Penn Dems members say the tabling effort was especially significant in light of several national issues that have targeted the LGBTQ+ community.
Toomey has sponsored gun control amendments in the past, but the activists said it was difficult to determine whether their trip was successful in swaying the politician to support stricter gun control.
There are currently only seven Penn alumni in Congress, and all of them serve in the House of Representatives.
“We can't afford to just tinker around the edges — a tax credit here, a regulation there,” the former Penn Law professor said, outlining her ideology in opposition to less progressive Democrats.
In a recent CNN poll, 62 percent of Democratic voters said former Vice President Joe Biden should run for president.
At the Penn Dems watch party in Rodin College House, attendees stressed the importance of observing the event, despite their significant policy disagreements with Trump.
The national Women’s March came under fire after the march's co-chairs were accused of anti-Semitism. The march has also been criticized for failing to be inclusive of all women.
Rivera-Reyes, a democratic socialist, is currently campaigning for an at-large seat in the Democratic primary, all while balancing cancer biology research at Penn. The primary election will be held May 21.
Wolfe has spoken out against the beverage tax and hopes to decrease taxes across the board, calling the current system outdated and “perfect for mid-19th century Philadelphia."
The group hopes to place a strong focus on activism, planning protests, marches, speaker events, and roundtable discussions.
Penn Dems hosted a comment writing session Wednesday informing students about the potential impacts of the new Title IX regulations.
To receive care, federal workers must bring identification to show their employment, as well as a zero-dollar pay stub.
Zaina Erhaim, who has reported on the Syrian civil war from Syria but now lives in London, was previously denied a U.S. visa because of Trump's travel ban.
Before Warren entered the political field, the Massachusetts senator taught contract and bankruptcy law at Penn Law from 1987 to 1995.
Chants of “I refuse to lose” and “I choose to be more than what you think of me" rang throughout the crowd. Signs read “Intersectional Feminism” and “Black Lives Matter.”
The national Women's March has faced criticism in the past by those who say there is a lack of concern for women of color and transgender women. The March’s leadership has also been rocked by allegations of anti-Semitism.
Williams, who launched his campaign six weeks ago, was enrolled in Penn’s Political Science Ph.D. program from 2001 to 2011, concentrating in American Politics.
Although Biden has yet to announce plans for a 2020 campaign, experts say the Penn Biden Center may be helping shape his path to becoming the next president.
Penn Law professor Stephen Burbank, who helped hire Warren, and Colin Diver, the dean of Penn Law at the time, both said they think the senator could beat Trump.
The Massachusetts senator, who taught at Penn Law during the late 1980s and early 1990s, is one of the first prominent Democrats to declare their candidacy.