Articles by Shoshana Akabas

11/28/12 2:06am

Q&A: Junot Diaz on writing, Yunior and books that make him angry

In an exclusive sit down with the DP, Junot Diaz spoke with reporter Shoshana Akabas on his book characters and the writers who influenced him in college.
11/28/12 1:16am
Diaz, the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer best known for his novel, “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao,” spoke to an audience of nearly 1,000 Penn students, faculty and Philadelphia residents last night in the Penn Museum’s Harrison Auditorium.
02/26/12 11:51pm
Urban Nutrition Initiative partnered with the Penn Gastronomy Club to serve a three-course meal, the proceeds of which will go toward building a new community farm and food resource center at Philadelphia’s Bartram’s Gardens.
01/17/12 12:43am

Occupy movement marches on MLK Day in recognition of wealth inequality

The event, which was organized by the Occupy Philadelphia Labor Working Group, consisted of a rally, a march and inspirational presentations from guest speakers. GALLERY: Penn celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day
10/20/11 1:05am
The Kelly Writers House monthly Speakeasy provided a venue for students and community members to voice opinions about the movement inspired by Occupy Wall Street. TOPICS: Occupy Philadelphia
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