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07/13/20 4:16pm
Penn is joined by 58 other nationwide colleges and universities in submitting the brief, which was filed in the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts. 
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.
07/09/20 5:26pm
1997 College graduate and two-term New Jersey Representative Josh Gottheimer will be the Democratic nominee in New Jersey's fifth district, after 2005 Perelman School of Medicine graduate and Glen Rock councilwoman Arati Kreibich conceded the race on Wednesday. 
07/08/20 3:54am
At universities adopting a hybrid model of instruction, like Penn, international students must continue their studies at least partially in-person to remain in the country.
07/08/20 12:37am
He previously served as Utah’s governor from 2005 to 2009, before stepping down to become former President Barack Obama’s ambassador to China. 
07/07/20 1:28am
International students will be prohibited from staying in the United States if taking an entirely online course load at their university this fall, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced on Monday. 
07/05/20 11:55pm
Rising College senior Owen Voutsinas-Klose, who also serves as co-chair of Penn for Biden, was officially declared a delegate on June 16 after running in Pennsylvania’s primary election on June 2. 
07/05/20 11:10pm
Mail-in ballot drop boxes became a central part of the Pennsylvania primary this year, which was delayed from April 28 to June 2 in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19.
07/03/20 1:12am
Penn also spends money on cash grants to University City and the School District of Philadelphia, according to the University's most recent Form 990 from the 2018 fiscal year.
06/29/20 2:21am
Penn’s international students are worried about their long-term prospects in the United States following President Donald Trump’s recent announcement that will institute sweeping restrictions on work visa availability to foreign nationals.
06/26/20 1:04am
Arati Kreibich, 2005 Perelman School of Medicine graduate and Glen Rock councilmember, is challenging 1997 College graduate and New Jersey Representative Josh Gottheimer in New Jersey’s upcoming fifth district Democratic primary. 
06/24/20 3:27pm
Biden and the Democratic National Committee pulled in $80.8 million for his presidential campaign in May — over 10% more than the $74 million that Trump raised with the Republican Party. 
06/22/20 1:12am
Six and a half percent fewer Democrats and 29% fewer Republicans voted in the 2020 Pennsylvania primary than in the 2016 Pennsylvania primary.
06/20/20 9:22pm
In January 2021, 2013 Engineering graduate Rick Krajewski will take office to represent Philadelphia’s 188th district, which encompasses Penn’s campus in University City. 
06/19/20 1:33am
The newly-formed YDSA chapter aims to engage members of the Penn community in activism for Democratic Socialist policies, such as providing universal single-payer healthcare, canceling nationwide student debt, and providing tuition-free undergraduate public education.
06/19/20 1:21am
Following the 5-4 ruling, Penn President Amy Gutmann released a statement, writing she was “enormously pleased” by the decision, calling it a “great victory for human rights and the future of America.”
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.
06/18/20 10:51pm
Members of UMOJA said they were disappointed after a meeting with administration, in which the group also demanded a COVID-19 response fund for students and SAC funding for local non-profits.
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.
06/15/20 3:35am
PLTV, the Office of Government and Community Affairs, and the Netter Center for Community Partnerships released Penn’s official 2020-21 voter engagement action plan on June 1.