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From door knocking in New Hampshire, to campaigning for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), to helping oversee budget and personnel in the White House, recent Penn graduate Jay Vaingankar is taking his interest in public policy to new heights.
Penn students and experts support President Joe Biden’s recent orders to review Title IX policies on sex- and gender-based discrimination at universities, and also insist that Penn needs to provide further support to victims of sexual assault.
On Monday evening, Penn Justice Democrats and Fossil Free Penn hosted a virtual discussion with Penn graduates and local elected officials Helen Gym and Rick Krajewski, who spoke about the need for progressive policies to improve the city's racial wealth gap.
Wharton professor Eric W. Orts and Penn alumnus Stephen Sheller, a prominent Philadelphia lawyer, are renewing calls for Penn administrators to investigate allegations that former President and 1968 Wharton graduate Donald Trump fraudulently gained admission to the University.
Following a mass shooting targeting Asian women in Atlanta-area massage parlors on Tuesday, students are calling for greater recognition and dismantling of anti-Asian racism in society.
With the city now offering walk-in opportunities amid its vaccine rollout, Penn students are finding ways to get vaccinated in Philadelphia — some eligible, and some not.
The Percentage Project, a Penn-founded advocacy campaign-turned-nonprofit, found that many students in the Computer Science department, namely female students and students from underrepresented racial backgrounds, have faced discrimination and discomfort while at the University.
Wharton Management Club hosted former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci for a discussion on the field of finance and modern political moment on Feb. 11.
Just one month after arriving on campus, some students and Penn Medicine experts are concerned with the University's recent COVID-19 positivity rates and are unsure how effectively Penn's administration will respond.
Penn Abroad will allow students to travel abroad in fall 2021 — despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Just two weeks into Joe Biden’s presidency, Penn Democrats hosted Annenberg Director of the Institute for Public Service David Eisenhower for a post-election dissection on the current state of American politics.
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.
Former Penn Presidential Professor of Practice Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States this afternoon in a ceremony markedly different from any other inauguration in the nation's history.
The House of Representatives impeached 1968 Wharton graduate and President Donald Trump one week after he incited a deadly attack against the Capitol, making him the only president in United States history to be impeached more than once.
In less than one month, 2013 Engineering graduate Rick Krajewski will assume office as to represent Philadelphia’s 188th district, which encompasses Penn’s campus in University City and surrounding West Philadelphia neighborhoods.
Less than a month out from the Georgia Senate runoff elections, Penn Democrats members are pulling out all the stops in an effort to turn the Senate blue.
In the history-making 2020 presidential election, both presidential nominees had strong ties to the University, with President-elect Joe Biden previously serving as a Presidential Professor of Practice and President Donald Trump as a 1968 graduate of the Wharton School.
Exactly one month after Election Day, Penn Democrats held a virtual meet-and greet with Penn graduate and State Rep. Jennifer O’Mara, one of the youngest members of the Pennsylvania State Legislature.
As local businesses prepare to adhere to new COVID-19 citywide restrictions, Smokey Joe’s Bar, which in a normal year sees hordes of Penn students night after night, will have to close its doors indefinitely.