Penn's annual Take Back the Night event took place last week. The evening included speeches, performances, a march through campus, and concluded with a survivors' vigil.
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Here's how the Penn community celebrated Holi 2023: Embrace Your Colors.
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Here's how the Penn and Philadelphia communities reacted to the Eagles' 38-35 Super Bowl defeat.
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President Joe Biden visited Philadelphia for the first time since the controversy involving the Penn Biden Center to speak at the Democratic National Committee's winter meeting reception.
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In 2022, the world saw a myriad of protests erupt, social issues and conflicts arise, and the saliency of the COVID-19 pandemic dissipate. While sitting in lecture halls, playing in the Palestra, and eating in Houston Hall, the Penn community amounted to similar challenges. The Daily Pennsylvanian’s photographers documented the stories of 2022 as the Penn community felt the ripple of events around the world. These images postmark the end of another tumultuous year as another looms on the horizon.
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Over the past week, protests erupted across China against the government’s stringent COVID-19 lockdown policies after 10 people died in a fire in Ürümqi, China, eliciting responses and comments around the world. The Penn community, roughly 19% of which is composed of international students, responded in kind. With candlelights, blank sheets of paper, and chanting, here is a look into the vigil in solidarity with those protesting in China.
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Americans across the country turned out for the midterm elections yesterday, and the Penn community was no exception. 1,931 ballots were cast at two voting locations on campus, Houston Hall and ARCH. With two of the most contentious races in America taking place in Pennsylvania, and the future of reproductive rights, the control of the Senate, and many other issues hanging in the balance, here’s a look into this historic midterm elections day.
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Liz Magill was officially inaugurated as Penn’s ninth president on Oct. 21, 2022. Her inauguration also coincided with Homecoming weekend when thousands of alumni returned to campus, fusing both celebrations in one. While crowds gathered to witness Penn football’s historic 6-0 winning streak, the game was interrupted by Fossil Free Penn protestors, delaying the second half by over an hour and resulting in 19 student arrests.
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College Hall, the oldest building on Penn's Campus, was built in 1871, 133 years after Penn's founding. Since then, Penn has expanded its campus to 299 acres in what is known today as University City. The Daily Pennsylvanian takes a look at some images of key architectures around Penn's campus in the Penn Archives Digital Image Collection, and what they look like today.
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The Daily Pennsylvanian spent extensive time with Magill over the first 100 days of her budding presidency, watching her get to know students, preside over various meetings, and define herself in the Penn community and beyond.
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Thousands of Philadelphians gathered in front of City Hall today to protest the Supreme Court’s overturn of Roe v. Wade, taking away constitutional protection to the right of abortion. With chanting, tears, and a great deal of emotions in the air, here’s a look into today’s protest.
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On June 6, Pride returned to Philadelphia with a new organizer. With sunshine, cheers, and various performances, here's a look into the 2022 Philadelphia Pride March.
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Students, teachers, families, lawmakers, and many others gathered on the National Mall of Washington D.C. on June 11, 2022, to protest the recent acts of gun violence around the United States. With chants, tears, and a wide range of emotions running high, here’s a look into the March for Our Lives rally last Saturday.
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Last week, security officers, housekeeping staff, and other Philadelphia community members gathered in front of the Benjamin Franklin statue to protest unfair wages, unsafe practices, and workplace harassment — among other issues.
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Through both rain and sunshine, the Class of 2022 concluded their time as undergraduate students at Penn on Monday. With a little bit of precipitation, the return of former Penn President Amy Gutmann, and many laughters and tears, here's a look into the commencement ceremony of the Class of 2022.
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Spring Fling returned in a weekend festival titled “Revival of the Fling” on April 8 and 9. Here’s a look into how students experienced in-person Spring Fling for the first time in two years.
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To mark the two-year anniversary after students were sent home in March 2020, here’s a look back on the key moments that shaped the COVID-19 landscape at Penn.
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With Lia Thomas becoming the first transgender NCAA swimming champion, protestors and supporters outside the competition venue, and a whirlwind of cheering, felicitation, and controversy, here's a look into the NCAA women's swimming and diving championship.
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Students from Penn and Drexel, as well as members of the Philadelphia community, gathered in front of College Hall to stand in solidarity with the Ukrainian people.
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Penn Men's Squash Team suffered a heartbreaking loss to Harvard in their final competition on Sunday, but this did not shake their team unity. Their determination was tangible to the crowd.
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