Articles by Kamille Houston

07/31/20 12:03am
The Board of Education approved the revised reopening plan in a seven to one vote on Thursday afternoon.
07/29/20 1:23am
Rising College junior Jack Cahill was selected to be an at-large delegate by the Pennsylvania Democratic Party on July 17 and was notified of his selection by the Sanders campaign.
07/22/20 12:34am
New York Times bestselling author Angela Duckworth began teaching a course unlike any other at Penn this spring, enrolling 60 students across the four undergraduate schools and featuring weekly alumni guest speakers.
07/16/20 12:15am
Under the hybrid model, most students will attend in-person classes two days a week, and engage in complete digital learning for three days a week.
07/14/20 11:47pm
Penn faculty and School District of Philadelphia partners have been collaborating to figure out how to adapt ABCS courses to an online format, ABCS Research and Program Coordinator Faustine Sun said.
07/10/20 2:44am
Police Free Penn seeks to reimagine police-free strategies to ensure community safety and well-being, and demands that the University reinvest in community-controlled funds, particularly in West Philadelphia. 
07/05/20 11:55pm
Rising College senior Owen Voutsinas-Klose, who also serves as co-chair of Penn for Biden, was officially declared a delegate on June 16 after running in Pennsylvania’s primary election on June 2. 
06/24/20 2:17am
Black Lives Matter Philadelphia's protest began peacefully on May 30, but as the group walked past City Hall, they encountered a large presence from the Philadelphia Police Department. There, the protest quickly turned violent.
06/19/20 1:31am
The email encourages the Penn community to take the day off of regular work on Friday and use it to consider “how we can learn from our past to chart a more equitable path forward." 
06/19/20 12:10am
The Emergency Housing Protection Act is a package of bills intended to provide relief to renters affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
06/11/20 12:10am
Penn Abroad has canceled all fall study abroad programs in light of global travel and health restrictions caused by COVID-19, affecting the plans of many students. The decision comes weeks after the original announcement date of May 15. 
06/08/20 12:35am
The Emergency Housing Protection Act is a package of bills intended to serve as relief to renters affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
06/04/20 1:08am
Over 1.4 million Pennsylvanians requested mail-in ballots for this year's primary, approximately 13 times more than the count in the 2016 primary.
06/02/20 11:07pm
Rising College junior Cassy Ingersoll and rising College senior Owen Voutsinas-Klose have been named the new co-chairs of Penn for Biden.
06/01/20 4:32pm
From the Eagles' first-ever Super Bowl victory, to a contentious Amy Wax op-ed, the Class of 2020's sophomore year was defined by controversy and celebration.
05/26/20 4:04pm
Owen Voutsinas-Klose is running as a delegate for former Vice President Joe Biden. Jack Cahill is running as a delegate for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). 
05/26/20 2:36am
Brian Taylor, managing director of New York City-based college admissions consulting firm Ivy Coach, believes the decision will influence other universities, and said it is likely that highly selective universities, such as Ivy League institutions, will be test-optional in the future. 
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.
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