The Penn Community Against Mountain Top Removal celebrated Valentine’s Day a little differently by continuing their ongoing activism.
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Those who say that young people are not involved with politics can look to Pennsylvania to be proven wrong.
In a light pink hijab, Afnaan Moharram spoke softly but intensely about her dedication to activism.
Despite heated rhetoric in the weeks leading up to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions conference, the weekend proceeded relatively smoothly.
Ali Abunimah spoke to a full lecture hall in Meyerson Hall on Saturday night as the keynote speaker of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions conference. Abunimah is a Palestinian-American activist and the creator of The Electronic Intifada, an online publication focused on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions conference, which begins this weekend, has generated widespread debate over the movement’s mission and its place at Penn.
Some student groups who traditionally represent opposing ideals are uniting to create a centralized source of politics on campus.
Penn students who oppose the upcoming Boycott, Divest and Sanctions conference now have a formalized venue in which they can voice their opinion.
Put both hands up and wiggle your fingers if you agree with me. Point them at the ground and wiggle them if you disagree. If you feel neutral but still want to express yourself, aim your fingers parallel to the ground and wiggle them. Think I’m breaking procedure? Arrange your thumb and forefinger into the shape of a triangle and hold it above your head.
The ongoing movement against mountaintop removal took a big leap yesterday by securing a private meeting with top PNC Bank executives.
As an upcoming conference criticizing Israel approaches, the Penn community has been engaged in multiple discussions about the merits of hosting such a conference on campus.
Although the Occupy movement is no longer occupying physical space, both OccupyPenn and Occupy Philadelphia still remain active.
Wharton junior Laura Brown, a Daily Pennsylvanian staff member, was recently elected president of College Republicans. In an interview with the DP, she discusses her political roots and her plans for the upcoming year.
Lawyers gathered at the Philadelphia municipal court on Thursday in a status hearing to determine the next trial date for 30 of the 52 people arrested during the Occupy Philadelphia protests on Nov. 30.
Even before its arrival on campus, the national Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions conference— to be held at Penn in February — is generating heated debate about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.