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Penn has granted 1,740 honorary degrees since 1757. Only 164 of these degrees, or less than 10 percent have been awarded to women — but this is changing. 
02/23/18 8:54pm
ProPublica has obtained roughly 250,000 encrypted messages exchanged between members of AtomWaffen Division, the Neo-Nazi hate group linked to Bernstein's death.  
02/23/18 5:00pm
The purpose of the line is to “better understand the policies, processes and procedures in place from the perspective of the individual who has to go through [sexual misconduct],” Philadelphia Controller Rebecca Rhynhart said.
02/22/18 2:38pm
'What Can't Be Debated on Campus' was published in The Wall Street Journal and explores the 'unreasoned speech' Wax encountered in response to her original Philadelphia Inquirer op-ed.
02/21/18 11:57pm
In reference to recent controversy over gerrymandering and the Pennsylvania Congressional Map, Ellsworth said she would also create a bi-partisan committee of citizens to draw the map. 
02/21/18 7:34pm
GET-UP’s decision is the latest in a string of similar moves at other colleges, where unionizing efforts have stalled due to fear that a GOP majority will soon take over the NLRB board and dismantle the Columbia precedent.
02/22/18 1:45pm
At noon today, students with umbrellas flanked both sides of Locust Walk holding up white paper signs, each with the date, location, and number of deaths from a mass shooting. 
02/21/18 10:35am
Steyer, a former hedge fund manager turned Democratic donor, rose to prominence after embarking in October on a campaign to impeach President Trump.
02/17/18 6:23pm
The original GOP-drawn map was ruled unconstitutional by Philadelphia’s Supreme Court on Jan. 22 on the grounds of gerrymandering.
02/17/18 5:49pm
The law students who filed the comment are part of the Environmental Law Project, one of 27 pro bono groups at Penn Law School.
02/15/18 10:50pm
In the event held in Claudia Cohen Hall on Feb. 14, Penn political science professors discussed issues ranging from Americans’ impressions of Trump to the many implications of his policies.  
02/14/18 6:33pm
While being honored with the Lincoln Award, Sessions said "upholding the rule of the law, day in and day out” would be the best way to remain true to the former president's legacy. 
02/14/18 8:00am
Penn’s decision came several days after Wynn’s resignation as the RNC finance chair, and five days before his as resignation of CEO of Wynn resorts.
02/13/18 6:34pm
Following allegations of sexual misconduct against 1963 College graduate and former trustee Steve Wynn, Penn removed his name from Wynn Commons and revoked his honorary degree.
02/12/18 11:15pm
Pennsylvania Congressman Brendan Boyle spoke at an event Monday hosted by Penn Israel Public Affairs Committee, Penn Government and Politics Association, and Penn Democrats.
02/12/18 10:41pm
Justice Ginsburg offered glimpses into her years in the legal profession and weighed in on contemporary issues such as the #MeToo movement, the national political climate, and her aspirations for future generations.
02/09/18 6:36pm
Andrea Mitchell has a decades-long career in political journalism and in 2017 received the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Women’s Media Foundation.
02/09/18 4:56pm
The celebration marked the official opening of the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement, but the center's "soft opening" took place in March 2017.
02/07/18 4:54pm
On Jan. 18, Donald Trump came to Pittsburgh, Pa. to pledge his “total support,” Trump's tweet read, to Lamb's opponent, Republican congressional candidate Rick Saccone.
02/07/18 4:24pm
Panelists addressed student questions on what it’s like to work with candidates, the role of a campaign manager, and challenges faced on their jobs.