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6 hours ago
Many first-year students have been sick with coughs, sore throats, congestion, and fatigue — but campus positivity rates for COVID-19 remain low.
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European Wax Center opened its University City location last month at 3435 Walnut Street next to Dunkin’. 
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The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education reported losing more than 5,000 students this year in an enrollment drop that resulted in a loss of about $36 million.
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The library — a “quiet space” known for its architecture — is expanding its hours to remain open until midnight on Sundays through Thursdays.
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With the bill, Philadelphia becomes the first big city to ban these traffic stops that disproportionately affect people of color.
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The three-year federal program from the Department of Justice will provide the Philadelphia Police Department with training and assistance in gun violence, community engagement, and crime analysis.
10/18/21 1:01am
CHOP’s Chief Medical Officer Ron Keren said the increased occupancy rates are a result of a surge in the transmission of non-COVID-19 respiratory viruses and behavioral health issues worsened by pandemic stress. 
10/18/21 1:01am
Students say their piling homework deadlines and exams — due the week immediately after Penn's four-day fall break from Oct. 14 to Oct. 17 — have prevented them from de-stressing and spending time with their loved ones.
10/18/21 12:27am
The flu clinic — which ran from Oct. 4 through Oct. 8 — was held in Gimbel Gymnasium in Pottruck Health and Fitness Center. 
10/18/21 12:25am
The annual workplace charitable giving campaign aims to address health care disparity, food insecurity, and social justice.
10/18/21 12:22am
Penn Med researchers collected 90,786 reviews on Yelp and found instances of racism spanning 190 hospitals in 33 states.
10/18/21 12:17am
Plaintiffs claim Penn Medicine's vaccine mandate violates their right to body autonomy and forces them to engage in political speech.
10/17/21 7:49pm
The researchers who conducted the study examined the common, yet unsupported claim that spinal anesthesia may be safer for patients undergoing surgery for hip fractures.
10/13/21 11:17pm
The University also reported that 97% of faculty and staff and 96% of all students, both graduate and undergraduate, are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
10/13/21 12:39am
Students must watch lectures on their own time and work through practice problems in class — a practice that began in fall 2020, when classes were taught entirely online.
10/12/21 9:28pm
This year’s prizes ranged from $40,000 for the grand prize winner to $5,000 with all finalists receiving $6,000 in prizes.
10/12/21 9:26pm
The study concluded that even in cities with close access to health professionals, poorer and primarily Black communities have higher amputation rates.
10/12/21 9:25pm
The awards are a part of the NIH Common Fund’s “High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program," which supports scientists pursuing innovative research in biomedical and social science.
10/12/21 9:20pm
This year, Penn Medicine earned both a Performance Excellence Award and a Quality Award.
10/12/21 2:36pm
Rush has been at Penn since 1994, in which she launched several public safety initiatives on campus and faced criticism from University and Philadelphia community members.