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Politics

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A Faculty Senate committee, which has an advisory role for Penn administration, released a resolution in an effort to raise more awareness to climate-related issues among faculty and University departments.
10/20/21 1:13am
About 50 students from a variety of local universities — including Penn, Drexel University, and the University of Delaware — attended the virtual event. 
10/18/21 9:06pm
With the bill, Philadelphia becomes the first big city to ban these traffic stops that disproportionately affect people of color.
10/11/21 11:26pm
Various members of the Penn community, including parents, faculty members, and students, are still hopeful the University's donation can help mitigate the issue of environmental hazards — but worry that it may not be enough.
10/07/21 11:50pm
Orts centered his three-month-long campaign around combating the climate crisis. His exit leaves behind a wide field of candidates in the lead up to May’s Democratic primary. 
10/07/21 8:12pm
The survey reported that 34% of Americans would favor eliminating the court if it issued numerous rulings that most Americans disagreed with.
10/05/21 11:19pm
McMullin, who graduated from the Wharton School with an MBA in 2011, is best known for his 2016 presidential run as an Independent.
10/03/21 11:58pm
The march was organized by several Philadelphia community members, including Perelman School of Medicine students.
09/30/21 11:47pm
Sustainability Director Nina Morris said a significant part of Climate Week programming was virtual to ensure that it reached beyond the University, and created a ripple effect throughout the Philadelphia community and in higher education as a whole.
09/30/21 12:03am
The report found that tax rates on foreign income by multinationals would increase from 2.1 percent to 7.4 percent.
09/28/21 10:47pm
More than 50 students protested outside the Psi Upsilon chapter house on Tuesday, urging Penn to respond to an alleged assault by a fraternity brother against another student at a party earlier this month.
09/27/21 1:05am
Student groups like Penn Leads the Vote and Penn Democrats are looking to use this day to increase civic engagement on campus.
09/22/21 9:51pm
The report's recommendations are based on an independent review of DPS that was previously commissioned  by the University in July 2020, following the police killing of George Floyd and ensuing criticism of policing on campus. 
09/20/21 10:31pm
The survey measures American adults' knowledge about civics and government.
09/14/21 12:55am
Krasner answered questions from Penn and Philadelphia community members regarding his work on criminal justice reform, his recent win in the Democratic primary, and the role of higher voter turnout in the primary election. 
09/14/21 12:02am
Penn experts on climate action, some of whom contributed to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, are emphasizing the urgency of climate action and reaching net-zero carbon emissions.
09/01/21 12:13am
With a return to in-person learning comes a return to in-person extracurricular activities, and Penn's political clubs in particular are in for an event-filled academic year.
08/25/21 5:01pm
The remains were held by Penn professors for decades and were used by Penn Anthropology professor Janet Monge in an online Princeton University course, which sparked significant backlash.
08/24/21 9:04pm
Some Penn professors hope Gutmann can repair U.S.-Germany relations as Germany will be going through a transition period after their federal election next month. 
08/05/21 2:47am
Orts said that his campaign focus is on climate change, which he considers to be the most pressing issue facing the world today, and said he would use his position to enact meaningful climate reform.