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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: https://www.thedp.com/article/2022/12/penn-early-decision-results-class-of-2027



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In Photos: 2022

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. document.location = "https://www.thedp.com/article/2022/12/2022-year-in-photos-recap-essay"



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In Photos: Penn community hosts vigil for victims of apartment fire in China

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. document.location = "https://www.thedp.com/article/2022/11/xinjiang-china-covid-vigil-love-statue"



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In Photos: 20 hours of Election Day in Philadelphia and at Penn

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. document.location = "https://www.thedp.com/article/2022/11/midterm-election-pennsylvania-photo-essay"





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There’s never been a more important time for Pennsylvania’s youth vote I DP Opinion

Tomorrow, Americans across the country will cast their ballots in November’s midterm elections. Across the nation, many eyes are turned to Pennsylvania, a key state that may determine which party will wield political power for the foreseeable future. And it could all come down to this district in Philadelphia. Read more about the midterm election: https://www.thedp.com/article/2022/11/pennsylvania-midterms-rights-election-abortion-senate-governor And more on the importance of University City in this midterm: https://www.thedp.com/article/2022/10/penn-students-can-and-should-swing-the-state Chapters: 0:00 Introduction 0:50 The Stakes 1:23 New Young Voters in University City 2:56 People Are Capitalizing Off This Energy 3:24 Credits



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Why These Penn Students Camped for 39 Days on College Green

Anyone who has walked by College Green in the past two weeks has likely noticed Fossil Free Penn’s colorful tents and banners strung up on trees. Between classes, students involved with FFP said that they have spent upwards of 12 hours at the encampment each day, with many sleeping in tents during the night. Read more about the encampment: https://www.thedp.com/article/2022/09/inside-fossil-free-penn-encampment-two-weeks More about their protest during Penn Football's homecoming game: https://www.thedp.com/article/2022/10/protest-homecoming-football-game-fossil-free-penn-franklin-field And more on them ending the encampment: https://www.thedp.com/article/2022/10/encampment-removed-fossil-free-penn-protest-arrests



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In Photos: Homecoming weekend sees Magill inaugurated, protestors arrested

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. document.location = "https://www.thedp.com/article/2022/10/magill-inauguration-ffp-protest-homecoming-photo-essay"



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In Photos: Liz Magill’s first 100 days as Penn president

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. document.location = "https://www.thedp.com/article/2022/09/penn-president-liz-magill-100-days-photo-essay"