Articles by Ashley Ahn
Ashley Ahn | Explore at your own riskAshley Ahn, former DP Executive Editor, reflects back on her four years at Penn and the DP.
Hundreds protest at Penn, City Hall after Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade in leaked draftStudents and other members of the Penn community marched down Locust Walk chanting "Not the church, not the state, women must decide their fate!" and "They say no-choice; we say pro-choice!"
‘Stop Putin! Stop war!’: Hundreds protest Russian invasion of Ukraine in front of City HallHundreds of people at City Hall were draped in the Ukrainian flags and carrying signs, some of which read: “Stop Putin,” “USA help Ukraine,” and “NATO protect our sky.”
The DP, Inc. welcomes its 138th board of editors and managersStudents are kicking off the new year with an eye toward revamping the company's digital platforms and prioritizing diversity, inclusion, and transparency within its staff and audience relations.
Here are the spring 2022 courses that double countAdvance course registration for spring 2022 opens Nov. 1 and closes Nov. 14.
Penn suspends University operations as flooding wrecks PhiladelphiaSevere flooding from the remnants of Hurricane Ida prompted Penn to suspend normal University operations, including classes, Thursday. This is a developing story. Check back here for updates.
Victim transported to Penn Med after gun shots fired at 40th and Chestnut StreetsThe suspect is a 5-foot-10 Black male of heavy build wearing all black clothing and a hooded sweatshirt.
Here are the College courses that double count for fall 2021Advance course registration for fall 2021 opens Tuesday and ends April 23.
Penn student charged with aggravated assault after allegedly stabbing former boyfriendSobejano denied that she attacked Parente, telling police she acted out of self-defense after he came at her with a knife.
Letter from the Executive Editor | It’s time to start paying attention to the ‘invisible minority’The Daily Pennsylvania's Executive Editor, Ashley Ahn, condemns the fatal shooting of six Asian women in the Atlanta area.
Trump’s alma mater condemns mob assault on Capitol as attack on American democracyPenn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Wendell Pritchett wrote that Penn condemns "threatening incitements and assaults on the political freedom of all citizens."
Penn cancels class on Feb. 12, March 30, April 12 amid student backlash over reduced breaksThe announcement comes amid a fierce student backlash over a lack of breaks during the 2020/21 academic year, which has seen fall break canceled in addition to a shortened spring break.
New Board of Trustees chair talks Penn’s spring plans and refusal to divest from fossil fuelsIn an interview with The Daily Pennsylvanian, Bok, the current vice chair of the board, spoke about the University’s plans to reopen in the spring and refused to budge on students' calls to divest from fossil fuels and make Payment in Lieu of Taxes.
Scott Bok, investment banker and Penn grad, to serve as next chair of Board of TrusteesBok, who is chairman and CEO of independent investment bank Greenhill & Co., Inc., will succeed David L. Cohen, who has served as chair since November 2009.
As Penn plans for campus reopening, here’s how the Ivy League has handled COVID-19 on campusHere's how these colleges are handling the pandemic from COVID-19 testing, case numbers, and campus life — offering a window into what the upcoming spring semester could look like for Penn students.
Penn students flood the streets of Philadelphia to revel in Biden’s victoryBiden's win in Pennsylvania pushed him across the 270-vote threshold to become president-elect Saturday morning. Penn students and thousands of local residents filled the streets to rejoice the long-awaited victory.
Acme’s 6 a.m. grand opening attracts over 100 Penn students and local residentsMany Penn students and West Philadelphia residents said they were not only pleasantly surprised by the free giveaways and promotions but also at the quality of produce and general aesthetic of the store.
In exclusive interview, Andrew Yang highlights electoral importance of Penn studentsIn front of a socially distanced crowd of a couple dozen Penn students, community members, and campaign staff, Yang delivered an urgent plea for young Americans to vote this fall. He also spoke with the DP about the Asian American electorate and what Biden's win would mean for his universal basic income plan.
President and 1968 Wharton graduate Donald Trump tests positive for coronavirusTrump confirmed on Thursday night that Hope Hicks, one of his closest advisers, tested positive for coronavirus.