Temple's decision comes after 103 students tested positive for the coronavirus.
Protesters' demands include that Penn fire Vice President for Public Safety Maureen Rush, Drexel cut ties with independent police department reviewer and former Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey, and Penn and Drexel pay PILOTs, payments which support the Philadelphia community and schools.
The move by Governor Tom Wolf endeavors to make the voting process safer, faster, and more accessible amid the pandemic.
The Board of Education approved the revised reopening plan in a seven to one vote on Thursday afternoon.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
The Emergency Housing Protection Act is a package of bills intended to provide relief to renters affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Emergency Housing Protection Act is a package of bills intended to serve as relief to renters affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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.
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.