Helping Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Penn Students Stay True to Who They Are

University of Pennsylvania junior Roderick Cook believes that it’s important for those in positions of privilege and power to redistribute resources to help marginalized communities in Philadelphia and beyond. Ever since the gender, sexuality and women’s studies major first became aware of being a member of the LGBT community, LGBT rights has been a priority. […]

Helping Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Penn Students Stay True to Who They Are

University of Pennsylvania junior Roderick Cook believes that it’s important for those in positions of privilege and power to redistribute resources to help marginalized communities in Philadelphia and beyond. Ever since the gender, sexuality and women’s studies major first became aware of being a member of the LGBT community, LGBT rights has been a priority. […]

Race and Crime Alerts

The University of Minnesota announced Wednesday that it would limit when its crime alerts include references to a suspect’s race. Instead of routinely including such information in crime alerts, it will be used only “when there is sufficient detail that would help identify a specific individual or group.” The announcement follows months of campus discussion […]

Race and Crime Alerts

The University of Minnesota announced Wednesday that it would limit when its crime alerts include references to a suspect’s race. Instead of routinely including such information in crime alerts, it will be used only “when there is sufficient detail that would help identify a specific individual or group.” The announcement follows months of campus discussion […]

A Distinction Washington U. Wants to Lose: Least Economically Diverse

Over the past several decades, Washington University in St. Louis has evolved from a locally oriented institution to one of national prominence. It has built dozens of gleaming new buildings and established academic programs that are now ranked among the country’s best. More than nine in 10 of its students graduate in four years. And, […]

A Distinction Washington U. Wants to Lose: Least Economically Diverse

Over the past several decades, Washington University in St. Louis has evolved from a locally oriented institution to one of national prominence. It has built dozens of gleaming new buildings and established academic programs that are now ranked among the country’s best. More than nine in 10 of its students graduate in four years. And, […]

Temporary Messages, Lasting Impact

Keeping an eye on students on Snapchat and other online platforms presents a “moving target” for colleges and universities, administrators say — shut down one account, and another will appear in its place. To avoid wasting time on combing through the Internet for student code violators, some institutions are instead focusing their efforts on educating […]

Temporary Messages, Lasting Impact

Keeping an eye on students on Snapchat and other online platforms presents a “moving target” for colleges and universities, administrators say — shut down one account, and another will appear in its place. To avoid wasting time on combing through the Internet for student code violators, some institutions are instead focusing their efforts on educating […]

Herd of 3,000 People Pack the Erie Zoo on Opening Day

After months in hibernation, animals at the Erie Zoo finally have a few visitors. Despite the snow, the zoo’s free opening day brought in a herd of more than 3,000 people. “We had 30-50 people standing in line waiting for the zoo to open,” said Scott Mitchell, president and CEO of the Erie Zoo. “This […]

Herd of 3,000 People Pack the Erie Zoo on Opening Day

After months in hibernation, animals at the Erie Zoo finally have a few visitors. Despite the snow, the zoo’s free opening day brought in a herd of more than 3,000 people. “We had 30-50 people standing in line waiting for the zoo to open,” said Scott Mitchell, president and CEO of the Erie Zoo. “This […]

Fresh Efforts to Curb Erie Gun Violence Call for Parent Involvement

The community is still reeling from the shooting that killed Erie’s most recent homicide victim, DeAndrye Henderson. The motive is still unclear and riddled with speculation. But now, people are stepping forward to say whatever the reason, the gun violence needs to stop.  As for how, they’re proposing a fresh take that involves a more […]