Articles by Shirali Shah

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 the 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. 
09/25/20 1:01am
Indigenous Peoples’ Day, also known as Columbus Day, takes place on Oct. 12 to honor Native American peoples’ resiliency in the face of violence by European explorers.
09/22/20 11:55pm
Four Penn professors held a press conference open to the public on Tuesday to discuss Penn’s obligation to pay PILOTs to Philadelphia public schools.
09/17/20 11:34pm
Only 13% of Penn founders are women and raise just 6% of venture capital, according to Wharton Alumnae Founders & Funders Association. 
09/15/20 11:55pm
The app has garnered over 1,000 profiles since Aug. 29, when they began allowing students to create them before the official launch. 
09/02/20 11:01pm
First years praised the overall NSO experience despite its completely remote status. Some, however, encountered difficulties accessing certain events online and wished events allowed for more communication amongst students.
08/24/20 10:29pm
During her 23 years at Penn, Santiago-Torres created a home for Latinx students at La Casa Latina, the main hub for Latinx students located in the basement of the ARCH, as its office coordinator for over 20 years. 
07/03/20 3:34pm
Career fairs, employer information sessions, and interviews will be conducted online to accommodate students who will not return to campus and employer partners who have staff travel restrictions in place. 
06/29/20 1:29am
FGLI students said that while they were relieved to hear they would have housing for the upcoming semester, they are still concerned about balancing responsibilities, prioritizing their health, and accessing academic support. 
06/22/20 11:11pm
As the Black Lives Matter movement continues to grow, performing arts groups including Penn Glee Club, Penn Singers, and Mask and Wig Club are making efforts to become more inclusive.
06/15/20 1:44am
As hundreds of thousands of protesters continue to march over the death of George Floyd, Penn students across the country are joining the worldwide movement for racial justice.
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