Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the Committee of Seventy’s annual breakfast yesterday at the Park Hyatt at the Bellevue.
Nine months have passed since President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, but Philadelphia has spent less than $800,000 of its allotted stimulus money.
Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey reviewed the first Master Resilience Training class of 150 non-commissioned officers Monday.
It’s the economy, stupid.
Ted Sorensen, special counsel and principal speechwriter to former President John F. Kennedy, spoke Wednesday afternoon at the Penn Bookstore about his new book.
Last night, healthcare experts voiced their thoughts on the need for reform and the possible effects of changes to the system.
Last night, Israeli Defense Forces Brigadier General Effi Eitam offered the Penn community a “wake-up call.”
Melissa Harris-Lacewell, associate professor of Politics and African American Studies at Princeton University, discussed the roles that race and youth grassroots organizing played in the election in Claudia Cohen Hall last night.
The long lines of students waiting to vote on Election Day last year were nowhere to be seen during yesterday’s municipal election.
The highest-profile race in the election is the contest for district attorney between Democrat Seth Williams and Republican Michael Untermeyer.
A total of 13 Penn Dems members canvassed on Saturday for the reelection of New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine and on Sunday for the election of Chris Asplen for Bucks County District Attorney.
In an effort to educate students, the Penn Democrats and College Republicans debated about healthcare reform and Afghanistan.
Despite a low turnout, Health Care for America Now Pennsylvania State Director Marc Stier fired up the Penn students at a healthcare rally last night.
The Penn Dems are hosting a series of events to increase student understanding of the debate on health care reform.
Susan Freitsche, senior staff attorney at the Women’s Law Project, and other experts discussed this issue and its repercussions in a conference entitled, “Abortion and Reproductive Rights in the Era of Obama” at the Penn Law School last night.
Penn’s state funding was slashed by almost $12 million, or 25.6 percent, in the budget approved by Gov. Edward Rendell earlier this month.
Former Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s stop in Philadelphia drew attention to the 2010 gubernatorial and U.S. Senate races.
Despite his history of social activism and upcoming California gubernatorial campaign, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom told a crowd of Penn students yesterday that he is “the most unlikely guy to be sitting here in front of you.”
Romney emphasized the Republican Senate candidate's focus on limiting spending and creating jobs.
Today, the economy is perhaps the most prevalent issue on people’s minds — and on Oct. 22, the Penn community can hear about the government’s economic policy firsthand.