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In 2021, the Penn community celebrated, grieved, and navigated change. 

The year was marked by a return to on-campus life across the University. Penn community members coped with the ever-changing pandemic and associated lossesand they managed a complicated and often stressful return to in-person classes and exams. With the introduction of the COVID-19 vaccine, students were once again able to gather in person, whether to celebrate campus traditions or express their grievances with the University — from Penn’s handling of the 1985 MOVE bombing to its inaction following the alleged assault of a sophomore at a fraternity party. 

Take a look back at the year’s biggest stories with The Daily Pennsylvanian’s Year in Review.