Comments that Vice President Joe Biden made about China during last week’s commencement address has drawn ire from “disappointed” international students, who have condemned what they saw as an “inappropriate” use of the commencement address.
In a lone heated race during an otherwise quiet primary season, incumbent Alan Butkovitz defeated 1993 Fels Institute graduate Brett Mandel in the Democratic primary for Philadelphia’s city controller.
About 6,000 graduates celebrated their graduation from Penn today. Their commencement address was delivered by current Vice President Joe Biden.
A recording of off-the-record comments that Frank Luntz made while speaking on campus were leaked to the liberal news agency Mother Jones on Thursday.
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Three bills that would allow the city more flexibility in collecting property taxes passed out of the Urban Affairs Committee.
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As the Senate voted against a measure to expand background checks — a policy supported by a vast majority of Americans — Mark Kelly addressed a crowd in Irvine Auditorium.
As the gun control debate heats up on both the national and state stages, a recent survey shows that Penn students stand firmly on the side of more gun control — and reveals that many undergraduates have been personally affected by gun violence.
Penalties for illegally possessing firearms may get stiffer in Philadelphia.
A Senate proposal by Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) is one of the first bipartisan deals with momentum in the months following the Newtown, Conn., shooting. It would be added as an amendment to a broader gun-control bill and background checks to prevent people with criminal records and serious mental health problems from purchasing guns.
Though there’s still over a year before the primary, the race for Pennsylvania’s 13th congressional district seat is getting crowded — and several of the candidates have strong Penn connections. Tuesday, Fels Institute of Government faculty member Marjorie Margolies — who represented the 13th district from 1993-95 — made headlines with speculation that she may enter the race.
Fels Institute of Government faculty member Marjorie Margolies may be poising herself for a return to Capitol Hill after an 18-year absence.
Recordings of the Penn Band played and pictures of Oliver Pacchiana flashed from a projector as over 100 people gathered Monday evening to celebrate the life of the Engineering junior.
Both men and women will march through campus tonight in solidarity against sexual violence — a scene that would have been hardly imaginable just 20 years ago.
Friends and family of Engineering junior Oliver Pacchiana will gather for a memorial service in the Engineering Quadrangle on Monday at 6 p.m.
The University Health System contributed $121 million to cover uncompensated care in fiscal year 2012, which ended June 30, 2012, said Susan Phillips, senior vice president for public affairs at UPHS.
Details about the circumstances surrounding the unexpected death of Engineering junior Oliver Pacchiana on Sunday are beginning to emerge.
Oliver Pacchiana, an Engineering junior, died over the weekend while studying abroad at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. He was 20 years old.
Historic changes could be coming to the alcohol market in Pennsylvania, but the jury is out on what effects Penn students would see.
If Amy Gutmann gets her wish, she’ll be getting “ratchet” and going to spas with Vice President Joe Biden in a few weeks.