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09/10/20 9:29pm
The suspect is a 6’2’’ “dark complected” male with a thin build and long hair. Reported to be in his 20s, he was seen wearing dark blue clothing and carrying a maroon duffel bag.
09/10/20 12:13am
Some members of the Penn community say the grant is, in many cases, not enough and excludes graduate students with children.
09/10/20 12:06am
Students, overall, have found the access to Canvas pages useful in determining whether to enroll in classes, but not all classes' Canvas pages are available, as class material access is up to the discretion of the professor.
09/09/20 11:54pm
While some students said they find it more difficult to build connections with employers without meeting them in person, others said virtual recruitment alleviated the stress of on-campus recruitment and Penn's toxic, competitive recruitment culture. 
09/09/20 12:45am
According to the Division of Public Safety's website, the perpetrators were two men on two different dirt bikes, possibly chased by a dark-colored Honda Pilot SUV last seen heading east on Chestnut Street at 34th Street.
09/09/20 12:01am
The experts, both inventors of prominent vaccines, stressed that the swine flu did not spread widely, as was feared, while COVID-19 has already swept the nation.
09/08/20 11:44pm
Some students who submitted aid re-evaluation forms did not receive their re-evaluated package before the fall tuition bill's Aug. 30 deadline, and consequently could not pay for the semester on time.
09/08/20 3:08pm
The DP Analytics team analyzed tax forms filed by Penn’s Greek life organizations between 2015 and 2018 to gather financial information on fraternities and sororities at Penn.
09/07/20 11:44pm
To alleviate the burden on candidates, the Nominations and Elections Committee reduced the number of signatures needed to appear on the ballot by 33% for each position.
09/07/20 11:36pm
While the closure was a surprise to many on social media, Yuen said he had been planning to close the restaurant and retire for nearly two years.
09/07/20 11:31pm
Officials have pointed factors such as increased mobility and decreased compliance with mask mandates as driving the rise in projected cases and deaths in many states.
09/07/20 11:16pm
From Sept. 8 to Sept. 9, participants will refrain from teaching and administrative duties in efforts to focus on public teach-ins about police brutality and violence particularly against communities of color. 
09/07/20 1:24am
Police Free Penn, a social justice group formed in June, plans to continue to host informal lectures, or teach-ins, throughout the semester. 
09/07/20 1:04am
Eighty-eight current and former Vagelos MLS students and faculty convened over Zoom on Sept. 6 for a virtual memorial service.
09/07/20 12:51am
The University will invite specific asymptomatic members of the Penn community, including students, faculty, and staff who are deemed have a higher exposure risk, to enroll in surveillance testing protocols once Penn has finalized the details of the program.
09/07/20 12:39am
Emory University, the University of Pittsburgh, and California State University — the largest public university system in the United States — have all recently required students to take a class on ethnic studies and anti-racism.
09/07/20 12:17am
The rally, which was endorsed by campus groups Penn Community for Justice and Police Free Penn, included an hour of speeches in front of City Hall before the crowd marched to the Philadelphia Police headquarters.
09/06/20 10:17pm
The Flight 93 National Memorial marks the field where an airplane crashed as passengers and crew fought hijackers over control of the plane, thwarting an attempted attack on the U.S. Capitol building on September 11, 2001.
09/06/20 6:35pm
Penn’s six hospitals were among 495 given the highest designation of Healthcare Equality Leaders by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.
09/04/20 12:28am
While some fraternity members are living off-campus together, IFC fraternities plan to hold fall recruitment online with hopes for in-person rush this spring.