Articles by Haley Son
Hundreds of Penn graduate student workers rally for union recognition at campus demonstrationThe group announced on April 24 that over 1,900 Penn doctoral, master's, and undergraduate student workers have signed authorization cards to form a union.
Penn to support UC Townhomes residents under $3.5 million settlement between City, developersResidents of the property expressed disappointment in the result — continuing to demand a "Right to Return" and more agency in the planning and development of affordable housing in West Philadelphia.
Disabled, queer content creator Spencer West to speak at Penn's Disabled Coalition eventWest — who has identified as disabled from a very young age — is a disability and LGBTQ advocate with 4.3 million followers on TikTok.
Filmmaker calls on Penn to remove former coach's name from rowing center after sexual assault allegationsThe filmmaker, Jennifer Fox, alleges that she was sexually abused by Ted Nash — who died in 2021— when she was 13 years old.
Penn Museum union advocates for standardized pay, job security in contract negotiationsThe union is part of the AFSCME District Council 47, which represents various institutions and workers in Philadelphia, including the Free Library of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Zoo.
Penn refutes allegations of direct investments in 'adversarial' entities after U.S. House inquiryIn an emailed statement to The Daily Pennsylvanian, University spokesperson Ron Ozio refuted part of the letter's claims.
New Clark Park master plan includes increased accessibility, public bathroomsFriends at Clark Park has been working on the master plan for 18 months and is now halfway through the community engagement phase.
'Rapid increase' in rodent sightings in KCECH disrupts student livingResidents on every floor of Kings Court — one of the two buildings in the first-year college house — told The Daily Pennsylvanian that they have seen more mice in their rooms and in the hallways.
McDonald’s officially closes to make way for redevelopment into new Penn office buildingConstruction of the redeveloped property, which will cost around $35 million, is expected to begin early this year and conclude by fall 2024.
Biden extends student loan repayment freeze through June 2023The Department of Education suspended federal student loan payments at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic to provide borrowers with more leeway during the difficult financial period.
Wharton professor Peter Fader explores the "Customer-Base Audit" in new bookThe book — titled "The Customer-Base Audit: The First Step on the Journey to Customer Centricity" and co-authored by Michael Ross, the chief retail scientist at EDITED, and Bruce Hardie, a professor of marketing at London Business School — was published in early November by the Wharton School Press.
Penn Abroad to offer seven programs recently approved for credit in fall 2023These new partnerships have been added over the past two years, some immediately before and several during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A local food rescue nonprofit is distributing millions of free avocados this weekThe event, “Avogeddon,” is taking place in FDR Park in South Philadelphia at the corner of S. 20th Street and Pattison Avenue.
Sabrina Dent will discuss conflict between identities and national narrative at SNF Paideia eventThe talk is part of Annenberg School for Communication lecturer Murali Balaji’s SNF Paideia course, “Media Industries and Nationalism.”