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Rising in polls and troubling the establishment, Donald Trump moves forward

Donald Trump’s rapid advancement in national polls has pundits and voters wondering whether the business magnate’s campaign for president can galvanize Republican voters, or whether his short-term burst of popularity will fade.

In a USA TODAY/Suffolk University poll released on Tuesday, Trump, 69, led the crowded pack of Republican candidates for president with support from 17 percent of those surveyed.










Cohen on College, Comcast & Connections

From his office on the 52nd floor of the Comcast Center, David L. Cohen has a panoramic view of Philadelphia, the city in which he is so deeply involved. But he insists on heading to the 56th floor to see his favorite view from the skyscraper.



Beyond blackness

Many African and African-American students at Penn believe that the black community is unified because of a shared experience of living as a black person in America — not because black people constitute a homogenized group with assumed similarities beyond the color of their skin.




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