Although many Penn students were able to return to Philadelphia this spring, COVID-19 restrictions have kept most international students away from campus. Follow Carolyn Tsiang from Shanghai and Ezra Chan from Vancouver as they go to school from home.
The University of Pennsylvania accepted 5.68% of its regular decision applicants this year. Check out how these new Quakers reacted to their acceptances!
Most Penn students hope to become doctors, lawyers, or consultants. Daniel Roy became a magician. Find out how and why he did it with Opinion Columnist Varun Saraswathula.
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As Penn passes the anniversary of campus closing in light of the pandemic, The Daily Pennsylvanian looks back on some of the year’s defining COVID-19 moments.
Beat Reporter Sheila Hodges asks Penn students and Philadelphia residents what Black History Month means to them and how they’re celebrating it this year.
The Daily Pennsylvanian spoke with three students from Sansom Place West, the dorm for students isolating after testing positive for COVID-19. This is what they had to say.
Take an exclusive look inside the saliva-based COVID-19 testing process at two of Penn’s most popular locations.
Consulting Manager Eric Hoang brings you inside the office of The Daily Pennsylvanian. With editorial and business teams, 4015 Walnut Street has a place for everyone.
Robert Schuyler, who teaches anthropology and holds a position at the Penn Museum, held his arm in a Nazi salute and said “Sieg heil to you” after a speaker told him that the meeting, a Society for Historical Archaeology conference plenary session, was not the place for him to discuss a question he had raised about membership.
Video contributed by Liz Quinlan
The University of Pennsylvania accepted 15% of its early decision applicants this year. Check out how these new Quakers reacted to their acceptances!
As 2020 comes to an end, The Daily Pennsylvanian looks back on some of the year’s most memorable moments.
During Wednesday evening's virtual University Council Open Forum, a Penn student's public comment was broken up by an expletive-laced interruption from Maureen Rush, vice president for Public Safety and superintendent of the Penn Police Department.
Video contributed by Eli Moraru
After Joe Biden was projected as the next President of the United States on Saturday, celebrations erupted on the streets of Philadelphia.
On Saturday afternoon, people celebrated Joe Biden's presidential victory near the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.
Video by Samantha Delman and Vanessa Huang
Follow @dailypenn on Instagram as our photographers and videographers take you to Penn’s polling sites, speak to student voters, and more.
At least 150 people were waiting in line to vote at Houston Hall before the polls officially opened at 7 a.m.
Video by Chase Sutton
On Saturday, nearly a week after the fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr., hundreds of demonstrators packed the streets of West Philadelphia to demand justice. After three nights of calm following two nights of unrest, the gathering remained peaceful, prompting cheers and chants from the nearly 500 protesters in attendance.
Late Monday night, protesters marched through West Philadelphia to protest the fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr.
Two police officers shot and killed a 27-year-old Black man in West Philadelphia on Monday afternoon, leading to protests near Penn's campus on Monday evening. At around 12:30 p.m., police officers were seen rushing toward protesters around 52nd and Walnut Streets.
Video by Sage Levine
Penn student activists from different political organizations on campus consider the stakes of the upcoming election and what civic engagement means to them.