Deans' discouragement towards the pass/fail grading option has left students feeling disheartened with Penn's attitude towards mental health.
Students and University employees expressed frustration with campus mailrooms' recent delays in package delivery.
The University reported 104 positive cases during the week of Jan. 17 to Jan. 23.
Panelists discussed the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on communities of color, as well as racial inequity in COVID-19 vaccine distribution.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
The Daily Pennsylvanian spoke with multiple students who have survived COVID-19. Here are their stories.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The study indicates that both patients currently suffering from cancer and those with inactive cancer are highly vulnerable to COVID-19.
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%.
The money will help the Dental School study and work to eliminate biases against LGBTQ people in dentistry.
Philadelphia receives its vaccine supply directly from the federal government, giving the city freedom to create its own distribution plan.
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.