Articles by Komal Patel

01/23/22 10:33pm
Students are expected to provide proof of vaccination in compliance with Philadelphia’s vaccine card mandate when dining at any of Penn's retail dining locations.
01/11/22 10:57pm
Residential dining halls will suspend indoor dining and operate with a grab-and-go "takeout" system for the foreseeable future. 
12/09/21 6:59pm
Classes remained largely virtual until fall 2021, when in-person instruction — as well as the on-campus party scene — resumed. 
11/18/21 10:33pm
Benny's was initially set to open in spring 2020 but was delayed due to the sudden closure of the University in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. 
11/11/21 9:45pm
Residential Services maintained that buildings go through routine maintenance checks several times a year and that flooding issues are not due to poorly maintained buildings.
10/29/21 6:52am
The 1.5-million-square-foot, 17-story facility is set to open to patients on Oct. 30.
10/07/21 12:15am
For sophomores and juniors looking at off-campus housing for next year, there are a variety of popular options, ranging from studio apartments to Victorian townhouses.
09/15/21 12:26am
After having adapted their instruction methods for the last year and a half, many of these professors said those changes are here to stay — at least for now.
09/01/21 10:26pm
Campus mailrooms have been flooded with packages, prompting delays and leaving students without essential dorm items.
08/24/21 8:55pm
Penn Dining will also open several new dining locations and will use electronic kiosks and mobile apps to streamline the ordering process.
05/16/21 6:18pm
From the Eagles' first-ever Super Bowl victory, to a contentious Amy Wax op-ed, the Class of 2021's first year at Penn was defined by celebration and controversy.
04/30/21 12:15am
Though all summer 2021 courses are set to be held online, a number of on-campus services — including libraries, recreational facilities, and the Penn Museum — will be open to students staying in Philadelphia.
03/29/21 12:10am
There are generally “less than a dozen students” in the dining halls every day, many of whom go to eat breakfast, Penn Business Services Director of Communications and External Relations Barbara Lea-Kruger wrote in an email to The Daily Pennsylvanian.
03/21/21 10:50pm
Renovations will include more single-use bathrooms in the Quad, the removal of sinks from Quad bedrooms, and new elevators in both buildings.
03/01/21 12:05am
Chief Wellness Officer Benoit Dubé and Chief Operating Officer for Wellness Services Erika Gross confirmed that students had been creating fake green PennOpen Passes to access campus buildings when they did not actually meet the required criteria to enter that building. 
02/16/21 11:27pm
Hundreds have taken to a Change.org petition to voice dissatisfaction with the policy. A petition calling for the cancellation of the policy garnered more than 400 signatures as of the evening of Feb. 16.
02/15/21 12:53pm
The change is intended to complement Penn's Second Year Experience program, which requires sophomores to live in on-campus housing starting in fall 2021.
02/07/21 8:26pm
Other Penn Student Agencies businesses, like Penn Closet, Quaker Corner, Special Deliveries, Penn Student Design, Compass Marketing, PSA Bartending, and Penn Lens will continue to operate virtually this semester as they did in the fall.
02/01/21 2:57am
Some students who had previously taken a gap semester in the fall opted to turn their time off into a full gap year to pursue extracurricular hobbies and internships.
01/16/21 11:39pm
As more than 3,000 undergraduate students move in to their on-campus residences, here's everything you need to know about changes to housing and dining this spring.
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