Politics

02/22/17 9:31pm
President Trump told Fox News' Sean Hannity in April that legislation on the issue should be handled by state and local governments.
02/22/17 7:43pm
Lori Alf, the Penn Medicine ambassador scheduled to speak with former Vice President Joe Biden at a Feb. 23 event, will no longer be on the panel after a lawsuit accusing her of racist behavior was reported this week. 
02/22/17 12:40am
“I came in incredibly skeptical and prepared to have my guard up on the defensive, but I thought there was some really awesome discourse,” Penn College senior Abbie Starker said. 
02/21/17 10:38pm
The overarching message of the presentation was that silence is the best course of action. The presentation included step-by-step instructions for police interaction.
02/21/17 10:12pm
Effective immediately, Emanuel will begin offering healthcare and policy analysis for Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network.
02/21/17 10:02pm
“When we try to inhibit the progress of technology to save a few jobs, we don’t come out ahead as a society,” former Secretary of Transportation James Burnley said. 
02/20/17 6:10pm

On President's Day weekend, Philadelphia residents join nationwide anti-Trump protests

Other marches in Philadelphia took place on Monday. Roughly 100 people gathered at Thomas Paine Plaza, and, after a series of speeches, marched through the city toward Independence Mall.
02/19/17 11:05pm
“[The media] saw how entertained we were by [Trump], and they gave us more,” O'Malley said.
02/19/17 9:19pm
Doctoral candidate Colman Humphrey said Twitter would become less of a forum for intellectual conversation and more of a "tabloid" medium as time progressed after a debate. 
02/17/17 6:52pm
Student Caleb O'Neil received a letter notifying him of the suspension and of requirements that he submit a written apology to the professor and an essay about the incident.
02/15/17 10:54pm
Penn records and Trump’s classmates dispute the claim that Trump graduated near the top of his class.
02/15/17 10:52pm
Navigating the immigration process can be difficult for those unfamiliar with the American legal system. To help immigrants in this situation, 2013 Penn Law graduate Jeremy Peskin and immigration attorney James Pittman created Borderwise.
02/15/17 10:45pm
As graduating seniors prepare to enter a workforce characterized by political uncertainty under Trump's presidency, many have had to rethink their professional plans — particularly those students who had hoped to work in politics or government.
02/15/17 10:28pm
#DeleteUber became a boycott against the company, with many Penn students switching to the alternative ride-sharing service Lyft. However, campus opinion about the effectiveness of the movement varies.
02/15/17 10:17pm
On Wednesday, Feb. 15, Penn students gathered in Ambani Auditorium in Huntsman Hall for 1987 College graduate Jon Huntsman, Jr.’s lecture.
02/14/17 11:02pm
The Penn Congressional Call Center is a nonpartisan space and all of the resources necessary for Penn students to contact their Congressional representatives, regardless of party, and voice an opposition.
02/14/17 9:54pm
Former Vice President and future Penn professor Joe Biden has been named the chair of the National Constitution Center.
02/14/17 6:49pm
Penn professor Marybeth Gasman, who is also the director of the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions, told Inside Higher Ed that she hopes leaders of historically black colleges and universities refrain from meeting with Trump. 
02/14/17 5:31pm
Falwell told the Chronicle of Higher Education that the task force will focus on "overreaching regulation" by the federal government. “The goal is to pare [regulation] back and give colleges and their accrediting agencies more leeway in governing their affairs,” he said.
02/14/17 4:58pm
She added that health care is a human rights issue, and that Republican efforts to overturn Obamacare call into question the United States' dedication to domestic human rights.