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University of Pennsylvania President Liz Magill listens during a hearing of the House Committee on Education on Capitol Hill on Dec. 5.
Mark Schiefelbein
Liz Magill's resignation comes days after congressional testimony by her and other university presidents drew fierce backlash. Scott Bok, the chair of the university's board of trustees, also quit.
Left: A Palestinian schoolgirl in Gaza City passes by the main entrance to Pasha's Palace in 2019 as the minaret of the Omari Mosque is seen in the background. Right: Palestinians spend a Ramadan fasting day in 2019 reading the Quran inside the Omari Mosque.
Khalil Hamra
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  • Hola Friends!Port of Entry anda con todo y esta temporada estamos compartiendo historias LGBTQ+ de la región. En este episodio bonus, Natalie y nuestro productor Julio se sientan con los protagonistas de nuestros dos primeros episodios, Alejandro Sánchez y Meritxell Calderon para conversar sobre algunos temas que no lograron salir al aire ; desde acontecimientos actuales hasta la nueva frontera de los derechos queer y humanos en Baja. (pequeño spoiler: Alex y Meritxell no se conocían) Caile a escuchar esta conversación sobre los nuevos desafíos que enfrenta la comunidad queer en Baja.Escucha donde sea que escuches tus podcasts.Nos vemos pronto*********Port of Entry tiene nuevas historias para ti, esta vez centradas en la experiencia LGBTQ+ de la región.En esta temporada, acompañamos a diferentes invitades que nos cuentan que significa ser queer en las fronteras, encontrarse a uno mismo y luchar por sus derechos.Sigue a nuestros maravillosos hosts Natalí y Alan, mientras escuchan estas increíbles historias.¡No te pierdas esta temporada!¡Caile!Si te gusta este episodio, mandanos un mensaje en@portofentrypod.***********Encuentranos en Facebook y en apoyar nuestro podcast en, escribe en la sección de regalos (gift section) “Port of Entry” y como agradecimiento te mandaremos un regalito de parte del programa.Si tu empresa u organización sin fines de lucro desea patrocinar nuestro podcast, envía un correo a corporatesupport@kpbs.orgNos encantaría recibir tu retroalimentación, envíanos un mensaje al 619-500-3197 o un correo a con tus comentarios y/o preguntas sobre nuestro show.‘’Port of Entry’’ es escrito, producido y dirigido por Julio C. Ortiz FrancoAdrian Villalobos es el Productor Técnico y Diseñador SonoroAlisa Barba es nuestra editora.Los episodios son traducidos y adaptados por Julio C. Ortiz Franco y Natalie González.Elma González Lima Brandão es nuestra editora en EspañolLisa Morissette-Zapp es la Directora de Programación de Audio y Operaciones.John Decker es el Director de Desarrollo de Contenido.This program is made possible, in part, by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.
  • San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria gave a status report Thursday, on the city's efforts against fentanyl. In other news, nine months after the San Diego International Airport abruptly removed a public art piece, the work is resurfacing at a nonprofit art gallery in Logan Heights. Plus, our KPBS arts editor and producer has details on holiday events happening in San Diego County.