The Daily Pennsylvanian is a student-run nonprofit.

Please support us by disabling your ad blocker on our site.

Philadelphia

07/31/20 12:03am
The Board of Education approved the revised reopening plan in a seven to one vote on Thursday afternoon.
07/22/20 11:25pm
Professors also expressed concerns about their children's safety, as students in the School District of Philadelphia will return to school in person two days a week this fall.
07/16/20 12:15am
Under the hybrid model, most students will attend in-person classes two days a week, and engage in complete digital learning for three days a week.
07/14/20 11:47pm
Penn faculty and School District of Philadelphia partners have been collaborating to figure out how to adapt ABCS courses to an online format, ABCS Research and Program Coordinator Faustine Sun said.
07/13/20 12:53am
"Spit Spreads Death: The Influenza Pandemic of 1918-19 in Philadelphia" highlights how Philadelphia was impacted by the 1918 influenza pandemic, which began spreading in the city after a war bond parade on Sept. 28, 1918.
07/11/20 11:32pm
What exactly are PILOTs, why doesn’t Penn pay them, and where does that money go instead? The Daily Pennsylvanian has answers to all of those questions and more — here is everything you need to know about the relationship between Penn and PILOTs.
06/24/20 2:17am
Black Lives Matter Philadelphia's protest began peacefully on May 30, but as the group walked past City Hall, they encountered a large presence from the Philadelphia Police Department. There, the protest quickly turned violent.
06/22/20 4:19am
Over 500 people gathered in LOVE Park on Sunday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. Before marching to the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, a series of speakers, including multiple Black transgender women, recounted personal stories.
06/19/20 12:10am
The Emergency Housing Protection Act is a package of bills intended to provide relief to renters affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
06/17/20 11:43pm
The suit, filed on April 20, argued that the city's current jail conditions increase the likelihood of incarcerated people contracting the virus and becoming seriously ill.
06/12/20 8:57pm
The report ranked Philadelphia County at No. 2,169 out of a total of 2,617 U.S. counties, and No. 63 out of 64 counties within Pennsylvania. Overall, Pennsylvania ranked in the top half of all U.S. states at No. 18. 
06/11/20 11:15pm
Co-owners Matthew Duques and Diana Bellonby planned to begin renovations in mid-March, but were forced to shut down the store on March 20 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
06/09/20 2:08pm
Protesters who attempted to tear down the statue during anti-police brutality protests say the statue stood as a symbol of discrimination and police brutality. 
06/08/20 12:35am
The Emergency Housing Protection Act is a package of bills intended to serve as relief to renters affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
06/02/20 12:36am
Although absentee voters now have until June 2 to mail their ballots, some Penn students who applied for a mail-in ballot from out of state may still be unable to vote because of delays in receiving their ballots.
06/01/20 10:58pm
Elections offices must receive ballots by 5 p.m. EDT on June 9, one week after the original deadline. Ballots must still be postmarked by June 2. 
06/01/20 12:58am
Philadelphia County is currently under a stay-at-home order but the restriction is expected to be lifted on June 5, when the county will move into the yellow phase of reopening.
05/31/20 7:16pm
Thousands of demonstrators, including Penn students, have taken to the streets of Philadelphia to protest racism in response to the recent police murder of George Floyd. Here's the latest from Philadelphia.
05/30/20 3:53pm
Although Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney said police would be respectful of protesters, activists were met with tear gas and pepper spray hours into the demonstration, shortly after protesters began breaking into police vehicles.
05/29/20 10:03pm
Invisible Hands PHL currently has more than 250 volunteers who carry out contactless deliveries to Philadelphia residents for free, or work remotely by taking calls from residents requesting deliveries.