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02/26/21 12:19am
University Architect Mark Kocent said several new all-gender bathrooms have been built in the past year, and more renovations to incorporate all-gender bathrooms into the buildings' designs are underway.
02/18/21 3:00am
In honor of Black History Month, The Daily Pennsylvanian interviewed several Black business owners who shared the challenges they faced as Black entrepreneurs — and the perseverance behind their journey. 
02/17/21 1:59am
4thWave aims to publish a zine every semester featuring poetry, prose, and visual art from people who are underrepresented in feminist spaces.
02/17/21 1:21am
In his book, titled "Love, God," Gabriel Angrand discusses the importance of humility to combating social issues.
02/15/21 1:19am
At the panel Penn Law School professor Dorothy Roberts proposed incremental steps to reform the criminal justice system.
02/10/21 11:22pm
Cortes' chief objectives are to implement programming that connects Penn's Latinx community with the greater Philadelphia Latinx community, and also to turn the cultural center into a Black affirming space so all students can feel welcome. 
02/05/21 12:59am
The P1P office covers 2,538 square feet of space and features study spaces, meeting rooms for one-on-one advising sessions, and lounge areas. 
01/29/21 12:37am
After spending three years in the attic on the third floor of the Greenfield Intercultural Center, the FGLI library will now operate through a new arrangement with Penn Libraries. 
01/29/21 12:25am
Professor Anne Berg, who teaches history, was serving as a legal observer when a police officer lunged at her and struck her with a baton.
01/28/21 12:52am
Penn President Amy Gutmann introduced the event by condemning former President Donald Trump for inciting a riot at the Capitol and urging audience members to remember King's legacy as a guide.
01/25/21 12:53am
FGLI students largely praised Penn's decision to open campus after operating a remote fall semester, citing guaranteed University housing and food for on-campus housing residents.
01/22/21 12:28am
Students expressed disagreement with Penn Hillel's pro-Israel stance which they said makes it an exclusionary space for some progressive students.
12/02/20 11:46pm
During Tuesday's panel, titled “Race and the Selling of America” the two panelists discussed how they both started new projects pushing for diversity and inclusion in their respective industries.
11/23/20 10:57pm
LGBTQ leaders and students applauded Penn's support in building a strong LGBTQ community, a forte which proved to be the deciding factor for some students when deciding to come to Penn.
11/17/20 11:36pm
While Gutmann highlighted the statue’s placement in a prominent location on campus, Black students said the artwork was largely meaningless if it was not accompanied by concrete action to support the Black community at Penn.
11/15/20 11:47pm
While Penn's 27th annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Week took place virtually for the first time this year due to the pandemic, many students deemed the online programming a success. 
11/11/20 1:03am
The sculpture, titled 'Brick House,' was created by acclaimed artist Simone Leigh, and features cowrie shells on the woman’s braids which symbolize wealth, femininity, and the African slave trade in which the shells were used as currency, according to Penn Today. 
11/04/20 12:06am
Students participating in the strike cited the cancellation of fall break, Penn’s failure to cancel classes on Election Day, and the police killing of Walter Wallace Jr. as causes of students' mental health struggles this semester.
10/29/20 1:12am
In an email signed by Penn President Amy Gutmann and other Penn officials, Gutmann referred to Wallace Jr. as a neighbor of the Penn community, and his killing as a "death" with no mention of the word "police," escalating student outrage.
10/26/20 11:49pm
For Penn-affiliated politics aficionados, President Donald Trump and the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbate America's sordid history of voter disenfranchisement.