Articles by Shirali Shah

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Schoenberg founded the LGBT Center in 1982 after witnessing a Penn sophomore being severely beaten and targeted on Locust Walk for being gay.
06/04/21 9:21pm
All offices, conference rooms, classrooms, and labs are available to use at full capacity, and PennOpen Pass will no longer be used to enter buildings.
06/01/21 5:15pm
Penn is the fourth Ivy League institution — following Brown, Columbia, and Yale — to require that its employees receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
05/24/21 2:30am
The eight institutions are all planning to resume in-person learning for fall 2021, and are also preparing to potentially implement a number of health and safety measures.
05/18/21 12:16am
The commencement ceremony brought members of the Class of 2021 together after more than a year of online learning and several pandemic-altered milestones in their Penn careers. 
05/16/21 6:19pm
In the Class of 2021's sophomore year, Penn students turned out in droves for the 2018 midterm elections and the University became embroiled in an admissions scandal that took the nation by storm in spring 2019.
04/19/21 1:28am
Fifty-eight Penn faculty members signed a letter of support on April 14 calling on Penn to retain David Eng, an endowed professor in the Asian American Studies Program.
03/31/21 1:22am
The search will occur during the 2021-2022 academic year in an effort to have the new faculty join SAS in the 2022-2023 academic year, according to an announcement by School of Arts and Sciences Dean Steven Fluharty.
03/25/21 12:07am
The Daily Pennsylvanian interviewed the leaders about their priorities and ambitions for the year, particularly as the groups continue supporting their constituents virtually during COVID-19.
03/19/21 2:21am
The impending departure of David Eng, a professor of the Asian American Studies Program, is leaving community members with a sinking feeling about the entire future of Asian American Studies at Penn.
02/26/21 12:43am
Although the University does not yet know when vaccines will be available for students, Pritchett said it is prepared for quick and seamless distribution.
02/26/21 12:19am
University Architect Mark Kocent said several new all-gender bathrooms have been built in the past year, and more renovations to incorporate all-gender bathrooms into buildings' designs are underway.
01/28/21 1:28am
Crumbling under the daily burden of enforcing campus safety guidelines, remaining RAGAs are worried about contracting COVID-19 without receiving vaccine prioritization, increased pay, or more frequent testing. 
12/09/20 11:36pm
The virtual town hall, titled “From Campus Access to Testing and Vaccination: What to Expect for Penn’s COVID-era Spring Semester,” discussed the future of the COVID-19 vaccine, Penn’s plans for opening campus in the spring, and COVID-19 testing.
12/09/20 11:31pm
Student and faculty demands for Penn to pay PILOTs were reignited this summer amid the Black Lives Matter movement.
12/09/20 12:22am
Gong’s debut novel “These Violent Delights” is a retelling of Shakespear’s “Romeo and Juliet” set in Shanghai in the 1920s.
12/02/20 12:25am
Penn's outgoing Board of Trustees chair and top Comcast executive David L. Cohen could be named the nation's next ambassador to the United Kingdom, according to a new report from Politico. 
11/15/20 11:47pm
While Penn's 27th annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Week took place virtually for the first time this year due to the pandemic, many students deemed the online programming a success. 
11/11/20 11:20pm
Businesses operating at the Terminal have suffered over the past several months as they lose customers, especially tourists, due to the pandemic. 
10/20/20 12:08am
While some students said the virtual setting could not match the same exciting atmosphere of the in-person traditions, most students and faculty still deemed this year's online celebrations an overall success. 
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