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Politics

07/11/21 11:57pm
Vaishnaw, a 2010 Wharton MBA graduate, has taken on the roles of Minister of Railways, Communications, and Electronics and Information Technology in India.
07/11/21 11:50pm
There have been multiple reports that Conor Lamb, a Penn Law alumnus and moderate Democrat, will run for a Pennsylvania Senate seat in the upcoming midterm elections.
07/11/21 11:37pm
The study by the Penn Wharton Business Model predicts that the new proposal will decrease national debt by 0.9% and increase economic output by 0.1% in 2050.
07/07/21 10:20am
Experts said that Gutmann’s experience as Penn’s president could aid her in the role of ambassador to Germany and pointed out the historical precedent of college presidents who served as previous ambassadors.
07/02/21 5:31pm
Gutmann wrote that she will continue to serve as Penn's president until June 30, 2022, as she had previously planned, or whenever the U.S. Senate confirms her as the ambassador, which would likely accelerate her departure.
07/01/21 1:05am
Cosby, who held a now-revoked honorary degree from Penn, was released from prison after the court ruled that he had been denied his due process rights in his 2018 trial.
06/29/21 6:23pm
Gutman is the the longest serving president in Penn’s history. Her contract will end in 2022.
06/27/21 11:51pm
A group of Penn Law students collectively wrote an open letter to refute Biden's argument that Ivy League students are undeserving of student debt relief. 
06/13/21 11:41pm
The statement, released on May 19, has been signed by nearly 330 members of the Penn community and 28 Penn groups and Philadelphia-based organizations.
05/16/21 6:20pm
The Class of 2021's final year at Penn was marked by pandemic-induced modifications to academics and campus life, featuring online classes, COVID-19 testing, and a largely shuttered campus.
05/16/21 6:20pm
The Class of 2021's junior year started off like any other, but was upended as the COVID-19 pandemic swept the globe, forcing students to cut their spring semester on campus short and transition to online learning.
05/16/21 6:19pm
In the Class of 2021's sophomore year, Penn students turned out in droves for the 2018 midterm elections and the University became embroiled in an admissions scandal that took the nation by storm in spring 2019.
05/16/21 6:18pm
From the Eagles' first-ever Super Bowl victory, to a contentious Amy Wax op-ed, the Class of 2021's first year at Penn was defined by celebration and controversy.
04/29/21 10:58pm
Biden will visit 30th Street Station in downtown Philadelphia to push for his sweeping infrastructure proposal.
04/29/21 2:07am
Political theorist Matt Shafer discussed the relationship between speech and violence in recent years at a virtual event on Tuesday.
04/27/21 10:29pm
The state’s population has remained steady over the last 10 years, but other southern and western states have experienced faster population growth.
04/26/21 2:31am
The announcement of Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.)'s retirement in early October has prompted a flood of candidates to enter the race.
04/23/21 12:54am
The club is working to mobilize support for the "For The People's Act," which progressive organizations across the country say will increase voting accessibility, protect the right to vote for marginalized communities, and establish nonpartisan redistricting committees to eliminate gerrymandering.
04/22/21 8:24pm
The suit argued that it was illegal for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to extend the deadline for mail-in ballots to three days after the election in Pennsylvania.
04/21/21 1:51am
The vigil was organized by Penn Democrats, the Pan-Asian American Community House, the Spiritual and Religious Life Center, and Amnesty International at Penn, and featured City Councilmember and Penn alumna Jamie Gauthier along with a number of community leaders.