Articles by Ashley Ahn

11/22/20 11:15pm
In 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. 
11/19/20 1:19pm
Bok, 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. 
11/10/20 12:23am
Here'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.
11/07/20 10:20pm
Biden'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.
10/23/20 9:42pm
Many 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. 
10/18/20 8:04pm
In 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.
10/02/20 1:31am
Trump confirmed on Thursday night that Hope Hicks, one of his closest advisers, tested positive for coronavirus.
09/16/20 9:26pm
While the Chemistry department must endure the same budget cut as the other SAS departments, Chemistry Ph.D. students are typically supported by research grants from government agencies.
09/15/20 12:17am
The election took place from Sept. 12 to 14 after being postponed from earlier this spring by the Nominations and Elections Committee due to the coronavirus outbreak. 
09/13/20 11:55pm
Penn has moved the coronavirus testing data to the COVID-19 Dashboard and is currently only reporting weekly positive results.
09/10/20 9:29pm
The suspect is a 6’2’’ “dark complected” male with a thin build and long hair. Reported to be in his 20s, he was seen wearing dark blue clothing and carrying a maroon duffel bag.
08/11/20 1:32pm
The University scratches its plans to conduct a hybrid fall semester that guaranteed on-campus housing for first years, sophomores, and transfer students in the College House system, according to The Fall Semester Planning FAQ.
08/07/20 1:31am
Members of the Penn community are mourning the loss of Sun, 19 years old, who died on July 25 after his car collided with an International Bus in Colorado while on a hiking trip.
07/15/20 4:20am
Penn is facing a net difference in budget of $164 million due to the COVID-19 pandemic largely from forgone revenues including tuition, housing, and others. The University, more tuition-dependent than its peer institutions, will raise its total cost of attendance for the upcoming academic year — but also expects to provide more student financial aid.
07/08/20 2:51pm
In her book 'Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man,' Mary Trump details how Donald Trump created a toxic family dynamic, accusing him of being a "sociopath."
07/08/20 11:54am
Filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the lawsuit seeks to prevent ICE and the Department of Homeland Security from enforcing the policy, arguing it violates the Administrative Procedure Act.
06/29/20 1:17am
All chemistry lab courses will be taught entirely remotely for fall 2020 with potential optional in-person experience, Merriam Professor of Chemistry and Chemistry Undergraduate Chair Jeffrey Winkler said.
06/12/20 1:56pm
Institutions such as Penn and Temple University are reviewing old social media posts containing racial slurs that have resurfaced, while other universities have taken disciplinary action in response to inflammatory posts targeted at the George Floyd protests.
06/05/20 10:53pm
The five-year-old video has prompted the University to look further into the matter.
06/01/20 5:28pm
Coronavirus has skewed students’ plans to take required standardized tests such as the LSAT and MCAT for law and medical schools, respectively, this spring.  
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