Articles by Max Cohen

05/20/18 6:59pm
Six Penn alumni were up for election on May 15, and three out of the four victorious primary candidates ran uncontested in their races.
05/14/18 6:41pm
The operation utilized robotic surgery techniques invented at Penn to remove benign and malignant tumors of the mouth and throat.
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.”
03/28/18 8:11pm
As a nonprofit, Penn is exempt from paying property taxes under the tax code even though it is the largest private employer in the city. 
03/25/18 10:14pm
The DP contacted 287 people for this story. Of the 59 people who responded, 50 said they expected Trump not to attend the reunion. Nine people said they expected Trump to attend.
03/18/18 9:15pm
The Court upheld its decision Monday, March 19, after a failed second attempt by Republican lawmakers to overturn the decision that stated the previous district lines were influenced by gerrymandering.
03/14/18 9:05pm
In December 2017, the group released a report which discovered that 20 of the 28 Penn trustees the group investigated held slaves and had ties to the slave trade.
03/14/18 8:49am
The race, considered a "bellwether" for the November midterm elections, has captured national attention in recent months.
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.
02/21/18 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.
02/14/18 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.
02/12/18 10:41pm
Justice Ginsburg offered glimpses into her years in the legal profession and weighed in on contemporary issues such as the #MeToo movement, the national political climate, and her aspirations for future generations.
02/07/18 4:54pm
On Jan. 18, Donald Trump came to Pittsburgh, Pa. to pledge his “total support,” Trump's tweet read, to Lamb's opponent, Republican congressional candidate Rick Saccone.
02/06/18 10:17pm
The resignation comes five days after Penn announced it would revoke Wynn’s honorary degree and removed his name from the area outside of Houston Hall. 
02/03/18 10:22pm
The plan implements a tax on the annual compensation of the five highest-paid employees in nonprofit groups — which at Penn constitutes three executives and puts at risk two of 13 academic medical professionals.
02/01/18 9:46pm
In an exclusive interview with The Daily Pennsylvanian before the event, Schiff stressed society’s need for college students to contribute to government and change the current polarized system.
01/31/18 1:16am
“Penn stands as a shameful exception among the Ivies,” Penn senior Zoe Weissberg said. “This is a practice that is inexcusable in Philadelphia, which still is the poorest big city in the nation."
01/23/18 4:41pm
Schiff, the top Democrat on the U.S. House Intelligence Committee, was required to be in Washington, D.C. for votes related to the government shutdown. 
01/21/18 1:15pm
Penn Democrats President and Wharton sophomore Dylan Milligan said this past fall 120 new members signed up to be part of the Penn Dems deputy board, 100 of which were freshman.
01/19/18 8:45pm
The final version of the bill places a 1.4 percent excise tax on endowments of private universities with endowments of more than $500,000 per student, which will include Penn.
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