office, she became identified as the female that won the competitive election?
After 124 years of producing shows, their latest — “A Reptile Dysfunction” — continues to live up to the great tradition of the notoriously wild and wacky all-male musical comedy troupe.
In reaching our leadership positions on campus, we have all learned to navigate these subtle forms of gender discrimination in our daily work.
When the UA fails to do its job, we lose your trust. And when we lose your trust, we lose the ability to do our job.
Like many others, I read the guest column submitted on behalf of Occupy Penn with utter dismay.
BDS is not promoting dialogue.
The use of the vagina suit may indeed bring a small amount of shock value but in the greater service of beginning a discussion — about their vaginas and perhaps about a host of other issues.
The Penn Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions conference last week was odious and Penn’s decision to host it in the name of unfettered free speech is questionable.
I was horrified to read Brian Goldman’s chilling account of his assault at the hands of a gang of teenagers in busy and bustling Center City on a Saturday night.
Not far from campus are several neighborhoods that are home to the survivors of the horrific Cambodian genocide.
BDS is a tool that challenges racial inequality, dispossession, displacement and genocidal violence.
It is troubling to see my own alma mater faculty is resorting to hateful discourse.
I urge you to be resolute in your defense of Penn’s reputation as a place where the BDS movement’s lies and agenda will find no quarter.
With no evidence whatsoever, and in direct contradiction to everything we’ve ever said or written, Gur designates our student group “genocidal” and equates our upcoming conference with Nazi anti-Semitism.
As scholars, we demonstrate how to carefully assess historical analogies rather than deploy them for rhetorical advantage.
Penn President Amy Gutmann and Chair of the Board of Trustees David L. Cohen address the upcoming Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions conference.