“Some of my students are undocumented, and they deserve better,” said Chemistry professor Zahra Fakhraai, who attended the event.
“If Donald Trump was black he wouldn’t have made it off the block," said the 2015 recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship.
Two groups recently applied to be constituent members of APSC, but only one was accepted.
"It’s really nice to have this extra help and not have to fight such a big crowd [for tutors],” College freshman Lin Chen said.
“I overheard one girl pull out a deed that read ‘share your study guide’ and right away she said, ‘no way that'll mess up my curve.’ I just thought that was a very Penn moment.”
“In a weird way it was flattering, that they would go to the trouble to hack a student website at Penn,” College sophomore Ethan Woolley said.
Penn's most recently renovated dorms, Hill and New College House, make use of similar HVAC and hot water systems as other much older residential buildings across campus.
“I’m really mad about everything I’m seeing in the media and I just thought that it would be a great space to share what I’m feeling,” said College freshman Zoe Osborne.
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“[T]he school should at least be open about when a certain class will offered, when it will be offered again and how regularly it will be offered," College junior Heidi Lee said.
The group has formed a Financial Literacy club to teach high school students about subjects that range from credit scores and managing budgets to student loans and taxes.
College senior Arjun Malik is one of the founding members of the Philadelphia Bail Fund, which aims to post bail for as many low-income individuals as possible.
Trump's administration has enforced multiple travel bans that have impacted students from various countries.
"I think people came here looking for answers, and it kind of sounded like rhetorically-driven speech," College sophomore Grace Bridy said.
The Penn Undergraduate Media and Entertainment Club and the business fraternity Alpha Kappa Psi are co-organizing Media & Entertainment Week.
“I’m seeing books as friends again and I’m making time for those friends,” Wharton junior Michelle Lyu said.
“I tend to think that there’s some value in leaders accepting their own vulnerability. That’s how you form a connection to other people, and maybe that’s how you offer support.”
The issue for this semester is focused on monsters, so articles will examine different types of insects, Komodo dragons and Greek mythology.
The forum was held at the Civic House on Oct. 25 amid other initiatives to talk about mental health at Penn, including a University-wide survey and "campus conversation."
Judy Weng realized during her research that open source coding could hold the key to achieving greater diversity in computer science.