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Politics

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. 
06/15/22 11:19pm
March for Our Lives leaders, students, victims, and survivors gathered this past Saturday in Washington D.C. to demand immediate change in gun violence prevention laws in Capitol Hill. 
06/15/22 9:24am
Kenney chose the two appointees from a group of eight finalists and 62 total applicants. 
06/13/22 8:32pm
After the primary season, John Fetterman and Dr. Oz are now on the campaign trail, hoping to gain votes and find new supporters before the Pennsylvania Senate election in November. 
06/02/22 8:42pm
The report stated that household income increased as the economy recovered from the pandemic, leading to surges in taxes owed.
05/31/22 6:45pm
The university based its reasons for Katz's dismissal on a complaint submitted by an alumna who had a prohibited relationship with Katz — while under his academic supervision — as an undergraduate. 
05/18/22 12:00pm
Over 100 Pennsylvanians voted at Penn polling locations during this year's primary election on May 17.
05/13/22 7:32pm
While the COVID-19 pandemic served as a major interruption to their four years at the University, the Class of 2022's Penn experience was bookended by major on-campus, in-person community events and celebrations.
05/11/22 12:42pm
Relive the Class of 2022's junior year at Penn, which featured two fully virtual semesters as well as celebrations following Joe Biden's the election as president.
05/11/22 12:41pm
Relive the Class of 2022's sophomore year at Penn, which was marked by the COVID-19 pandemic turning the world upside down.
05/11/22 12:41pm
Relive the Class of 2022's first year at Penn, which was found the University near the center of the nation-wide admissions scandal as well as brought major changes to housing policies.
05/03/22 9:51pm
Students and other members of the Penn community marched down Locust Walk chanting "Not the church, not the state, women must decide their fate!" and "They say no-choice; we say pro-choice!"
04/25/22 11:15pm
In preparation for the upcoming election, The Daily Pennsylvanian has assembled a comprehensive ballot guide detailing how to vote, in person or by mail, and a brief run-down on all the candidates for students registered to vote on campus.
04/22/22 12:24am
The waivers will help millions of borrowers move toward loan forgiveness.
04/20/22 11:42pm
Williamson, a nationally acclaimed author of 13 books, is also a progressive political activist and founder of several nonprofit organizations.