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Politics

12/02/21 11:23pm
The statement also noted high levels of anxiety for young people coinciding with the pandemic, and discussed the 3% national decline in suicides.
12/02/21 7:08pm
Penn students who interned in the public sector discussed the value of building connections and the ability to move between the public and private sectors.
12/02/21 12:06am
Students said they enjoyed the ability to have an open conversation with others who hold different viewpoints.
11/30/21 12:51am
Philadelphia City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart discussed her responsibilities as city controller, her involvement in criminal justice reform efforts, and her experiences as a woman in politics at the event
11/16/21 12:01am
Farley resigned from his previous position after he admitted to authorizing the disposal without identifying the victims of the MOVE bombing, which killed 11 people.
11/15/21 11:52pm
The White House maintains that the bill would reduce national debt over time. 
11/10/21 5:05am
Nearly 77% of eligible Penn students voted in the presidential election — a 9.2 percentage point increase from the 2016 election and a 23.1 percentage point increase from the 2018 midterm election.
11/10/21 12:29am
Members of Penn’s Program on Opinion Research and Election Studies helped the NBC News Decision Desk call races on Election Day.
11/09/21 9:18pm
The grant will be used to improve infrastructure for the cemetery, including the re-pavement of roads and refurbishment of the cemetery’s gates.
11/09/21 1:24am
Penn administrators announced late last week that the University will halt commitments to private equity vehicles dedicated to investments in fossil fuel production.
11/04/21 1:24am
Over one million ballots were requested for this year’s election. As of Tuesday afternoon, 73% of these requested ballots were returned.
11/03/21 3:47am
In an interview with The Daily Pennsylvanian, City Councilmember Helen Gym stressed the importance of Pennsylvania in national politics, and noted that many reforms college students care about are addressed at the local level.
11/03/21 1:22am
Cohen is one of several Biden Administration officials with ties to the University. Biden also nominated President Amy Gutmann to serve as the next U.S. Ambassador to Germany.
10/29/21 1:16am
The FCC is responsible for regulating interstate and international communications via radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable. 
10/27/21 12:39am
PPU, which organizes monthly debates on a range of relevant political topics, asked participants to debate the statement: “Implementing a Green New Deal in the United States would be a mistake.” 
10/26/21 1:01am
Penn community members, including the South Asia Studies Department and some faculty members, disputed the complaint. 
10/25/21 9:08pm
While the drug can treat parasitic conditions in small doses, according to the FDA, current data has not shown that it is safe or effective against COVID-19.
10/22/21 12:46am
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.