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04/27/21 10:29pm
The state’s population has remained steady over the last 10 years, but other southern and western states have experienced faster population growth.
04/26/21 11:18pm
The Lavender Graduation will take place on May 7 and feature individually designed slides for each graduate, three speakers, as well as two performances from the newly merged gender-inclusive Glee Club. 
04/26/21 11:14pm
Changes in Hill House and 1920 Commons include the addition of customizable hot food stations and the reopening of salad, fruit, and pasta bars.
04/26/21 10:44pm
Philadelphia Health Commissioner Thomas Farley said the city is changing the restrictions to help restaurant owners remain in business.
04/26/21 9:54pm
Only 15% of Philadelphia’s Black residents and 23% of Philadelphia’s Hispanic residents between the ages of 20 and 44 have received at least one vaccine dose.
04/26/21 9:47pm
Newly elected Undergraduate Assembly President and College junior Tori Borlase and UA Vice President and College and Wharton junior Janice Owusu plan to prioritize student wellness and administrative accountability next year.
04/26/21 3:44pm
Penn Museum apologized for using the remains for research and teaching purposes, rather than returning the remains to the Africa family.
04/26/21 2:31am
The announcement of Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.)'s retirement in early October has prompted a flood of candidates to enter the race.
04/26/21 1:26am
The event was part of Penn Climate Venture's mission to  encourage climate careers by extending climate programming to students through opportunities working in energy and entrepreneurship, and to improve campus sustainability. 
04/25/21 11:57pm
The building will soon be known as the Biotech Commons and is set to feature new collaboration spaces, expanded study rooms, and a digital fabrication lab with 3D- and poster-printing capabilities.
04/25/21 11:45pm
Over the past three quarters, fatal overdoses increased 11% citywide, with the most growth among Black and Latinx populations.
04/25/21 11:42pm
If Philadelphia were to experience a fivefold increase in evictions, researchers predict that it could lead to 53,000 additional infections.
04/23/21 12:54am
The club is working to mobilize support for the "For The People's Act," which progressive organizations across the country say will increase voting accessibility, protect the right to vote for marginalized communities, and establish nonpartisan redistricting committees to eliminate gerrymandering.
04/23/21 12:40am
Collective Climb, which was founded by 2020 College graduate Hyungtae Kim, 2020 Wharton graduate Kwaku Owusu, and 2020 College graduate Mckayla Warwick, was originally awarded the prize to fight poverty by utilizing Philadelphia’s community assets. 
04/22/21 11:25pm
Last year, the Class of 2021 celebrated Hey Day virtually with a video from Class Board 2021 and Penn President Amy Gutmann. 
04/22/21 11:09pm
The outcome of the vote, which was scheduled to take place last week, would amend the membership policies of the 26 national and international sorority organizations included in the National Panhellenic Conference.
04/22/21 11:00pm
The study found that the use of a class of drugs proven to treat type 2 diabetes, remains low in Black, Asian, and lower-income Americans despite an increase in use among the general population.
04/22/21 10:53pm
Researchers have compiled a collection of archaeological and historical land-use evidence from four periods in time into a single, easy-to-understand database.
04/22/21 9:20pm
This donation brings the total number of photographic prints in Penn Libraries’ collection to 2,500.
04/22/21 8:24pm
The suit argued that it was illegal for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to extend the deadline for mail-in ballots to three days after the election in Pennsylvania.