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Prof. who used Nazi salute faces call for firing from colleagues in open letter to Penn

(01/21/21 6:47am)

Penn professor Robert Schuyler used a Nazi salute and phrase at an archaeological conference earlier this month in an attempt to reference free speech suppression in Nazi Germany, sparking widespread backlash. Now, his colleagues — including the speaker he interrupted at the conference — plan to send an open letter to the University demanding his termination.

Period@Penn donates menstrual products to homeless shelters amid COVID-19 economic crisis

(10/28/20 4:17am)

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it more difficult for low-income people to access healthcare necessities, including menstrual products. Despite the logistical difficulties posed by the virtual semester, student leaders at Period@Penn said they are inspired to intensify their fight against period poverty. 

Guest Column by Marialena Mouaikel and Saskia Wright | The Lebanon explosion hit home

(08/08/20 3:15pm)

When Covid-19 forced Penn students to go home and take their classes online, it was an extremely disruptive hindrance to our education and to life as we knew it. But in Lebanon, students had been sent home long before the pandemic began. Far away, in this tiny country, students have been out of the classroom for the majority of the year due to months of protests that blocked the roads. Now their classrooms were just blown up and it can be attributed to the same corruption the people had been protesting against.