Under the guidance of 2017 College graduates Alexa Salas and Camilo Toro and 2017 Nursing graduate Yaneli Arizmendi, roughly 15 Penn students began serving as tutors and mentors this week for the local after-school leadership program Lanzando Líderes.
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The job search is a major concern for students at Penn, but for those who are LGBTQ, looking for the right workplace can be even more complicated.
Over 80 percent of nonresidential Penn buildings lack gender-neutral bathrooms — but that may change
Just under 20 percent of non-residential campus buildings contain at least one gender-neutral bathroom, but a recent push by Facilities and Real Estate Services and the LGBT Center is looking to increase that number.
Hundreds of students crowded into a room in Houston Hall on Sept. 14 to attend an informational session on the status of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. At the event, which started at noon, Penn administrators expressed their support for students, presented Penn's resources and answered questions that audience members submitted anonymously on index cards.
On a gray Wednesday afternoon, Penn students took to College Green to stand in solidarity with recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy, which President Donald Trump has decided to end.
As the new director of the LGBT center, Erin Cross plans to connect LGBT students, faculty and alumni
Erin Cross might be new to the job of director at the LGBT Center at Penn, but she is certainly not new to the work of the Center.
LGBT Center Director Bob Schoenberg — a Penn 'institution' — officially retires after 35 years
Penn is now one of the most LGBT-friendly campuses in the country, but this hasn't always been the case.
Audition season has arrived for most performing arts groups at Penn, and students need to start deciding which groups to join.
Many students groups on campus are highly selective and hierarchical. Minority coalition groups strive to break this mold by providing a more inclusive community. They work particularly hard at the beginning of the year, using a range of strategies to engage minority students who are new to Penn.
Close to 4,000 students from the Class of 2021 will start on the jam-packed itinerary of New Student Orientation this week. 44 of the 157 listed NSO events are mandatory, but what actually happens if students can't attend them?
A newly established engineering student board aims to put a spotlight on the work of underrepresented minorities.
A new student-led petition is calling upon Harvard University to divest from private prisons, The Harvard Crimson reported this week.
Penn Nursing's annual West Philadelphia Health Fair features dancing, snacks, checkups and even legal help
This weekend’s West Philadelphia Health Fair offered salsa dancing, games — and legal checkups.
Members of Divest Harvard blocked the doors to Harvard University's University Hall early Wednesday morning to demand the university divest from coal, The Boston Globe reported.
This year, 15 students extended their spring breaks to travel across Cuba in search of artistic inspiration.
After being forced to step down, Florida A&M University President Elmira Mangum is headed to the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions supported by the Graduate School of Education.
Pizza and Post-it Notes are the two essential components for one of Philadelphia’s most cherished business ventures, Rosa’s Fresh Pizza.
After a divisive election and controversial campus protests, constitutional law experts and college students alike have debated the state of free speech in the United States. On Tuesday, experts in the field came to Penn Law School to contribute to campus dialogue on this issue.
In his first public appearance since being elected into Trump’s Cabinet, Ben Carson spoke to students and faculty at Yale on Thursday night. Carson, a Yale alumus from the class of ‘73, discussed plans for his new political position.
Penn has another prize for innovation — this time, for ones that contribute to Jewish life.