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Politics

09/28/22 9:50pm
FIRE ranked Penn 188th for disruptive conduct, 187th for comfort expressing ideas, and 130th for administrative support.
09/27/22 1:04am
In 13 short speeches, representatives from FFP and other campus and local activism groups explained FFP’s three major demands.
09/26/22 12:15am
Plans to sell the UC Townhomes, an affordable housing complex in University City, have shone a spotlight on the issue of subsidized housing in Philadelphia and reinvigorated years-old demands against Penn to give back more to its surrounding community.
09/25/22 10:02pm
The incoming fellows have expertise on topics including human rights, climate change, war ethics, and the protection of democratic institutions. 
09/23/22 12:45am
About 80 students, faculty, and community members attended the event, which was cohosted by Penn's Program on Opinion Research and Election Studies and the Robert A. Fox Leadership Program.
09/20/22 10:41pm
Penn's branch of Students for Shapiro has amassed over 60 members since the start of the semester. 
09/12/22 11:26pm
The theme of this year's conference is  "A Fracturing World: The Future of Globalization."
09/08/22 10:31pm
The report found that 75% of the plan's benefits will fall to households that make less than $88,000 annually.
09/05/22 10:31pm
Lee argued that Yale fired her in response to her 2020 tweets, which said that “just about all” of Trump’s supporters were suffering from “shared psychosis."
09/02/22 12:38am
Biden's speech was delivered in front of Independence Hall at 8 p.m. on Sept. 1.
09/01/22 10:42am
The group is now able to work with DSA chapters across the country, including Philly DSA and YDSA chapters at other universities. 
09/01/22 12:19am
The publication is divided into essays that focus on Penn’s impact on it students and staff, as well as Philadelphia and the world.
09/01/22 12:06am
The prime-time event at Independence Hall is the second of Biden's three planned campaigning events in Pennsylvania this week.
08/29/22 9:10pm
The protest was organized by the Coalition to Save the UC Townhomes — a group of residents protesting the sale of 70 units of affordable housing.
08/02/22 11:21am
Driscoll will represent Philadelphia's 6th Council District, which consists of parts of Northeast Philadelphia.
07/20/22 11:35pm
The July 4 shooting injured a Perelman School of Medicine assistant professor and left members of the Penn community who are from Highland Park mourning. 
07/20/22 4:08pm
The report gives 16 recommendations to the Philadelphia Department of Public Health following the mishandling of the bombing. 
07/13/22 10:51pm
As of July 13 gas prices are averaging $4.751 per gallon in Philadelphia. The current prices are a decrease from the highest recorded average price of gas in Pennsylvania which was $5.07 per gallon on June 12. 
07/13/22 10:49pm
The Supreme Court officially voted 5-4 to overturn Roe v. Wade, which guaranteed the constitutional right to an abortion. The decision now grants the states the power to regulate abortions and reproductive health care, the first time in history the court had overturned a previous ruling.  
06/16/22 12:24am
Tarik Khan defeated incumbent Pam DeLissio in the primary election for Pennsylvania’s 194th legislative district, which is found in Northwest Philadelphia.