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.
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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.
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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.
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At least 150 people were waiting in line to vote at Houston Hall before the polls officially opened at 7 a.m.
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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.
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Penn student activists from different political organizations on campus consider the stakes of the upcoming election and what civic engagement means to them.
The Daily Pennsylvanian sat down with Professor Mitchell Berman, Leon Meltzer Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, to discuss threats to the legitimacy of the 2020 election and the politicization of courts.
At 6 a.m. on Friday morning, over one hundred Penn students and local Philadelphia community members gathered for the grand opening of Acme Markets on 40th and Walnut streets.
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On Oct. 21, former President Barack Obama traveled to Philadelphia for his first in-person campaign event of this election season for Joe Biden.
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On Oct. 4, Penn Democrats distributed voter materials to off-campus apartments in an attempt to increase student voter turnout.
On Sept. 25, Penn and Drexel students marched and held vigil for Breonna Taylor following a grand jury's decision not to indict police officers in her death.
Reporters for The Daily Pennsylvanian covered protests over racial injustice on Friday, September 4th as hundreds took to the street in the wake of the Jacob Blake Shooting.
Temple University recently suspended in-person classes due to a COVID-19 update on campus.
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We hear from a Penn first year, sophomore, junior, and senior to compare how COVID-19 will impact their college experiences.