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04/15/21 11:00pm
Penn-affiliated experts believe that the city has seen a more gradual form of gentrification through increased housing prices and new development — making access to affordable housing even more difficult for residents. 
04/15/21 9:33pm
The prestigious, merit-based award, created by Congress in 1975 to honor the 33rd president, offers recipients up to $30,000 for graduate or professional school to prepare for a career in public service.
04/15/21 9:32pm
Baumlin, who is the chair of Pennsylvania Hospital's Emergency Medicine Department, co-founded a nonprofit that recruits experts in various fields to produce articles on topics such as education, gun violence, and infrastructure.
04/15/21 2:19am
In response to the pandemic, this year's challenge features recommendations for activities that can be performed socially distanced in nature. 
04/15/21 2:18am
The theme for the April 10 conference was “Unknown,” centering around stories of science, discovery, and the human condition. 
04/15/21 1:25am
The entirety of the Penn community, including all students, are eligible to receive the vaccine on-campus on April 19, when the city of Philadelphia begins vaccinating all adults. 
04/15/21 12:22am
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.
04/14/21 11:51pm
Sister R&B duo Chloe x Halle will perform Friday night, and rapper Wale and Nigerian singer-songwriter Wizkid will perform Saturday night.
04/14/21 9:37pm
Members of the Glee Club voted unanimously on April 9 to amend its constitution in order to remove gender restrictions for membership of its choir section. 
04/14/21 8:45pm
Borlase won the presidency over her opponent, College and Wharton junior Nikhil Gupta, by a margin of 35 votes. College and Wharton junior Janice Owusu won the vice presidency by a margin of 65 votes.
04/14/21 8:16pm
Researchers told Penn Today that these findings do not diminish the losses due to COVID-19, but underscore the daily health hazards that Americans face. 
04/14/21 8:14pm
The money comes from a $5 billion fund dedicated to emergency housing assistance in the American Rescue Plan.
04/14/21 2:32am
The city has yet to respond to inquiries by the United Nations — which were based upon testimonies from Penn community members — regarding allegations of excessive use of force by the Philadelphia Police Department during the Black Lives Matter protests last year.
04/14/21 1:09am
Several faculty members reported unclear communication from administrators about whether they would be required to teach for extra time, and if so, whether they would be compensated.
04/14/21 12:35am
Vaccination appointment times for the week of April 19, when all adults in Philadelphia become eligible under Phase 2 of the city's rollout plan, will be released on the scheduling platform by Friday afternoon.
04/14/21 12:30am
The event, called “Conformity, Propaganda, and the Fight for a Left Future with Noam Chomsky” was co-hosted by Penn Justice Democrats and Penn Against the Occupation, and garnered over 115 attendees.
04/14/21 12:20am
College junior Tori Borlase and College and Wharton junior Nikhil Gupta answered questions about how they plan to pursue their respective agendas if elected.
04/14/21 12:10am
Penn administrators said the continued decrease in cases was encouraging, but emphasized that members of the Penn community must continue to be vigilant, even after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.
04/13/21 11:09pm
Wright analyzed the landing pages of twenty-four highly selective universities to see how they adjusted their websites during COVID-19. He found that only one mentioned first-generation students.
04/12/21 11:55pm
The conference, called “Hindsight 20/21: What I Wish I’d Known,” was hosted by Women in Hospitality United and Gourmand, a podcast by College junior Alaina Chou and Wharton junior Maggie Tang.