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In Photos: Penn community "Takes Back the Night"

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. document.location = ""

Penn Students Protest for RA Union Recognition

Around 70 students and community members joined a rally on Penn's campus in support of resident advisors and graduate assistants’ efforts to unionize. The rally comes after the University argued that RAs and GAs are “not employees” in response to their recent filing for official union recognition. Penn instead classified the group as student leaders with an “educational relationship” to Penn since they are not on the payroll. The rally, which was organized by United RAs at Penn, was held on Friday and featured guest speakers such as Philadelphia mayoral candidate and 1993 College graduate Helen Gym. Read more:

Penn Class of 2027 Regular Decision Acceptance Reactions

Penn announced regular decision admission results for the Class of 2027 after receiving a record number of applications. More than 59,000 students applied to Penn this cycle, the largest first-year applicant pool in Penn's history, and over 4,500 more applications than the Class of 2026 and over 3,000 more than the Class of 2025. Read more:

In Photos: How the Penn community celebrated Holi 2023

Here's how the Penn community celebrated Holi 2023: Embrace Your Colors. document.location = ""

In Photos: How Penn, Philadelphia experienced the Eagles' Super Bowl loss

Here's how the Penn and Philadelphia communities reacted to the Eagles' 38-35 Super Bowl defeat. document.location = ""

In Photos: President Joe Biden visits Philadelphia

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. document.location = ""

73 Questions with the DP editors

Desk editor Matteo Busterna shows how a DP article gets written, edited, and published.

Penn Class of 2027 Early Decision Acceptance Reactions

UPenn Class of 2027 early decision results have been released! According to the announcement, over 8,000 students applied to Penn through the Early Decision Program this year — an increase from last year’s 7,795 applicants and the largest early decision applicant pool in its history. Penn did not disclose the acceptance rate, continuing its decision to withhold detailed admissions results. Last year, 15.6% of early decision applicants were admitted to the Class of 2026, but the University opted not to release the acceptance rate for regular decision applicants. Read more: