Articles by Arina Paniukhina
Over 100 protesters march through University City demanding Penn, Drexel pay PILOTsThe protest, called #PhillySchoolsDeserve: A March for PILOTs, was co-sponsored by Penn Community for Justice, Drexel Community for Justice, Penn for PILOTs, and other community organizations.
Former Australian PM discusses U.S.-China relations in post-COVID-19 world at Penn eventThe Wharton Undergraduate Finance and Technology Group hosted former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd in a virtual event on March 9.
Here’s how the Ivy League is handling COVID-19 on campus this springSix out of eight Ivy League institutions welcomed some — if not all — of their students to campus for the spring 2021 semester.
Penn announces 2.8% tuition increase for 2021-2022 — lowest percent increase in 50 yearsNext year's cost of attendance will total $79,014. The increase is notably lower than the typical 3.9% annual tuition hike, a move Penn President Amy Gutmann said is intended to benefit families amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
International first years struggle obtaining visas to arrive on campus for spring 2021The arrival of many international first years on to campus this spring was filled with obstacles, as the closure of consulates abroad last year blocked students' ability to obtain a student visa necessary to enter the country.
‘Gross’ and ‘disgusting’: Brown water runs from sinks in Hill on Wednesday"We cannot definitively say where this water came from," FRES Executive Director of Operations and Maintenance Faramarz Vakili wrote in a statement to The Daily Pennsylvanian.
Alumni urge Penn to revoke Trump’s degree after Capitol riot, with some withholding donationsSome alumni believe Wednesday's Capitol riots should be the final straw in pushing Penn to revoke Trump's degree, with some citing the University's unique silence on his actions as reason to cut their donations.
Penn graduates launch nonprofit to improve education in Philadelphia schoolsThe Education Association of America aspires to change education at the local and national level by writing articles and remodeling school curriculum based on research and data.
Philadelphia restaurant owners sue Mayor Jim Kenney and Phila. over indoor dining banThe complaint alleges that the City of Philadelphia violated the Fifth Amendment by taking private property without compensation. The plaintiffs also allege that the city violated the Fourteenth Amendment by depriving restaurant owners of property without due process.
To ease election-related stress, Wellness Week features virtual and socially distant eventsPenn Wellness Week — running from Nov. 9 to Nov. 14 this year — is a biannual event organized by students that features dozens of programs aimed at enhancing mental and physical health on campus
Pandemic may exacerbate funding gap for colleges that serve low-income students of colorCommunity colleges and historically Black colleges and universities are among those that have more students of color and less funding than schools with a wealthier and whiter student body.
Annenberg panelists say Kardashians manufactured their fame by commodifying Black cultureThe panel was a part of the Annenberg Conversations on Race, a series of discussions between experts outside Annenberg who examine anti-Black racism in American society.
Wharton graduates, dean discuss combating racism in first ‘Beyond Business’ lectureThe event featured 2007 Wharton graduate Chris Bennett and 1993 Wharton graduate Josh Kopelman speaking to Wharton Dean Erika James and Wharton Vice Dean of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Karl Ulrich.
Philadelphia records deadliest year for shootings since 2007Shooting incidents are up 57% over 2019 rates and the city is on par to pass 450 murders by the end of the year, 6 ABC reported.