Protest to your heart’s desire, Cornell won’t punish you
As the #NeverAgain movement created after the Parkland, Fl. High school shooting gained momentum, Cornell University announced via Twitter that disciplinary action for peacefully protesting would not affect admission decisions.
The Cornell Daily Sun reports, “’Disciplinary action resulting from responsible engagement in non-violent protest will not jeopardize admission to Cornell,’ the University wrote in the tweet.”
Cornell joins Dartmouth, Yale, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Brown and other universities in support of those who choose to peacefully protest and who may apply to their institute in the future.
$70k—the potential price to go to UPenn next year
The University of Pennsylvania announced a resolution to increase its undergraduate tuition by 3.8 percent for the upcoming academic year, exceeding $70,000.
The Daily Pennsylvanian reports, “The total cost of attendance would also grow by 3.8 percent, from $68,600 for the 2017-2018 academic year to $71,200 for the 2018-2019 academic year, Vice President of Finance and Treasurer MaryFrances McCourt announced Wednesday.”
The budget will be voted on tomorrow by the Board of Trustees.
Quote of the Week:
“We’re generally on our own. We’re our own support system. We don’t receive support from ODS, administration, or teachers, even from other students sometimes. … There’s thoughts about intersectionality, but that doesn’t include disabled students. It’s a dimension that’s forgotten.”
– Arianna Scotti, Columbia student with disabilities
Tweet of the Week:
IF YOU ARE LOOKING TO GET AHEAD IN THE BUSINESS WORLD YOU WOULD BE WISE TO REMEMBER TO SHOUT THE NAME OF AN IVY LEAGUE INSTITUTION IN PUBLIC SPACES WHENEVER YOU CAN
— NOT A WOLF (@SICKOFWOLVES) February 26, 2018
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