Articles by Kamille Houston

04/30/20 12:54am
Penn Abroad will monitor the pandemic and international travel policies in the coming months, but is optimistic students will be able to travel safely by winter break. 
04/24/20 12:00am
Here’s how all eight Ivy League universities are using — or not using — their CARES funding.
04/15/20 10:42pm
Sanders' endorsement of Biden has drawn the ire of Penn for Bernie, with the group declining to endorse Biden, but Penn Dems and Penn for Biden are optimistic the former vice president will have significant youth support in November.
04/08/20 12:22am
Penn Abroad said it is currently too early to make a final decision on the status of fall study abroad programs, but that students should find out if they are cancelled by May 15.
04/06/20 11:07pm
Penn Abroad anticipates there will be travel restrictions that affect fall semester study abroad programs. Currently, multiple countries have implemented restrictions on incoming travelers from the United States.
04/01/20 12:58am
Last week, former Senate staffer Tara Reade alleged that Joe Biden sexually assaulted her when she worked in his senate office in 1993. The Biden campaign denied the allegation.
03/26/20 11:25pm
Last Tuesday, the Philadelphia Police Department announced that police officers will be delaying arrests for certain nonviolent offenses in order to limit the spread of the coronavirus, sparking concerns about increased crime.
03/26/20 11:25pm
Last Tuesday, the Philadelphia Police Department announced that police officers will be delaying arrests for certain nonviolent offenses in order to limit the spread of the coronavirus, sparking concerns about increased crime.
03/03/20 9:59pm
Penn Democrats announced in an official statement that the club will not endorse Michael Bloomberg, criticizing the former New York mayor's stop-and-frisk policies and alleged sexual harassment. 
02/23/20 10:22pm
The group's executive board voted unanimously to endorse five candidates to represent Pennsylvania in the United States House of Representatives: Dwight Evans (PA-03), Madeleine Dean (PA-04), Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05), Conor Lamb (PA-17), and Eugene DePasquale (PA-10).
02/16/20 10:15pm
Located in South Philadelphia and previously owned by Philadelphia Energy Solutions, the refinery and its toxic air emissions have long been cited as the cause of increased rates of health problems like cancer, heart disease, and asthma in South Philadelphia residents. 
02/05/20 5:30pm
The climate strike rally, which was attended by Penn students and leaders of Fossil Free Penn, was one of the last events in Philly Thrive’s month of action, during which the group held events and demonstrations to protest selling and re-opening the oil refinery. 
11/20/19 10:23pm
Edmond shared how contemporary poets writing in English, Russian, and Chinese draw on existing literature to create their own work.
10/02/19 10:06pm
At the event, Berggruen and Gardels explored how democracy could be adapted to deal with challenges of the 21st century. 
09/18/19 9:17pm
The study, published in PNAS, showed that feeding different types of bacterial species led to genomic changes in just five generations of fruit flies.
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