Politics

11/09/17 12:00am
Brown has helped victims of natural disasters multiple times in the past, including after Hurricane Katrina and the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. 
11/07/17 10:15pm
“People don’t consider that refugees had a full and vibrant life before they became refugees. This experience of being a refugee isn’t all that they are. They’re so much more than that.”
11/07/17 9:55pm
Krasner, who has no prior experience as a prosecutor, beat Republican Beth Grossman, a former Democrat and assistant district attorney. 
11/07/17 7:43pm
“People can’t agree on facts," College senior Nicholas Hagemann said. "At the end of the debate, they are just saying ‘Your facts are wrong.’”  
11/07/17 4:15pm
Kelly McCoy, a 2017 Lehigh graduate, organized a petition signed by over 30,000 people calling on the University to revoke Trump's honorary degree.
11/07/17 12:28am
Rizzo served as police commissioner during the 1960s and as mayor from 1972 to 1980. He had notoriously tense relationships with the Philadelphia's black and LGBTQ communities during his tenure as a top city official. 
11/03/17 7:40pm
This comes several weeks after the Trump administration's rollback of certain parts of the Affordable Care Act. 
11/03/17 10:32am
Stephanos Bibas is a former federal prosecutor and has argued multiple times before the Supreme Court. He was nominated for the position in June. 
11/02/17 8:34pm
“Some of my students are undocumented, and they deserve better,” said Chemistry professor Zahra Fakhraai, who attended the event. 
11/01/17 8:37pm
The tax plan, which is expected to be released on Nov. 2, will increase the deficit by $1-3.5 trillion in the first decade and will cost between $2 trillion and $10.6 trillion by 2040. 
10/27/17 2:47pm
Conservative House members objected to Penn Vet's funding, saying they did not want to allocate money towards a school that identifies as a "sanctuary campus."
10/25/17 9:52pm
At the protest, students wore diapers, suspenders and pacifiers while sitting surrounded by toys behind a plastic fence. 
10/24/17 9:15pm
The office has partnered with local, smaller advocate groups and nonprofit organizations to help those affected by the Trump administrations decision to repeal DACA. 
10/24/17 12:15am
Trump nominated Rohit Chopra to fill the open Democratic seat on the Federal Trade Commission and Kenneth Braithwaite to serve as the American ambassador to Norway. 
10/23/17 11:43pm
The conference, titled "Under the Gun: A Conference on State Violence & Black Populations,” was organized by Africana Studies professor Michael Hanchard. 
10/23/17 3:48pm
Quakers for Life, a student group opposed to abortion, protested outside Van Pelt Library on Monday using nearly twenty graphic pictures of aborted fetuses. 
10/20/17 11:10pm
Penn President Amy Gutmann has previously called the end of DACA, which protects a number of Penn students, “heartbreaking." 
10/20/17 7:10pm
Penn's newly-established chapter of the Common Party, Cairn University and the Graduate School of Education co-sponsored the event. 
10/20/17 11:28am
Brill said it might be the right moment for tax reform, but added that he isn’t holding his breath “It’s been 31 years since lawmakers did something called tax reform," he said. 
10/19/17 3:26pm
The price of Pennsylvania colleges and universities is already the nation’s third highest, coming in at over $27,000.