Articles by Julia Klayman

08/07/20 12:16am
The University decided to shut down both Williams Cafe and Benny's Diner for the upcoming semester in an effort to keep the community healthy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
08/05/20 12:32am
With pre-portioned takeout containers and no more self-serve stations, Penn dining facilities — which are opening in less than three weeks — will be operating quite differently for students this year due to the University's coronavirus guidelines. 
08/03/20 1:56am
Some dining employees feel like they do not have the ability to decline their return offers if they want to continue to provide for their families.
07/29/20 2:48am
After receiving their schedules on Monday, international first years are worried that they won't be able to enter the U.S. without registering for in-person classes.
07/24/20 9:21pm
About 14% of admitted students to the Class of 2024 classify as international students who come from 98 countries, placing over 450 admitted international first years at risk under the restrictions.
07/24/20 12:12am
Beginning with the Class of 2020, Penn is offering Certified Electronic Diplomas, which are now available for purchase and download. 
07/21/20 5:30pm
Penn donated $100,000 to The Enterprise Center to help rebuild the commercial corridor of 52nd Street, after it endured losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and effects of recent nationwide demonstrations calling for racial justice. 
07/18/20 9:13pm
Some international students are now returning to their home countries to study remotely without worrying about losing their visa status.
07/14/20 4:09pm
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Department of Homeland Security agreed to uphold the guidelines it issued in March that permit students to take online courses in order to remain in the country.
07/10/20 12:33am
As Penn prepares to help international students fulfill all of the necessary guidelines to maintain valid immigration status, some faculty are now taking it upon themselves to offer in-person courses.
07/08/20 5:56pm
According to an email sent to the DP on Wednesday afternoon, Penn will file an amicus brief in today's lawsuit brought against new ICE restrictions barring many international students from studying in the U.S. this fall.
07/08/20 3:54am
At universities adopting a hybrid model of instruction, like Penn, international students must continue their studies at least partially in-person to remain in the country.
07/08/20 3:13am
Bon Appétit workers are growing increasingly resentful toward their employer after workers were laid off without pay when Penn asked students to leave campus in mid-March. 
07/07/20 1:28am
International students will be prohibited from staying in the United States if taking an entirely online course load at their university this fall, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced on Monday. 
07/03/20 12:52am
The renovation of the first floor of College Hall and the Wharton Academic Research Building, have been delayed, while New College House West remains on schedule following a partial shutdown of construction.
06/29/20 1:41am
In mid-March, Philadelphia became the only jurisdiction in Pennsylvania to bar food truck operations during the COVID-19 outbreak. 
06/22/20 1:11am
The restaurant made zero revenue for three months while Parson planned how the restaurant would operate in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines. 
06/19/20 1:40am
In recent weeks, Black and Mobile has seen an increase in orders as the company finds itself at the intersection of two areas — delivery services and Black-owned businesses — gaining national attention.
06/15/20 2:04am
After a significant decrease in business during the coronavirus pandemic, Hakim's bookstore has seen a huge influx in orders due to Americans' desire to support Black-owned businesses and read anti-racist literature.
06/09/20 6:31pm
All non-essential businesses in Philadelphia, excluding bars and restaurants solely offering takeout and delivery, were ordered to close on March 15.
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