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4 hours ago
Students who have not received a COVID-19 test since Oct. 19 are in danger of receiving red passes and have until Oct. 30 to get tested.
18 hours ago
Students who receive testing accommodations are frustrated by an alleged lack of communication and organization from Penn’s Weingarten Learning Resources Center and Disability Services as they have transitioned to in-person exams.
10/26/21 12:28am
Water from the sprinkler leaked into multiple dorms early Wednesday morning, with the fifth floor — where the sprinkler turned on — facing the brunt of the damage.
10/25/21 12:51am
The drill is an opportunity for MERT to work with outside organizations and prepare for medical emergencies that could occur on campus.
10/22/21 1:11am
Family Weekend will include both live and asynchronous Zoom webinars and BlueJeans conferences with speakers from the University.
10/20/21 11:34pm
Many students who chose to defer enrollment at Penn said they made the decision to avoid taking classes online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
10/20/21 11:15pm
The donation will contribute to a new testing location scheduled to open in the fall of 2022 for students who need accommodations.
10/20/21 1:13am
About 50 students from a variety of local universities — including Penn, Drexel University, and the University of Delaware — attended the virtual event. 
10/19/21 4:30pm
The University requires that all vaccinated students receive at least one COVID-19 test every two weeks, and if they fail to do so, they will receive a red PennOpen Pass until they test negative.
10/18/21 9:29pm
The library — a “quiet space” known for its architecture — is expanding its hours to remain open until midnight on Sundays through Thursdays.
10/18/21 1:01am
Students say their piling homework deadlines and exams — due the week immediately after Penn's four-day fall break from Oct. 14 to Oct. 17 — have prevented them from de-stressing and spending time with their loved ones.
10/18/21 12:27am
The flu clinic — which ran from Oct. 4 through Oct. 8 — was held in Gimbel Gymnasium in Pottruck Health and Fitness Center. 
10/13/21 11:17pm
The University also reported that 97% of faculty and staff and 96% of all students, both graduate and undergraduate, are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
10/12/21 12:04am
Penn has the fewest days off of all the Ivy League schools with a fall break of only four days including the weekend.
10/11/21 10:57pm
Starting Sept. 13, the GIC began to offer weekly opportunities to pick up a bag of produce at the center’s location on 37th and Chestnut streets behind Pottruck Health and Fitness Center. 
10/11/21 1:07am
Perelman School of Medicine second year Andrew Siaw-Asamoah and College junior Cristle Ike received funding from Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation to pursue pediatric oncology research alongside a mentor. 
10/11/21 12:47am
The Marriage Pact system is currently at 55 different schools, including Stanford University, Princeton University, Yale University, and Duke University, and has facilitated 68,192 matches.
10/11/21 12:12am
The Daily Pennsylvanian interviewed the 6B leaders about their priorities and ambitions for the fall semester, especially as the groups transition to in-person activities during COVID-19.
10/07/21 1:57am
From Old City to the Gayborhood, College Houses are giving students the opportunity to explore different parts of Philadelphia with their hallmates during their first in-person semester at Penn.
10/05/21 9:56pm
Penn's Information Systems and Computing has "identified vendor software bugs that have been impacting performance" and is tentatively planning to upgrade to a newer version of the vendor software over fall break.