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12/18/23 3:30pm
Congratulations to the Penn Class of 2028 Early Decision admitted students! Over 8,500 students applied to Penn through the Early Decision program this year, according to the University — an increase over last year’s total of over 8,000 applicants. Check out how these new Quakers reacted to their acceptances. Read more here.
02/26/24 6:00am
Welcome to Bite-Sized! Every week, we look at the biggest headlines you should know. Last week, our reporters covered key administrative and community updates: Penn hearing board issued sanctions on professor Amy Wax, former Black Bottom residents continue to fight for accessible and affordable housing in University City, and a DP analysis on Penn's faculty hiring found that Penn is following a national trend of hiring a higher ratio of administrators to instructional faculty.
02/19/24 6:00am
Welcome to Bite-sized! Every week, we’ll be looking at the biggest headlines you should know.   Last week, our reporters covered major news in Penn administration and curriculum. The Dental School is facing a lawsuit  from a former administrator alleging retaliation to department chair's reported sexual misconduct, and Penn motioned to dismiss another lawsuit brought up by two Penn students, who claimed in the suit that Penn’s response to antisemitism was insufficient. In addition, Penn School of Engineering and Applied Science introduced a new major on artificial intelligence, becoming first Ivy League school to offer undergraduate degree in AI.
02/14/24 11:00pm
Welcome to Bite-sized! Every week, we’ll be looking at the biggest headlines you should know. Last week, our reporters covered issues that caused waves in the Penn community. A Penn lecturer’s political cartoons garnered widespread attention and condemnation from President Larry Jameson and Jewish community members at Penn. In addition, Penn Museum hosted an interfaith service for 19 Black Philadelphians that once were on display in the museum, and last week’s power outage was attributed to electrical disruption.
02/13/24 3:30pm
On Saturday, Penn men’s basketball narrowly lost against the Princeton Tigers, marking their tenth loss against the rival Ivy. See 45 seconds of highlights from this past weekend’s game as the Quakers — who lead in the 1st half — fought tooth and nail until the very end.
02/09/24 12:00pm
Multimedia staffers Izzy Sweeney and Libby Collins — members of The Daily Pennsylvanian’s video team POV — give their final room tour at Gutmann College House. Join them for a glimpse of life in Penn’s newest four-year college house, the last video in a four-part series about Penn’s on-campus housing options. #campuslife #campushousing #dormtour #Penn
02/07/24 3:00pm
Multimedia staffers Izzy Sweeney and Asher Lieberman — members of The Daily Pennsylvanian’s video team POV — give another room tour at Harnwell College House. Join them for a glimpse of life in a typical dorm in the high rises, the third of a four-part series about Penn’s on-campus housing options.
02/06/24 12:00pm
Welcome to Bite-sized! Every week, we’ll be looking at the biggest headlines you should know. Last week, our reporters covered campus issues affecting both students and faculty. Students reported issues with Penn Dining, a year after health code violations at two dining locations, and at least 50 students were displaced due to flooding in the Quad and Harrison College House. In addition, Penn Faculty for Justice hosted a die-in protest for civilians in Gaza in front of College Hall, blocking its entrance.
02/05/24 3:30pm
Multimedia staffers Asher Lieberman and Libby Collins — members of The Daily Pennsylvanian’s video team POV — give a room tour at Harnwell College House. Join them for a glimpse of life in what some call the largest quad in the building, the second of a four-part series about Penn’s on-campus housing options.
02/02/24 12:00pm
Multimedia staffers Asher Lieberman and Libby Collins — members of The Daily Pennsylvanian’s video team POV — give a room tour at the college house at The Radian. Join them and College sophomore Jack Rogers for a glimpse of life in Penn’s newest upperclassmen living option, the first of a four-part series about on-campus housing options.
01/30/24 12:15am
Welcome to Bite-Sized, Ep. 2! Every week, we’ll be recapping the biggest headlines you should know. Last week, our reporters covered crucial stories within Penn’s community: Larry Jameson rose to Penn’s top position, around 800 Penn students were waitlisted for on-campus housing, and the University’s antisemitism task force chair shares updates and plans for next semester. Check out our reporting at thedp.com. #penn #thedp #DailyPennsylvanian #news
01/24/24 8:52pm
Members of the Penn chapter of American Association of University Professors gathered in front of College Hall to protest for academic freedom. Over 100 Penn affiliates gathered Monday afternoon, emphasizing the importance of protecting the freedom of discourse, teaching, research, and publication. The Daily Pennsylvanian staffers covered the event, capturing the speakers as they criticized outside influences and private interests on the University and chanted “Let us teach.” Read more here.
01/23/24 1:01pm
Welcome to Bite-Sized, The Daily Pennsylvanian’s newest video series! Every episode, we’ll be recapping the biggest headlines you should know. Last week, our reporters covered crucial stories within the Penn administration: University faculty responded to Marc Rowan’s letter, calling it “a hostile Republican takeover.” The incoming Class of 2028 spoke with the DP about hopes and concerns about campus administrative turmoil, and the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights is investigating Penn’s legacy admissions policy. Check out our reporting at thedp.com.
04/24/23 8:13pm
Abby Shaffer talks about her experiences at UPenn and her plans after college during an interview with the DP's Recruiter's Row.
04/09/23 7:00pm
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: https://www.thedp.com/article/2023/04/penn-residential-advisors-hold-rally-helen-gym
04/02/23 7:43pm
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: https://www.thedp.com/article/2023/03/penn-regular-decision-admissions-results-class-of-2027
12/22/22 10:25pm
Desk editor Matteo Busterna shows how a DP article gets written, edited, and published.
12/18/22 6:55pm
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