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Max Cohen | Forget majoring in journalism — join your college paperFormer Daily Pennsylvanian Editor-in-Chief Max Cohen looks back at his time at the paper and how that has shaped and prepared him for a future career in journalism.
Former Penn prof. Joe Biden defeats 1968 Wharton graduate Donald Trump to win the presidencyBiden, a 77-year-old Scranton, Pa. native, will be the third president with close ties to Penn, following Donald Trump and William Henry Harrison.
PWH fellow, impeachment witness Alexander Vindman fears Trump will target him if reelectedVindman confirmed he cast his ballot for former Vice President Joe Biden.
Trump impeachment witness Alexander Vindman joins Perry World House for 2020-2021 yearVindman’s appointment as a Perry World House visiting fellow is the latest step in his transformation from a little-known government official to a prominent anti-Trump national security figure.
Penn rejects calls from Wharton professors to investigate Trump's SAT cheating allegationsThe correspondence, exclusively obtained by The Daily Pennsylvanian, represents one of the most overt instances of Penn professors speaking out against Trump, a 1968 Wharton graduate.
Penn will hold the Class of 2020's in-person commencement in May 2021While the newly announced celebration is on May 22 and 23, 2021, it will not directly conflict with the Class of 2021's commencement — which is currently scheduled for May 17, 2021.
Provost backtracks and says off-campus residents are not expected to leave"The University is not ordering students who live in private residences to leave, and we regret any confusion about this," Provost Wendell Pritchett wrote in an email to Penn students on Wednesday morning.
Penn tells off-campus residents to leave — but their landlords say they can stayBoth Campus Apartments and the Radian, two of the largest off-campus landlords, said they haven't heard from the University about moving their tenants out.
SHS alerts over 100 Penn students, faculty, and staff about potential coronavirus exposureIn an interview with The Daily Pennsylvanian, Penn's Director of Campus Health Ashlee Halbritter said out of the over 100 cases of potential exposure Penn identified, none of the cases were high risk.
Penn Abroad urges students studying in Europe to return home immediatelyProvost Wendell Pritchett wrote that Penn would provide financial assistance with flight costs and that he would be working to ensure students abroad in Europe receive "as much academic credit as possible" for this semester.
Biden speaks in Philadelphia after a second straight Tuesday filled with primary victoriesBiden spoke at the National Constitution Center due to the cancellation of his rally in Cleveland, Ohio amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Penn cuts off University-related travel and large on-campus events due to coronavirusA further update on whether Penn is shifting to online classes will come later this week, Provost Wendell Pritchett wrote in an email to the Penn community.
Penn asks teachers to prepare for possible online classes amid coronavirus spreadVice Provost for Education Beth Winkelstein wrote that as of now, classes are expected to meet as scheduled when Penn returns from spring break on Monday, March 16.
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is treating its first coronavirus patientThe individual is in critical condition and is a Montgomery County, Pa. resident, health officials announced on Monday.
Former Penn Law prof. Elizabeth Warren drops out of presidential raceBefore running for president, Warren taught contract and bankruptcy law at Penn Law from 1987 to 1995.
Robbery on Chancellor Street prompts UPennAlert Monday eveningThree males are suspects in the assault, according to the alert issued at 9:36 p.m. All suspects reportedly wore dark clothing, including dark hooded sweatshirts.
Penn offers new venue for conservative D'Souza's event but requires school ID to enter"Most importantly, I'm just there to talk about big issues that are dividing the country and stimulate a lively debate," D'Souza said in an interview with The Daily Pennsylvanian on Sunday. "And for the life of me, I don't understand why something like that should be controversial or frightening or pose security threats."
Mayor Jim Kenney cruises to win a second term in Philadelphia electionsAlong with Kenney's expected triumph, the victory of Working Families Party member Kendra Brooks in a City Council at-large seat was a milestone achievement that weakened Republican control in Philadelphia politics.
The Daily Pennsylvanian wins 'Pulitzer' of college journalism for third year in a rowThis year, the DP was one of 15 publications total and the only Ivy League newspaper to win the award. The accolade was given out by the Associated Collegiate Press on Saturday at its Fall National College Media Convention in Washington, D.C.