Articles by Sukhmani Kaur
Sukhmani Kaur | A lens into resilienceSukhmani Kaur, former photo editor and summer multimedia editor, reflects back on her past four years at Penn and the DP.
First Lady Jill Biden visits CHOP to encourage parents to vaccinate their childrenBiden attended CHOP's vaccine clinic at the Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pediatric Care Center, where she spoke with young children who just received the vaccine and their families.
Penn Med’s $1.6 billion Pavilion to open this week with technologically advanced patient roomsThe 1.5-million-square-foot, 17-story facility is set to open to patients on Oct. 30.
Students embrace Asian identity in ‘#ProudToBeAsian’ pop-up event on LocustMore than 60 Penn students gathered on Locust Walk on Friday afternoon to celebrate their Asian identities and increase Asian visibility on campus.
First-year Penn Medicine students reflect on in-person White Coat Ceremony during pandemicSenior Vice Dean of Medical Education Suzanne Rose led the ceremony, distributing the white coats and delivering remarks to the incoming students and their guests at the annual White Coat Ceremony.
First Nursing Innovation Prize winner awarded for wearable light that won’t wake patientsNursing senior Anthony Scarpone-Lambert won the $100,000 prize for his startup Lumify Care, which sells wearable LED lights that nurses can attach to their scrubs to illuminate their workspaces.
Penn students attend Phila. candlelight vigil to honor victims of Atlanta mass shootingsPenn students joined more than 100 Philadelphians in Chinatown on Wednesday evening to honor the victims of the fatal shootings that targeted Asian Americans in three Atlanta spas on March 16.
A year into the pandemic, students reflect on losing family members to COVID-19The students described how their outlooks on life and the pandemic were upended in just a year, and expressed hope that their stories would compel their peers to follow COVID-19 safety protocols.
Penn students in Texas struggle with virtual learning amid power outages and burst pipesWinter storms across large parts of the Central and Southern United States have hit Texas with high levels of snow and unusually cold temperatures, causing widespread flooding and power outages.
Penn Medicine’s Carl June awarded Dan David Prize for breakthroughs in cancer treatmentAfter 15 years of research, the FDA recognized June's work as a "Breakthrough Therapy" for successful treatment of a life-threatening disease.
Penn Medicine and Black faith leaders lead COVID-19 vaccination clinic in West PhiladelphiaAround 20% of Saturday's vaccines were reserved for those who lacked internet access to register online for an appointment.
Zeke Emanuel details how COVID-19 has exacerbated inequities in healthcare at Penn eventPanelists discussed the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on communities of color, as well as racial inequity in COVID-19 vaccine distribution.
From Pottruck to Tiktok: Penn graduates introduce virtual workout classes amid pandemicThe group of triplets credits Penn for providing them with opportunities to host bootcamps and build a network of students and alumni, thereby contributing to their success.
John Legend and Yusef Salaam call for criminal justice reform at Penn Law eventThe panelists criticized the United States law enforcement system which they said claims to serve and protect all communities but disproportionately harms communities of color.
In Photos: Philadelphians rejoice in the streets as Pa. propels Biden to presidencyThousands of elated Philadelphians danced, drank, and cheered in the streets after Pa. was called in Biden’s favor, pushing him over the threshold of 270 electoral votes. Here's how the city celebrated in the hours after the news broke.
Photo Essay | Scenes from a pandemic-altered Election Day in Phila., and its tense aftermathMembers of the Penn and Philadelphia communities masked up and voted in person at three different campus polling locations on Election Day. As ballots continue to be counted, tension and uncertainty hang over the city. The Daily Pennsylvanian sent a team of photographers to capture this unique election week.
Photo Gallery | Five days after Walter Wallace Jr.’s killing, hundreds march in West Phila.At least 500 demonstrators, including Penn students and leaders of Penn Community for Justice, peacefully marched through the streets of West Philadelphia on Saturday afternoon demanding justice for Walter Wallace Jr.
Hundreds march through West Philadelphia protesting police killing of Walter Wallace Jr.At least 500 protesters, including Penn students, gathered at the corner of Locust and 61st streets on Saturday evening to protest the Philadelphia police killing of Walter Wallace Jr.
Photo Gallery | Politicians in Philadelphia since 2018Uproar, cheers, and fists: Here's a look back at 10 major United States politicians that have visited Penn's campus and Philadelphia since the 2018 Midterm Elections.