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02/18/18 8:40pm
One of the definitions of the word 'chink' in the Merriam-Webster dictionary is 'an insulting and contemptuous term for a person of Chinese birth or descent.'
02/18/18 7:40pm
The fourth annual conference included more than 350 first-generation and low-income students from over 20 colleges across the nation.
02/18/18 7:36pm
'I think it’s crazy how I haven’t gotten anything for this summer and I’m already recruiting for summer 2019. It just leads to a lot more stress,' sophomore Thomas Woldermariam said.
02/18/18 7:33pm
In an emailed statement to The Daily Pennsylvanian, Pritchett, the group's chair, wrote that its purpose is to better "our understanding of Penn's connection to slavery and the implications of these findings."
02/18/18 6:55pm
Laughter and tears filled the Kelly Writer's House this afternoon as friends and family of College sophomore Blaze Bernstein shared personal stories of the 19-year-old Penn student. 
02/18/18 6:28pm
Aminata Sy founded the African Community Learning Program in fall 2017 as a setting for West Philadelphia students of African background to receive free tutoring and mentorship. 
02/18/18 4:23pm
From a panel on career tips to a discussion on mental health, the panels and workshops on Saturday, Feb. 19, focused on the future of students in attendance.  
02/17/18 6:23pm
The original GOP-drawn map was ruled unconstitutional by Philadelphia’s Supreme Court on Jan. 22 on the grounds of gerrymandering.
02/17/18 5:49pm
The law students who filed the comment are part of the Environmental Law Project, one of 27 pro bono groups at Penn Law School.
02/17/18 5:22pm
Yagoda visited the Writers House as a part of an ongoing speaker series funded by a donation from 1962 College graduate Maury Povich.
02/16/18 7:47pm
Graduate student leaders say this is a strategic decision that graduate student workers across the country are making to ensure that they have the right to unionize in the long-term.
02/16/18 6:35pm
The conference, which includes students from all eight Ivy League institutions, will feature over 350 attendees, 275 of whom will be staying on Penn's campus over the weekend.
02/16/18 6:01pm
Wax alleges that Law School Dean Ted Ruger asked her 'to take a leave of absence next year and to cease teaching a mandatory first-year course.'
02/16/18 5:27pm
While other drones rely on satellite signals and only function outdoors, these new drones employ algorithms that allow them to move efficiently to their target and within close range.
02/16/18 2:39pm
For the first time since College sophomore Blaze Bernstein's death, his family have come to campus to mourn with the staff, students and faculty who knew — and loved — their son.  
02/16/18 12:42pm
Aaron Panofsky discussed the influence of genetic ancestry tests have on white supremacist groups, specifically members of the website Stormfront, the web's first major racial hate site.
02/15/18 10:50pm
In the event held in Claudia Cohen Hall on Feb. 14, Penn political science professors discussed issues ranging from Americans’ impressions of Trump to the many implications of his policies.  
02/15/18 3:09pm
Former Vice President Joe Biden said that there is 'no compelling evidence' that immigration has led to economic dislocation in the United States. 
02/14/18 11:59pm
Freier, the first Hasidic female judge in the country, discussed the obstacles she's faced and the ways she's persevered in balancing her religious life with her professional life, never compromising either.
02/14/18 9:32pm
Director of Outreach and Prevention Services Meeta Kumar said CAPS currently cannot keep up with the rapid expansion of its staff.