Politics

06/14/18 11:22am
The panel discussed a number of challenges facing the media, including echo-chambers and the loss of credibility. 
06/07/18 12:32am
The abrupt White House announcement came after nearly the entire team said they intended to boycott the celebration that was scheduled to take place the next day. 
05/20/18 6:59pm
Six Penn alumni were up for election on May 15, and three out of the four victorious primary candidates ran uncontested in their races.
05/06/18 5:24pm
Dr. Oz of 'The Dr. Oz Show' has come under controversy for his contentious medical opinions and what some physicians term a 'disdain for science and for evidence-based medicine.'
04/30/18 3:44pm
While Donald Trump may be Penn’s most famous current politician, come this November several more former Quakers may be making their mark on the American political landscape.
04/29/18 6:21pm
Obama will be the keynote speaker at Temple University's event, which is is expected to have approximately 8,000 high school students across Philadelphia in attendance.
04/25/18 9:39pm
Harvard teaching and research assistants held the election on April 18 and April 19 to determine whether Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Auto Workers would become their official union. 
04/25/18 4:46pm
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court granted Mill bail, overturning the 2-4 year sentence he received for parole violations in November from Court Judge Grenece Brinkley. 
04/25/18 2:04pm
2006 College graduate Conor Lamb won a close special election in the mostly-Republican Pennsylvania 18th district and now is campaigning for reelection in PA’s newly defined 17th district.
04/24/18 3:21pm
“We are in the process of reviewing the bill with appropriate staff," University spokesperson Stephen MacCarthy wrote in an email to The Daily Pennsylvanian.
04/20/18 5:53pm
"We’re not viewing this as a partisan issue," Co-organizer and College freshman Simran Chand said. "It’s a human issue. People are dying on the streets. It’s not about who’s in office."
04/19/18 11:43pm
Referring to Penn as 'Trump University,' the conservative speaker said one reason to vote for Trump was because 'it makes Democrats cry, and their salty, delicious, leftist tears give [him] joy.'
04/19/18 3:32pm
Thousands of Benjamin Franklin’s documents were made available by the Library of Congress for the first time in honor of his death on April 17, 1790.
04/19/18 3:15pm
The bill, named after Tim Piazza who died in a hazing-related incident at Penn State, received unanimous approval from the Pennsylvania Senate, and Governor Wolf has already expressed support for its intentions.
04/18/18 3:00pm
State official and Penn alum Robert Reed said while there is a national dialogue on mass shootings, gun violence is particularly prevalent in Phila., adding that since 2001, over 25,000 have been shot in Philadelphia alone.
04/18/18 2:42pm
Knowles recently published a best-selling book called 'Reasons to Vote for Democrats.' The book, which contained 266 blank pages, seems to suggest that there are in fact no reasons to vote for Democrats. 
04/18/18 1:47pm
In recent months, an online comment allegedly written by Connor Lamb, sworn into office April 12, when he was studying at Penn resurfaced, in which he described Israeli actions as “terrorism.”
04/17/18 11:22pm
According to an analysis of unpublished ICE data, 64 percent of immigrants arrested in PA, WV, and DE didn’t have criminal convictions. The national figure, on the other hand, is 38 percent.  
04/16/18 10:43pm
Penn Law professor Amy Wax said that academics promoting “pluralism and the demoralization of sexuality” are “living the 50s and talking the 60s."
04/15/18 5:10pm
2014 Penn Law graduate Dafan Zhang said he came up with the idea for VOHTE after running for State House in 2014 while simultaneously studying at Penn Law.