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Students eager for Biden to reverse Trump-era environment, immigration, education policies

(01/28/21 6:32am)

From immigration to criminal justice reform, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris’ administration is set to push an agenda vastly different from that of former President Donald Trump. Students and professors are largely optimistic about the new administration and look forward to Biden reversing a number of Trump-era policies — including in the areas of student loan debt, education, and the environment.

Here's how Penn graduates running for office did on Election Day

(11/05/20 7:08am)

Along with 1968 Wharton graduate Donald Trump's presidential campaign, there are 16 other Penn graduates who are running for governmental office across the country. They span across six states and the majority are running for seats in the United States House of Representatives. Nine are incumbents, while seven are running for the first time. 

Amid a poll worker shortage, Penn students are stepping up to work on Election Day

(10/27/20 2:59am)

Pennsylvania has been facing a massive shortage of poll workers, especially as older people – who usually make up two thirds of those working the polls across the country – are signing up less amid the dangers of the pandemic. But around Philadelphia, Penn students have expressed so much interest in working at the polls that the commonwealth has had to turn some volunteers away.