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04/14/22 1:14am
This trend toward indoor masking arrives as the highly transmissible BA.2 subvariant has become the dominant version of COVID-19 in the U.S.
04/14/22 1:13am
"Dear Penn Freshmen" aims to break the stigma of “Penn Face” and offers underclassmen advice from all corners of Penn’s campus. 
04/14/22 12:05am
Williamson will be speaking in Houston Hall’s Bodek Lounge next Tuesday, April 19 at a town hall event co-sponsored by Penn Justice Dems and the Andrea Mitchell Center for Democracy. 
04/14/22 12:02am
The walkout and protest was held in response to Fierceton’s two-year-long dispute with University administrators to recognize her first-generation, low-income status as a survivor of sexual abuse and the American foster care system.
04/13/22 11:59pm
Chief Wellness Officer Benoit Dubé told The Daily Pennsylvanian that the decision to reinstall the indoor mask mandate is simply a response to a trend.
04/13/22 10:39pm
Fierceton recently re-emerged in the national spotlight following a feature in The New Yorker that detailed the story of her history of abuse and investigation by Penn and the Rhodes Trust.
04/13/22 8:40pm
Executive Director for Public Health and Wellbeing Ashlee Halbritter also said that Penn is preparing an isolation housing portfolio expansion by using additional University-owned properties and apartments.
04/13/22 2:37am
College juniors Allison Chou and Andrew Sontag and Engineering juniors Laila Barakat Norford, Shriya Karam, and Joshua Chen are among the chosen 417 students.
04/13/22 2:30am
The event aimed to give students an opportunity to discuss their mental health in a supportive environment and decompress from the strain of daily life at Penn.
04/12/22 11:46pm
Two elevators and a Limited-Use-Limited-Application lift will be installed in the Quad. Stouffer will become newly accessible with reconstructed entrances, elevators and ramps to the dorm. 
04/12/22 5:22pm
Fierceton told the DP she believes the decision was a result of nationwide media coverage and activism by Penn students, faculty members, and other advocates. 
04/12/22 2:02am
The reinstatement of the mandate will take effect on April 18 to give businesses a one-week “educational period” to adjust. Penn has not yet announced plans to reintroduce indoor masking. 
04/12/22 2:01am
The Penn Medicine scientists were able to reduce the time it takes to train the body's immune cells to find and fight cancer from approximately 9 to 14 days to just 24 hours.
04/12/22 12:35am
The Garden Jams series consists of three performances — each from a different live band in the Penn Music Department.
04/11/22 11:54pm
The event, which has been virtual since 2019 due to COVID-19, was held starting 5 p.m. in the Graduate School of Education tent and featured a rally followed by a survivors' vigil.
04/11/22 11:30pm
Penn Law representatives told the DP that they will withhold public comment on the controversy until the faculty review process of Wax has concluded, in adherence to University policy.
04/11/22 6:38pm
This pause on student loan payment will help 41 million borrowers avoid accruing further interest and prevent 7.5 million people from defaulting on their student loans.
04/11/22 9:35am
Officials from the Philadelphia Department of Health have said that the city's COVID-19 response level could move from Level 1 to 2 if cases continue to rise.
04/11/22 9:35am
The four fellows were among the 180 scientists, writers, scholars, and artists selected from a pool of 2,500 applicants. 
04/11/22 2:14am
The Nominations & Elections Committee announced the results of the recent election on April 9.