University administrators urged students to remain vigilant in following public health guidelines — particularly after a student was hospitalized due to severe symptoms and two students tested positive for the B.1.1.7 COVID-19 variant since arriving on campus this semester.
The interdisciplinary background of students in the College is one of the main things that differentiates Gryphon from other school-specific senior societies, such as Hexagon for Engineering, Lantern for Wharton, and Nightingales for Nursing.
Pottruck began a reopening pilot program on Feb. 3 after the Quiet Period ended, with plans to potentially reopen to all students. Chief Wellness Officer Benoit Dubé told The Daily Pennsylvanian on Feb. 23 that the protocols taken during the pilot program “have been shown to work.”
Many students experienced fatigue, struggles with time management and concentration, and stress as a result of confinement and the illness itself.
Good Pizza Philadelphia hosts "pizza drops" each week, offering a limited number of free pizzas to people with the request that they donate to local organizations.
While some first years say the ability to meet others in person for the first time has been crucial in easing the transition to college life from an isolating first semester at home, others describe difficulties in balancing social distancing guidelines and forming new friendships.
Many students said they were happy with Penn's planned COVID-19 guidelines, but are anxious to see if the University will be able to enforce them in practice.
4thWave aims to publish a zine every semester featuring poetry, prose, and visual art from people who are underrepresented in feminist spaces.
The decision comes after the University observed that the majority of students who have been exposed to COVID-19 end up testing positive on their 10th day in quarantine or before, if they test positive at all.
Chief Wellness Officer Benoit Dubé emphasized that while the University's lower positivity rate is encouraging news, it does not signify that community members can become complacent in adhering to COVID-19 guidelines.
When MERT arrives at the scene of an emergency, they screen the patients for COVID-19 symptoms from a distance before approaching to administer care.
Without its physical presence in Huntsman Hall and Van Pelt Dietrich Library, the group faced some initial challenges in the fall semester.
Four of Penn's political groups detail how they are gearing up for a hybrid approach to event-hosting and community building this semester.
All club members will participate in a two-week boot camp to learn design or development before they begin working on a semester-long project.
The budget, which allocates funds to the six branches of PSG, the Medical Emergency Response Team, and Penn Labs for the next school year, normally increases annually by three to four percent.
The app aims to eliminate the need for multiple food delivery apps by allowing users to place an order from the cheapest and fastest delivery option directly in the MealMe app.
The magazine aims to highlight the appreciation of bodies, relationships, sex, and love of all kinds through an inclusive, artful space.
The slideshow was not affiliated with, or sanctioned by OAX, College junior and OAX Standards Chair Cecelia Vieira said. The off campus social group condemned the slideshow.
The videos are all less than five minutes long and cover topics ranging from taxes and credit cards, to loans and insurance.
The report explores the effects that bias, representation, and allyship have on Black women in the legal field by evaluating the experiences of Black students at Penn Law.