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06/12/20 3:29am
For years, Twitter has passively watched the president use its platform as a bullhorn to antagonize political rivals and spread misinformation, but on May 26, for the first time, the social media platform placed an addendum on the the 1968 Wharton graduate's false claims.
06/12/20 1:14am
Participants were asked to use the 'Ascent of Man' image to indicate how evolved they considered various demographic groups, including undocumented migrants, Chinese people, the elderly, and people with COVID-19, to be.
06/11/20 11:59pm
This loss does not include the $190 million in federal aid given to Penn's hospitals by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
06/11/20 11:15pm
Co-owners Matthew Duques and Diana Bellonby planned to begin renovations in mid-March, but were forced to shut down the store on March 20 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
06/11/20 12:23am
From June 4 until June 13, students are returning to campus to pack up their belongings and move out of their dorms. 
06/11/20 12:10am
Penn Abroad has canceled all fall study abroad programs in light of global travel and health restrictions caused by COVID-19, affecting the plans of many students. The decision comes weeks after the original announcement date of May 15. 
06/09/20 11:50pm
QPenn, Penn’s annual LGBT pride week that usually takes place in mid-March, and Pride parades in Philadelphia and across the nation, have largely been postponed or cancelled entirely. 
06/09/20 6:31pm
All non-essential businesses in Philadelphia, excluding bars and restaurants solely offering takeout and delivery, were ordered to close on March 15.
06/09/20 2:08pm
Protesters who attempted to tear down the statue during anti-police brutality protests say the statue stood as a symbol of discrimination and police brutality. 
06/09/20 1:58am
In a recently published study, a research team at Penn's Perelman School of Medicine, which included researchers from other institutions, discovered they could block the production of immune suppressor cells and reduce tumors by inhibiting a certain molecule in human cells and in a mouse model.
06/09/20 1:07am
'Dear Class of 2020' also featured speeches and performances by Michelle Obama, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, Malala Yousafzai, Condoleezza Rice, Lady Gaga, and more. 
06/09/20 12:58am
Public reception of Pennsylvania's week-long extension for mail-in primary ballots has been mixed, with voters' support largely falling along political party lines. 
06/09/20 12:53am
The website displays over 100,000 job listings and has 30 independent active recruiters who can browse for job candidates.
06/09/20 12:40am
GAPSA President Kelly Diaz has already started working on developing workshops to teach graduate students how to better support and provide allyship to Black students on campus. 
06/08/20 5:51pm
While virtual-only instruction is only one of the University's outlined plans, some professors are worried a second consecutive online semester would continue to affect students’ abilities to learn. 
06/08/20 12:50pm
Students found little differences in remote summer learning in comparison to what they experienced during the latter half of the spring semester.
06/08/20 2:20am
Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of Philadelphia for nine straight days in response to the recent police murder of George Floyd. Protestors have marched through the city demanding police reform and racial equality. 
06/08/20 12:35am
The Emergency Housing Protection Act is a package of bills intended to serve as relief to renters affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
06/08/20 12:34am
Florida representative Matt Gaetz is asking the Department of Education to investigate the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement for allegedly accepting millions in undisclosed foreign donations.
06/08/20 12:29am
Performing arts groups have grappled with uncertainty over what rehearsals and performances will look like this coming fall, and whether groups will be able to meet in person next semester.