Former congressman and 1986 Fels Institute of Government graduate Chaka Fattah could serve the same amount of time in prison as he did in Congress — at least, that’s what federal prosecutors have in mind.
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Experts are unsure how much the price of certain beverages will increase once Philadelphia’s “soda tax” goes into effect on Jan. 1, but the price changes could be abrupt.
President Amy Gutmann and Board of Trustees Chairman David Cohen agreed to meet with student protesters following a seven-hour sit-in outside Gutmann’s office, according to two sources familiar with the situation.
As 1968 Wharton graduate Donald Trump's chance of victory in the presidential election became more and more likely, students on and around campus reacted with hesitancy and shock.
On a Tuesday afternoon 32 years ago, Donald J. Trump found his way to Steinberg-Dietrich Hall.
John bangs his aged Italian espresso pucker to make sure the previous customer’s coffee grounds are out — the beginning of his timeless ritual.
Significantly fewer Penn students remain to work in Philadelphia after graduation as compared to graduates from other universities in and around the city.
Whether you’re a Philadelphia native or new to the city, here are the figures to know in local and statewide politics:
Rep. Chaka Fattah’s (D-Pa.) 22-year reign over Pennsylvania’s 2nd Congressional District seat, which includes Penn’s campus, came to a stunning end on Tuesday when state Rep. Dwight Evans won the Democratic primary. Evans beat Fattah, a 1986 Fels Institute of Government graduate, by eight percentage points.
Up for grabs on Tuesday, the second-largest delegate haul remaining on the primary calendar were Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Connecticut and Rhode Island, and once again, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump took sweeping victories.
Three of the five presidential candidates get to claim New York as home, but who gets to claim its delegates?
Jamal Morris, a part-time aide who worked in Pottruck Health and Fitness Center, was killed on Saturday morning in a hit-and-run, Philadelphia Police and the Division of Public Safety announced on Tuesday.
Kate Grum and her husband planned to name their unborn son Connor.
From the outside looking in: International students not entirely surprised by U.S. presidential election
The 2016 United States presidential election cycle — with both parties featuring unorthodox political contenders and extensive global media coverage — has been an unprecedented surprise for the American electorate and, perhaps more so, for international students.
Former Secretary of State and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addressed delegates of Pennsylvania’s American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations in Philadelphia on Wednesday.
At Penn it is currently spring season, advance registration season, Fling season and, for a few senior international students, H-1B visa filing season.
The past few years have not been kind to Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-Pa.), a 1986 Fels Institute of Government graduate. The 11-term congressman, whose area of representation includes his alma mater’s University City campus, is accomplished, with a track record of targeting federal dollars toward neuroscience research and education. He also faces a looming corruption trial, empty campaign coffers and a brutal primary election.
Marriage is not often a topic considered for scholarly research by most Penn professors. But three of them have addressed the topic in light of their own academic interests.
Mayor Jim Kenney is reintroducing former mayor Michael Nutter’s already twice-failed soda tax, hoping the third time’s the charm.
Serra Kazanc came to study at Penn in 2009, earned an internship at Jefferies — a global financial firm — the summer after her junior year and was offered full time employment at the company after graduating from Wharton in 2013. That year, Kazanc, who concentrated in finance and real estate, started working at Jefferies in New York City. She was happy with her job and so was her employer. The Wharton graduate was leasing an apartment and was one of the many Penn students that migrate to New York City upon graduation.