“When we try to inhibit the progress of technology to save a few jobs, we don’t come out ahead as a society,” former Secretary of Transportation James Burnley said.
Other marches in Philadelphia took place on Monday. Roughly 100 people gathered at Thomas Paine Plaza, and, after a series of speeches, marched through the city toward Independence Mall.
“[The media] saw how entertained we were by [Trump], and they gave us more,” O'Malley said.
Doctoral candidate Colman Humphrey said Twitter would become less of a forum for intellectual conversation and more of a "tabloid" medium as time progressed after a debate.
Student Caleb O'Neil received a letter notifying him of the suspension and of requirements that he submit a written apology to the professor and an essay about the incident.
Penn records and Trump’s classmates dispute the claim that Trump graduated near the top of his class.
Navigating the immigration process can be difficult for those unfamiliar with the American legal system. To help immigrants in this situation, 2013 Penn Law graduate Jeremy Peskin and immigration attorney James Pittman created Borderwise.
As graduating seniors prepare to enter a workforce characterized by political uncertainty under Trump's presidency, many have had to rethink their professional plans — particularly those students who had hoped to work in politics or government.
#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.