"Most importantly, I'm just there to talk about big issues that are dividing the country and stimulate a lively debate," D'Souza said in an interview with The Daily Pennsylvanian on Sunday. "And for the life of me, I don't understand why something like that should be controversial or frightening or pose security threats."
The University cited security concerns as driving their decision to shut down the event in the ARCH building and has not offered an alternative venue, Penn College Republicans leaders said. The club still intends to bring D'Souza to campus.
On Tuesday, at least 1,058 students voted for mayor and city council positions. In November 2015, only 213 students voted on election day.
In a discussion with Political Science professor Nicholas Sambanis, Swing shared his personal insights on the successes and challenges of U.N. peacekeeping missions.
Along with Kenney's expected triumph, the victory of Working Families Party member Kendra Brooks in a City Council at-large seat was a milestone achievement that weakened Republican control in Philadelphia politics.
Mendelsohn, who has served in the British Parliament's House of Lords since 2013, spoke about the history, possible causes, and implications of the Brexit referendum on Tuesday evening.
Along with City Council races, Philadelphia residents will elect a mayor, sheriff, city commissioner, and will vote in several judicial races and on three ballot questions about Philadelphia and Pennsylvania policies.
D'Souza has been described as a conservative provocateur known for controversial statements. In September, he compared teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg to Nazi propaganda.
Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner said he supported Warren’s ideas for promoting economic justice and fighting racial profiling, as well as her desire to lift up lower-income families.
The lecture, titled “A New Authoritarianism: Egypt in the Age of al-Sisi,” was organized by Penn’s Middle East Center.
One panelist at the event was Mark Krikorian, the executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies, a think tank deemed a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Steyer sat down for an interview with The Daily Pennsylvanian where he laid out his plans to combat climate change, boost civic engagement among young people, and take on President Donald Trump.
Andrea Mitchell and Ashley Parker have both received various awards and accolades for political journalism.
Erhaim was originally intended to be the inaugural “Writer at Risk” in December 2018, until her travel plans were derailed by the Trump administration’s travel ban.
Experts say the city's liberal population would make the location an unlikely choice, but Philadelphia will still prove useful for Trump's fundraising efforts.
The online petition demands that Penn revokes Homan’s invitation and cancels the "Detention and Deportation from Obama to Trump" event.
The study, led by communication professor Yphtach Lelkes, was part of a series of multi-part research effort looking into political polarization in the United States.
Schilling, who is a three-time World Series winner and six-time All-Star, has gained additional fame after retirement by becoming a conservative commentator.
The brief, filed by Penn and eighteen other universities, claims that talent and potential would be lost for universities and the nation as a whole if the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program were rescinded.
Some PORES fellows in past years have had the opportunity to visit NBC News on election night, making predictions and crunching data at the decision desk.