Politics

11/29/17 9:50pm
Chelsea Manning was sentenced in 2011 to 35 years in military prison, where she began transitioning and started her journey as an LGBTQ activist.
11/29/17 6:34pm
Harvard's Drew Gilpin Faust is not the only university leader to publicize her institution's opposition to the bill. Penn President Amy Gutmann called the bill "regressive" in an emailed statement sent to all University students and staff in early November.
11/28/17 9:27pm
Sanders was one of four people who received a write-in vote for the position of the judge of elections for the ninth division of the Fifth Ward. 
11/28/17 7:25pm
Experts have suggested that this dip in numbers is associated with the rise of President Donald Trump, who has implemented a range of controversial immigration reform policies. 
11/26/17 9:32pm
“This is a tax plan to help GOP donors and really, really really, really, rich people, while screwing over everyone else in the process,” said Penn Dems President Rachel Pomerantz.
11/25/17 2:20pm
In several announcements throughout November, the Trump administration has left tens of thousands of migrants from El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Haiti with just months to leave the country. 
11/19/17 9:06pm
"[T]here's already a bit of tension between what the DA says he wants and what the police department say they want," said political science professor Marc Meredith. 
11/19/17 3:19pm
GET-UP member and education PhD student Miranda Weinberg said the group has been waiting three times as long as it usually takes to have their petition processed.  
11/14/17 10:35pm
The ADL reported just shy of 1,300 cases of anti-Semitism from Jan. 1 to Sept. 30, exceeding the 2016 total of 779 incidents. 
11/14/17 10:07pm
“We are emphatically opposed to this tax proposal," said Graduate and Professional Student Assembly President Miles Owen. 
11/14/17 12:05am
The conference sought to address gender inequality in Pennsylvania's elected offices, which recently received a grade of "F" in the Representation 2020 Gender Parity Index.
11/13/17 8:50pm
"Much of our day-to-day life is influenced by smaller elections," College sophomore Nicole Brigstock said. "Showing up to vote once every four years is not going to cut it." 
11/09/17 8:35pm
Wharton sophomore Shane Goldstein and College sophomore Abigail Waugh founded Penn's chapter for the Climate Reality Project last fall. 
11/09/17 8:08pm
Two dozen students gathered on College Green to participate in the National Day of Action for a Clean Dream Act, which inspired walkouts at 30 schools across the country. 
11/09/17 3:37pm
The news marked a departure from Notre Dame’s announcement on Nov. 1 that birth control would only be covered free of charge for medical reasons.
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.