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01/28/21 11:50pm
Deans' discouragement towards the pass/fail grading option has left students feeling disheartened with Penn's attitude towards mental health.
01/28/21 11:47pm
Students and University employees expressed frustration with campus mailrooms' recent delays in package delivery. 
01/28/21 1:51am
The University reported 104 positive cases during the week of Jan. 17 to Jan. 23.
01/28/21 1:45am
Panelists discussed the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on communities of color, as well as racial inequity in COVID-19 vaccine distribution.
01/28/21 1:32am
Students and professors expressed a sense of optimism towards the Biden-Harris administration as they look forward to the reversal of several Trump-era policies.
01/28/21 1:28am
Crumbling under the daily burden of enforcing campus safety guidelines, remaining RAGAs are worried about contracting COVID-19 without receiving vaccine prioritization, increased pay, or more frequent testing. 
01/28/21 1:18am
"We cannot definitively say where this water came from," FRES Executive Director of Operations and Maintenance Faramarz Vakili wrote in a statement to The Daily Pennsylvanian.
01/28/21 1:16am
The University maintains the closure will not decrease Penn's testing capacity, Chief Wellness Officer Benoit Dubé wrote in an email to The Daily Pennsylvanian.
01/28/21 12:52am
Penn President Amy Gutmann introduced the event by condemning former President Donald Trump for inciting a riot at the Capitol and urging audience members to remember King's legacy as a guide.
01/27/21 2:40am
The Daily Pennsylvanian spoke with multiple students who have survived COVID-19. Here are their stories.
01/27/21 1:26am
Schuyler, who believed his speech at an archaeological conference was being suppressed, said he used the Nazi phrase and salute to reference limits on free speech in Nazi Germany.
01/27/21 12:54am
The decision comes after PFC, which has already vaccinated thousands of Philadelphia residents, suddenly switched to a for-profit model and unexpectedly stopped offering COVID-19 tests.
01/26/21 10:04pm
Since patient characteristics and the severity of illness have remained the same throughout the pandemic, the study suggests that hospital staff quickly improved their approach to patient care.
01/26/21 3:24am
The pandemic has driven an increased number of medical school applications this year, with many prospective students inspired by firsthand experiences with COVID-19 and frontline workers' heroism.
01/26/21 3:23am
Proclamations issued by the Trump administration last year have restricted the entry of certain travelers to the United States, forcing some Brazilian students to quarantine abroad before arriving on campus this semester.
01/25/21 10:50pm
The study indicates that both patients currently suffering from cancer and those with inactive cancer are highly vulnerable to COVID-19. 
01/25/21 10:20pm
Researchers found that the number of fatal overdoses suffered by Black individuals increased by over 50% compared to the previous year while the rate for white individuals dropped by 31%.
01/25/21 9:41pm
The money will help the Dental School study and work to eliminate biases against LGBTQ people in dentistry.
01/25/21 8:25pm
Philadelphia receives its vaccine supply directly from the federal government, giving the city freedom to create its own distribution plan.
01/25/21 1:42am
Some experts believe that those who have a higher exposure to COVID-19 should be first in line, while others believe that people who face a higher risk of death should be prioritized.