The University was the subject of national controversy when it was discovered that the Penn Musuem was in possession of the remains of a victim from the 1985 MOVE bombing.
The report concludes that Penn must increase transparency about the structure, funding, oversight, and activities of DPS.
1989 College graduate William Park's donation to Penn Libraries will fund a five-year lecture series on diversity, equity, inclusion, and access.
The petition has five demands as part of the reparations process including a formal apology from Penn President Amy Gutmann to the victims and their families and financial reparations for those affected.
The hour-long webinar was hosted to commemorate Juneteenth and discussed racism as a power construct and the power of an individual to challenge racial ideas and structures.
The Black Ivy Time Capsule is a competition that accepts creative work focused on Black life at the eight Ivy League schools.
On May 13, the 36th anniversary of the MOVE bombing, West Philadelphians remembered the 11 lives lost during the MOVE Day of Remembrance event. Here's what it looked like.
Protesters marched through Center City and South Philadelphia on April 13 demanding justice for Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man who was killed by a Minn. police officer.
Multiple posts levy accusations against Penn’s Chemistry Department, leading the department to apologize to certain students for their "negative experiences" related to the department, but the University as a whole has taken no such steps.
The world has experienced some of the most extraordinary events in modern history this year, and the Penn community has been impacted by it all. The Daily Pennsylvanian's photographers have been on the ground documenting 2020 as it has unfolded.
No charges have been filed against the officers who fatally shot Wallace Jr., though an internal investigation by the police department as well as a criminal investigation by the District Attorney's Office are ongoing.
Members of the Penn and Philadelphia communities masked up and voted in person at three different campus polling locations on Election Day. As ballots continue to be counted, tension and uncertainty hang over the city. The Daily Pennsylvanian sent a team of photographers to capture this unique election week.
At least 500 protesters, including Penn students, gathered at the corner of Locust and 61st streets on Saturday evening to protest the Philadelphia police killing of Walter Wallace Jr.
According to The Philadelphia Inquirer, a bystander-filmed video showed that Wallace Jr. was armed with a knife and appeared further than arm's length away from the officers when they opened fire.
The Center for the Preservation of Civil Rights Sites will be led by Faculty Director Randall Mason, a professor in the graduate program in Historic Preservation at Penn.
The bill was introduced on Thursday by Philadelphia City Council member and 1993 College graduate Helen Gym.
The Black Lives Matter movement inspires numerous comparisons to the civil rights movement of the 1960s. But some Penn alumni — who have marched on its bloodiest streets and decades later, remain committed to seeking justice — are not convinced there can necessarily be a direct comparison.
The protesters’ main demand was to indict the officers for Taylor’s death, but speakers and organizers also criticized the role of police in general and advocated for police abolition.
A grand jury charged one of the involved officers, who had already been fired, for firing recklessly into a neighbor's apartment, but no charges were brought against the officers for killing Taylor.
Around 200 demonstrators lifted signs, chanted “Out Now!“, and called for political and social reform as 1968 Wharton graduate and President Donald Trump visited the National Constitution Center for a town hall on Tuesday evening. Here’s how the protest played out.