Articles by Karen Aquino
Groups plan for ARCH renovationAs preparations continue for the ARCH building’s renovations, slated to start in May 2012 and end in December 2013, there have been concerted efforts to preserve the building’s character while maximizing the use of the space available.
Despite plans for renovation, ARCH retains its characterAs preparations continue for the ARCH building’s renovations, slated to start in May 2012 and end in December 2013, there have been concerted efforts to preserve the building’s character while maximizing the use of the space available
9/11 inspired new interfaith actionIn the years after the attacks, both interest in and prejudice against Islam increased.
Exceeding its aim, Yale raises $3.9 billionPenn’s ‘Making History’ fundraising campaign is also expected to outdo its $3.5 billion goal
Doctors disfavor kids with public insuranceResearch assistants called a given clinic twice over a one-month interval, posing as mothers seeking specialty care for their children. Those who said they were publicly insured were more often denied appointments.
Penn Alexander turns students awayThe Penn Alexander School at 4209 Spruce St. is facing potential overcrowding for the first time in its history.
Summer Pell Grant cuts unlikely to affect Penn studentsThough budget cuts that the United States Congress passed last month went into effect for the 2011 fiscal year, one of its main education-related cuts won’t affect students studying at Penn this summer.
2015 student addresses racial tensionComing from a Phila. high school, Duong Nghe Ly has worked to promote racial dialogue and awareness.
Conservatives trust Donald TrumpReal estate mogul and Penn alum Donald Trump, who is rumored to run for the 2012 presidency, topped a recent poll on presidential support among conservatives.
Phila. campaigns for sexual healthThe "Take Control Philly" program, which coincides with National STD Awareness Month, provides free condoms to youth to promote safety.
New College Republicans president outlines group objectivesWharton and College junior Charles Gray, the newly elected president of the College Republicans, sat down with The Daily Pennsylvanian to discuss his plans for the upcoming year.
For Penn, limited impact from federal budget cutsThough national budget proposal cut funding to education, Penn programs saw limited changes.
Penn Dems host Education WeekVarious discussion centered around the impact of recent proposed budget cuts to education.
UNESCO establishes chair at GSE to combat illiteracyIn an effort to improve literacy rates, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization established a Chair on Learning and Literacy at Penn's Graduate School of Education.
Obama approval rises among college studentsA recent poll showed that support for President Barack Obama among college students is up nine percent since October, bringing his college-student approval rate to 60 percent.
*BYOs banned by new Philadelphia lawsCiting widespread concerns of reckless behavior, the Philadelphia City Council voted on Monday to pass an ordinance that would outlaw all BYOB restaurants in Philadelphia.
IR students tour U.S. capitalOn Friday, 37 students majoring in International Relations traded the dreary skies of Philadelphia for the cherry blossoms of Washington, D.C.
Consortium fosters cross-campus political dialogueTo expand access to different political viewpoints across campuses nationwide, former Penn Political Review editor-in-chief and Wharton graduate Bob Ma founded the Alliance of Collegiate Editors, a nonpartisan consortium of various political publications at schools across the country.
Former U.S. Representative addresses foreign policyLee Hamilton, who served as a Democratic representative from Indiana from 1965 to 1999, spoke at Penn on March 25 to address the United States’ role in foreign affairs.