Hundreds of protestors in Philadelphia took to the streets on Tuesday after a leaked draft opinion revealed the Supreme Court voted to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision on abortion rights.
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Transgender former swimmer Schuyler Bailar supports his friend Lia Thomas from the stands in Atlanta
ATLANTA — Walking across the pool deck after placing fifth in the 200-yard freestyle finals, Penn swimmer Lia Thomas glanced up at the stands and smiled at her supporters, who were holding a transgender flag. Among them, cheering and pumping his fist throughout the evening, was her longtime friend and mentor Schuyler Bailar.
ATLANTA — Hours before transgender Penn swimmer Lia Thomas earned a historic victory at the NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships, a vocal crowd gathered outside the aquatic facility — some in support of her and other trans athletes, and some to protest her participation.
College junior Mia Bezar died on Sunday, Feb. 13 at the age of 20.
Over 150 Penn faculty members have signed onto an open letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland, urging the U.S. Department of Justice to overturn the “China Initiative” which they allege disproportionately targets researchers of Chinese descent.
College sophomore Tolamariam Nemomsa died last week in his off-campus apartment at the age of 21.
When Wharton professor Nina Strohminger asked undergraduate business students what they thought the average American worker’s salary was, her students had no idea their answers would be the subject of a viral conversation about privilege, income inequality, and elitism.
Penn confirmed that in-person classes will resume on Jan. 24, citing the decreasing campus COVID-19 positivity rate.
Penn reiterated its move-in timeline and COVID-19 policies ahead of the spring semester in a message sent to students Wednesday morning.
Penn reiterated its pre-arrival testing requirements and announced that it will require double-masking or using a KN95 or N95 mask ahead of the spring semester.
Many first-generation and low-income students were forced to make last-minute arrangements after Penn denied their early-move-in requests, following the University’s decision to postpone spring 2022 move-in by one week.
Penn will move all final exams online during the week of Dec. 20 as a precautionary measure to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Work-study students at Penn Wharton Budget Model were laid off in the middle of the semester without prior warning, prompting the Office of Student Employment to intervene to help get their jobs back.
Penn's hybrid work program for staff will continue through the spring 2022 semester and staff winter break will be extended an additional two days, University administrators announced in a Wednesday morning email.
An activated sprinkler in Lauder College House on Friday afternoon led to a building-wide evacuation and flooding in 13 suites, prompting the relocation of 12 students to the Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel.
Three medical students at the Perelman School of Medicine teamed up to create a podcast about the experiences of being first-generation, low-income in the medical field.
The Greenfield Intercultural Center and Penn Park Farm have partnered to create a weekly produce pick-up service for members of the Penn community called Greenfield Greens, which provides fresh vegetables to anyone who needs assistance with obtaining food.
Students have reported issues connecting to the campus Wi-Fi service, AirPennNet, multiple times this semester, complicating their ability to complete schoolwork.
Penn will launch a $100 million center at the School of Engineering and Applied Science to conduct research into creating new biological materials and models.
Many first-generation, low-income first years and sophomores are excited to be on campus for the first time, but some expressed concerns about adjusting to life at Penn.