The protest took place during the Silfen Forum 2022, an event held this afternoon which hosted filmmaker and documentarian Ken Burns, Penn’s 2022 commencement speaker.
Houston Hall, the oldest student union in the nation, will undergo a gradual revitalization process to become a central hub of student life on campus.
Fierceton recently re-emerged in the national spotlight following a feature in The New Yorker that detailed the story of her history of abuse and investigation by Penn and the Rhodes Trust.
Two elevators and a Limited-Use-Limited-Application lift will be installed in the Quad. Stouffer will become newly accessible with reconstructed entrances, elevators and ramps to the dorm.
Fierceton told the DP she believes the decision was a result of nationwide media coverage and activism by Penn students, faculty members, and other advocates.
The event, which has been virtual since 2019 due to COVID-19, was held starting 5 p.m. in the Graduate School of Education tent and featured a rally followed by a survivors' vigil.
Penn Law representatives told the DP that they will withhold public comment on the controversy until the faculty review process of Wax has concluded, in adherence to University policy.
Quaker Days will have sessions for admitted students on five days between April 11 and 19. Campus visits include information sessions and a campus tour led by the Kite and Key Society.
Sleep Well hosts the seven-week “Refresh” program, and under Sex Well, students can enroll in a six-week “Penn’s Declassified Sex Survival Guide” program.
Horowitz departed the University yesterday to begin his federal service as the inaugural Director of the Office of Emerging Capabilities Policy.
The Daily Pennsylvanian spoke with 12 Penn community members and University leaders about the challenges that Penn currently faces under his leadership.
This year's regular decision admissions cycle marks a shift from past years, given that the University is not publicly highlighting its acceptance rate for its incoming class.
Administrators wrote that the COVID-19 Dashboard reflects that “transmission remains primarily associated with social gatherings,” such as formals and galas.
Student Sustainability Association at Penn hopes that by shifting the focus of their work, they will be able to bring more students into the fight against climate change.
Following encouraging feedback from former participants, Campus Health has decided to bring back “Sleep Well” and “Sex Well," two popular self-help programs, for a second cohort this semester.
At the town hall, representatives from the 4B discussed the pros and cons of moving the cultural centers, and students shared their thoughts on the proposal.
The increase will account for rising expenses due to inflation and support the University’s growing financial aid program, faculty and staff, and interdisciplinary academic offerings.
While some students are excited about a return to normalcy, other students still have concerns for at-risk populations who are much more vulnerable to infection.
Eighteen years after Gutmann’s inauguration, The Daily Pennsylvanian sat down to speak with 29 former and current leaders of the Penn community — including Gutmann herself — to chronicle the former president’s legacy through the lens of her original aspirations.
Between now and June, students will be using both Path@Penn and Penn InTouch for registration and academic planning.