Students expressed concern that the perspectives of non-Zionist Jewish community members “aren’t being heard” by University administration.
Foxx reflected on Magill's testimony and the overall state of higher education in her interview with the DP.
Students filed the lawsuit under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and allege that Penn "subjects them to a pervasively hostile educational environment."
The hearing, titled “Holding Campus Leaders Accountable and Confronting Antisemitism,” will begin at 10:15 a.m.
On Sunday night, demonstrators gathered outside the Goldie location in Rittenhouse Square, chanting, "Goldie, Goldie, you can’t hide, we charge you with genocide" as they marched along Walnut Street.
The Daily Pennsylvanian broke down the key context behind Magill's upcoming testimony and what else people can expect at the hearing.
The joint rally — which was hosted with the Coalition to Save the UC Townhomes — featured speakers sharing the organizations’ shared stances against gentrification and occupation.
The panelists discussed the cancellation of progressive Jewish group Penn Chavurah's screening of "Israelism" and the Palestine Writes Literature Festival.
The screening was followed by a Q&A session with the film's producer who shared their own process with the documentary and answered questions from Penn community members.
The AAUP statement comes a day after Penn Chavurah and IfNotNow Philly hosted a rally in Penn Commons where dozens of students protested the University’s refusal to allow for the screening of “Israelism.”
The statement published by PASS, PAO, and Penn MSA encouraged community members to report incidents where they feel unsafe on campus.
Penn argued that first- and second-year biomedical graduate students and educational fellowship recipients working on lab rotations should not be included in the body.
The group has outlined three key demands towards top University representatives: ceasefire in Gaza now, the protection of freedom of speech at the University, and the institution of critical thought on Palestine.
Christie spoke about antisemitism on college campuses and said Magill, in addition to the presidents of Harvard and Cornell universities, should be fired.
Over half of the Congress members who have publicly criticized Penn's response to Hamas' attack on Israel have received campaign support from withdrawn Penn donors and their affiliated companies.
The group will includes seven faculty representatives from multiple Penn schools, two student representatives, and six staff, alumni, and Trustee representatives.
The United States Department of Education is investigating five instances of antisemitism and two Islamophobia cases across seven schools.
The letter expressed concern about the University's “failure to respond to the defamation and harassment” that pro-Palestinian faculty members have been experiencing.
Around 50 attendees watched representatives from Penn College Republicans, Penn Democrats, Penn for Liberty, and the Penn Young Democratic Socialists of America debate a variety of topics.
Penn Police Deputy Chief of Investigations Michael Morrin told the protestors that they would be arrested if they did not leave the building and gave them a 30-minute warning before arrests would begin.