“It’s visibly clear who participates in something like Hey Day,” McKay said. “We want to make sure everyone can participate.”
The Individualized Major is a program through the College that allows students to design their own curriculum and, essentially, create their own department.
When preachers set up signs on campus and chanted insults against gay people, Catholics and Jews, Vice President for Public Safety Maureen Rush recalled students complaining that the preachers were terrifying them and insisting that their actions had to be illegal. “It’s not,” Rush said.
“It was more parodying comedy about Trump than it was joking about Trump,” Bloom said. “We’re making fun of ourselves almost. It was on a meta-level about not touching Trump in the comedy world.”
The Interfraternity Council instituted a new policy this year making it mandatory for fraternities to send at least ten members to the Vagina Monologues.
“GAPSA is an inclusive organization which derives strength from the diversity of its members,” the resolution reads.
In a statement released prior to the event, Hillel condemned “these overt acts of hatred, which have no space on our campus or in our country.”
“I think it’s a fun process,” Wharton freshman Mindy Wang said. “It was funny seeing her get a striptease and getting breakfast delivered to her room every day.”
Wharton freshman and media chair of Fossil Free Penn Megan Kyne said she felt the off-the-record meetings between the club and the administration were not productive and did not allow for open communication between the two groups.
The 16th Nobel Summit marks the first time the Ivy Council — an organization that acts as a platform for the collaboration of students across the Ivy League — decided to to invite one student government representative from each of the schools to attend.
Engineering freshman Brian McGrath, who was studying computer science, withdrew from Penn in December and is preparing to start at Drexel University in the fall.
University City District communications director and 2006 College graduate Alissa Weiss said the new restaurants show how new dining options complement University City’s overall development.
Dean of Gregory College House Chris Donovan said a key part of the College House traditions is creating these shared social environments.
College is one of the best places to startup,” CEO and Engineering and Wharton junior Rajat Bhageria said. “There’s no risk, there’s no opportunity cost ... there’s just a lot of resources.”
The purpose of the wall, founder Rebecca Brown said, is to demonstrate to Penn students that rejection is inherent in everyday life.
#DeleteUber became a boycott against the company, with many Penn students switching to the alternative ride-sharing service Lyft. However, campus opinion about the effectiveness of the movement varies.
For students interested in learning home-brew chemistry, bartending, ballroom dancing, and other non-ordinary skills, the Penn Preceptorial Committee has them covered.
The Penn Congressional Call Center is a nonpartisan space and all of the resources necessary for Penn students to contact their Congressional representatives, regardless of party, and voice an opposition.
Executive Vice President and College freshman Jason Kim said the board didn’t expect the “unprecedented” numbers from the Class of 2020 during the giveaways.
In preparation for one week during the summer, members of the Penn chapter of Camp Kesem spend the academic year fundraising, training and planning for camp. They are currently gearing up for one their biggest fundraising events, the “Make the Magic” silent auction.