Politics

2 hours ago
'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.'
20 hours ago
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According to an analysis of unpublished ICE data, 64 percent of immigrants arrested in PA, WV, and DE didn’t have criminal convictions.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. 
04/12/18 10:08pm
The event discussed the intricacies – and ambiguities – of sanctuary city policy and Penn's role within the immigration debate.
04/12/18 1:45am
The newly-drawn fifth district encompasses all of Delaware County and a large part of South Philadelphia. Some worry that the constituency is too large and too diverse to unify. 
04/11/18 11:45pm
Students in the Penn Public Policy Consulting club will meet with Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey, Rhode Island Senator Jack Reed, and Pennsylvania Representative Robert Brady. 
04/10/18 9:18pm
The Perry World House hosted a colloquium titled “Prospects for Reform on International Migration and Refugees” was held on April 10. 
04/08/18 3:30pm
Mill’s longstanding probation case has proceeded since 2008, when he was first accused of involvement in an illegal drug sale. 
04/08/18 1:47pm
The National Association of Scholars, often characterized as a conservative advocacy group combatting a "liberal bias" in education, will present the Peter Shaw Award to Wax on April 12.
04/07/18 2:45pm
"We can see these impacts as institutions like Penn continue to expand into the communities they occupy — by building dorms, dining halls, and academic buildings," Polybian Society Consul and College junior Brianna Raposo said.  
04/05/18 8:07pm
Philadelphia-based speakers came from different backgrounds to Penn Law, but they all encouraged non-conformity and resilience.  
04/05/18 5:58pm
The change that will be going into effect in May is the expansion of these pre-existing rules to apply to entities outside of the E.U.
04/04/18 9:30pm
Chen said that while she was working for the DOJ, she found it “too ironic for words” to evaluate the ethics of the companies who spoke to her, presenting their various compliance policies.