Articles by Lindsey Perlman

09/02/21 11:13pm
Some professors assumed that only in-person classes were canceled and planned to hold class on Zoom before receiving further communication from administrators that no classes could be held.
09/01/21 7:15pm
Philadelphia County is under tornado warning until 7:15 p.m., as high winds and heavy rains hit the region. 
08/24/21 8:57pm
Here’s a breakdown of some of the most well-known amenities on campus, as well as their current COVID-19-related policies. 
07/22/21 1:37am
As Gutmann awaits U.S. Senate confirmation for her ambassadorship, here's a look at her greatest accomplishments during her 17-year presidency. 
07/02/21 5:31pm
Gutmann wrote that she will continue to serve as Penn's president until June 30, 2022, as she had previously planned, or whenever the U.S. Senate confirms her as the ambassador, which would likely accelerate her departure.
05/19/21 2:05pm
The updated guidelines remove restrictions on Penn-affiliated travel, allow departments to host visitors on campus, and permit the use of on-campus spaces.
05/06/21 11:13pm
Some off-campus housing locations are struggling to fill vacancies as Penn's policy requiring sophomores to live in campus housing takes effect for the 2021-2022 academic year.
04/09/21 12:51am
Penn released decisions for regular decision applicants on Tuesday, offering admission to 3,202 students and recording its lowest ever acceptance rate of 5.68%.
04/01/21 11:51pm
A petition garnered over 1,500 signatures urging the University to move the date of the 2021 Commencement ceremony.
03/24/21 1:06am
University spokesperson Stephen MacCarthy did not respond to a request for comment about whether the University is aware of the petition and if it is considering moving the date of commencement, which coincides with Shavuot.
03/18/21 3:04am
The students described how their outlooks on life and the pandemic were upended in just a year, and expressed hope that their stories would compel their peers to follow COVID-19 safety protocols. 
02/04/21 12:45am
Bon Appétit workers are subcontracted and not employed by Penn, which complicated providing them access to testing.
12/10/20 1:54am
The Daily Pennsylvanian spoke to more than a dozen nurses, doctors, and clinical students who work across Penn Medicine’s hospital system. While Penn undergraduates enjoyed virtually unlimited access to COVID-19 testing this semester, some health care workers continue to be denied COVID-19 tests.
11/11/20 12:51am
As some students are deciding whether to return to campus for the hybrid spring semester, The Daily Pennsylvanian virtually sat down to talk with three students, each of whom offered a glimpse into their different fall semester experiences living on campus, off campus in University City, or at home with their family.
11/05/20 1:10am
Despite having fewer food options, standardized portion sizes, and no guest swipes for the semester, first-year students will have to pay nearly $100 more for their meal plan than what was required last academic year.
10/28/20 1:36am
While some professors have implemented anti-cheating measures like "live proctoring" on Zoom, students claim that many professors have failed to take necessary precautions against cheating even in the face of inflated class scores.
10/12/20 12:56am
Many Penn international students had no choice but to become “nocturnal” and operate on Eastern time in order to attend club information sessions and interviews this semester.
10/06/20 11:22pm
In response to the financial downturn brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, the presidents of four other Ivy League schools have taken pay cuts of 20% or more for this academic year. 
09/28/20 11:55pm
Residential Services will no longer cover the cost of storing students’ belongings until January 2021 as it previously had promised. Students must now choose to have all belongings shipped home, or have them donated or discarded at no cost.
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