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09/30/20 11:42pm
The exhibit, titled “Living with the Sea: Charting the Pacific,” was curated by College senior Kia DaSilva and 2020 College graduates Ashleigh David and Erin Spicola.
09/30/20 11:39pm
Minkoff described how her business went from mostly in-person sales to completely e-commerce very quickly when the pandemic began shutting down businesses.
09/30/20 10:49pm
Students who have previously only taken four or five courses are now enrolled in up to seven courses due to the increased flexibility of online learning and Penn’s decision to extend the spring’s pass/fail grading option.
09/30/20 10:49pm
Portnoy, who reviews pizza as part of a popular segment for Barstool's One Bite app, was seen filming a pizza review outside Smokey Joe's at approximately 6 p.m. on Wednesday.
09/30/20 10:08pm
The previous messaging system for COVID-19 tests sent students emails with results, but the new system asks students to log into a portal and independently retrieve their results.
09/30/20 9:43pm
In this week's crime log — five thefts, two assaults, and a burglary from a private residence. 
09/30/20 12:14am
Math professor Robert Ghrist said the Math department has replaced infrequent, high-stake midterms with weekly quizzes, tripling the workload for professors to generate assessments every week.
09/29/20 11:17pm
Jackson plans on studying how marginalized voices create political change, citing the Black Lives Matter movement as a source of motivation.
09/29/20 11:12pm
Lisa Forrest, who in 2013 became the first Black woman to be a captain at the PFD, was appointed to her new position as fire battalion chief on Tuesday.
09/29/20 11:11pm
This round of funding comes in addition to the $13.3 million grant the city awarded to 2,083 businesses earlier this year through the city's COVID-19 Small Business Relief Fund.
09/29/20 11:10pm
The Healthcare Anchor Network, a group of 50 health care systems in 45 states, released a statement on Sept. 27 titled “It is undeniable: Racism is a public health crisis."
09/29/20 11:09pm
Pennsylvania joined six other states and the District of Columbia on Monday in requesting the halt.
09/29/20 11:08pm
After choosing a book to read together, the club meets virtually every Thursday for a discussion that may include politics, personal experiences, and other topics the books may inspire.
09/29/20 3:57am
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. 
09/28/20 11:57pm
First years said they are not overly concerned about the absence of student leaders to represent their class, due to alternative ways to meet people through clubs and organized meet-ups virtually or outdoors. 
09/28/20 11:55pm
Residential Services will no longer cover the cost of storing students’ belongings until January 2021 as it previously had promised. Students must now choose to have all belongings shipped home, or have them donated or discarded at no cost.
09/28/20 11:26pm
Trump's packed rallies, including many unmasked attendees, have conflicted with state COVID-19 restrictions.
09/28/20 11:24pm
Penn will join forces with Public Health Management Corporation, Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic, and Independence Blue Cross to continue to operate the hospital.
09/28/20 11:23pm
The donation will sustain and strengthen the MBA Impact Investing Network and Training program.
09/28/20 11:20pm
The founders pointed to Penn's pre-professional culture of networking, which they said drastically differs from medical school's environment and curriculum, as inspiration to create the podcast.