From the racist GroupMe incident last year to the recent protests in Charlottesville, Va., black students at Penn have had to grapple with a range of traumatic events this past year.
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Various reports this past summer have shown that virtually all major tech companies from Google to Facebook struggle with diversity. Penn, which has one of the top Engineering schools in the country, is no exception.
After a racially tense year — both nationally, in light of the recent events in Charlottesville, Va., and locally, after a racist GroupMe incident targeted black freshmen on Penn's campus — black students at Penn feel hopeful that the appointment of Wendell Pritchett to the position of Penn's provost is a step in the right direction.
Desiree Peterkin Bell recommends having a quarter life crisis, talks about her class that covers 'fake news'
Desiree Peterkin Bell, a strategic planner and political strategist with nearly 20 years of experience currently has an appointment as guest lecturer at the Annenberg School for Communication.
Girls moving in a flock from house to house and standing in lines outside in 30 degree weather would probably seem strange to the average person, but particularly to international students, many of whom had never heard of fraternities and sororities.
Spoken word artists and community organizers filled the Goodhand Room at the LGBT Center on Sunday, reading poems about the terror of racial violence, lynching and systemic injustice.
This semester the 5B, the umbrella groups which house different minority groups on campus, elected a new executive board. The Daily Pennsylvanian spoke with the chairs of each organization to see what’s in store for this semester.
Video game sounds filled a Huntsman Hall auditorium on Election Day as students gathered for a conversation on gender in the election.
Charles Ornstein has uncovered scandals just by analyzing data: massive Medicare fraud, unlicensed doctors seeing patients and networks of doctors who entrap patients in vicious cycles of bad treatment.
A clown, Insomnia cookies and the #jujuchallenge came together on Locust Walk last week as part of Students Organizing for Liberation’s Ferguson Friday demonstration. The demonstration was a part of SOUL’s larger campaign to raise money for Haiti in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.
When Wharton sophomore Mawi Fasil started at Penn last Fall, he had no plans of continuing his high school hobby of rapping. An Ethiopian immigrant from East Oakland, California, Fasil — whose stage name is just “Mawi” — had been rapping since his sophomore year of high school, but intended to fade into the background after releasing a mixtape his freshman fall.