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For the past six months, nearly all five of the Undergraduate Assembly seats reserved for Engineering students have remained empty after multiple unsuccessful elections.
10/13/19 11:57pm
For all students planning to live on campus for the 2020-2021 academic year, Penn's housing application process will open on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 9 a.m.
10/13/19 8:24pm
The trial run will take place in restrooms in popular locations on campus, such as Huntsman Hall and Van Pelt Library.
10/07/19 10:03pm
The UA alleges that Wax’s comments violate a principle of the University’s Handbook for Faculty and Academic Administrators, which states that faculty are barred from engaging in “discrimination on the basis of irrelevant characteristics.”
09/25/19 9:30pm
The initiatives were planned before the death of CAPS Director Greg Eells in early September, but UA members said the measures took on renewed importance after the tragedy.
09/18/19 11:09pm
College sophomore Thomas Kaupas won the new transfer student representative election, winning against his three opponents with 31 votes. Only transfer students could vote in the election.
09/17/19 10:33pm
Associate members are unelected, non-voting members of the UA who apply to join the organization. 
09/11/19 10:57pm
Nominations and Elections Committee Chair and College senior Olivia Crocker said the NEC is hoping to place an emphasis on mental wellness internally and in the elected branches of student government through their role as election facilitators.
09/11/19 9:24pm
The renovated basement, which suffered from several broken electrical outlets, now has a rewired electrical system and fully functioning outlets. 
09/04/19 10:12pm
The NEC will also be holding a special election to fill four vacant Engineering seats on the UA. 
09/03/19 12:06am
Maria Curry, who serves as director of the Undergraduate Assembly’s Dining, Housing, and Transit committee, said the UA does not reflect upon its own diversity standards frequently enough.
04/30/19 10:33pm
Throughout the past year, Krone and Andrews prioritized transparency initiatives like holding open forums, as well as community engagement projects such as raising voter turnout in the midterm elections.
04/29/19 9:12pm
Although the high rise field is now closed off for the construction of New College House West, Penn's record-breaking $163 million new dorm, Class Board leaders said it will not affect the long standing tradition.
04/21/19 11:09pm
The five members of the UA executive board will serve in their positions throughout the body’s 47th session, which will encompass the 2019-2020 academic year.
04/16/19 10:32pm
This election cycle was the first affected by an amendment to the NEC’s Fair Practices Code which banned candidates from approaching potential voters with laptops.
04/14/19 10:32pm
An all-time high of $2,647,878.64 will be allocated to UA funded groups — which include the other five branches of student government, Medical Emergency Response Team, and Penn Labs — for the upcoming academic year.
04/04/19 9:40pm
College junior Brian Goldstein will also serve as vice president of the UA.
04/04/19 12:49am
Curry's presidential opponent, current UA Treasurer Natasha Menon, and UA President Michael Krone confirmed that funds went toward a social event, but said the UA did not violate any rules.
04/03/19 12:55am
Mirroring Monday night’s presidential debate, the candidates agreed on broad policy goals but diverged on whether or not prior experience on the UA executive board is necessary to execute the responsibilities of vice president. 
04/01/19 11:42pm
The presidential candidates will debate a second time on Tuesday night, which will immediately be followed by a vice presidential debate. The ongoing voting period, which started Monday, will end Thursday at 5 p.m.
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