Articles by Karen Aquino

11/28/11 4:05am

Groups plan for ARCH renovation

As 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.
11/28/11 1:47am

Despite plans for renovation, ARCH retains its character

As 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
09/09/11 7:15am

9/11 inspired new interfaith action

In the years after the attacks, both interest in and prejudice against Islam increased.
07/14/11 9:09am

Exceeding its aim, Yale raises $3.9 billion

Penn’s ‘Making History’ fundraising campaign is also expected to outdo its $3.5 billion goal
06/23/11 10:03am

Doctors disfavor kids with public insurance

Research 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.
06/02/11 7:57am
The Penn Alexander School at 4209 Spruce St. is facing potential overcrowding for the first time in its history.
05/12/11 10:57pm

Summer Pell Grant cuts unlikely to affect Penn students

Though 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.
04/28/11 5:18am

2015 student addresses racial tension

Coming from a Phila. high school, Duong Nghe Ly has worked to promote racial dialogue and awareness.
04/21/11 8:34am

Conservatives trust Donald Trump

Real 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.
04/20/11 8:28am

Phila. campaigns for sexual health

The "Take Control Philly" program, which coincides with National STD Awareness Month, provides free condoms to youth to promote safety.
04/18/11 5:26am
Wharton 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.
04/15/11 3:23am

For Penn, limited impact from federal budget cuts

Though national budget proposal cut funding to education, Penn programs saw limited changes.
04/08/11 6:17am
Various discussion centered around the impact of recent proposed budget cuts to education.
04/07/11 8:10am
In 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.
04/06/11 10:42am

Obama approval rises among college students

A 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.
04/05/11 8:20am

*BYOs banned by new Philadelphia laws

Citing widespread concerns of reckless behavior, the Philadelphia City Council voted on Monday to pass an ordinance that would outlaw all BYOB restaurants in Philadelphia.
04/04/11 7:42am

IR students tour U.S. capital

On Friday, 37 students majoring in International Relations traded the dreary skies of Philadelphia for the cherry blossoms of Washington, D.C.
04/04/11 4:24am

Consortium fosters cross-campus political dialogue

To 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.
03/28/11 6:49am

Former U.S. Representative addresses foreign policy

Lee 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.
03/25/11 8:50am

Jerusalem bombing sparks concerns

On Wednesday, the hospital in Jerusalem where School of Nursing students take classes abroad was faced with treating the injured from the first bombing in the city in four years.
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