At noon today, students with umbrellas flanked both sides of Locust Walk holding up white paper signs, each with the date, location, and number of deaths from a mass shooting.
In reference to recent controversy over gerrymandering and the Pennsylvania Congressional Map, Ellsworth said she would also create a bi-partisan committee of citizens to draw the map.
GET-UP’s decision is the latest in a string of similar moves at other colleges, where unionizing efforts have stalled due to fear that a GOP majority will soon take over the NLRB board and dismantle the Columbia precedent.
Steyer, a former hedge fund manager turned Democratic donor, rose to prominence after embarking in October on a campaign to impeach President Trump.
The original GOP-drawn map was ruled unconstitutional by Philadelphia’s Supreme Court on Jan. 22 on the grounds of gerrymandering.
The law students who filed the comment are part of the Environmental Law Project, one of 27 pro bono groups at Penn Law School.
In the event held in Claudia Cohen Hall on Feb. 14, Penn political science professors discussed issues ranging from Americans’ impressions of Trump to the many implications of his policies.
While being honored with the Lincoln Award, Sessions said "upholding the rule of the law, day in and day out” would be the best way to remain true to the former president's legacy.
Penn’s decision came several days after Wynn’s resignation as the RNC finance chair, and five days before his as resignation of CEO of Wynn resorts.
Following allegations of sexual misconduct against 1963 College graduate and former trustee Steve Wynn, Penn removed his name from Wynn Commons and revoked his honorary degree.
Pennsylvania Congressman Brendan Boyle spoke at an event Monday hosted by Penn Israel Public Affairs Committee, Penn Government and Politics Association, and Penn Democrats.
Justice Ginsburg offered glimpses into her years in the legal profession and weighed in on contemporary issues such as the #MeToo movement, the national political climate, and her aspirations for future generations.
Andrea Mitchell has a decades-long career in political journalism and in 2017 received the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Women’s Media Foundation.
The celebration marked the official opening of the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement, but the center's "soft opening" took place in March 2017.
On Jan. 18, Donald Trump came to Pittsburgh, Pa. to pledge his “total support,” Trump's tweet read, to Lamb's opponent, Republican congressional candidate Rick Saccone.
Panelists addressed student questions on what it’s like to work with candidates, the role of a campaign manager, and challenges faced on their jobs.
The event was sponsored by the 2018 Public Policy Case Competition, which is challenging participants to design a government policy or program to prevent opioid use disorder.
This comes less than two weeks after Pennsylvania declared a statewide disaster emergency in response to the opioid crisis.
The plan implements a tax on the annual compensation of the five highest-paid employees in nonprofit groups — which at Penn constitutes three executives and puts at risk two of 13 academic medical professionals.
Over the past year, since he was named a Penn prof., Biden has appeared at several events on campus, including a public conversation with Penn President Amy Gutmann in March 2017.