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Photo Essay | Students reflect on life inside the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic

(05/04/20 5:28am)

The coronavirus pandemic has forced many Penn students to return to their permanent residences as they have transitioned to online learning for the remainder of the spring semester. For some of these students, the semester would have to be completed in New York City — the epicenter of the crisis in the United States. 

Photo Essay | A look inside the New Hampshire Democratic primary

(02/14/20 8:18am)

Four journalists from The Daily Pennsylvanian spent three days in New Hampshire covering the first-in-the-nation primary. The team attended a Donald Trump rally, a Bernie Sanders campaign event, and interviewed Elizabeth Warren at a town hall. They listened to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speak, watched The Strokes perform, and talked to Pete Buttigieg supporters at a primary night watch party. The following photographs depict the final moments in the race for New Hampshire.

Photo Essay | Penn’s standout moments from the 2010s

(12/12/19 1:14pm)

The 2010s are coming to a close, and a lot has happened at Penn in the last decade. It was a decade of firsts: the first Penn alumnus to be to elected President of the United States, the first Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl victory, and the first Women's March. There were several record-breaking and newsworthy athletic achievements. Important figures such as Pope Francis and LeBron James visited the University. And Penn's campus continued to expand with new construction projects.

Photo Essay | A look back at Joe Biden’s visits to Penn since becoming a professor

(02/20/19 6:51am)

Shortly after former Vice President Joe Biden inadvertently confirmed he would be coming to Penn to work on foreign policy, Biden took part in a panel in the David and Lyn Silfen University Forum at Irvine Auditorium on Feb. 28, 2017. The discussion was focused on the fight to cure cancer, which Penn President Amy Gutmann called a “formidable foe.” Biden and Gutmann were joined by Chief Medical and Scientific Officer of the American Cancer Society Otis Brawley, Director of Clinical Research for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Nancy Davidson, Perelman School of Medicine Professor Carl June, who is the Richard W. Vague Professor in Immunotherapy, and Penn Medicine patient and pancreatic cancer survivor Kim Vernick. 

Photo Essay | Highlights from the 2017-18 Penn basketball season

(11/07/18 12:25am)

From the very beginning of her freshman season, center Eleah Parker showed she was going to be a major force for Penn women's basketball, even with a number of veteran impact players on the roster. She provided 11.5 points per game and 7.9 rebounds per game on her way to winning Ivy League Rookie of the Year. Although the team ultimately lost to Princeton in the Ivy League Tournament Championship Game, Parker went toe-to-toe with Princeton star center Bella Alarie in each of their three matchups and she proved that she will cause major problems for the rest of the Ivy League throughout her college career.