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Thousands of supporters gathered in western Pennsylvania last week for Trump's second MAGA rally since his COVID-19 diagnosis. Here's a look inside "the Trump experience."
10/18/20 11:11pm
The contact tracing program has been in place for years to deal with mumps outbreaks. The University expanded and reworked the program to make it more efficient in the larger-scale pandemic. 
10/13/20 11:54pm
While they did not dominate the crowd, around 500 Generation Z Trump supporters showed up to see the president. Many said they were fervent supporters of the president due to his abortion and Supreme Court stances, but also said they feared expressing such views at their universities.
10/12/20 11:24pm
Six RAGAs participated in the pilot program, though there are around 95 of them currently living on campus. The program used an an app to regulate students as they dined during 30-minute time slots at 1920 Commons.
10/08/20 1:06am
RAGAs can reserve a 30-minute time slot on the Penn Eats mobile ordering app to eat their meals at 1920 Commons.
10/05/20 11:02pm
In Eastern Standard Time, CAPS is open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays.
10/01/20 11:14pm
Penn administrators wrote that the decision to modify spring break was made in an effort to "discourage travel during the pandemic," similar to the reason they canceled fall break this semester. But students want more time off during the spring semester to recover from a heavy courseload.
10/01/20 11:14pm
Penn administrators wrote that the decision to modify spring break was made in an effort to "discourage travel during the pandemic," similar to the reason they canceled fall break this semester. But students want more time off during the spring semester to recover from a heavy courseload.
10/01/20 1:05pm
Penn President Amy Gutmann, Provost Wendell Pritchett, and Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli sent an email to the Penn community announcing a delayed semester start and a shortened spring break, but did not provide any concrete information about whether students will be allowed back on campus.
09/30/20 10:08pm
The previous messaging system for COVID-19 tests sent students emails with results, but the new system asks students to log into a portal and independently retrieve their results.
09/24/20 12:04am
A grand jury charged one of the involved officers, who had already been fired, for firing recklessly into a neighbor's apartment, but no charges were brought against the officers for killing Taylor.
09/23/20 10:44pm
The Penn Vet dogs are able to detect the eggs' faint smell after rigorous training with up to 95% accuracy.
09/20/20 11:00pm
Although this testing is not mandatory, Chief Wellness Officer Benoit Dubé encouraged all off-campus students, especially those with three or more roommates, to sign up for weekly testing. 
09/14/20 1:13pm
Penn was surpassed by Stanford University and the University of Chicago this year, both of which share the No. 6 spot.
09/11/20 12:11am
Dubé said the University will take a "data-driven approach" to testing asymptomatic individuals — essentially testing students based on various factors like location – throughout the rest of the semester.
09/07/20 11:36pm
While the closure was a surprise to many on social media, Yuen said he had been planning to close the restaurant and retire for nearly two years.
09/01/20 11:54pm
Penn has administered 7,140 COVID-19 tests in Houston Hall's Hall of Flags since beginning to test students returning to the Philadelphia area on Aug. 1.
09/01/20 11:29pm
The Daily Pennsylvanian is tracking the number of COVID-19 cases at 25 colleges across Pennsylvania.
08/20/20 8:53pm
The Daily Pennsylvanian sat down with Penn's Chief Wellness Officer Benoit Dubé to discuss why Penn made the last-minute decision to close campus for the fall semester.
08/09/20 11:51pm
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.
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