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03/01/20 11:55pm
Although Penn Democrats has yet to endorse a candidate for the 2020 presidential primary, the group partnered with Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg's Pennsylvania campaign branch for a campaign event at Woody’s, an LGBTQ bar and dance club in Center City.
03/01/20 11:25pm
Penn Abroad advised students abroad in Milan to leave the city following the CDC's level three advisory on Feb. 28 – although some students are choosing to stay in the city with the hope their school will reopen.
03/01/20 11:21pm
Increasing reports of coronavirus across the globe prompted students traveling to countries like Spain and France to cancel their trips for fear they would face quarantine or other restrictions when attempting to return to the United States.
03/01/20 10:51pm
Johnson and his wife Dawn Chavous, both Penn alumni, have been accused of participating in a complex bribery scheme that allowed them to profit off of various land deals that Johnson oversaw.
03/01/20 10:41pm
Student-designed communities are program communities designed and run by undergraduate students.
03/01/20 10:17pm
Bloomers cast members said although the group is becoming increasingly popular on campus, as women, they often have to work harder and be smarter than men to put on a successful show. 
02/28/20 9:33pm
Protesters held signs cut and painted to look like gravestones with epitaphs citing facts about the climate crisis and demanding that the University divest from fossil fuels.
02/28/20 8:18pm
Annenberg professor Victor Pickard led the panel and said corruption has risen in local governments because of the lack of oversight that local news outlets provide.
02/27/20 8:55pm
In this week's crime log, personal thefts in campus buildings and assault on an officer making an arrest.
02/27/20 7:44pm
Gym is the second elected official in Pennsylvania to endorse Sanders. 
02/27/20 7:29pm
None of the Jimmy John’s locations mentioned in the warning letter from the FDA are in the state of Pennsylvania.
02/27/20 7:09pm
The Trustees also approved an undergraduate financial aid budget of $256 million for the next academic year, a 3.7% increase from last year’s budget of $247 million.
02/27/20 7:08pm
A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that the proposed facility will not violate federal law. Safehouse, the nonprofit that proposed the facility, aims to provide a safe environment where people struggling with addiction may use their own drugs. 
02/26/20 11:35pm
The budget, which was passed on Sunday, represents an approximately 3.7% increase from this year’s $2.65 million.
02/26/20 11:20pm
All college students will be counted as residents of where they are living as of April 1, as opposed to where they grew up or where their guardians live. At Penn, the rules are the same for non-Pennsylvanian students as well as international students.
02/26/20 10:57pm
Penn Global International Student and Scholar Services released a YouTube video titled "Stay Strong, Penn" which features Penn administrators and students leaders from groups like the Assembly of International Students and the Undergraduate Assembly offering reassurance, information about on-campus resources, and warnings against xenophobic targeting. 
02/26/20 10:42pm
The average price of a home in University City has skyrocketed in recent years, increasing from $78,500 in 1995 to $500,000 in 2018. This has caused the displacement of many former residents, with the area’s Black population declining by more than half, according to WHYY. 
02/26/20 10:35pm
James said that her long-term goal is to leave Wharton better than it was when she began the job.
02/26/20 8:50pm
The course, Consumer Financial Decision Making, will be open to students from all years and schools and will explain how to make financial decisions relating to mortgages and insurance. 
02/26/20 12:11pm
James will succeed Wharton Dean Geoffrey Garrett, who will leave Penn to serve as dean of the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business beginning July 1.