Politics

04/18/17 5:27pm
After initially defending a professor’s controversial tweets as free speech, documents show Drexel is now launching an investigation.
04/17/17 8:50pm
“I’m closer to the student body,” College freshman Harrison Meyer said. “You know, I can understand them more easily than the current board — the current board makes very little effort to reach out to the students.” 
04/17/17 6:11pm
Students for Justice in Palestine are hosting "Israeli Apartheid Week" for the second time at Penn despite receiving backlash last year.
04/17/17 5:30pm
Stanford University spokeswoman Lisa Lapin noted the university’s nonprofit status as being an integral component of decisions regarding the image’s use.
04/13/17 7:11pm
“Before going abroad, I was worried something like this was going to happen, but not in Sweden," College junior Lacey Chaum said. "It was the first time I ever felt like Stockholm was unsafe.”
04/12/17 9:10pm
“Everything we can do to make the voting experience more trustworthy and more efficient is a step towards ensuring higher participation in our democratic processes,” student author and Wharton MBA student Michael Windle said.
04/10/17 10:07pm

GOP and Green Party contest new Dem representative in North Philly with claims of illegal electioneering

Republican nominee Lucinda Little and Green Party nominee Cheri Honkala claim that democrats used intimidation techniques to win the election. 
04/10/17 6:50pm
Following the executive orders of the immigration ban on the entry of refugees from Muslim-majority countries, some universities announced that they will be providing free summer housing for international students impacted by the orders. 
04/09/17 10:51pm
The event represented an effort by Penn Dems to bolster relations with the Pennsylvania College Democrats.
04/05/17 11:51pm
Jon Huntsman, Jr. became a Quaker in 1985 — to the complete surprise of most of the over 100 classmates The Daily Pennsylvanian reached out to about him.
04/03/17 10:58pm
"I do want to emphasize though that potential protests played absolutely no role in the cancellation of event," College Republicans political director and Wharton sophomore Owen O'Hare said in a text message. 
04/02/17 10:58pm
Members of the Wharton Class of 2004 who remembered Trump generally described her as polished, hardworking and nice. Like her father, she transferred to Penn before her junior year, and she wasn’t particularly involved in Penn’s social scene.
03/30/17 10:08pm
The Washington Post and the New York Times reported that the new unpaid position of assistant to the president grants Trump her own office in the West Wing, security clearance and communication devices.
03/30/17 9:04pm
“It’s great to be here as a part of Penn not paying tuition,” Biden said. His two children and two grandchildren graduated from Penn. “You all have an A as far as I’m concerned.”
03/30/17 12:12am
Three Penn alumni are currently members of the Philadelphia City Council. Here’s a brief introduction to each one of them.
03/29/17 11:22pm
Director of Business and Hospitality Services Pam Lampitt says Penn, like Temple, is now paying significantly more for the sweetened drinks available at dining halls. But Lampitt said the prospect of a raise in costs for students was never mentioned.
03/29/17 9:21pm
“Everyone is on Facebook and Twitter now, and [these sites] can’t filter out all of the information people see,” Wharton Professor Pinar Yildirim said. “Fake news now just naturally falls into people’s feeds.”
03/28/17 10:42pm
Kaufman served as a U.S. Senator for two years and currently heads the Biden Foundation
03/28/17 10:33pm
Nearly 200 faculty members at Penn have signed a recent petition denouncing President Trump’s budget proposal, specifically the proposed plan to eliminate funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities.
03/24/17 7:14pm
The panelists emphasized the importance of “reproductive justice,” differentiating it from reproductive health and reproductive rights.