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“I regret that certain people were upset by what I said. Although I think it’s part of the problem that people are very thin-skinned these days.”
“I don’t think I’ve ever seen a black student graduate in the top quarter of the class, and rarely, rarely, in the top half.”
“I don’t think I’ve ever seen a black student graduate in the top quarter of the class.”
Bernstein had left his parents’ home to meet a friend at a park without his wallet, glasses or keys.
Up to 75% of students had heard hostile remarks toward Israel, but the survey also found that there was very limited student body support for BDS.
At 1:30 p.m. on the day of the Women’s March in Washington, D.C., I huddled with my group of students from the University of Pennsylvania alongside thousands upon thousands of other protesters. Our group tried to find a route around the gridlock, to no avail, when a Muslim freshman realized that the time for afternoon prayer had arrived. Lacking any means to exit the throngs, the student knew that she would need to pray right at the corner of Independence and Third, in the middle of the jam-packed protest.
Journalist and former New York Times Middle East bureau chief Chris Hedges says the University of Pennsylvania disinvited him from a peace conference after he published a column that compared the Islamic State to Israel.
An independent Jewish organization at the University of Pennsylvania has stopped offering students a stipend to participate in its Maimonides program, after parents objected to the practice.
Anthony Kennedy could stop the Supreme Court’s conservative bloc from fundamentally changing our legal landscape. Does the swing justice have the stomach for it?