Articles by Sheila Hodges

04/15/21 11:00pm
Penn-affiliated experts believe that the city has seen a more gradual form of gentrification through increased housing prices and new development — making access to affordable housing even more difficult for residents. 
03/29/21 2:07am
Experts believe that distrust in vaccines is a contributing factor to racial inequalities in Philadelphia's vaccine rollout, as well as a lack of accessibility to vaccines and information on them.
03/19/21 12:38am
One year after COVID-19 forced universities to adopt a virtual format, Penn education experts reflect on how remote learning will impact education at Penn and elsewhere post-pandemic.
03/08/21 3:12am
63-year-old veteran and activist Jamal Johnson has started another hunger strike, alleging inaction on behalf of the City of Philadelphia towards the city's gun violence crisis.
02/18/21 3:00am
In honor of Black History Month, The Daily Pennsylvanian interviewed several Black business owners who shared the challenges they faced as Black entrepreneurs — and the perseverance behind their journey. 
02/08/21 4:06am
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has yet to act on a resolution proposed by Penn alum and Councilmember Jamie Gauthier to address the city's increase in gun violence, prompting local community members to petition — and strike — for its approval.
01/25/21 1:37am
West Philadelphia residents felt blindsided by Penn's decision to reopen campus for the spring, adding that people who are already disproportionately affected by the virus will be the most affected.
01/20/21 7:18pm
The Daily Pennsylvanian spoke with five students who were admitted early decision to the Class of 2025 after navigating an unprecedented year for college application processes. Here are their stories.
11/18/20 11:28pm
The Altrui Foundation transfers unused medications from manufacturers to charitable organizations so they do not become wasted. 
11/09/20 2:30am
At 10:20 p.m., the police spotted the two armed men without Pennsylvania arms permits. They were detained and later arrested for firearms charges.
11/02/20 8:20am
The award recognizes young professionals who have made a “significant contribution to the Institute and to the chemical engineering profession.“
10/20/20 5:43pm
The Times reported that Princeton has agreed to pay back $925,000 to 106 female professors, who in the report were underpaid compared to male colleagues. The University will also spend $250,000 on adjusting future salaries to narrow the gender wage gap. 
10/06/20 11:45pm
Suzman's Tuesday afternoon talk was the first in a three-day event series hosted by PWH to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, titled “The UN at 75: Coronavirus and Competition."
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