Articles by Alana Kelly
Latinx health care workers seek city funding to increase community vaccination ratesThe Latinx community comprises 15% of Philadelphia, but as of March 22, only about 12% of those vaccinated are Latinx.
Penn panel discusses effect of lack of newsroom diversity and Trump-era misinformationThe panel, titled “Truth Telling, The Media, & Social Equity,” featured professional and student journalists, as well as Annenberg School for Communication Dean John L. Jackson, Jr.
Pennsylvania's 2022 primary election could be postponed due to census delayIn Pennsylvania, new census data has the potential to alter the current nine-nine congressional delegation tie between Republicans and Democrats.
Quake Magazine, Penn’s only publication about sex, relaunches after over a decadeThe magazine aims to highlight the appreciation of bodies, relationships, sex, and love of all kinds through an inclusive, artful space.
Two Penn students develop doodle-based dating app, buoyed by support from viral TikTok videoThe app, called Monet, allows users to send drawings to each other to start a conversation instead of swiping left or right on profiles.
Penn Libraries hosts author and storyteller Ashley Bryan to celebrate his new memoirMany of the original sketches and correspondence used in the memoir are now part of the Ashley Bryan archive at the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Wharton grad and MTV president Chris McCarthy will lead four more television networksMcCarthy will assume the presidency of of Comedy Central, Paramount Network, Smithsonian Channel, and TV Land.
New digital humanities class aims to bring more humanities students to computationEnglish professor Whitney Trettien said the new course will serve as a softer entry point for humanities students to learn how to apply tools and technologies to 'big picture' questions.
Pennsylvania youth have the ninth highest obesity rate in the countryThe obesity rate for children ages 10 to 17 in Pennsylvania was 17.4 percent, more than two points above the national average of 15.3 percent.
Nursing professor calls for research to resolve workplace distress among cliniciansPenn Nursing professor Connie Ulrich is calling for more research to be done to resolve ethical distress for medical professionals to heighten retention rates.