Search Results

Below are your search results. You can also try a Basic Search.

Students and faculty at Penn reel from Trump's decision to end TPS status for El Salvador

(01/17/18 4:09am)

In another blow to the international community, the Trump administration announced on Jan. 8 that it would end the Temporary Protected Status program for El Salvador, which currently allows for over 200,000 immigrants to live in peace in the United States. The protected status for Salvadorans will officially end Sept. 9, 2019. 

The newly-elected leaders for Penn's 5B minority coalition groups share their goals for 2018

(01/10/18 12:16am)

The main minority coalition groups on campus, commonly known as the 5B, have elected new boards and are focusing on maintaining advocacy efforts and promoting inter-group collaboration this year. The Daily Pennsylvanian interviewed the newly-elected leaders of each group to discuss their proposed goals and priorities. 

Penn student researchers dig into the University's unaddressed ties to the slave trade

(01/13/18 8:02pm)

In recent years, as various universities have stepped forth to acknowledge early institutional ties to slavery, Penn has remained steadfast in asserting that it does not have a history of direct involvement with slavery or the slave trade. Now, new undergraduate research places this assertion into doubt.

Chelsea Manning at Penn, on exposing the U.S. government: 'I don’t have any regrets'

(11/30/17 2:50am)

Hundreds of Penn students and faculty members packed into the Annenberg Center's Zellerbach Theatre on Nov. 29 to hear from Chelsea Manning, a controversial LGBTQ rights activist and former United States Army soldier, who was sent to prison after releasing sensitive military documents to WikiLeaks. 

The new Phila. director of LGBT Affairs plans to heal the city's LGBT community after a year of division

(10/18/17 2:28am)

Philadelphia is currently one of the only cities in the nation to have an LGBTQ office. And for years the city has received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign's Municipal Equality Index. But amid recent divisions drawn over racial discrimination in Philadelphia's gay community, Amber Hikes, the new executive director of the Office of LGBT Affairs, wants to unite and reignite the city's advocacy for LGBTQ residents.