Currently, Republicans hold the majority in both the Senate and the House. After these elections, however, 33 Senate seats and 435 House seats have the potential to turnover.
Penn Dems had been in communication with Leach last semester about a possible appearance at Penn in the coming months, Penn Dems President and Wharton sophomore Dylan Milligan said.
“You can’t really have a functioning democracy without an activated public,” political science professor Julia Lynch said.
Penn Democrats President and Wharton sophomore Dylan Milligan said this past fall 120 new members signed up to be part of the Penn Dems deputy board, 100 of which were freshman.
At Penn, economics is one of the most popular majors in the College of Arts and Sciences, and in Wharton, students graduate with a B.S. in economics. None of these programs are currently classified as STEM.
Jan. 20, 2018 marks a year since President Donald Trump was inaugurated, beginning one of the most controversial administrations in U.S. history. It also marks a full year since Penn has had a graduate in the country's top office.
The final version of the bill places a 1.4 percent excise tax on endowments of private universities with endowments of more than $500,000 per student, which will include Penn.
“All of a sudden there were students in the room who were worried about their immigration status, who worried about their ability to express their thoughts or their feelings about their identity,” Parish said.
There are Penn alumni clubs across the globe in 37 states and 52 different countries. Some locations have illustrious histories and some contain fewer than 10 members.
The Reinvestment Fund released a study that analyzes the recent 2016 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data and looks into the local mortgage lending environment in Philadelphia.
Kelly Writers House "writer in residence" Dick Polman moderated the event, which was the first stop on bestselling author Michael Wolff's national book tour.
According to Director for the Office of Alcohol and Other Drug Program Initiatives Noelle Melartin, Penn's campus follows federal laws on marijuana in order to maintain federal funding.
The protected status for Salvadorans will officially end Sept. 9, 2019.
The Penn Wharton Budget Model's study has been cited numerous times in media organizations and has even been the subject of many news stories published in news publications.
“You’ve got to look at the dismissals in context: It’s one part of a much larger package that’s going on,” Civil rights attorney and senior fellow at Penn Law David Rudovsky said.
A federal judge issued the injunction blocking the Trump administration from rescinding DACA and said safeguards against deportation must remain in place.
Berman was one of the 17 lawyers selected to be interim U.S. Attorneys by the Trump administration, as reported in a Jan. 3 press release by the Department of Justice.
Gov. Tom Wolf announced the move last month after gaining approval from Pennsylvania Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera.
Larry Wittig, a longtime rowing coach who rose to a top leadership role in the Pennsylvania education system, resigned from his position as chair of the state Board of Education this week after multiple women accused him of sexual misconduct.
Flanagan's deteriorating health condition was a result of a 2005 car accident that left him with a traumatic brain injury.