Politics

02/28/18 9:12pm
In an interview with the Philadelphia Inquirer, 2007 Nick Miccarelli called the allegations “absolute lies, a thousand percent lies,” adding that he has “never laid a hand on a woman.”
02/28/18 3:27pm
Biden arrived amid very little fanfare, and two separate Penn spokespeople wrote in emails to The Daily Pennsylvanian they were not aware Biden was on campus.
02/27/18 4:56pm
University Director of Financial Aid Elaine Papas Varas said the federal grant program, loan programs, work-study, and loan forgiveness would all likely be affected by the bill.
02/26/18 11:59pm
The panelists and attendees discussed why college campus censorship is dangerous and where to draw the line between hateful and controversial speech.  
02/26/18 10:53pm
In addition to collaboration with Hillel, the event was sponsored by 12 constituent groups on campus, whose organizations are rooted in politics and political affairs.
02/25/18 9:47pm
Penn has granted 1,740 honorary degrees since 1757. Only 164 of these degrees — 9.43 percent — have been awarded to women. Today, 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.
02/22/18 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 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.
02/21/18 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.